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The days of IT departments only filled with professionals who’ve earned technical degrees appear to be on their way out, according to some pundits. As the fight for the industry’s top talent continues unabated, some firms are increasingly looking at graduates with liberal arts majors to add value to their tech workplace. That doesn’t necessarily… Read more »

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Keeping a proper balance between your work life and actually living can be challenging for the IT professional. The demands of your day job typically impact your home life and vice-versa. Any problems between the two become exacerbated considering the extra time it takes keeping up with the technology advancements required to succeed in IT…. Read more »

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Innovation remains the lifeblood of many industries, but nowhere is that more true than in the world of technology. It seems every year brings something new into the high-tech mainstream – everything from 4K video to the Internet of Things to the latest NoSQL database. The absence of new ideas, on the other hand, can… Read more »

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One of the most notable technology trends of the past few years continues to be the growth of cloud-based business services. Organizations of all sizes increasingly leverage a variety of options for accessing applications, server platforms, and even data analytics from companies specializing in these offerings. This allows the firm to leverage the benefits of… Read more »

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Just hearing the words “video interview” can send many IT candidates into a cold sweat. From the pressure to ‘act natural’ to concerns over how you look on your webcam, there’s a lot to worry about with these stressful scenarios. However, with just enough preparation and a few helpful tips, you can ace your video… Read more »

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Employee turnover rates are going through the roof, and this has companies in every industry facing a staggering talent shortage. If your company is already experiencing this increasingly common staffing problem, you’re not alone. In 2015, 38 percent of employers had difficulty filling open positions — the highest this rate has been since 2007. This… Read more »

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If you’re looking for a job in the IT industry, you’re in luck. Not only does the tech industry promise high salaries and challenging work, but it’s a candidate-driven job market that offers plenty of exciting positions to choose from. However, the search can quickly get overwhelming if you don’t have a system in place…. Read more »

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Data scientists are relatively new players in the IT game, but they’re quickly becoming some of the most in-demand professionals in the industry. However, when you compare the sheer amount of open positions available to the number of qualified job-seeking candidates, the picture starts to look a little grim. But despite the challenges you face… Read more »

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With the increasing demand for agile, innovative performance, assembling a talented team should be a top priority for IT managers. You don’t have to find new candidates to accomplish this challenge; rather, you can utilize your skills as a leader to improve the thinking power and productivity of your existing employees. Here are five ways… Read more »