Here are the Top Tips & How-Tos of the Week for Buffalo, NY IT Pros (Nov. 10th) as based on the story’s likes, shares, and interactions from our social media sites. The content provided is mainly for Buffalo-Based IT Professionals to help keep them informed as they continue to impact and grow Buffalo’s tech reputation. Lighthouse Technology Services provides IT Staffing Services and Business Tech Support for businesses in the Buffalo area.
Rumors of Moore’s Law’s demise have been slightly exaggerated. Advances in computing power, data analytics, the cloud and other technologies just keep marching on — albeit a bit slower. But as enterprises become more data-driven, it’s not the hardware or the infrastructure that’s at issue. It’s the fact that tech pros with skills relating to organizing, analyzing and securing that data are increasingly harder to find. “We’re all familiar with Moore’s Law, and what we’re seeing is that as computing power increases over time, there’s a huge influx of data being generated. Read More
Your resume is an extension of you professionally, and to some extent personally, and because you only have one chance to create that best first impression on paper, make sure it counts in a big way. Before you actually get an interview, an employer has to value your resume enough to want to pick up the phone. Here are a few secrets to the making of an eye-catching project management resume that will get employers calling. First impressions start with a resume that is visually clean and easy on the eyes. Read More
In the enterprise, the software developer often is an unusual employee, one that’s half technologist and half creative pro. While many organizations standardize on development environments, others leave the choice of editor and organizer up to the individual programmer. If your company falls into the latter category, or if you are an IT executive helping teams choose the tools, there is a plethora of free options. Whether the team you’re working with is large or small, there are tools that you need in order to get your job done. Read More
This election has been more about style than substance, more about the candidates’ pasts than their plans, more personal attacks than policy proposals. Even the debates, where the moderators attempt to discuss issues in need of decisions and actions, have been more notable for the ferocity of attacks than the shrewdness of the strategies. In an election where hackers have played a prominent role in revealing embarrassing information about Democratic leaders, to the point that the bad actors are suspected of trying to influence…Read More
One of the most common reasons companies give for their lack of diversity is a lack of qualified candidates from underrepresented groups. Lack of qualified candidates not only limits diversity in attracting and hiring talent, it slows down the entire process. In 2015 the Bersin by Deloitte Talent Acquisition Factbook reported it took 52 days to fill a position, up from 48 days in 2011. But there’s a simple way to boost the volume of your pipeline and get qualified candidates hired and delivering business value faster: Remove gender-biased language from your job descriptions. Read More
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