Entries by CERS

IT Specialist or Jack of All Trades?

IT professionals typically fall into one of two categories: specialists and generalists. When choosing one path, it can be difficult to move into the other, and most IT pros feel pressure to make a choice very early in their careers. However, IT professionals should take heart. One path is not any better or worse than […]

How to Attract Top IT Talent in South Florida

Traditionally, when we think of hotspots for tech jobs, we think of California, Boston, or even Seattle. However, South Florida has made a significant play as a top region for IT jobs in recent years. The gains have been quiet, capturing very little national attention, but they have been steadily growing. However, despite the changing […]

What you need to know before accepting a counter offer for an IT job

IT talent in South Florida is in high demand, and as a result, IT professionals are becoming much more aggressive in salary negotiations. When an employer accepts your counter offer, it’s usually a good sign. After all, you’re getting exactly what you asked for. However, it’s important to know what you’re getting into. Some employers […]

Start Conducting “Stay” Interviews

Many South Florida companies utilize exit interviews to help them determine why employees move on to new opportunities. However, waiting until someone’s last day to ask them why they were dissatisfied does little to manage employee turnover. A much more successful approach to employee retention is to adopt the practice of “stay interviews.” What is […]

5 IT Certifications That Put You in Demand

The new year is rapidly approaching, and this is the time of year when many South Florida IT professionals think about their career goals. If you’re thinking about growing your career this year, professional certifications can go a long way towards increasing your marketability. However, there are an endless number of IT certifications to choose […]

‘Tis The Season! Tips To Keep Employees Motivated During The Holidays

The holiday season is upon us, and this is the time of year when employees start to become distracted by family visits, holiday shopping, and other seasonal events. This is also the time of year when companies need their employees to buckle down, assessing the current year’s progress and setting goals for the coming year. […]