Is Your Job Resume Too Long? Why the Length Matters to Interviewers


First of all: it’s not the end of the world if your resume is longer than a single page. But having a resume that’s too long can dramatically reduce your chances of interview. Apart from a few niche industries, the average resume should be no longer than 600 words. Here’s what you need to know.  How Long… Read more »

The Importance of Using a Staffing Firm for Your Next Job Search


When you’re in a competitive industry, finding a job is often about networking. Building connections is the way to get the best possible job — and it isn’t always possible to build those connections alone. A staffing firm can be one of the easiest ways to find a job that you’re well-suited to, especially in… Read more »

Using Networking to Effectively Find a Tech Job


According to LinkedIn, 85% of all jobs are filled through networking. In fact, many employment opportunities are never even publicly posted; you need to know someone to be aware that the opportunity exists. Here’s how to use networking to your advantage. Maintain Your LinkedIn Profile and Connect With Your Colleagues You can begin networking online… Read more »

How Aligning Your Company to a Cause Benefits You & Your Staff


Is there a charity or mission that you truly believe in? Consider making it a part of your company culture. Aligning a company with a cause isn’t just a great way to make the world a better place — it can also benefit you and your staff in countless ways. Court the Best Employees Employees… Read more »

Compensation Strategies for Attracting and Keeping Top Technical Talent


Engineering, manufacturing, R&D, and IT — all of these technical industries are growing fast. Employees are in demand and they know it. How can your business attract and retain the top talent in the industry when everyone is competing for their time? It may take getting a little inventive with your compensation packages. The Modern… Read more »

Why Attracting & Keeping Millennial Employees Is Important to the Technical Industry


Tech companies have always had a need for young blood. After all, technology moves very quickly; younger employees tend to be well-versed on new technologies and new standards. Nevertheless, many companies have found it difficult to both attract and keep millennial employees.  Here’s the scoop. Millennials Aren’t That Young Anymore Why do you need to… Read more »

Job Market Trends for Technical Industries


Technical jobs are always in demand. But which positions are growing the fastest? Which positions have been recently developed — and which may be in flux? If you’re currently thinking about going into the tech industry, you may want to be aware of these changes that are taking shape. Cloud Computing and Cognitive Computing on… Read more »

2018 Job Market Statistics For The Tech Industry


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Looking for a tech job? It’s a great time. The tech industry is undoubtedly growing, but there are some specific directions that it’s taking. If you’re interested in getting a position within the tech field, these are the stats that you want to follow. Software development is one of the occupations with the highest job… Read more »

The 10 Biggest Cloud Computing Stories Of 2010

Posted Year Of The Cloud? Many agree that 2010 was the year that cloud computing went from concept to reality. As Michael Cohn, founder of Atlanta-based solution provider Cloud Sherpas told CRN earlier this year: In 2010 the conversation changed from what the cloud is to what it can do for businesses. And there was… Read more »

Salesforce ups ante against Oracle with launch


2011 launch might miff Ellison | Dean Wilson | Dec 7, 2010 Salesforce is to announce a new database hosting service today called at the Dreamforce conference in San Francisco, escalating its rivalry with database supplier Oracle. The database offering is described by Salesforce as “open” and will allow the use of any… Read more »