January 2, 2014
.NET, JAVA, PHP Developer Job Salaries in Arizona are increasing.
What must employers offer candidates to attract top talent?
Tech salaries are on the rise and Arizona is keeping pace. According to the latest available figures from the US Bureau of Labor statistics, the average salary for a software engineer in Arizona is just over $89,000 which places the state at a solid 16th highest nationwide. Average Phoenix area salaries for specific disciplines are as follows:
c# .net developer
front end developer
php java developer
senior software developer
December 29, 2013
There are many reasons why using a recruiter to help you find your next job is a smart idea. The three most important are simple: recruiters save you time, effort, and money. Here is how working with a recruiter can help you come out on top in more ways than just the job front:
Recruiters are well versed in all things employment. Recruiters have been working in the IT industry for many years. They have the resources and contacts that allow them to find the employers looking for your skill set….
December 23, 2013
The birds are chirping, and there is a crisp breeze in the air. You awake to what should be a fantastic day. But wait, it is MONDAY, and the only thing on your mind is that long commute, the mad rush to get out of the house, and then the 8+ hours that you have to endure at your “work”. You start to think about all the “work” that you have been buried under, the lack of support, the crazy hours
December 19, 2013
When organizations successfully engage their workers, they experience a 240% boost in performance-related business outcomes.
To fully engage your development team, you should strive to get them emotionally invested in their projects. Here are some tips on how to do this:…
The process starts with you. To build an emotional investment in a project, requires that you believe in it 100%. This will “rub off” on others. Talk about the project with knowledge, clarity and passion. When you let the development team see how much you believe in the project, they will believe in it to.
December 10, 2013
IT managers are logging the same complaint over and over: they cannot seem to retain their top staff for as long as they’d like, and their offices are suffering for it. Retaining your top talent saves you money (as you do not have to spend money on hiring, training and onboarding a new employee) and time, maintains equilibrium within your staff and helps you achieve your goals more efficiently. Small changes can increase your employees’ loyalty and boost the morale of the team so that you can all operate optimally….
December 1, 2013
I remember it like it was yesterday….. the birth of Tech Finders…my baby. Today my baby is fifteen. Looking back, there are many things that have changed:
February 28, 2013
When evaluating prospective candidates, employers frequently look to the certifications that the candidate may have earned as a measure of excellence and commitment to quality. They are willing to pay for these certifications.
Four of the top IT certifications that can boost your career include:…
Project Management Professional (PMP) is viewed as the most important certification for project managers. It highly sought after and employees who have earned this credential can earn over $100K a year.
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is considered the “gold standard” in information security certifications and education.
February 25, 2013
Everyone has heard the story. Amy’s Baking Company thought that they had the marketing coup of 2013 when they were offered the chance to be featured on Kitchen Nightmares with Gordon Ramsay. However, their joyous success quickly turned into a true kitchen nightmare …much of it through the owners’ own doing. After Ramsay abandoned them on the show, the owners allegedly turned to social media to defend and justify their behavior through a series of vitriolic Facebook posts and Yelp review responses….
February 24, 2013
If you are searching for ways to hone your skill set and increase your hireability, an excellent option is training and education. Training in a specialization or increasing your working knowledge of relevant advances in your industry is a particularly helpful method of increasing your own hireability and professional worth, as well as helps your resume to stand out from the crowd when submitting for contract work. Contract work helps you expand your skill set and connects you with people at different companies and corporations in your industry, and can make you a more sought-after candidate and put you at the forefront for the most choice opportunities….
February 23, 2013
Once you have passed through the initial phone (i.e. screening) interview, your next step is a series of face-to-face interviews. However, as an IT professional, you will also have the technical interview to deal with.
The good news is that once you make it to the technical “round”, you have been more than likely placed on the short list of candidates. These interviews are expensive and time-consuming, and they simply will not be given to every applicant.
You must prepare all your interviews by updating and focusing on your resume as well as polishing your appearance and your professional demeanor. …