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With IT unemployment below three percent, companies are adjusting their compensation packages to attract new talent and retain their best and brightest. Those working in particular positions within the IT employment landscape may be enjoying some of the highest pay rates available. Whether you are currently working in an IT job or will be pursuing… Read more »

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While most signs of a recovering economy are welcomed with open arms, certain effects can be challenging. As of August 2016, the unemployment rate among technology professionals settled at 2.4 percent. The lack of skilled employees available to fill vacancies has increased the intensity of hiring efforts across the sector. These hiring efforts can lead… Read more »

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The idea of lifelike robots entering our daily lives is the stuff science fiction movies are made of. As time has passed, those stories have become more plausible. Now, many have legitimate concerns regarding whether or not artificial intelligence, or A.I., may threaten their livelihoods one day. And that day may be sooner than later…. Read more »

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Technology has allowed alternatives to the traditional employment paradigm to flourish.  While many focus on the increased flexibility being provided to regular full time employees, the ability to find qualified contractors has also increased, especially in regards to technical employees.  This shift can provide businesses the opportunity to work with some of the most qualified… Read more »

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As digital data sources create information at a shockingly fast pace, creating a strategic plan to manage the influx is critical to a business’s success.  With the idea of big data proliferating the business world, and the number of companies looking to use and analyze that information increasing, it is imperative to create the necessary… Read more »

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Ensuring your development teams have the tools necessary is critical to the success of the project overall.  While a variety of tools and solutions can be purchased off-the-shelf, these solutions may not be ideal for the situation in which your developers are working.  In order to provide a wider range of options while still keeping… Read more »

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Technology has become increasingly important in every business sector.  Clients and customers have very specific expectations as to how they expect the virtual resources you provide to work and, if they find your solutions to be less than satisfactory, they can easily research other options. While many businesses rely on external resources, such as off-the-shelf… Read more »

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The age of the millennial has officially arrived.  At this time, there are more millennials in the work force than any other generation.  With that shift in workplace dynamics comes a shift in what employees will desire from their employer. In order to attract the best and brightest from the newest working generation, you need… Read more »

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As the demand for skilled IT personnel increases, companies struggle to not just find the talent they need, but to retain those they were fortunate enough to employ.  While the demand for IT talent is expected to rise significantly, and unemployment in the sector is relatively low, being able to keep your most valuable employees… Read more »

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Many managers claim their employees are their greatest asset.  However, they do not follow those words with actions.  Failure to recognize the efforts of those who work with you can hurt more than your retention rates, it can also hurt your business’s reputation. If you are looking to retain your most valuable assets, and attract… Read more »