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NYC is Overtaking Silicon Valley as the Nation’s Top Tech Hub

California's Silicon Valley has been the leading tech hub in the country for many years, but New York City is fast becoming a new competitor for that title. In fact, Saville Tech Cities Index said last year that the Big Apple had already overtaken Silicon Valley as the nation's foremost tech hub and that's saying something, considering the index measures [...]

NYC is Overtaking Silicon Valley as the Nation’s Top Tech Hub

What Are Some of the Top IT Jobs in Cloud Computing?

By 2021, cloud computing is expected to be a $300 billion business. Cloud computing is one of the top growth areas in the IT field as the majority of businesses now utilize the cloud for storage, computing, and analytics. Not only is cloud computing a growing field, but there are talent shortages in this area that mean there are lots [...]

What Are Some of the Top IT Jobs in Cloud Computing?

A Deeper Look at the Technical Support Specialist Role

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the number of high-paying technical support specialist positions will grow 11% faster than average between 2016 and 2026. But what do technical support specialists really do? These computer professionals help over the phone and in-person when users have trouble with logins and when software or sometimes even hardware malfunctions. Some technical support specialists [...]

A Deeper Look at the Technical Support Specialist Role

Top 7 Tech Skills to Land Your Dream Job in 2020

Having the right tech skills is the key to being offered a great job in the IT field. Here are some of the most in demand tech skills for 2020, according to IT World. 1. Amazon Web Services Jobs requiring Amazon Web Services development skills soared 418% in only five years, revealing the demand for this crucial skill. A variety [...]

Top 7 Tech Skills to Land Your Dream Job in 2020

IT Industry Decade in Review

In one short decade, the IT industry has changed tremendously. A decade of economic expansion led to significant adoptions of smartphones, skyrocketing social media use, and machine learning that may be on the cusp of developing into true artificial intelligence. These changes have created many new jobs that didn't exist a decade ago and have transformed the IT industry. Economic [...]

IT Industry Decade in Review

Which IT Jobs Are Robots NOT Stealing in the Coming Years?

A 2017 McKinsey report theorized that about 50% of job activities could be automated by 2030. About six in 10 businesses could automate at least 30% of their activities, but what does this mean for people's actual jobs? Before you panic that the job you are training for won't even exist in a decade or two, it's important to understand [...]

Which IT Jobs Are Robots NOT Stealing in the Coming Years?

Is the Role of a Network Security Analyst Right for You?

Network security analysts are tech employees that plan and implement systems to protect a computer network from viruses and malware that can expose private information or lead to the destruction of the network. While not every business has a network security analyst, there is a growing need for this versatile position. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) says that network [...]

Is the Role of a Network Security Analyst Right for You?

The Pros and Cons of Freelancing as an IT Professional

IT freelancing seems like a dream. You sleep until you're not tired anymore, you get up and make a leisurely breakfast, and then you take your laptop outside and sit in the sun on your patio and get down to business. Another day, you meet your friend for a long lunch and don't have to worry about getting back to [...]

The Pros and Cons of Freelancing as an IT Professional