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  Phone interviews can be difficult. When you’re not setting up the right lighting and ensuring that the room is perfectly quiet, you’re likely worrying about how you’ll impress the interviewer in a brief phone call. For IT candidates, this can be particularly harrowing. It’s often difficult to quickly and concisely convey your technical skills… Read more »

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Ideally, you’d want all of your employees to have a clear understanding of their responsibilities, the resources they need to accomplish tasks, and the drive and motivation to perform to expectations. But every manager knows this isn’t always the case — and you must be able to deal with workplace performance issues. Poor performance typically… Read more »

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There are more tech jobs than there are qualified candidates, and as a result, many tech managers are having a hard time standing out from the crowd. If a talented developer receives a dozen (or more) recruiting emails per month, they begin to see these emails as rote, boilerplate messages that they quickly scan and… Read more »

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  With a new year rapidly approaching, it becomes a good time to take stock of the overall technology world. Understanding the hottest trends helps position your career (or even your company) for the right amount of growth and development in 2018. In a rapidly changing industry, it also helps give a sense of direction… Read more »

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  A well-crafted resume plays an important role in your quest for a great technology job. Considering a hiring manager probably hears from upwards of 100 candidates whenever they post an open position, your CV really needs to stand out from the pack. This includes a listing of your technical skills as well as the… Read more »

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  When embarking on a job search in the technology industry, it is absolutely vital to stay active and engaged. Passive candidates, on the other hand, will likely miss out on the best job opportunities. In short, you need to treat an IT job search like a full-time job, which means if you are already… Read more »

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  One constant in the technology world is its constant and rapid rate of change. New job roles grow in popularity and demand on a yearly basis, while other positions wane in their overall importance. Keeping a finger on the pulse of these changes is vital whether you are an IT manager formulating an annual… Read more »

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  Downtime – no matter the cause – is the bane of any business, and IT companies aren’t immune to its adverse effects. Quantifying the costs of downtime is vital for technology managers looking for additional ammo when trying to get infrastructure projects approved by their executive team. Those corner office denizens tend to be… Read more »

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  Referrals from their current employees remain a great way for any technology company to handle a staffing issue. If this is the case at your office, it also provides a chance for you to earn some extra cash, assuming your company offers referral bonuses. All three parties can benefit from this transaction – employer,… Read more »

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There’s no denying the rapid advancements artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics are making within a variety of tech industry sectors. Many modern factories use robots as an important part of their production lines, while AI is making inroads in the areas of Big Data analysis and more. This doesn’t mean current technology professionals need to… Read more »