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 and attended by myself and Eric Adams from EdgeLink. The location was great, as beautiful aquariums filled with various sea life surrounded us at every turn outside of the meeting room. Continue reading
Beginning 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
As many people already know and even more are finding out, Denver is an amazing city. The mountains, cleanliness, safety, and affordability of the area lure new residents in, and the 2.9% overall unemployment rate makes it easy to stay. It recently ranked #2 on a list of the best U.S. cities for job seekers for these reasons, and just so happens to be a mecca for tech workers. Forget Silicon Valley; here’s why Denver is one of the best places for tech jobs in 2017. Continue reading
Denver’s recognition as a hotspot for IT professionals has helped keep our local market dynamic. Our average IT salary is at about $94,940 and many diverse technical professionals can find work for competitive wages.
Like the rest of the nation, we are also seeing a rise in contingent IT workers, a group that is becoming an evergreen part of the talent landscape.
What types of businesses are IT contractors in Denver the most valuable and which types of IT positions can expect the greatest demand? Continue reading