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Why are Soft Skills Missing in Today’s Applicants

There was no doubt that Jake was a smart boy. He had a photographic memory and was always ahead of his peers in class. However, Jake lived a reserved life. He made little effort to know his classmates or teachers. He used most of his time studying and playing video games. For him, virtual reality […]

Reinventing Your Career in the Time of Coronavirus

Unforeseen life events often make us unaware and displace us from our comfort zones. It makes us think of things that matter and those that don’t. That’s the reason why the coronavirus pandemic has left a majority of people wondering whether they are in the right careers or not. But is this really the time […]

Software Developer Drought: High Demand

Turns out there’s a major need for software developers outside of the traditional geo-center of Silicon Valley. Despite COVID-19, states in the US heartland are actively hiring developers. Plus, professionals on the West Coast are reassessing work-life opportunities and exploring start-up prospects outside the Valley and other tech hotspots. Eight out of 10 US counties […]

Top 5 Skills Every IT Professional Should Have

Information Technology refers to the application of technology to solve business or organizational problems on a broad scale. No matter the role, a member of an IT department works with others to solve technology problems, both big and small. Employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 11% from 2019 to 2029, […]

IT & ENGINEERING EMPLOYMENT CONTINUES TO IMPROVE; POSTING STRONG GROWTH IN SEPTEMBER

In September, IT employment increased by 0.47% to 5,158,000 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions Industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment has declined by 3.70% since September 2019 shedding 198,400 IT workers. Engineering employment grew by 0.49% sequentially to 2,582,200. On a year-over-year […]

Want to hire and retain high-quality developers? Give them stimulating work.

Software developers are more important to the success of a modern company than financial investment in the company itself. This was the finding of a recent Stipe and Harris poll surveying C-level executives. Developers are the key to any company’s growth, so it’s no surprise that they are among the most high demand skilled employees […]

IT Careers: 8 Telling Statistics on Jobs and Hiring Now

The economy and the pandemic have shaken up several industries in 2020. Looking at statistics in the IT sector can help you gain a firmer grasp of the jobs in demand and roles currently being phased out. 1. Robust Tech Job Postings in 2020 Job postings in the tech industry experienced an increase during the […]

Mobile Workforce to Reach 93.5M in U.S. by ‘24

It’s possible that by 2024, sixty percent of the U.S. workforce will be mobile. The pandemic alone has increased this need, not to mention the plethora of new and advanced technology. Recent studies anticipate that business investments in mobile devices will surely increase now more than ever before. In today’s world of technological advancements, the […]

Python is the top programming language of 2020

Many programming languages have dominated the 21st century, ranging from Python, Java, C, C++, JavaScript, R, Arduino, Go, Swift, Matlab, and many more. However, Python has dominated in 2020 according to a statistical survey done by the IEEE spectrum. However, other data survey companies have also taken a keen interest in taking statistical values of […]

Texas ranks No. 2 for tech jobs, even as openings decline during pandemic

Texas remains the state with the second-most job openings in tech, even as the sector saw tens of thousands of opportunities disappear in May, according to data from a leading technology trade association. The Lone Star State trailed only California for the most job postings in May. It had 21,207 IT jobs, down 5,130 from […]

3 Tips to Job Hunting During Uncertain Times

The coronavirus concern has been spreading like wildfire and it’s causing some major issues for both employers, employees, and job seekers. Some companies are experiencing hiring freezes, alternative interviewing setups (i.e. video interviewing vs. face-to-face), and even layoffs as a result of this pandemic. So, don’t be surprised if you see hiring slow down over the next […]

Texas is Gaining Another Big Tech Company’s HQ

Dasan Zhone Solutions is moving their headquarters from Oakland, California to Plano, Texas. The company has stated that the move will help them gain access to a large talent pool of engineers while reducing start-up costs. In their statement, DZS expressed their excitement for the opportunity to leverage North Texas’ resources. DZS operates in more […]