Entries by McLean Thompson

What you need to know about hiring software developers

Software developers have become one of the most sought after professions over the past couple of years. Even businesses that do not specialize in producing software have found a need for them, and as a result, the demand is higher than ever. Companies that want to bring in the best developers must find a way […]

Go further (and faster) with DevOps

Due to the ever-changing nature of the business world, new roles are consistently being created and rising to prominence. As the needs of a business change, new roles are required to best fit those needs. One such role that has grown in popularity over the past few years is that of DevOps. There are several […]

Why you should perform assessments for every job candidate

The hiring of employees is one of the most critical responsibilities for any manager. Hiring a good employee can help lead your company towards long term success, while hiring a bad one can lead to problems. This goes for every position, from entry-level jobs all the way up to CEOs, meaning that every opening needs […]

2017 is looking bright for IT job seekers

If you are considering a career change, there has never been a better time to look into IT. With the Internet becoming more ingrained in our society each day, and as organizations come to rely on computer systems even more, trained and qualified professionals who can work with these technologies are in high demand. These […]

Know the dos and don’ts of checking references before you hire

One of the key components of any candidate interview is checking references listed on their resume and/or application. A candidate’s past performance is a strong indicator to how well they will do with future roles, making the reference check of the utmost importance. However, checking a reference requires more than simply calling past employers and […]