Top News In Tech – Why AI Depends on IT, Upskilling the Workforce, and Achieving the Four Day Work Week

At Sharp Decisions, we work with companies around the world to secure top talent who can help address some of the greatest technology challenges. In short, we operate at the intersection of talent and innovation. This helps us better understand the trends that are driving change in the world of technology. What are some of… Continue reading Top News In Tech – Why AI Depends on IT, Upskilling the Workforce, and Achieving the Four Day Work Week

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Sharp Decisions Honored As Employer Of The Week In ConnectingVets.com!

This Employer of the Week is working to help underemployed veterans Our Employer of the Week series features one company each week that has made a commitment to hiring and supporting veterans. This week’s employer is Sharp Decisions. Sharp Decisions is a talent solutions and consulting firm that has been helping clients overcome a wide range… Continue reading Sharp Decisions Honored As Employer Of The Week In ConnectingVets.com!

San Francisco Has Second-Highest Tech Jobs Growth

Since the current expansion started in 2010, the San Francisco tech industry has more than quadrupled in size to 100,644 tech jobs as of year-end 2018. By Lisa Brown SAN FRANCISCO—A new CBRE report ranks San Francisco the fastest-growing tech market with overall rent growth of 17.5% between second quarters 2017 and 2019. The company’s annual… Continue reading San Francisco Has Second-Highest Tech Jobs Growth

Most leaders say their companies subsidize training delivered outside the workplace

By Ryan Golden Dive Brief: Most U.S. decision makers (63%) say their organizations are subsidizing courses delivered outside the workplace in order to combat skilled talent shortages, according to data provided to HR Dive by Ceridian. Additionally, 72% of respondents said “re-skilling” workers is a high or essential priority for tackling skill gaps. Organizations are looking… Continue reading Most leaders say their companies subsidize training delivered outside the workplace

The US has nearly 1 million open IT jobs—here’s how much it can pay off to switch industries into tech

By Jennifer Liu The tightness of the labor market has been making headlines all year, but perhaps the biggest talent crunch can be seen in the technology sector. U.S. companies had about 918,000 unfilled IT jobs in the past three months, The Wall Street Journal reports, according to federal employment data analyzed by CompTIA, an IT trade association. Part… Continue reading The US has nearly 1 million open IT jobs—here’s how much it can pay off to switch industries into tech

Karen Ross Featured On Newsmax TV

Karen Ross offers her perspectives on what to do about veteran underemployment, and shares some advice for other companies looking to create meaningful career opportunities for the men and women who have served our country! The segment can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqwdJss_DR8&feature=youtu.be

Karen Ross Featured In Veterans News Report: Solving the Problem of Veteran Underemployment

By Karen Ross, CEO, Sharp Decisions There is so much to be said about the vital role that veterans play in the civilian workforce. But can the skills they learn in the military translate to other career paths? Often, more work needs to be done to support the transitioning veterans and for this reason, underemployment has plagued… Continue reading Karen Ross Featured In Veterans News Report: Solving the Problem of Veteran Underemployment