From cars that drive themselves to diagnosing cancer with the snap of a smartphone camera, the world as we know it is set to undergo drastic change in the decade to come thanks to rapid advancement in the field of artificial intelligence, or AI. AI refers to the field of computer science that is focused […]
About Joanna Mamo
Joanna is a successful veteran of the Recruitment profession with over 15 years of experience specializing on IT positions. She has successfully completed hundreds of successful searches, helping professionals grow and advance in their careers. When she is not matching people with opportunities, you can find her creating art pieces and practising her photography.
Entries by Joanna Mamo
IT is a constantly growing field. Whether it’s the development of new software programs or the refinement of the hardware upon which they run, the field is in a constant state of evolution. Some changes are minor, like a way to squeeze just a bit more processing speed out of your network, and some are […]
Outsourcing is a popular business practice, and it often makes sense to outsource business functions. Information technology functions are no exception. CIOs can outsource many IT services to providers. In the past, CIOs relied on a single provider for their outsourcing needs. These days, that’s changing. More CIOs now plan to move towards a multi-provider model of […]
Skills shortages are very common in IT, and they’re only getting worse. Nearly six in ten CIOs now think skills shortages will prevent their companies from keeping up with the competition. CIOs struggle to find the top talent they need. Here’s what IT talent scarcity means for your business. Hiring Has to Come Before IT […]
Sometimes, it can feel like all the great developers are hiding. When you post a job ad, you get swamped with resumes from unqualified applicants. If you receive a promising application, the candidate may perform poorly in the interview. It can feel impossible to hire the talented developers you need for your team. You need […]
IT recruitment can be a perplexing process for many hiring managers. The field represents a bold new frontier for many HR professionals, and their methods are often woefully inadequate as a result. Specialists in the IT field are in high demand, so companies need to offer a clear direction and plenty of incentives to draw […]
Hiring is one of those rare practices that never gets any easier, even if you do it a lot. Managers have to choose the best candidate for a task with which they may be unfamiliar, and recruitment methods change with every passing year. Time and resource constraints can amplify these problems and make them seem […]
Information technology is a promising industry, no matter what your specialty is within the industry. Demand for professionals in this field has grown by 40 percent year over year in the U.S., while unemployment sat at a record low of 2.6 percent in 2015. Confidence in the industry has continued to increase, while its workforce […]
A quick Google search will lead you to dozens of lists with must-ask interview questions, but when you’re screening IT professionals, you should be industry-specific. IT professionals have a specialized skill set, so the interview should have a number of pointed questions to reflect that.
Finding strong, skilled IT applicants can be a stressful job. The IT department is an integral part of any workforce, so a lot relies on building a solid and talented team of IT professionals. As you go about IT staffing, it’s important to make sure you are in contact with the best candidates, and that […]