Most execs fear the IT talent shortage

Many companies are hiring IT pros now– but they’re having trouble finding people with the skills they need. 

Big Data education programs expand to close skills gap

As demand is growing for IT pros with Big Data skills and experience, many companies will begin training their own workers to create new experts. Meanwhile, several Big Data education programs are popping up to help meet the new needs in the job market.

4 ways to make new hires hate their jobs right away

Recruiting IT pros is tough right now, and the hard work continues long after a candidate accepts a job offer. 

How to lure top IT talent to your small business

Small businesses often have it tough when it comes to recruiting. But in this guest post, Adam Kinsey discusses some ways SMB IT departments can use their size to their advantage. 

IT leadership training: Mentoring works, classes don’t

There are many ways to offer training to IT staff members. Different skill sets often require different methods to get the full impact. 

How to sell your small business to potential IT employees

Competition for IT employees is high right now, and many small companies may find they’re having trouble attracting top talent. But there are some ways smaller organizations can use their size to their advantage. 

Hire the best IT pros out there: 4 key strategies

With competition for IT pros heating up, it’s even more important that companies hire the best tech employees the first time. Here are some tips that can help companies do that. 

Top 3 deterrents for women in IT, according to one survey

While there’s a lot of debate over what, if anything, should be done about it, women in IT are a significant minority. A new survey highlights some of the reasons. 

Study: Pay gap for women in IT is gone

While the debate continues regarding the low numbers of women in IT and whether organizations should do anything to change it, one recent study offered a bit of good news: 

5 keys for successful IT training programs

IT training is a valuable tool businesses can use both to improve operations and provide an additional benefit to IT staff. How can IT managers make sure training is effective in meeting both of those goals?