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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 […]

Mid-level Developers are in Highest Demand

HackerRank conducted a survey and found that more recruitment efforts are underway in AI, analytics, and cloud computing. The HackerRank Report Results: Big data and analytics are leaders in this recruitment trend. Cloud computing and AI are additional leaders in the technology recruiting that is occurring. An increase in recruitment will occur as companies compete […]

Insights from our CEO

Facts: A significant shortage of talent in the workplace already exists, specifically in IT. 11,000 more “Baby Boomers” retire EVERY DAY. (Approximately 4,000,000 per year) The unemployment rate is at 3.6% (lowest since 1978) and lower in certain states including Texas; Tech sector unemployment rate is  1.3%. The US birth rate continues to decline (3.78M born […]

Workers’ pay is rising faster in Dallas than the rest of the U.S.

While it’s easy to remember the days of the recession, the United States is now proud to see the turn of the tide as the economy picks up. From lower unemployment rates to more sales, companies are beginning to flourish and people are once again feeling like they can possibly attain the American dream. Although […]

Another data center is coming to North Texas

North Dallas continues to be a draw for IT workers and IT companies alike. This is where many workers have found a place for their talents. It’s an area that loves bringing in new talent. Workers will find many things that draw them to this part of the country. Short commutes are the norm. The […]

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