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How Engineers Think Differently and Why It’s So Helpful

Most successful leaders and engineers share something in common. They are integrative thinkers that know how to turn opposing ideas into better solutions by using elements of each one. It’s this way of thinking that helps them improve upon existing designs. Let’s take a closer look at how engineers think differently and [...]

2021-04-01T10:41:31-04:00

Why Building Diversity is Critical for Your IT Workforce

Building diversity is critical for any IT workforce. It all starts with overcoming unconscious bias during the hiring process. If you only hire candidates that look and think like you do, then you will never realize the significant benefits of diversity. It is important to remember that diversity goes beyond race and [...]

2021-03-04T09:50:26-05:00

Virtual Interview Tips: How to Nail Your Virtual Interview

Real-time video interviewing is growing in popularity as a screening tool for cybersecurity jobs because it’s more time and cost efficient. Still, it takes a specialized approach to really nail a virtual interview since it’s such a unique experience. For instance, it can be more challenging to make a positive first impression [...]

2021-03-04T09:43:50-05:00

Take Steps to Prioritize Mental Health in the Workplace

While mental health in the workplace should always be a priority, it is even more important now that we are a year into a global pandemic. Millions of people have seen their depression and anxiety intensify because of social isolation, stress about family members’ health, grief, financial worries, and more, while some [...]

2021-01-29T12:42:35-05:00

IT and Cybersecurity Challenges Leaders Will Face in 2021

Tech companies will face many challenges this year as leaders continue to deal with the ramifications of the ongoing pandemic and the rapid increase of remote workers. From budget constraints to the dark web, here are some of the biggest IT and cybersecurity challenges leaders will have to content with this year. [...]

2021-01-29T12:35:03-05:00

Advantages of Having a Remote Security Workforce

In the past, the cybersecurity field has resisted the move toward remote workers more than other industries. From cost efficiency to social distancing, the ongoing pandemic has made it harder to ignore the benefits of remote workers. Here are some of the most notable advantages of having a remote security workforce. Access [...]

2021-01-07T11:54:41-05:00

How to Create an Effective Onboarding Strategy

Onboarding is the process of assimilating new employees into a company. In IT, a successful onboarding strategy can help new hires understand the role they will play in the company and learn about company policies and objectives. Equally important, onboarding can make new employees feel like they are part of the team. [...]

2020-12-03T09:57:40-05:00

Rewards of Working in Cybersecurity

Most people know that cybersecurity is a popular field that pays well, but there are many other benefits to working in cybersecurity besides compensation. From work-life balance to opportunities for growth, here are some of the top rewards of working in cybersecurity. High Demand Cybersecurity skills are highly sought after, and the [...]

2020-12-03T14:52:07-05:00

5 Tech Advancements Transforming Industries

The evolution in technology in recent years has turned the world on its head. Changes in technology have affected every facet of business from manufacturing to the service industry. The tech industry itself is also changing daily. These five tech advancements have transformed numerous industries over the past decade. Information Security (InfoSec) [...]

2020-11-02T16:40:09-05:00

What IT Professionals Are Looking for And How to Attract Them

Top professionals in IT aren’t looking to work for just any company. They want the best of the best. Stars are looking for companies that invest in technology, provide flexible work arrangements, and facilitate opportunities for career progression. Below we'll cover what IT professionals are looking for and how to attract them. [...]

2020-11-02T15:56:05-05:00