Category: Employers

  Economists say we are in the strongest labor market in decades (J. Bartash) which is great timing for Americans as we get ready for the hustle and bustle of a busy holiday season. The pace of layoffs and the unemployment rate remain near a 50-year low, giving Americans the confidence to keep spending at […]

Being involved in associations and conferences is a great way to enhance your knowledge and skills while increasing your professional network. For some technical professionals the idea of networking can sound overwhelming, causing them to shy away from the potential to create mutually beneficial relationships. Understanding that networking is a skill best attained through practice, […]

  As we celebrate our nation’s independence, let’s take a look at one of the most influential IT leaders that served our country in the US Navy, Rear Admiral “Amazing” Grace Hopper. “In the world of technology, most women do not get the recognition that Rear Admiral Dr. Grace Murray Hopper has received. Hopper is […]

  DevOps is coming up on its 10-year anniversary, and more industries across sectors are working to weave in the methodology. As the DevOps movement is increasing in popularity and demand across the country, these practitioners are becoming increasingly harder to find. “Yes, there is a huge DevOps skillset gap/shortage. This skills shortage is especially […]

You are invited to attend: SIM Women’s Event March 26th, 5:30 PM-7:30 PM The ERP Journey: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Enterprise Resource Planning: Are you maintaining the status quo? Are you planning to move to the Cloud? Hear real “war stories: as well as gain knowledge of current offerings. Interact and share […]

Spring Break is here for most of the country, and summer vacation is just around the corner! Did you know both employers and employees benefit when workers actually use their vacation days?   According to a recent Forbes article, there are three immediate benefits: 1. It’s a good way to develop leaders within your company; […]

  As the disconnect of supply and demand continues to grow, how can companies get the security resources they need despite the skills shortage? It’s time for a significant change in approach to safeguard business. “The lack of skilled cybersecurity personnel is doing more than putting companies at risk; it’s affecting the job satisfaction of […]

  How heart healthy is your work environment? According to the American Heart Association, heart disease and stroke are the No. 1 and 2 killers worldwide. Did you know that “company culture can play a huge factor in heart health…” (A. Kohll, Forbes.com)? So, in honor of Valentine’s Day, here are seven tips on how […]