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What IT Professionals Want: Tips for Attracting Tech Talent

 

The IT talent shortage has sparked a bidding war for top technical talent, making what used to be first-rate offers decline in their appeal to candidates. Since all of the offers a candidate receives aren’t usually public knowledge, businesses are unable to use them as a valuable learning opportunity and gauge what appeals to tech […]

 

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For Tristate Business Analysts, Do Contract Jobs Beat Full-Time?

 

It’s the age-old question: should I be a contractor or a full-time employee? With the current demand for technical talent, the IT industry has plenty of opportunities on both sides of the fence. Most technical staffing firms will tell you the decision boils down to the tech professional’s preferences, skillsets, and goals. Yet for Business […]

 

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4 Full-Stack Developer Skills that Every Business Wants

 

If Indeed is to be believed, Full-Stack Developers are among the most sought-after professionals in the United States. Developers with full-stack expertise earn $110,770 on average, and demand for this type of technical talent has risen drastically in the last five years. The reason? Companies nationwide value full-stack developers’ ability to solve interconnected problems during the […]

 

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Working with a Recruiter Betters Your Odds in the Minneapolis IT Market

 

The Minneapolis tech sector is a goldmine of IT opportunities. Businesses ranging from Twin Cities startups to Fortune 500s are eager to fill their vacant technical positions. That’s good news for local IT professionals keen to start their next full-time or consulting jobs. Yet the heightened demand for talent doesn’t lower the bar to entry. […]

 

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How Minneapolis Companies Can Overcome the IT Talent Shortage

 

Though the IT talent shortage is national, each tech city is impacted by and will deal with the scarcity in their own way. Certain shortages in high-demand IT skillsets cut deeper in the Minneapolis tech community, compelling local businesses to get creative about how they fill those vacant positions. Which hiring strategies are going to […]

 

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3 Ways IT Consultant Jobs Will Offer Better Career Opportunities

 

There’s little wonder about whether top IT professionals can find jobs these days. Turn over a rock and there’ll be at least five recruiters underneath, all trying to feverishly get your attention. The challenge now is finding an opportunity that’s satisfying, fits your skillset, and advances your career in the long run. Pursuing IT consultant […]

 

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How SOW Project Management Increases Your IT Performance

 

      How do you improve the ROI of your business projects? One clear way is to hire an exceptional contingent workforce to enhance project deliverables. Unfortunately, pulling together a scalable IT team depends on the ability to find scarce tech talent in the first place. As the IT talent shortage persists, it’s important […]

 

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How to Make Your IT Consulting Career Profitable and Painless

 

IT consulting can offer greater flexibility, opportunities for growth, and more choices than direct hire positions. The trade-off for tech professionals has always been the need to search regularly for that next contract. Though finding open contracts is less of a challenge in this market, sifting through incompatible offers in search of the right IT […]

 

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