7 Reasons Why Hiring Managers Say You Are OVERQUALIFIED [Infographic]

7 Reasons Why Hiring Managers Say You Are “OVERQUALIFIED” 1. Employer Is Concerned You Will Not Do Menial Tasks 2. You Are Too Old in Their Eyes 3. Management Is Concerned You Will Get Bored 4. You Are Asking for a Lot of Money 5. You Came Off As Arrogant 6. Management Thinks You Are Taking This as a Stopgap 7. Your Skills and Background are a Threat to Existing Management https://decideconsulting.com/7-reasons-why-hiring-managers-say-you-are-overqualified/

$1,000 STEM Scholarship from Decide Consulting

The Houston-based IT staffing and recruiting agency, Decide Consulting, is offering a $1,000 scholarship to students who have an interest in pursuing a STEM career. Our company understands the value of an education and the need to help students achieve their goal. We also understand the need to have more STEM students. There are over 500,000 open IT and software jobs in the US. The high cost of education, including tuition, housing, and books frequently makes it difficult for many students achieve their STEM dreams. In an effort to makes financial issues a little easier, our company is offering [...]

Why it is a Great Time to Major in Computer Science

“Newly-minted graduates are getting job offers up to $500K.”  Anytime you want to get a room full of college students to perk up and say “Wow!”, just make that statement. (FYI - It works for the Gen X and Boomer crowds also.) Regardless, there is a population of people with new post-graduate degrees who never worked that are earning up to $500K a year. The jobs come with perks and bonuses. It is a small group. Odds are if you are reading this, you are not in it that population. That’s still OK, because for every job paying $500K [...]

2020 IT Salary Survey Released

Decide Consulting has just released it’s 2020 IT Salary survey. We publish data on over 200 IT, software and technical positions such as: Cloud Architects Full Stack Developers DevOps Engineer Chief Information Security Officer Network Engineers Data Scientists Information Systems Security Manager Front-End Web Developer We combined our own CIO / CTO survey results with job board data and cross reference all that with data from the Department of Labor / US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Added together, this is a comprehensive collection of IT, software consulting and technology salary data. How to Use this Guide For IT Workers, [...]

Why You May Regret Taking that Counter Offer

Nowadays, there’s a lot of competition in the IT job market; everyone’s vying to get the job of their dreams and even those who have stable jobs are constantly on the lookout for a better job opportunity. However, despite the hustle bustle of the job market and the allure of a new job, IT employees usually tend to stick with their existing jobs. In fact, the average tenure of an IT software worker is 46 months. So, how does the software sector have such a good employee retention rate? For one, job searching is an arduous and time consuming [...]