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How to Match Newbies With Mentors to Bridge the Skills Gap

It’s no surprise that mentoring programs can provide a wide range of benefits to both mentees and mentors. Mentoring programs can offer a good deal of benefit to organizations as well. Companies that incorporate mentoring programs into their corporate identity are proven to have happier, more fulfilled employees. Moreover, these employees are less likely to… Read more »

Will a Certification Earn You More Money in Your IT Role?

Certifications can be a great way to enhance a candidate’s resume and boost their salary potential. Per a Global Knowledge survey, it was found that 83 percent of IT professionals hold an IT certification. Moreover, they also found the average salary for certified IT professionals in the United States is $8,400 higher than their non-certified… Read more »

Are You Asking the Right Questions Regarding Internet of Things (IoT)?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is experiencing phenomenal growth. According to Theo Priestley, technology strategist, and Forbes contributor, by 2020, there will be 50 billion connected devices, which calculates to a $19 trillion [business] opportunity.  With IoT becoming such an industry driver, how do organizations prepare for this technology shift? The Must Ask IoT Questions… Read more »

How to Advance Your IT Career

Job hopping is on the rise in the tech industry. At the largest tech firms, average tenures range from 1.23 years (Uber) to 2.02 years (Facebook). With this in mind, it’s critical that today’s IT professionals are always thinking about what’s next in their careers. This forward-thinking prevents complacency and stagnant growth. There are many… Read more »

How Your Employees Can Use Social Media to Benefit the Company

Social media is a constant presence in today’s world. A report titled “The Next Web” compiled by  Hootsuite and We Are Social found that 3.028 billion people are active social media users. Considering current population numbers, that means that 40% of the world’s population uses social media. Consequently, utilizing employees to create a “social media… Read more »

5 Programming Languages to Make You a Better Web Developer

Programming languages are the most critical skills of web developers. With so many languages out there, web developers and tech professionals should learn which language provides the most versatility for their day-to-day work projects. It is also critical to know the languages that recruiters and companies are looking for most in potential candidates. The Top… Read more »

Here Are The Top Skills Companies Are Looking For in 2018

In today’s job market, recruiters are looking for a mix of both excellent soft and technical skills in prospective candidates. According to Modis, technology employment opportunities are expected to increase by 12% by 2024. So, what soft and technical skills will make candidates stand out in 2018 and beyond? Soft Skills for 2018 Recruiters will… Read more »

How Are You Protecting Your Employee Data From Cyber Fraud?

In the day-to-day business operations of any company, large or small, employee data is always present. With personal data, such as social security numbers and banking information, corporate networks are a treasure chest for hackers looking for data to sell. Since employee data will always be necessary, how does a company safeguard this critical data… Read more »