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Are you considering a career as a software engineer? If so, there’s never been a better time to be on this professional path. Demand far exceeds supply, as high-growth companies are on the hunt for qualified candidates. And as long as computers and computing continue to evolve, this will be the case. Take a closer… Read more »

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According to the recent report The Quant Crunch: How the Demand for Data Science Skills is Disrupting the Job Market, the demand for data scientists, developers and engineers will increase by 28 percent – to about 2,720,000 total openings – by next year. So if you’re interested in launching a big data career, there’s never… Read more »

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With more reliance on technology than ever across industries, all appropriate measures must be taken to prevent a professional data breach, the cost of which can range from $1.25 million to over $8 million. A recent CSIS survey of IT decision-makers across eight countries found that 82 percent of employers report a shortage of cybersecurity… Read more »

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You may not be used to talking about yourself, much less selling yourself – but that’s exactly what you need to do in order to succeed during a job interview. Remember: an interviewer’s job is to choose the best candidate for a position. So, they’re looking for whatever it is that makes you stand out… Read more »

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If you think you may be interested in working for a company, it’s important to do your homework before you apply. The more thoroughly you research a potential employer, the better prepared you’ll be to make an informed decision – and to shine during your interview, when your understanding of the organization may be put… Read more »

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Companies with remote employees are often on the forefront of innovation. From a candidate standpoint, they tend to be very attractive potential employers, as they naturally lend themselves to flexibility and work/life balance. As an employer, you benefit in numerous ways from having remote staff members. This strategy enables you to select from a larger,… Read more »

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Interviewing is a fine art. Some questions and answers are straightforward. Other aspects are far more nuanced. Responses, body language and a person’s attitude – or any combination of the above – indicate how an individual would likely act if they became part of your team. So, as you identify personality and character traits, watch… Read more »

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There are few things more upsetting than top talent leaving your organization – especially if the move is sudden and unexpected. It can really turn your world upside down. Why does this happen? And, what might you do to nip it in the bud and improve your overall retention rate? Focus on Your Culture According… Read more »

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How satisfied and challenged are you in your work? Do you feel like your job has meaning? Are you making a difference? If you want to leave at the end of the day feeling fulfilled but not overwhelmed, it’s important to find what Bill Hybels, founder of the Global Leadership Summit, calls your “sweet spot.”… Read more »

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By next year, millennials will make up 50 percent of the American workforce. This generation of employees – born between the mid-1980s and the early 2000s – represent the future of your IT team. So, for effective succession planning, you should already be grooming tomorrow’s leaders. In a recent Fortune study, 20 percent of millennials… Read more »