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

2017 Technical Hiring – 15 Traits in High Demand

January 27th, 2017

When analyzing your technical staffing needs for next year, it is important to understand what traits and abilities are highly desired from IT candidates. Many of these capabilities are needed in any well-rounded candidate able to make a positive difference for your organization. What follows is a list of some of the skills your hiring… Read More

2017 Strategic Staffing Tips for Tech

December 30th, 2016

With 2017 rapidly approaching, it’s time to ensure your company’s staffing plan for the upcoming year is ready to go. Trends come and go quickly in the technology industry, and a team with the latest abilities is a must for your organization’s long- and short-term success. Firms suffering from a skills gap find it difficult… Read More