Why Automation is Changing the Technology Workforce

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Technology is always changing and influencing the way people do things, including their jobs. Out of the need for increased efficiency, the automation of processes has emerged. While some level of automation has been around in the manufacturing and technology sectors since the mid-1980s, it’s experiencing a new renaissance again. A recent McKinsey & Co…. 

The Bad Habit Most Tech Managers Share

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As a tech professional, you may have an idea what the number-one bad habit is for most tech managers. It isn’t taking on too much work, missing deadlines, failing to delegate responsibilities or even being overworked. It isn’t about personality conflicts or problems with the management team. Ready for the answer? The bad habit most… 

How’s Your Project Management Process?

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Is your project management process not going the way it needs to go? For those who are looking at their current situation and wondering what can be done, it pays to learn where the weakness is first. Though you may know where the problems lie, until you find proof of the problem and then establish… 

Keeping Up with the Demands in the IT Industry with a Contract Workforce

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A contract workforce can greatly improve your IT staffing needs. As a business owner or hiring manager, it is not always necessary to bring on full time staff to manage a small problem. The entire process of hiring an employee is long and complicated. If you just need to tune up or update your IT… 

Help Wanted: More Women to Work in the Technical Field

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By today’s standards, men and women are thought to be equals, but in the technical field, there are far fewer women. The risk here is if there are not enough women in this field, there may be a significant shortage of the talents and skills that women uniquely bring to the market. Those are skills… 

Top 5 Hardest Jobs to Fill in the IT and Engineering Sectors

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Could we still be in an environment where so many are desperate for jobs that there are some fields still struggling to find employees? That is exactly what is happening in some specific fields. In IT and engineering, there are certain positions that command a certain level of experience and training that are in short… 

2012 Hiring Predictions for the Information Technology Market

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Twenty twelve is looking to be another groundbreaking year for the Information Technology Market in terms of career opportunities. IT continues to be one of the fastest growing industries around the world, due to a demanding consumer market consuming technology at an ever increasing rate. Most recent figures in the USA show that from 2008… 

5 Ways to Reduce Turnover in Young IT Employees

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If you’ve noticed a higher number of young IT employees leaving your company for others, then you may be experiencing “Millennial turnover”. These are employees in their twenties and early thirties who seem to get bored easily and tend to move on to what is perceived to be better opportunities. While you can’t stop all… 

How a Staffing Company Leverages New Technology to Find You the Best Financial Candidates

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Recruiting today is an exciting field to be in, particularly because of modern hiring technology that has made it more effective than ever before to find great candidates. In the past, good candidates only came by way of referrals and exhausting hours of searching through networks. Now, staffing agencies have millions of candidates accessible through… 

The Current State of the IT Industry and High Tech Hiring

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The technology industries have traditionally been a bright spot in hiring of workers even in weak economic times. New innovations combined with increased consumer demand for high tech goods bring continued positive productivity to companies. The increasingly supportive role new technical equipment provides for all different industries has expanded. The internet has become a platform…