Your tech job just laid you off. Now what
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 by Matt Martin
Between March 11th and May 31st more than 600 startups have let nearly 60,000 employees go, according to Layoffs.fyi. If you’re among those, my sincere condolences. This guide should help you avoid some common pitfalls and help you get back on your feet as quickly as possible.
If you’re still employed, now is a good time to get a game-plan together for wh...
Tech salaries in 2019 report is out
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by Richard Harris
Career marketplace Hired released its fourth annual State of Salaries research report. The data looks at tech salaries in top global business hubs and analyzes how they’ve changed, how they fare when considering the cost of living, which industries pay the most, and how race and age impact compensation.
Other cities are giving SF a run for its money
App developer and software jobs might be declining says new report
Thursday, January 17, 2019 by Richard Harris
If your title is app developer, or work if you work in the software development field and are starting to feel like the Jedi are dying off - you might be on to something.
According to a new report put out by Freelancer.com, the software developer job title, and a few others including app developer, and app designer, have seen a dramatic decrease in popularity since l...
Software engineering interview preparation
Monday, May 21, 2018 by Tigran Sloyan
Preparing for a software engineer interview can be a daunting task. Not only do you have to prepare answers on standard questions about strengths, weaknesses, and why you want a particular job, but you also have to demonstrate proficiency in specific skills - you have to prove your coding chops.This isn’t easy when you don’t know what types of problems you will be asked...
The most loved and hated programming languages
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 by Richard Harris
Stack Overflow has released the Stack Overflow Annual Developer Survey results. With more than 100,000 responses from coders in 184 countries and dependent territories, it is the most extensive survey of the programmer workforce to date.The 2018 survey offers vital insights for businesses looking to understand, hire, engage, and enable the world's developers - shedding ...
Bitcoin job skills are hot says latest report
Monday, February 12, 2018 by Richard Harris
Upwork has released its newest quarterly index of the hottest skills in the U.S. freelance job market. The Upwork Skills Index ranks the site’s 20 fastest-growing skills in a quarterly series that sheds light on new and emerging skills as an indication of hot freelance job market trends. According to a recent study, 57.3 million Americans (36 percent of the U.S. workfor...
Lowcode app development considerations
Friday, September 8, 2017 by Richard Harris
Love them or hate them, low-code platforms have made some notable impacts in the enterprise mobile app software development industry. The simple ease of use and low costs of such platforms at the expense of some creative freedoms has proven to be a revolutionary practice.That's why we sat down and had a chat with the experts to learn more on how low-code fares in the pr...
Endpoint Systems is utilizing the new Google Jobs API
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
Endpoint Systems, a systems integrator and developer of service and API software solutions, has announced it will offer services to help companies migrate and integrate their systems with Google’s recently unveiled Jobs API platform. Google announced in May that it will be launching a job search engine in the U.S. that will leverage their existing technologies to offer ...
QuickBase predicts that developers are going to be redefined in 2017
Thursday, December 29, 2016 by Richard Harris
Editors note: 2017 Predictions from John Carione, Product and Corporate Marketing Leader at QuickBase
Agility 2.0: a new era of decision-making in the enterprise emerges.
Agile methodologies have completely changed how companies evaluate and implement technology solutions. In 2017, we’ll see a new wave of agile thinking enter the ent...
Udacity Blitz aims to connect companies with top engineers
Thursday, November 17, 2016 by Christian Hargrave
Udacity Blitz is announcing a new service directly connecting companies with top engineers who develop and fully manage custom software projects. Udacity Blitz teams build mobile apps, websites, and data services for innovative companies that need to move fast and get quality results. Companies have the option to hire Udacity Blitz engineers (called Blitzers) for their ...
Chatting with HackerRank: Which country would win the coding Olympics
Monday, September 19, 2016 by Richard Harris
We recently visited with Dr. Heraldo Memelli, Lead Technical Content Manager, HackerRank, about how their platform helps companies find the right developers based on coding skills, and the results from a recent survey. ADM: Tell us about your recent study.Memelli: Developers come to our platform to learn, practice and earn jobs based on their coding skil...
The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority Seeks Proposals to Develop App
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 by Richard Harris
The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority (“Authority”) seeks proposals from firms or individuals interested in collaborating with the Authority to develop and implement a mobile application to order, purchase, deliver, and pick-up food/beverage/retail products (“Mobile Application Solution”) for customers in an airport environment at the San Diego International A...
One in Five Companies in the US Plan to Expand IT Departments in Second Half of 2016
Friday, June 24, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
A recent survey by Robert Half Technology, IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report, indicates that 21% of CIO’s are planning to expand their technology hiring in the second half of 2016. The hiring forecast is based on telephone interviews with over 2,500 CIOs from 25 major U.S. markets who were asked to provide a six-month hiring outlook.The survey shows that sixty-t...
Developers Dominate for Highest Paying Tech Jobs as Market Continues to Grow
Friday, May 13, 2016 by Richard Harris
A recent Forbes report shows that developers lead the way in overall compensation among tech jobs. In fact, the report shows that the top ten highest paying jobs are all for developer employment covering popular technologies and programming skills.Here are the ten paying developer jobs with average salaries offered in the Forbes report:Software Architect – $116,267...
Developers See Significantly Higher Salaries Based On Advanced Experience
Thursday, May 12, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
As a developer, it definitely pays to have experience. According to analysis provided by Payscale, experienced software developers see significantly higher salaries. In demonstrating how experience affects salaries, Payscale provides the following based on the career path for developers: Late-Career - 39% above averageExperienced - 29% above averageMid-Career...
A College Education May Make the Difference for Developer Hiring
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 by Richard Harris
Developers who have a college degree could have a leg up on those who don’t according to a report from Burning Glass, a job market analytics company that uses artificial intelligence technology to analyze hundreds of millions of job postings and real-life career transitions to provide insight into labor market patterns.The company says that, according to its research in...
RedHat Shows Mobile Developers Continue to Be in High Demand
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 by Richard Harris
According to a recent survey, the mobile developer job market should continue to heat up as 50 percent of organizations plan to hire for mobile positions this year. Of those organizations, 32 percent are focused on skills related to front-end development, with 27 percent looking for back-end integration skills and 15 percent seeking DevOps for mobile. Nine percent of or...
Monday, March 16, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
The job market for developers continues to sizzle as companies ramp up hiring to meet expanding needs for a number of growing markets. Each week the Hired.com platform, which connects developers with job offers from top companies, analyzes the results of company engagement with developers on its platform. Due to the large number of companies actively recruiting on ...
New Study Shows that 80 percent of Manufacturers Will Develop an Enterprise Mobile App This Year
Monday, August 19, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
If you can’t find an enterprise contract gig or a full time job as an app developer, it’s not because the opportunities aren’t out there. It seems that every week a new report comes out that organizations are looking to create new apps, corporate app stores and are examining ever increasing ways to mobilize their operations.
Manufacturing Insights has published a new r...