“Many IT professionals are frustrated when they land at an exciting company only to find a horribly outdated tech stack with no plans to update,” said Elizabeth Becker, a partner in the South Florida based IT staffing firm, PROTECH. “Although you may have opportunities to grow in the areas of salary and benefits, your skills will become less desirable in the industry.”
There has been momentous push to highlight gender inequality within tech, yet the question still remains: Why are there so few women in tech leadership roles?
Silicon Valley and the tech industry on a whole has a long-standing problem with diversity and inclusion. It’s an issue that’s often swept under the rug with many tech leaders simply claiming they hire the best, and if they happen to be male and white, that’s just how it is.
PROTECH Expert featured on “30 Experts Share The Most Common Misconceptions About Working From Home (Hint: It’s Not All Fun in PJs)” – Kununu
People thing you’re less productive working from home. In reality, working from home results in greater productivity vs working in an office. Think about all those times you have spent chatting with coworkers – you don’t have that luxury at home and that extra time becomes time spent doing work.
With the tech space constantly changing and digital startups grabbing more and more revenues from more established companies, CIOs of today need to be more focused than ever on driving digital change. There has never been a better – or more exciting time – to be a CIO.
Few jobs today offer old-fashioned banker’s hours, but prospective employees want a sense of the expectations—and once hired, they want companies to deliver. Development sprints and deadlines are a fact of life in the tech world, and employees understand there will be times they need to work late. “But when it happens regularly day in and day out, that’s when employees get burned out,” says Elizabeth Becker, a PROTECH client partner. “They see it as a breakdown in management.”
Alphabet’s ‘other bets’ start looking like better bets, Microsoft ascends to the clouds and Trump enlists more titans of tech. And if you’re a billionaire prepper, Middle Earth apparently looks like a pretty good escape route.
The Recruiting Reel: Bad Recruiting Habits You Should Stop Right Now (With Elizabeth Becker) – Featured on Fox Business
We all have bad habits. For example, some of us chew our nails, and some of us check our phones too many times in a day. But when your hiring process suffers from counterproductive, harmful tendencies, it’s time to make a change. This week, our featured expert, Elizabeth Becker, shares her insights on the topic of bad recruiting habits.
Recruiters associate the quality of your photo with your level of intent on finding on a job. “I’m looking for a professional and approachable photo,” says Elizabeth Becker, a recruitment manager for IT staffing firm PROTECH.
The Star Wars craze looks like it has ended, for passwords at least, but some of our old favorites including 123456 and qwerty remain at the top of the worst passwords of 2016 list. New list additions included “mynoob” and “google” and the lucky seven 7’s (7777777). It may be lucky in Vegas, but not quite so lucky if you want to keep hackers out of your account.