3 Pointers on Negotiating Flexible Working Hours

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It used to be that working from home — also known as telecommuting — was a luxury of luxuries. Fortunately, more and more forward-thinking employers are seeing the workforce management benefits of giving employees a flexible work schedule and environment. However, not all companies are an ideal fit for the category. We’re going to be… Read more »

How Secure Is Your Company’s IT Security?

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How secure is your company’s IT security infrastructure? A study for global computer security software company McAfee (now Intel Security Group) conducted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies valued the combined cost of illegal hacking to the 2014 world economy at more than $440 billion. With the damage inflicted by cybersecurity attacks on… Read more »

Top Candidates: April 2016

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Candidate #1 – Sr. Net Software Engineer 20 years of progressive experience as Programmer, Senior Software Engineer, Project Leader and Architect. Involved with full software development life cycle, including but not limited to gathering requirements, system analysis, design, development, debugging, testing, user training, deployment and production support of software projects. Extensive experience in Internet, intranet,… Read more »

How to Successfully Deal with an Overwhelming IT Job Description

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If you’ve been looking for work recently, chances are you’ve probably seen postings with ridiculous job descriptions and requirements.  You know, those ads asking for an impossible set of skills and experience, such as entry-level positions for new graduates with 3-5 years of experience, or 15 years of mobile app development experience (despite smartphones not… Read more »

What’s Changing for Women in the World of Tech?

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It’s no secret the tech industry has had problems with gender equality. Last year, Netflix and Facebook announced updated policies on maternity leave, renewing the debate on the role women play in the male-dominated arena of technology. Persistent issues include a lack of opportunities for women, and a salary gap that often forces women to… Read more »