Make Unconscious Hiring Bias a Thing of the Past With AI

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  While most people don’t think of themselves as biased, unconscious biases are part of the human condition. Prior experience and shared characteristics guide decision making when choosing applicants to interview and candidates to hire. Often, our preferences create hiring patterns, even when it isn’t intentional. But AI can help make this form of unconscious… Read more »

Why ‘Boomerang’ Employees Should be in Your 2017 Recruiting Strategy

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  It’s no secret that hiring IT professionals has become more challenging. With unemployment amongst tech-oriented workers sitting just below 3 percent, finding the talent you need is a difficult task. That means it is time to rethink the negative connotations of rehiring those who may have chosen to leave. Talented professionals will leave for… Read more »

Why Building Trust in an Interview Sets Your Company Apart from Your Competition

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  Right now, the IT job market strongly favors the job-seeker over the employer. That means companies need to work even harder to get the talent they require. To separate yourself from the competition, it is vital that you make the best impression possible early in the process. Often, this means presenting an ideal picture… Read more »

Are Careers in Big Data Eliminating Human Jobs?

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Managing big data is changing the traditional landscape. Systems are being created to sort better and compile information from a wider range of sources. Improved analytics and business intelligence tools automate complex processes that were once solely the domain of a human being. As big data jobs streamline these advanced capabilities, will those working in… Read more »

To Specialize or Go Broad: That is the Programming Language Question

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With the number of programming languages available, it can be challenging to determine if you should specialize of go broad. The landscape can change quickly, turning a once in-demand language into yesterday’s news, or shooting a once-forgotten language into the spotlight. Before you finalize your choice in languages, consider the following points. Skilled Developers Can… Read more »

Why You Must Look into Your Candidates’ Certifications

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Certifications provide you with a window through which to look at a candidate’s qualifications. It can help you assess whether they have the knowledge and skills necessary to work in a position, as well as their personal dedication to the field. However, seeing a list of certifications on an applicant’s resume can’t be the only… Read more »

Contract Work Is the Future of Tech Employment

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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 »

How to Speed Up Your Delivery with OSS

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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 »

These Ten In-Demand Benefits Have Been Shown to Attract Passive IT Job Seekers

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A passive job seeker is an individual who is currently employed, but would be open to taking advantage of a new opportunity with the right company. With unemployment in the IT sector low, making your business attractive to passive job seekers may be the key to finding the talent you require. If you want to… Read more »