What Attracts People to IT?

Widespread digital transformation and automation spark need for new skills that will shape the future of IT. In the pre-digital era, it was the tinkerers and nerds seeking computer science degrees. IT professionals were seen as technology alchemists. Today, the world of IT looks very different and requires an ever-evolving set of skills. Tech-savvy millennials […]

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How to Make a Great Resume

Experts Reveal the Dos and Don’ts of a Killer Resume Chris Chancey, founder of Amplio Recruiting, describes a resume as “the heartbeat of your job search journey.” Your resume, in conjunction with your cover letter, will be your first impression with a potential employer and the driving force behind whether you land an interview. “A great […]

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HR Experts Reveal What They Really Do With Your Exit Interview Info—And How Honest You Should Be

In the early part of my career, exit interviews seemed like a formality — just one of many parts of the process of leaving a job. I was especially hesitant to give feedback. What was the point of explaining what could be improved upon at a job I was already leaving? But in the past few years, I […]

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Silicon Valley Is Over! Top 10 Cities Where Techies Can Actually Afford to Live

Back in his mid-20s, John Malone was right where he’d always dreamed he would be: working as a software engineer in San Francisco. Yet even with a full-time job, Malone found himself “totally broke. I lived in a three-bedroom house with six other guys.” Realizing he could never afford to buy (or even rent) his own place, […]

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How Autonomous Systems are Impacting IT

Automation isn’t new to IT, but autonomous systems are, which is why IT leaders and professionals have to think about the value they’re delivering, again. More tasks in organizations are being automated these days, including in IT. Automation and autonomous systems aren’t synonymous, though. Autonomous systems are a subset of automation, but people tend to […]

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What To Know About Career Personality Tests

If you aren’t sure of your next career move, a personality or assessment test may help. IF YOU’RE EVALUATING your skill set and trying to figure out the type of job you’d excel at, there are a variety of career personality tests that could point the way toward a new path. These are tests that take into account […]

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15+ Expert Tips on Attracting Minority Tech Candidates

INTRODUCTION Business leaders increasingly recognize the value of building diverse teams, with research firms like McKinsey & Company and Boston Consulting Group observing higher levels of creativity and innovation and — yes — profits, the more diverse and inclusive a company becomes. But while gender and race form the foundation for most corporate diversity and inclusion efforts, there […]

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Salary History Ban: Everything Employers Need to Know

To help eliminate pay discrimination, over a dozen states and localities have enforced salary history bans, or laws prohibiting employers from asking job candidates information about their salary history. To comply, some companies are updating job applications, company practices, and so forth. Each violation can result in a penalty of $100 to over $5,000. If […]

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