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How Many Programming Languages Do You Need to Know to Get a Job in the IT Industry?   As technology continues to advance, it becomes increasingly important for IT professionals to be able to learn new computer-based skills rapidly. Mastering the essential programming languages is a particularly important first step for anyone aspiring to succeed in… Read more »

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Today, the IT industry is evolving at a quicker pace than ever before. Revolutionary new computing and communication technologies are now being developed on an almost daily basis. As a result, employers are spending huge amounts of time, energy, and resources in the ongoing race to find and hire the most promising young talent in… Read more »

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In the modern IT industry, it’s essential for professionals at every level to quickly integrate new skills and adapt to novel technologies. This can often be a challenge, however, because the day-to-day demands of most IT jobs – especially software developer jobs – require round the clock attention, leaving little time or energy for focusing… Read more »

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Across industries, one thing that all employers have in common is the need to recruit talented new employees in a timely and cost-effective manner. Here in the IT industry, where technologies and best practices are continually evolving at a breakneck pace, business leaders need to be able to identify and onboard new talent quickly. Unfortunately,… Read more »

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IT is a dynamic and rapidly-changing industry. As new innovations in communications and cybersecurity technology become available, it’s important for IT specialists to be able to expand their skill set accordingly. An ability to adapt, in other words, is a crucial ingredient for success in the modern IT industry.  It can be tricky, however, for… Read more »

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Employer branding has always been a central pillar in the architecture of success within the IT industry. Without a strong employer branding strategy, it’s difficult for an organization to convey a relatable message to its consumers or to retain a coherent and robust company culture. It’s also the case that employer branding best practices are… Read more »

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Modern programmers are required to have a dynamic and constantly-evolving set of skills. It’s crucial, also, for programmers to understand which skills they should prioritize over others. This is especially true when it comes to the “C group” of languages. Today, there’s a common misconception prevalent among the programming community, which says that C and… Read more »

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Several factors contribute to an employee’s overall feeling of satisfaction (or lack thereof) within a particular role. As you could probably guess, salary and workplace culture are two of the big ones. What’s more surprising, however, is that a large portion of employees place a greater value on opportunities for advancement than they do on the atmosphere of… Read more »

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As professionals, we’re constantly on the lookout for new and creative ways to boost our productivity at work. But while “life hack” fads are destined to come and go with the seasons, there are some tried-and-true strategies that truly can have a noticeably positive impact on our day-to-day and long-term performance. In this article, we’ll… Read more »

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Ideally, our recruitment and hiring process should promote strong workplace cultures and increase our rates of employee retention. Occasionally, however, they can have the opposite effect. In some cases, an organization’s recruitment and hiring process can be so frustrating to new and current employees that they jump ship shortly after (or even before) being hired…. Read more »