The 10 most in-demand tech jobs for 2020 — and how to hire for them

As companies scramble to adapt to a tight IT job market, they’re doing whatever they can to attract top tech talent. For some that means getting a head start in filling this year’s most in-demand roles, which range from data-focused to security-related positions, according to 2020 IT salary report. The survey also reveals the average salaries for each role based on experience. A lot will impact a company’s starting salary, including competition, location, corporate culture and budgets, there are certain things you can look for to make sure you land the talent you want. Here are 10 jobs expected to…


5 HR Tech Trends to Look Out for in 2020 and Beyond

Records show that companies spent more than $380 billion on HR tech in 2018, which represents a 9.5 percent year-over-year increase. Experts expect this increase in HR tech spending to continue to rise well into the future. With increased demand comes an onslaught of new tech products on the market. Today’s employers must be savvy enough to filter through the array of options and find the right technologies to enhance HR functions in their workplaces.    What is HR tech?  In basic terms, HR tech consists of various software applications that help to improve HR processes within the company. HR departments use technology for everything from employee management to talent acquisition to employee payroll, and everything in between. The…


These Seven Digital Trends Could Impact Your Career In 2020

Digital continues to dominate the world, and transformations led by digital are clear in every department of business. Our personal and professional lives are impacted with proliferation of “smart” digital devices, and there has been a significant increase in workplace collaboration solutions. Below, I outline what I believe to be some of the top digital trends for 2020 and how these trends will impact your career. 1. More and more people will use mobile messaging apps. According to a report shared by Facebook, 80% of smartphone users are projected to use a mobile messaging app in 2020. As a marketer,…


Brexit and IR35 rules weighed on recruitment last year

UK financial services firms were reluctant to take on new employees last year as the fog of Brexit hung over the sector and new tax rules limited temporary roles, a report by recruitment firm Morgan McKinley has found. Yet despite the political turbulence, the tax, public practice, risk, investment management, and legal professions remained largely resilient, the report said. David Leithead, chief operations officer of Morgan McKinley UK, said: “The most prominent theme throughout 2019 was how Brexit caused uncertainty, with employers reluctant to commit to hiring and job seekers hesitant to make the leap when opportunities materialised.” The report…


Top 10 Technology Skills For 2020

The demand for technology, and more so for workers with advanced technology skills are skyrocketing. With large-scale disruption happening across the enterprise, organizations need to respond in brand new, innovative ways. This means rethinking how we approach workforce skills and talent management. Many companies are putting more resources into recruiting, hiring and nurturing the right talent to remain competitive. Make no mistake about it, this means that employees willing to put time into developing advanced tech skills may have an advantage in landing some of the most in-demand roles in the enterprise in the next 12 months. According to a…


How to Create an Authentic Employee Experience at Scale

A positive employee experience has been shown to increase workplace enthusiasm, business performance, and organizational commitment; three key components to improving an organization’s workplace culture. Knowing this, you may be asking: what can you do to create an employee experience that’s both authentic and scalable? Below are the top recommendations on how to create an authentic employee experience at scale: ‍ Tip #1: Think beyond the process Employee experience is typically broken down into three structured components: the employee’s physical, technological, and cultural environment. While understanding these elements are important, the panelists agreed that it’s equally critical to look at…


13 Trends That Will Shape eCommerce Marketing in 2020

It’s getting more difficult to predict which marketing strategies will help you to attract and connect with your audience, as new trends and techniques pop up on a yearly and sometimes monthly basis. With modern technology growing and evolving so fast, digital marketing moves at the same speed with its constant updates and changes to algorithms, making it hard for digital marketers to keep up with the trends and with the competition. That’s why it’s important to be one step ahead and follow the growing trends that will influence next year’s marketing success. Even though some methods work now, it…


How Employees’ Strengths Make Your Company Stronger

Employees who use their strengths are more engaged, perform better, are less likely to leave — and boost your bottom line The best way for employers to maximize employees’ strengths is through their managers. People who use their strengths every day are six times more likely to be engaged on the job. That’s just one big finding from decades of a research into human behaviors and strengths. That research has established a compelling connection between strengths and employee engagement in the workplace — a connection that has the power to accelerate performance when companies work on enhancing both simultaneously. The…


Happy New Year 2020

Well what a 2019! And looks like its having a knock-on effect! We want to take this as an opportunity to extend our heartfelt New Year wishes. As you pursue your hopes and dreams, may this year bring you much success and may your journey be wonderful. Also we would like to extend our heartfelt greetings for the season and congratulate you all for your accomplishments and achievements for last year. 2019 has been full of building, learning and improving with the focus on the lasting success of our clients and candidates. We’ve moved a few big steps closer to…