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Working as a front-end developer is a challenging opportunity that can be both financially lucrative and highly creative. But if you’d like to make the leap to this exciting field, there are a few skills you have to master first. This guide will cover the most in-demand skills of the front-end industry and how you… Read more »

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Flexibility is one of the most valued benefits an employer can offer their staff. From the occasional Friday off to the ability to work from home one or two days a week, this can improve employee morale as well as their ability to establish a healthy work-life balance. However, in the IT field, there’s often… Read more »

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Summer is the burnout season, and for IT specialists who often work long days, this can hold especially true. Employee burnout can result in lowered morale, reduced productivity, and other nasty side effects that can hurt both your employees and your company. So how can you avoid summer burnout, and keep your staff happy and… Read more »

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Whether you’re fresh out of college or making a switch to the information technology field, preparing for your first entry-level IT position can be rather intimidating. But as with any new job, the first day can define your experience with a new company. If you can ace your first day, you’ll feel more comfortable with… Read more »

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With the influx of available IT jobs, many specialists in the tech industry may find themselves growing complacent in the flood of available work. However, there’s a new technology in development that may undercut the IT workforce, specifically support positions. Robotics Process Automation (RPA) has the ability to automate tedious tasks, such as data entry… Read more »

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Each workplace is unique, and that can be particularly true for their hiring process. Some are more informal, while others prefer to rigorously screen interviewees with background checks and drug screens before settling on the right candidate. But which is the most effective method for hiring? And are background checks really worth it? If you’re… Read more »

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This is the year you’ve been hearing about — it’s 2015, and millennials are now the workforce majority. Millennials make up 45 percent of the workforce, outnumbering the retiring baby boomers (31 percent) and the still-employed Generation X (21 percent). Yet many employers dread the idea of hiring so-called Generation Y employees, who’ve been called… Read more »

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Creating a positive candidate experience is vital for any company that’s looking to attract top IT talent. When you have a great hiring process in place, even the candidates you turn down are likely to recommend your company to others — giving you a crucial advantage in today’s competitive, network-driven IT business landscape. Unfortunately, most… Read more »

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In today’s highly competitive tech industry, keeping your IT team motivated and engaged is the key to attracting and retaining top talent. But what really motivates IT employees? Traditionally, economic theory dictates that money is the ultimate motivator. The more you pay your people, the better they’ll perform. But several studies, including recent research conducted… Read more »

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Many job seekers went into 2015 with high hopes and fresh resolutions to finally land that perfect career. But now that the New Year rush is over, if you’re still on the job search path, you’re probably discouraged — to say the least. Keeping your hopes up when you continue to run into rejection is… Read more »