IT Staffing entries

Why Software And IT Jobs Will Double In 10 Years

In 2017, I made a bold statement: Software and IT jobs in the U.S. will double in 10 years. Three years later, we are ahead of pace. While Covid-19 slowed the pace, it did not derail the technology job growth. I am still confident we will see jobs double from the original date. I am also confident we will see IT and software jobs double from now in 10 years. The same reasons apply, and we have now added a few more that will accelerate things. Each month, my company compiles an economic report based on the Bureau of Labor [...]

Finding And Hiring IT And Software People Is Going To Be Harder

In the months prior to Covid-19, the job market for IT and software people was hot. According to the Department of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for IT people hovered near 2.3% for all of 2019. Even several months into the Covid-19 economy, the IT sector is competing with the legal profession to have the lowest unemployment rate in the country. Prior to Covid-19, companies trying to hire top technical talent were finding it more difficult to do so. As we emerge from the Covid-19 economy to the recovery, it will become even more difficult to find and retain those software and [...]

10 Best IT and Technology Job Search Websites

A common technique for Information Technology workers to find their next employment opportunity is job sites and job boards. While job boards may not have the relevancy they once had, they are still an important meeting ground between employers, recruiters, IT contractors and technology workers. Here are the 10 best IT and technology job search sites so your company can make the best choice on posting your IT and technology jobs or searching for the best IT and technology jobs. There are still thousands of companies listing opportunities and technology jobs. Many of the better jobs boards now blend [...]

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 [...]