With the U.S. unemployment rate at a record low, hiring competition is fierce and HR teams are scrambling to attract top talent. To gain an edge, companies are searching for the best job perks that they can offer to better attract (and retain) top talent.
Over the last decade, employees’ preferences have rapidly evolved. The best companies are shifting the job benefits they offer to keep up. While these perks aren’t the only way to attract the best employees, most candidates will strongly consider benefits before accepting a job offer….
Before That Next Tech Job Interview…
Landing a job in the tech industry can be tricky to navigate. Before you head into any tech job interview, it’s important to be prepared so you can put your best foot forward. Here are five things to keep in mind before your interview that will help you land the tech job of your dreams.
Update Your Online Presence
It’s important to be aware of your social media before you start interviewing for tech jobs, especially your LinkedIn profile….
A recent survey found that nearly three in four employers admit to having hired the wrong person for a position. Have you ever experienced this costly mistake? Hiring the right people is critical for the success of any business, and yet, so many continue to make poor hiring decisions. So, why do we make poor hiring decisions in the first place, and how can we avoid doing so in the future?
First, you need to understand the true cost of hiring the wrong person….
When an organization needs to get a job done, they have two main options: staff augmentation or project based consulting. As technology and automation become more sophisticated and skills become more specialized, we’re seeing a slow and steady shift towards the latter. What are the implications of this change, and how can organizations make a choice that will generate the most value for their business?
In this blog post, we will explore this exciting shift and help organizations make an informed decision between talent augmentation and project based consulting….
“Big companies say “innovation, let’s do do that!” But they overlook how culture weighs into their ability to successfully innovate. The first thing corporate innovation teams do is build out cool office space and tell everyone to wear t-shirts to work–but that has nothing to do with innovation. To innovate, you need a passion for solving a problem.” – K.P. Reddy, Founder at Shadow Ventures
It’s a good time to be in BuiltTech. Thanks to a recent construction boom, opportunities abound in the property and construction industries….
“Technology without the larger context of the business and the environment in which it will be implemented is useless. You need to understand technology within the context of law, markets, privacy, and trust—and all other factors that influence its function.” – Ben Gaucherin, CIO at Harvard University
Business is evolving at the speed of tech, and if you want your organization to keep up, you’ll need a talented team of techies to help you get there….
Unless you live under a rock, you know that there is a rapid shift happening in the world of work. Thanks to ever-evolving technology and the ability to conduct business online, telecommuting has gone from distant pipe dream to a modern-day reality. Employers are building teams of their dreams, drawing from a global pool of top talent.
Virtual work options are a natural fit for the tech industry, but building a remote tech team comes with its own unique challenges….
Today, we’re taking you behind-the-scenes of an exciting, new(ish) opportunity to innovate. According to a 2016 report by Boston Consulting Group, “the construction industry has undergone no major disruptive changes and has been slow at technology development.” Thankfully, one serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist in Atlanta is working to change that.
Meet K.P.: The Godfather of Atlanta BuiltTech
K.P. Reddy, best-selling author of What You Know About Startups is Wrong, is a master of disruptive innovation….
In an increasingly interconnected and digital world, the demand for skilled IT professionals is increasing exponentially. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, IT employment is projected to grow by a staggering 13% between 2016 and 2026. As the fifth largest IT employment cluster in the U.S., Georgia is crawling with high-tech talent, but competition amongst potential employers is fierce.
So, how can you stand out and hire the strongest team for your IT department?…
Ready to land your dream UX design job?
Good news—UX design is the fastest growing field in tech. According to a recent study by Adobe, 87% of managers cite hiring UX designers to be a top priority in the year ahead and 73% plan to double their UX design staff in the next five years. Looking to take advantage of this demand and land your dream UX design job? Today, we’re going behind the scenes with 3Ci’s Managing Director, Matt Galla, to give you insight into exactly what today’s Fortune 500s are looking for….