How to Recruit in a Fast-Growing Tech Hub

How to Recruit in a Fast-Growing Tech HubBeginning as a secret, then turning into a rumor, it is now a full-blown headline that Denver is one of the best places for tech jobs in the entire country. Great IT candidates are flocking to the area and are quickly being snapped up by the many startups and growing companies in the area. You already know how difficult it can be to land the best talent in the face of all this competition. Luckily, there are proven ways to recruit in a fast-growing tech hub like Denver. Continue reading

The Highest Paying IT Jobs in Portland

The Highest Paying IT Jobs in PortlandIt’s no secret that the demand for tech workers has exploded across the country. In Oregon, the tech industry has an output of over $25 billion and employment in the sector is approaching the industry high point set in 2000 at the height of the tech bubble. This strong output and healthy demand has steadily increased salaries in the state, particularly in Portland. It ranks 4th on the list of American cities that gained the most workers over a 12 month period, proof of a robust job outlook in the region.

With workers flocking to the area to take advantage of tremendous tech opportunities and rising salaries, there are certain roles that stand out as some of the highest paying IT jobs in Portland. Continue reading

Your IT Career Choice: Should You Be a Contractor or Full-Time Employee?

Your IT Career Choice: Should You Be A Contractor or Full-Time Employee?The ageold question for people pursuing an IT career is whether to work as a contractor or full-time employee. Advantages exist to both options, but the answer for each individual is only found through careful consideration, as each person weighs the pros and cons that can affect their future roles.

To build upon our previous look at contract vs. full-time employment, let’s take a deeper dive into areas to consider as you make the big decision.  Continue reading

The Future of the Workplace: What’s Real and What’s Hype

The Future of the WorkplaceThere is possibly no word in the English language better suited to inducing daydreams than the word “future.” Some see the word and immediately think of robots and flying cars, while others envision paperwork being completely replaced by digital programs. Whatever the case, we all can agree that the world changes rapidly, and the future of the workplace is one that will not be the same as it is today. There have been many predictions in the media about the future of the workplace; let’s take a look at what’s real and what’s just hype. Continue reading

3 Ways to Win in the Denver Tech Sector

Denver Tech SectorSeizing the right job rarely happens on a whim. Successful job seekers know when and where to find their own slice of the prosperity pie. Even in the vibrant Denver tech sector, jobs are never a guarantee. However, jobs can be made easier to find when you have the right information.

In most cases, getting the information you need about hot tech skills and thriving local industries requires hours of research and clever networking. Thankfully for you, we’ve already put in that effort. Through our daily contact with startups, small businesses, and mid-sized companies, we have the inside scoop on what you need to become Denver’s hottest commodity. Here’s what matters to Denver businesses right now: Continue reading