How Tech Hiring Has Changed in a Work-From-Home World

How Tech Hiring Has Changed in a Work-From-Home World

Today’s world of work is almost unrecognizable compared with the one from just two years ago. Sure, we’ve all found a way to soldier on and keep projects moving from the comfort of our home offices, achieving some small sense of regularity, but have you ever considered the implications of the work-from-home boom? Consider this:…

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A Rewarding Evening at The Ireland Funds’ 38th Annual Boston Gala

At BridgeView IT, we support a of number of wonderful non-profits throughout the year. The Ireland Funds is one of those non-profits. Recently, I had the privilege of attending their 38th Annual Boston Gala, which is typically one of their largest events on the calendar. The event was a fun and exciting way to encourage…

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Improving the Employee Experience: What Makes People Feel Valued at Work?

Employees are the lifeblood of any business. Their productivity (or lack thereof) can singlehandedly put a company in the black or red in any given quarter. However, in order to perform at their peak, people need to feel valued at their job. Unfortunately, only 34% of U.S. workers are engaged at work. Today’s workforce is…

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Technologists and Salary History Bans: Understanding Your Rights

Published on January 9th, 2019 As an in-demand technologist, do you know your rights when interviewing for your next career move? Salary history bans are sweeping across the nation, forcing employers to modify how they recruit and requiring candidates like you to stay up-to-date on the latest laws. Here in Boston, we’re helping professionals navigate…

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Is the Cloud Finally Secure?

Published on August 15th, 2018 The cloud is by no means new. Countless companies have implemented it into business operations for the many benefits it brings. 87% of those who moved to the cloud did so to improve productivity, while 81% say they did so to save costs. However, many business leaders are still hesitant…

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Is Your Recruitment Process Holding Back Your Technology Hiring?

64% of recruiters say their top challenge is the skills shortage. Are you one of them? If it seems like there are never enough qualified technologists available for your open roles, that’s because there aren’t. The ultra-low industry unemployment rate means the skills shortage is a challenge for everyone. However, there are effective recruiting strategies…

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The Biggest Tech Skills for 2018

Published on May 22nd, 2018 The technology sector is in the midst of a five-year run of historically low unemployment, with the most recent industry unemployment rate clocking in at 2.4%. Open roles vastly outnumber available technologists, and that makes finding the right technology talent for your business a challenge at best. However, not all…

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What Boston’s Salary History Ban Means for Technology Hiring Everywhere

Published on April 24th, 2018 In an effort to promote fairness and equal pay, salary history bans are spreading rapidly. It’s something hiring managers in Boston are well aware of, as the new law takes effect throughout Massachusetts on July 1st of this year. However, bans on asking applicants their previous salaries are something for…

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BVI Boston helps out at Career Collaborative

The Massachusetts office was happy to volunteer their time at Career Collaborative in Boston. The mission of Career Collaborative is to teach adults who are unemployed, or under-employed with low-income jobs, how to build careers that change lives and strengthen families. Last week, we were able to help conduct several mock interviews, to help the…

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7 Stress-Relieving Interview Tips

Whether it’s your first interview or your tenth, there are always ways you can improve your interview skills. Interviews can be intimidating, and a lot of pressure may hang on them. However, with some preparation and forethought, you can take the stress out of your interviews and perhaps even have some fun. Here are seven…

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