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The Full Adoption & Impact Of Remote Tech Work Due To COVID-19

The Full Adoption & Impact Of Remote Tech Work Due To COVID-19

  Even though the remote work trend was already increasing, the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the process into hyperdrive. The new reality is that everyday people now use advanced connectivity tools such as Zoom, Google Hangouts, Microsoft Team, and many others. If brick-an-mortar businesses and families have adopted collaborative tech, what does this mean for … Read More

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How to Seamlessly Onboard Physically Distanced Employees

How to Seamlessly Onboard Physically Distanced Employees

So you’re new to remote onboarding… Despite the number of remote work assignments being on the rise prior to the outbreak, remote work was still the exception, not the rule. Now that you have no choice but to physically distance yourself from staff, your well-established, on-site onboarding procedures have all been thrown out the window. … Read More

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How Covid-19 Impacts The Tech Job Market – Some Good News

How Covid-19 Impacts The Tech Job Market – Some Good News

The current Coronavirus pandemic has dealt a crushing blow to the world economy. Every sector has been hit hard, and the IT space is far from exempt. Still, if we look carefully, the crisis has actually stimulated need in some areas. Let’s take a look at the new tech job opportunities arising out of the … Read More

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Why Your Cybersecurity Certification May (Or May Not) Land You A Job In Information Security

Why Your Cybersecurity Certification May (Or May Not) Land You A Job In Information Security

A Misunderstood Profession:  Information security (IS) was, and still is, a misunderstood market segment.  Conversely, information technology (IT) seems to be a well-known and pervasive market. And even now, with the overused term “cybersecurity”, information security seems to be the middle child. So what exactly is information security? Information security or “infosec” is the practice … Read More

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H1-B Restrictions Lead To IT Labor Market Implications

H1-B Restrictions Lead To IT Labor Market Implications

It is well known that the US tech industry relies heavily on highly specialized professionals who come to the US on work visas. The most common type of work visa issued to IT professionals is the H1-B visa. The H1-B visa specifically applies to non-immigrants who possess specialized knowledge and hold at least a Bachelor’s … Read More

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5 Proven Ways To Stay Productive During The Holidays

5 Proven Ways To Stay Productive During The Holidays

5 Proven Ways To Stay Productive & Achieve Your Goals During the Holidays: Imagine two holiday scenarios. One, you’re exhausted, overworked, stressed, and of course the finale, a big fight at a holiday dinner. The second, you’re worn out a bit, but you breeze through the holidays enjoying yourself and bringing good cheer to others. … Read More

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The Global Rise Of Temporary Staffing To Maximize Profits And Efficiency

You’ve likely noticed this past year that the makeup of the global workforce is shifting. According to global research conducted by Mercer in 2019, 79% of global employers expect temporary and freelance workers to substantially replace full-time workers in the near future. This highly effective workforce planning strategy is increasing in popularity for a number … Read More

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PTO Packages, Work Productivity and Burnout Risk

PTO Packages, Work Productivity and Burnout Risk

PTO Packages, Work Productivity and Burnout Risk What do companies such as Netflix, LinkedIn, Evernote, Hubspot, GitHub, and Dropbox have in common? Besides being some of the heaviest hitters in the tech industry, they all offer their employees unlimited paid (personal) time off or PTO. Does this approach make sense for you or your company? … Read More

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Overcoming Job-Seeking Obstacles to Land Your Dream Job

Overcoming Job-Seeking Obstacles to Land Your Dream Job

If you are looking for a new career opportunity in today’s job market, then you know: The struggle is REAL! The sheer number of hoops candidates must jump through to maybe get an interview is staggering. We feel your pain! To help you navigate the hiring process, we’ve addressed three of the main pain points … Read More

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