IT Trends in 2015

While the IT industry has been experiencing a “boom” the last decade or so, there are particular advances and developments that IT executives see taking over in 2015. Whether it is a management software analytics tools, many recent surveys are indicating these trends that will take the IT world, especially in NYC by storm before

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Finding the Work-Life Balance

With the evolution of technology over the last two decades, work and workers are now seemingly accessible around-the-clock. The problem is that this constant connectivity has created an imbalance in the relationship between work and personal time. A recent study by the Harvard Business Review reported that 94% of people surveyed work at least 50

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Where to Start 2015

As you gear up for 2015 and you start to consider the various job possibilities for the coming year, you may reflect as to what industries you did or did not enjoy working within in 2014. Perhaps you found a new passion in retail IT but decided that financial services IT was definitely not for

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New Year, New Job

With the year coming to an end, many of us are thinking about resolutions and goals for 2015. As a consultant or contractor, this oftentimes includes scoping out and planning for upcoming jobs that you may be interested in in the coming year. Maybe there was an industry you didn’t enjoy too much in 2014

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Make the Most of Your IT Temp Work

It used to be that contracted and temp work in NYC was most popular around the holidays, with extra team positions needed or admin positions filled in absences of permanent workers. However, with the ever-changing workforces and economy, contracted work has made its way into the permanent infrastructure of many companies. Businesses have come to

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Is This The Job For Me?

Finally! The interview went well, the job description fits just what you are looking for. It seems as though you may have found the perfect job. And now, the offer phone call has come – you could not be more pleased. Not so fast though… Even though this may seem like the perfect IT job

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Sell Yourself to Employers

In the early 2000s it may have been easy to nail down any IT job by simply submitting your resume to potential employers. Maybe you even added a cover letter, too. However, in this day, getting your dream IT job is a little more difficult than in the past. It definitely takes more to convince

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How To Keep Busy Between IT Jobs

In the IT and other tech fields it is not uncommon for professionals to have gaps in their resumes between jobs. Moving from one job to the next is typical, even expected as an IT professional; however, potential employers and the staffing firms they use to sift through potential candidates are going to be extremely

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Is IT Consulting the Job for You?

For some people, being a full-time, steady employee is what works for them. They enjoy the consistency and reliability of a full-time job in a particular industry. However, there are some “employees” that tire of this monotony and begin to consider a career as a consultant. They crave the flexibility and comfort of dictating your

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Virtual Volunteers

Being in the IT world, it is not uncommon for professionals to hop from job to job as their services are needed. These jobs can vary by project scope and industry. One month you may be working for a financial services firm IT department and the next, a healthcare provider. The great thing about being

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