The Millennial generation has been moving to Denver in droves. Between 2010 and 2014, the Denver metro area had one of the largest influxes of domestic migrants in the U.S. Many of these migrants were Millennials, who make up more than 20% of the city’s population. This influx is present in more than just the city’s general demographics: Millennials are also on the rise in the Denver tech market. For any Denver organization that is thinking about the future, it’s time to develop a hiring strategy that embraces Millennials and works to recruit and retain this generation of up-and-coming tech professionals.
Earlier this month, Denver Recruiters organized the first annual Fall Recruiting Conference at the Denver Aquarium. A rewarding experience for 200 industry professionals, the half-day event was sold out. The location was great, as beautiful aquariums filled with various sea life surrounded us at every turn outside of the meeting room. Continue reading
Today, 77% of employers say they value soft skills as much as hard skills. This means while your technical skill set will be what qualifies you for a new IT job, it will be your soft skills that differentiate you and attract the actual job offer. But within this stronger focus on well-rounded candidates, which soft skills are employers looking for in their tech roles? And how can you sharpen your soft skills in IT, even when your job has you alone in front of a computer screen all day? Continue reading
At a time when 73% of CEOs are concerned about the availability of key skills, business leaders are turning to better employer branding in order to recruit elusive tech talent. In 2017, branding relies heavily on cultivating a strong digital presence. When proper strategy is applied to social media platforms, websites, emails, and other digital channels, it attracts IT candidates in a number of ways. Continue reading
Tech innovations are hailed for their potential to boost efficiency, increase profits, and generally make life easier for a business leader. While these promises are often delivered, innovation also brings with it new and increasingly dangerous forms of cyberattack. Hackers are in a constant race to tailor their efforts to the latest software and then change strategies before businesses can properly safeguard themselves. In order to successfully operate within such an unstable environment, it’s necessary to understand the ongoing cybersecurity trends threatening your business.