Tech Unemployment Hits 19-Year Low

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Tech unemployment hasn’t been this low since the turn of the
century, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data crunched by
CompTIA.

As of May, tech’s unemployment rate sat at 1.3 percent. “There is now the very real …

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Buzzwords in Tech Hiring: Which Grab Managers’ Attention?

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While repeatedly dropping overused buzzwords during the hiring process is not the best way to impress a hiring manager, referencing hot technologies, in-demand skills and essential experience will make you sound knowledgeable. And if hiring managers think you’ll add value …

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Applying for Jobs? Don’t Do These 3 Things

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Applying for jobs can be daunting and time-consuming. The tech interview and hiring process often takes weeks (or months!), and there’s no guarantee of success. But you can make life easier on yourself throughout… so long as you avoid these …

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Big Banks’ Technology Jobs Aren’t What You Expect

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If you thought big banks are such big spenders on technology that they’re actually “tech companies” in disguise, you might want to take a long, hard look at some of the recent reports coming out of UBS’s Evidence Lab. In the …

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How To Answer “Are You Willing to Relocate?”

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It’s been a long road! You’ve spent time assessing your past careers, what you’ve enjoyed and not enjoyed about your previous jobs. You determined your best career path, and you’ve taken the necessary steps to achieve the training and level of …

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4 Myths About Networking You Have to Stop Believing

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“I hate networking.”

I hear this phrase when working with clients all too frequently, and it’s usually accompanied by the person claiming they’re not good at networking and need to find a way around it, because it’s simply not going …

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Data Engineer, Data Analyst, Data Scientist: What’s the Difference?

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If you want to make sure you don’t lose your job in the next five years, you probably want to know something about Big Data, or even switch to a data-related career. But what do Big Data jobs entail?

Speaking …

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Python Still Swallowing R, Groovy Blasts Into Top 20: TIOBE

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The TIOBE Index for July is out, and there’s not much movement at the top of the leaderboard. Python has usurped C++ for third place, which is actually impressive; plus, it ate or slithered past a few popular languages to …

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Poor Training, Lack of Skills Leave Older Workers Behind: Study

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A new study from Docebo suggests professionals across the world want to learn skills to help them at work… but the training just isn’t there.

Baby Boomers are most affected: 40 percent of older pros in the United Kingdom and …

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Python: Most Studied Language Among Developers

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Python is the most-studied language among developers, with 27 percent of respondents to a recent JetBrains survey saying they’ve either started or continued to learn it in the past year.

While Python isn’t the most-used language among those developers/respondents (that …

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