The Market Penalty for NOT Having Enough Qualified Tech People (and What to do About it)

It’s a familiar problem …It’s hard to find quality, highly skilled tech talent What does it take to hire new tech talent?  Some claim (complain) that the process is long, costly and disruptive.  Candidates fall off the map because they are counter-offered or get a higher bid from another company.  Others, like some of our Read more about The Market Penalty for NOT Having Enough Qualified Tech People (and What to do About it)[…]

AWS-Certified Professionals Lead The Way In Tech Salary Ranking

Given that Amazon only introduced their technology certifications in 2013 makes this even more notable.  Leading the way is the Solutions Architect certification – the other certifications (Developer, DevOps) that are high in rankings but not counted here due to the number of respondents. https://www.globalknowledge.com/us-en/content/articles/top-paying-certifications/

IT Employee Turnover – The Reality

Is it Burnout?  Salary?  Working Conditions?  The “Boss”? According to the results of the 2015 Linkedin Global Talent Trends survey of over 20 000 full time workers in 29 countries. Over 75% of employees are open to changing jobs Why? There can be several reasons.  Any on or combination of things mentioned above. A hot market for Read more about IT Employee Turnover – The Reality[…]

Stop (Insane) Outsourcing Part 1

So many articles on Outsourcing – the good, bad, ugly (and very ugly).  This one makes some valid points and companies should do it in-house if you can and if it makes sense.  Get outside help where short-term or transitional projects don’t justify full-time employees or where skills gaps are present in a given market.  Rightsourcing is Read more about Stop (Insane) Outsourcing Part 1[…]

Technology Talent Shortage in Georgia…About to Get Worse?

With several different (and large) companies opening or planning to open technology/innovation centers in or near Atlanta (NCR, ATT, Keysight, Honeywell to name a few), what does that mean for tech talent availability? Many of these companies cite being close to Georgia Tech and feeding off that ecosystem.  But many companies want to do the Read more about Technology Talent Shortage in Georgia…About to Get Worse?[…]