January 29, 2019

5 Tips for Working Smoother with Your Tech Team

Managing a team can be challenging. It can be particularly challenging when managing a tech department if you aren’t extremely knowledgeable about tech yourself. You may have trouble understanding their point of view and their frustrations.

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January 30, 2019

Tips for Overseeing Your Annual Goal Rollout

The new year has begun and soon your company should be rolling out their goals for 2019. This should involve all aspects of management. Human Resources can often be forgotten, but this does a disservice to your company.

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January 22, 2019

What Skills Should You Look for in Tech Specialists?

As mentioned in our last blog, many companies are going to be expanding their IT departments in 2019. Tech teams are expected to get budget increases across many industries. If you’re looking to expand your IT department you may be asking yourself what kind of tech roles there are.

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January 21, 2019

How to Promote Your Product without Sounding Arrogant

Why are you getting beat out by competitors? You know that your company is the best in the business, so, how do you tell your customers that? And how do you tell them without just telling them? In the world of marketing, it’s always best to show, not tell. While confidence in your company is appealing to potential customers, arrogance can quickly turn people away.

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January 14, 2019

Attracting Diverse and Expert Talent to Your Tech Department

As we discussed in last week's post, many tech departments will see budget increases in 2019. Among other boons, this allows many companies to hire the best and brightest minds at more competitive salaries. If you’re overlooking diversity in hiring, you could be missing out on some of the best talent out there.

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January 14, 2019

3 Reasons To Include HR in Business Planning

While human resources may not be the first department you think of when determining your monthly or annual business goals and objectives, the department needs a chair at the planning table. This is becoming more commonly understood in business today. In fact, a 2018 survey CareerBuilder reports that 65% of CEOS believe the opinions of HR leaders matter more to senior management than ever before. Is your company keeping up with this trend?

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January 8, 2019

What Will 2019 Bring for Tech Advancements?

2019 is off and running. Every new year presents an opportunity for the next big innovation or breakthrough. Nowhere is this truer than in the tech industry. Here are a few trends and developments we’ll be watching closely in 2019 to help our companies be more productive and better serve our customers.

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January 7, 2019

How to Become Your Customer’s Go-To Brand

When it comes to your product or service, is your company the first one your customers think about? If not, why? How can you increase your market share and become the go-to brand to solve your customers’ pain points?

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January 2, 2019

JavaScript Concepts Every Manager Should Know

Managers who don’t know the ins and outs of JavaScript but oversee a workforce that does should become familiar with certain phrases and terms related to it. This will not only aid in communication with employees, but will also assist in helping your customers or clients with questions. JavaScript concepts may seem overwhelming, but with a little research you should be able to at least follow a conversation and understand what’s going on.

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January 28, 2019

Qualities of Successful Remote Workers

In previous posts, we’ve discussed the qualities and skills needed to manage a remote workforce (read here). Now, let’s take a closer look at the qualities of a good remote employee. Employees who work from home require a specific skill set and need to possess a particular work ethic and attitudes. You have to be able to trust them to deliver the desired results without the day-to-day oversight that an office worker receives.

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