May 31st, 2013 | Articles, Industry News, Job Search, Workplace Resources | No Comments »
There is good news on the horizon for recent and prospective computer science majors. According to a 2013 report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will be two jobs available per every graduate with a computer science degree over the next ten years. While these statistics may be pleasing to the ears of young job seekers in the Information Technology fields, employers fear that there will be a shortage of workers Read More
May 24th, 2013 | Articles, Industry News, Job Search, Workplace Resources | No Comments »
August 3rd, 2012 wasn’t a particularly stellar day for Matt Honan, senior writer with Wired Magazine. It was the day that all of his personal accounts (Google, Twitter, Apple, etc.) were hacked by a group hell bent on wreaking havoc with his digital life. Just for fun. Like many other tech-savvy users, his password was complex enough to withstand any brute force attack (it wasn’t 1234, his wife’s name, or his favorite member of House Lannister). Read More
May 17th, 2013 | Articles, Industry News, Job Search | No Comments »
Since the 1960s software engineers, lawyers, and academics have been arguing over the pros and cons of software patents, and to this day no resolution has been reached as to how to legally secure intellectual property rights of formulated lines of code. With the inception of mobile applications utilized by smart phone and tablets – made by software giants like Apple, Microsoft, and Motorola – patent-eligibility once again Read More
May 14th, 2013 | Industry News, Job Search | No Comments »
Everyone’s familiar with the old computer nerd stereotype: the code monkey with his eyes glued to the screen, tapping away at his keyboard, and awkwardly avoiding interaction with anyone else in the office.
But as the IT field becomes evermore ubiquitous in every workplace, this stereotype has become grossly outdated. And while even the best IT folks may geek out over the hottest new tech releases, the truth is that the emotional intelligence – the capacity Read More
May 10th, 2013 | Articles, Industry News, Press Releases and Industry News | No Comments »
Digital technology is ubiquitous – it’s in our homes, our offices, and everywhere we go – but to some that just isn’t enough. Mobile phones & tablets broaden our social experience, but the feeling that we are dealing with pixels on a static, plastic slab is ultimately there. We may have adjusted but our five senses definitely aren’t fooled. There is still a defined line where we end & technology begins. Now, as augmented reality Read More
May 9th, 2013 | Articles, Job Search, Resume, Workplace Resources | 1 Comment »
Whether you are working in or looking to break into the Information Technology industry, possessing excellent writing skills is important. But with so much focus on math and sciences in college it is easy to brush off English courses, and most universities only require math and science majors to take one or two classes. However there are not many jobs in any industry that do not require good Read More
May 8th, 2013 | Articles, Workplace Resources | No Comments »
Settling into a new job can be hard. The new procedures, people, and responsibilities can be intimidating and lead to stress, so is there an easy way to adjust to a completely new office environment? Of course not, but there are several things you can do to ease your transition into your new job.
Now is not the time to sink into your office and become a Read More
April 29th, 2013 | Articles, Food for Thought, Job Search | No Comments »
Sure, children are stubborn, whiny, and often hard to deal with. They also possess some of the most fearless and creative minds in the world, a trait that should be made second nature to anyone in the workforce. Strange as it may sound, there are many traits that children have that can be useful when applied correctly to your work, and they don’t involve throwing Read More
April 1st, 2013 | Hiring Resources | No Comments »
Video interviews are becoming more prevalent as employers adjust to the technology but is this interview format really the wave of the future?
Imo Udom, co-founder and VP of Sales and Business Development at Wowzer, was in the process of hiring a new team member. After reviewing a candidate’s resume, Imo was ready to say no and move onto the next applicant.
But his team insisted that, as a company that had created Read More
January 9th, 2013 | Articles, Hiring Resources, Workplace Resources | No Comments »
Conditions are quickly changing for the modern workforce but as an employer, are you prepared for what is to come? Find out with the following article.
Let’s face it: we can talk about hot topics like Gen Y in the workplace, the rise of mobile and cloud computing, the retirement of baby boomers, the increasing skills gap, employee retention and more until we’re blue in the face.
But ultimately, Read More