It is hard to imagine anyone not understanding the importance of cybersecurity these days. From experts in the field to anyone with a bank account, almost everyone of us is touched by technology. We all have passwords and probably most of us have had to replace a card or two because of a data breach. The news is filled with reports of cyber interference and hacking in everything from elections to compromising celebrity photos, to say nothing of the threat of terrorism and espionage. These threats are real and everywhere.Read More
LinkedIn’s 2018 Emerging Jobs Report revealed something that every professional should find interesting. In addition to the top 15 Emerging Jobs and the top 10 Jobs with the Largest Hiring Growth, they highlighted the Top 10 Skills with the Biggest Skills Gaps, which represent the skills employers are having the most trouble finding.Read More
The start of this decade saw a major technological shift that brought us into the throes of Web 2.0 and the reality of our always connected and always on world. As we move forward into 2019, and closer to the end of the 2010s decade, there is still a massive demand for tech workers mixed with a major shortage in the labor pool.Read More
If you had to choose between an academic degree or an IT certification, which do you think would be better for your IT career?
As with so many questions, there isn’t a simple either/or answer. It’s more of an “it depends” situation. There are benefits and drawbacks to both. Your individual situation is what should determine the answer. How much time and money do you have to invest in education? What are your career goals? What stage are you at in your career?Read More
Part of me is amazed that I need to write this post. I can’t believe people don’t know better given current technology and the prevalence of video interviews but, never fear, I’m here to help!Read More
There might be record demand for talent in the tech industry, but that does not mean that IT pros have it made. Intense hiring competition has businesses everywhere making lofty promises in order to secure a desperately needed skill set only to fall short on the delivery. After all, it’s easy for your employer to say that they value your IT career but an entirely different endeavor for them to prove it. Here are five surefire signs that you’re working for a great technology employer.Read More