Why Consultants Partner with ESP
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Why Consultants Partner with ESP

The modern workforce is an ever-changing amalgam of side-gigs, self-employment, short-term contracts and long-term steady positions. Flexible schedules and competitive pay have become increasingly important to job seekers, and employers are working to offer appealing opportunities to potential employees. ESP works tirelessly in the middle to match the right candidates to the right opportunities. IT…

Interview Tips for Introverted Technology Professionals
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Interview Tips for Introverted Technology Professionals

Over the last hundred years, researchers have looked at the human traits of introversion and extroversion. While introverts and extroverts are believed to exist in equal numbers, extroversion has maintained an unsurprising stronghold on the dialogue. With the advent of social media, however, introversion has become a trending topic online in memes and posts. This…

What Your Tech Stack Needs to Stay Competitive
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What Your Tech Stack Needs to Stay Competitive

A tech stack is the combination of technologies companies use to build and run its applications. It is comprised of programming languages, frameworks, a database, front-end and back-end tools, and applications connected via application programming interfaces (APIs). Investing in your tech stack is an important way to keep company productivity and efficiency high. Read on…

Inclusive Managerial Skills to Empower Employees
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Inclusive Managerial Skills to Empower Employees

Decades into the digital age, global communication has given rise to awareness, connection, important lessons and inspiration. We can see the missteps on the path behind us and imagine a brighter destination ahead. As glass ceilings shatter past perceptions of race, gender, socioeconomic class and disability, the workplace has become a primary meeting place for…

January IT Employment Update

January IT Employment Update

Talent Shortage Continues To Stymie IT Jobs Growth Rate Alexandria, VA, February 9, 2022 – While the economy gave a pleasant surprise with an addition of 467,000 jobs in January (and a sizable bump in December based on the revised numbers) technology-related job gains remained flat. The IT sector added only 4,000 jobs in January….

Inside the Business World’s Budding Love Affair with Data

Inside the Business World’s Budding Love Affair with Data

Especially in the last year, “data” has become nearly synonymous with “truth” in both business and casual conversations. “Show me the data” or “there is no real data” are phrases said by nearly everyone nowadays – but the underlying approach behind this sentiment is still relatively new. Indeed, the business world has fallen in love…

It’s 2022 and, Yes, We’re Still Talking About Optimizing Hybrid Workspaces

It’s 2022 and, Yes, We’re Still Talking About Optimizing Hybrid Workspaces

If your business was ahead of the curve, you may have started discussing hybrid work models before 2020. Early in that year, however, the concept was thrust onto the mainstage – for obvious reasons. Now, those that have not converted to hybrid models, especially technology-based firms, are falling behind the times. Switching to hybrid offers…

December IT Employment Update

December IT Employment Update

IT Jobs Growth Rate Flattens in December Alexandria, VA, February 9, 2022 – In line with a second consecutive month of disappointing national employment numbers, the IT sector added only 2,000 jobs in December. This is a sequential increase of a meager 0.04% to 5,390,300 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the…