How to Manage a Remote Team of Tech Superstars

April 7th, 2017

With telecommuting becoming more popular throughout the technology world, many companies’ IT staff are located in different cities, different time zones – even on different continents! In an era of increased collaboration ushered in by Agile, DevOps and other modern project methodologies, managing these disparate teams is a challenge for many businesses. Keeping a remote… Read More

Don’t Get Burned: Eight Reasons to Properly Vet Tech Candidates

March 31st, 2017

A mistake in the technology hiring process carries many risks for companies. These include wasted resources, lower efficiency and productivity, as well as a hit to the bottom line. Your IT organization needs to properly vet any candidate before making a final decision to hire them. Here is a look at eight reasons why a… Read More

Mentors Aren’t Just for Graduates – Finding a Mentor as a Seasoned Employee

March 17th, 2017

Having a mentor to help you navigate the twists and turns of a technology career is always a smart strategy. This rule applies whether you are a fresh graduate just beginning your professional life, or a veteran IT worker with many years of experience. An experienced pro who knows the ropes of the industry helps… Read More

The Right (and Wrong) Way to Give Feedback to Your Staff

March 3rd, 2017

There’s no denying the importance of communication at any company working in the fields of science and technology. Organizational advancements like DevOps depend on strong interaction between everyone on a team working towards the same goal. Feedback is an especially vital aspect of communication between a manager and their direct reports. This article takes a… Read More

What Is A “Passion Project”? And How Can It Help Advance Your Tech Career?

February 10th, 2017

An old saying says if you find a job you love, you will never have to work a day in your life. Even when you are gainfully employed in the technology industry, spending a few off-work hours each week on a project you feel especially passionate about is good for a positive work/life balance. These… Read More