South Florida is home to a growing tech scene, and as more tech companies plant roots here, diversifying workforces continues to be a concern for many. I asked South Florida technology leaders to share their insight about how they found themselves in the tech space, current challenges facing women in tech and their advice for young women when considering jumping into a high-tech career.
Although we may still be in the infancy stages of trying to great a tech mecca in Florida (and a long way away from becoming ‘Silicon Beach’), it’s exciting to see local companies growing. I asked two HR leaders, Brian Kingston, Director of HR for MC Assembly, and Drew Graef, Expansion Director of KonwBe4, for their advice on hiring and retaining top talent within there organizations as well as any challenges they’re currently facing.
As a client partner at IT staffing firm PROTECH, Elizabeth Becker knows all about the value of an IT degree in today’s workforce. Here’s what she had to say about the job prospects of IT graduates at different academic levels
If you are like most job seekers, you wonder if you are doing the right things to get a new job. You probably wished for insights into the hiring process so you do not lose out on any great opportunities. In this blog, we discuss a problem that many job seekers do not know they even have: they do not make a memorable impression.
Employment Question: My employer requires me to stay after close to lock up, count drawers, etc. but says she isn’t required to pay me for that time spent? Help?
Is it legal for an employer to require an hourly employee to work after hours without pay?
At no other time in U.S. history has the American workforce varied so greatly in age as it does today. In fact, it’s not unheard of for an 18-year-old to work next to someone pushing 70 — and sometimes those two people might even be competing for the same job.