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Hire for Talent, Not Experience. Here’s Why.

 

Imagine your candidate selection process has narrowed your choice down to two top IT professionals: one with the exact technical experience required in the job description, and one who has proven adaptable enough to overcome similar business challenges. Who do you hire?  

 

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How to Get the Best Jobs Out of Your Cybersecurity Career

 

It’s the perfect time to be a cybersecurity professional because of the high employer demand for your technical talents. In 2018 alone, 3.6 billion records were compromised in 3,676 data breaches (that’s only through September), the EU’s GDPR created intense mandatory fines for data breaches, and new revelations indicate hackers might use some Chrome extensions […]

 

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4 Ways You Can Overcome the IT Talent Skills Gap

 

Is your company struggling to connect with top IT talent?  The current IT skills gap has left many businesses frustrated. A study by McKinsey found that 82% of companies don’t believe that they can recruit highly talented people.  On the same note – and not surprisingly given that statistic – only 23% of managers and […]

 

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How to Recover from a Bad Job Interview and Win Your Next IT Job

 

A new Dice survey is trying to get to the bottom of what causes job seekers the most anxiety around tech interviews. Unexpected questions? A complex coding test? A deep dive into your social media? While plenty of factors can lead to bad job interviews, what really matters is that when an interview falls apart, […]

 

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The Problem Behind Your Employee Retention and Hiring Challenges

 

  The full employment economy creates a situation where both hiring new talent and retaining your top employees is difficult. We see this in the fact that although fewer tech professionals feel the pressure to actively search for new jobs, we’re also at the highest quit rates since April 2001. That begs the question: why […]

 

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How to Hire Top Tech Talent in a Full Employment Economy

 

In June, a record 6.7 million jobs remained unfilled, while the U.S. economy moved even closer to full employment. It’s an economic shift that has only worsened with the IT talent shortage, prompting companies to try new sourcing and recruiting methods. But what is actually effective during a full employment economy? Here are the hiring […]

 

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Nail Your Next Coding Interview with These 5 Tips

 

Coding interviews are no picnic. The stress of creating a real-time coding solution in 30 to 45 minutes to compete for full-time work or consultant opportunities is stressful. Even the most experienced developers dread them. However, there are ways to better prepare for this technical interview practice. As a technology recruiting firm, we’ve seen the […]

 

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