Effective Strategies to Improve Onboarding for Cybersecurity Talent

Sourcing, demand, and effectively hiring cybersecurity professionals remains a challenging practice. However, onboarding new cybersecurity hires plays an integral role in their subsequent performance and success with your company. A well-planned and implemented onboarding process also helps you retain employees for the long haul. In a nutshell, your business should take a [...]

2022-04-18T00:51:02-04:00

6 Revealing Interview Questions to Ask IT Professionals

When recruiting for IT-specific roles, it is imperative to consider more than the candidate's technical qualifications. Soft skills such as collaboration and initiative, for instance, are often unequivocally essential, as is assessing their analytical skills and their understanding of your end service or product. So, what makes an IT professional a good [...]

2022-04-18T00:40:53-04:00

Top Cybersecurity Job Trends for 2022

To protect data and reduce cyberattacks, organizations need skilled professionals who can ensure the safety of computer networks and business information. Data is generated and analyzed at a much faster pace than ever before. Moreover, there is a greater-than-ever need to safeguard it since many business processes now depend on the availability [...]

2022-03-07T00:09:17-05:00

Cybersecurity Employers Prefer Skills Above Degrees

Cybersecurity is one of the fastest-growing industries that offers lucrative employment opportunities, competitive salaries, and unique work environments. And to top it all off, employers in this niche want to hire real talent instead of degrees. According to the Jobs of Tomorrow report by Forum, experts anticipate a quick influx of jobs [...]

2022-02-28T23:20:52-05:00

Potential Barriers That Keep Women and Minorities from Pursuing Careers in Cybersecurity

There is no denying that tech companies are predominantly male, white, and Asian. The IT industry has yet to accommodate women, people of color, and other marginalized groups in the workplace. This absence of diversity could be attributed to the many barriers that prevent these diverse groups of people from pursuing careers [...]

2022-02-17T22:55:51-05:00

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
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