Presenting Your 2020 Denver Technology Salary Guide

The Denver technology industry evolves so quickly that it’s just plain difficult to keep up with changing compensation levels. After all, there are many factors to take into account. The unemployment rate is falling while the local population is growing. Contract labor is becoming more popular while talk of a recession persists. On top of…

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Helping Students Through Mock Interviews at Laradon School

Laradon School is far from a traditional institution, and it provided a volunteer experience unlike any other. Recently, three of us from BridgeView IT spent a day conducting mock interviews with their students, and we found ourselves participating in one of our most rewarding Karma Days yet. Opened in 1948, Laradon’s mission is to provide…

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Assessing Your Security Practices: An Interview with Digital Transformation Advisor Phong To

There’s no way around it: security is one of the most talked-about topics in businesses today. As the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of BridgeView IT, I’ve had the opportunity to engage in countless enlightening conversations with industry executives, technologists, and our own staff, and it’s time to share one of those conversations with you. Phong…

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What Happens When an Employee Becomes a Caregiver?

It’s never an easy topic to approach, but it’s an epidemic that must be addressed by companies and employees alike. As people live longer and reach later stages of life, they encounter more illnesses that require care. Right now, there are 5.7 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s, a number expected to reach 14 million by…

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Mentoring Up and Bridging the Generational Gap

Many articles have been published about the different generations in the technology industry, but few focus on the importance of fostering a new era of mentorship between them. Succession planning is vital to the continued success of any company, and while it’s not a new concept, the way it plays out in the best companies…

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What Truly Makes a Good Technologist for Your Company?

Published on October 2nd, 2018 This past July, U.S. tech companies added nearly 15,000 jobs to their rosters. Out of all those technologists, consider that a significant percentage will leave or be let go within 18 months, causing substantial project delays. Now take a moment to think about a great hire you’ve recruited who has…

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Exploring the Growing AI and Automation Market

Published on August 7th, 2018 By year’s end, the artificial intelligence and automation industry will be worth $1.2 trillion, a staggering increase of 70% over 2017. With far-reaching implications that extend beyond manufacturing environments and into banking, sales, customer relationship management, big data, healthcare, and more, AI’s latest innovations are nothing short of revolutionary. Let’s…

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How Rising FinTech Usage Impacts Your Tech Hiring

$100 billion. Greater than the GDP of most countries, that’s how much has been invested in FinTech, or financial technology, since 2010. Even more eye-opening is that it’s an amount growing at 47% annually.  Rising FinTech usage has certainly disrupted the financial services industry, but regardless of sector, it’s disrupting your tech hiring too. What…

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Avoid These 4 Things When Using Friends as Networking Connections

Creating a quality network can be a difficult thing. It’s not easy to keep up with your many contacts, offering them help, and hopefully getting helped out once in a while in return. Some of the easiest people to network with are those who you’re closer to: namely, your friends. Don’t upset the delicate balance…

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Grow Your Own Talent: 3 Ways to Develop Employees

There is much to be said for the benefits of developing employees internally. Not only will you have a happier, more engaged, and longer-tenured workforce than if you did not provide these opportunities for growth, but you can also save a fair amount of money by addressing issues such as skills gaps through training and…

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