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The Top 3 Recruiting Trends for 2021

The coronavirus disrupted the workforce to an unprecedented level. Headlines about social justice, unemployment, DEI, remote work, and the pandemic flooded the news cycle. Now with things finally starting to look up, we’re forced to grapple with what the next few years of work will look like. With the help of a few significant trends […]

Technology and the Staffing Shortage: How to Ensure You’re Securing Top Talent

For some, the pandemic has meant furloughs and job losses; for others, it has meant expansion and a hiring frenzy. Industries hit the hardest by COVID-19 include hospitality, tourism, travel, and transportation, while healthcare, e-commerce, and others, are facing a sudden boom in the need to hire new employees. Due to remote working, the resource […]

Texas Cities Lead in Job Growth

Texas Having its Moment There’s good news for talent acquisition professionals in the Lone Star State. Despite the coronavirus pandemic, Texas continues to be a magnet for California companies seeking more favorable tax laws, an educated workforce, a lower cost of living and a business-friendly environment. While tech-heavy Austin has attracted a sizeable share of […]

How to Create a Strong Telecommuting Program

When browsing jobs in today’s market, you are increasingly likely to see descriptions listing telecommuting as a potential option in either a full-time or part-time capacity for the company hiring. As companies compete for top talent, a strategic telecommuting program helps companies keep a competitive edge for attracting the best talent because of increased employee […]

Resume Deal-Breakers to Avoid in Your IT Job Interviews

Are you looking for a tech job? If so, then you’ve been through rounds of interviews at this point, and have updated and polished your resume to be sent out to recruiters, Human Resources, and hiring managers all over your industry. But there are small things you could be doing that sabotage your chances at […]

Texas is Top State for Business

Texas claims the top spot in CNBC’s 2018 America’s Top States for Business rankings.  Texas is home to some of America’s most important companies including AT&T, ExxonMobil, American Airlines and Dell. Riding the rising tide of energy prices—and the job growth that goes with it—Texas claims the top spot in CNBC’s 2018 America’s Top States […]

The Advent of Serverless Computing

Physical servers wasted lots of capacity. Virtual machines divided a single physical server into multiple virtual ones. Containers enabled the developer to break down a large monolithic program into discrete pieces, which helps it run more efficiently. More recently, with the rise of serverless or event-driven computing, the whole idea of infrastructure is being abstracted […]

Increasing Demand For Soft Skills

While the debate has focused on “more tech jobs” and “fewer computer science graduates,” it’s missed a key variable; the skills required for success in an industry that’s constantly in flux. According to ZipRecruiter data, the skills tech employers look for in candidates have made a significant shift toward soft skills in the past two […]

Data Scientist Shortage Increases Demand for Contractors

Unable to find data scientists, companies are leaving full-time employee positions unfilled and bridging the gap with contractors.x This marketplace imbalance has created an interesting dynamic. Data science contractors are now in higher demand as full-time job openings remain open for months and months. Why the imbalance? InformationWeek reported that most employers have a fundamental […]

Avoiding Employee & Contractor Friction

IT teams include full-time employees and contract or freelance talent. Sometimes contingent and full-time employees don’t get along. Flexible working probably is here to stay for most companies. According to research by Fuze, “89% of employees believe flexible working should be how we work, not a benefit.” One element of flexible work is the increasing freelance […]

12 Dominant Tech Trends in 2018

On July 12, Forrester revealed the top 12 emerging tech trends that business leaders should consider adopting in 2018. 1. Computer vision Computer vision is a type of artificial intelligence (AI) technology that can analyze an image (or other content) and determine its subject matter. 2. Deep learning Deep learning is a form of machine learning that can […]