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Striving to hire a diverse technology workplace is only part of the equation when it comes to building a positive company culture. Making sure bias – even unconscious ones – don’t adversely impact your office is also highly important. These prejudices can include race, sex, as well as shy people or those overtly expressing an… Read more »

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The advent of mobile technology and to a lesser extent, social media, lets you maintain a connection to rest of the world on a 24/7 basis. You are also able stay tethered to your technology job. This promise of an always-connected workforce is one of the reasons many companies now embrace a Cloud-based service model… Read more »

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The continued growth of Cloud Computing has led to many related innovations in the IT world. The Internet of Things (IoT) is a notable example; affecting the home, business, or even an industrial site. However, will the tech businesses aiming at this new market find the talented professionals able to bring their ideas to fruition?… Read more »

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In an increasingly competitive technology job market, retention plays a big role in the ultimate success of most organizations. The time and resources spent on the hiring process – costs ranging from $20,000 to 40,000 per hire – place the onus on keeping your IT talent inspired and professionally satisfied. Developing – and maintaining –… Read more »

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After a successful interview, it is important to get feedback from the candidate as soon as possible. Having them contact you gives them a chance to display a measure of excitement for your open position. If they send you a thank-you note – most professional interviewees do make the effort to follow up – it… Read more »

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The advances in automation and robotic technology strike fear in the hearts of many workers who wonder if they are soon to be replaced by a cybernetic new hire. Well, the days of robotic IT talent are years if not decades away, but that doesn’t mean forward-looking organizations needn’t plan for this future. Automation today… Read more »

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Crafting a top-notch resume plays a big role in any successful technology job search. Considering that hiring managers typically peruse hundreds of candidates for an open position, you need to take the right steps to stand out from the rest. This includes a CV that highlights your skills and tangible work experience in a clear… Read more »

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Developing a positive office culture at your tech company plays a big role in improving your team’s efficiency and subsesquent productivity. Nobody wants to spend eight hours each business day at a dull, drab workplace. Becoming known as a great place to work also helps attract – and retain – the top technology talent in… Read more »

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Salaries in the technology world remain on an upward trend, but what if your own pay isn’t keeping pace with the pack? Is this static compensation due to your on-the-job performance or perhaps something else is the reason? One thing is true: Learning how to become a better negotiator plays a big role in earning… Read more »

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Soft skills are extremely important for technology managers – strong leadership and the ability to communicate both verbally as well as with the written word are just two examples. The wide range of abilities making up Emotional intelligence (EI) also matters, as leaders try to balance the needs of their direct reports and business stakeholders…. Read more »