There is no doubt that the current environment is posing extraordinary challenges for leaders across the country. As nearly everyone is well-aware, we are experiencing unprecedented disruptions to our daily lives that are both difficult and consequential. While I am confident that we will all come out of these trying times in a stronger position… Continue reading Getting Through The Coronavirus – Thoughts From Karen Ross
By: Roberto Torres Dive Brief: Tech job growth concentrated in a handful of coastal cities between 2010 and 2018, according to an analysis from the Brookings Institution. The top-10 metro areas with the highest shares of the digital services industry were home to 44.3% of tech jobs in 2018. Five of the top 10 metro areas —… Continue reading With talent growth centered around key hubs, tech execs called to look elsewhere
By Angelica Krystle Donati At the start of last week, I spoke at the Amsterdam Smart Building conference. The goal was to present the greatest opportunities in proptech for this year and beyond, and I want to share the takeaways from that talk with my Forbes readers. The evolution of proptech is actually pretty straightforward.… Continue reading What Areas Should You Be Excited About In Smart Building Tech?
Candidates with experience and training in STEM are in high demand across the globe. As our economy advances, continuing a shift toward higher-quality products, more technical services and breakthrough technology, there is an increase in companies who need high performance technology skills but a decrease in the number of qualified candidates. This discrepancy is most… Continue reading There Is A Gap In STEM Employment – Can Veterans Hold The Key?
By Milena Marinova Job growth in STEM fields is currently outpacing overall job growth in America. That means that 2.4 million STEM jobs in the U.S. are going unfilled. But, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, universities are only expected to produce one-third of the graduates needed to fill those roles. That’s a vast gap… Continue reading The hidden factor that’s keeping people out of STEM jobs
Last year was a landmark for online privacy in many ways, with something of a consensus emerging that consumers deserve protection from the companies that sell their attention and behavior for profit. The debate now is largely around how to regulate platforms, not whether it needs to happen. The consensus among key legislators acknowledges that privacy… Continue reading Will Online Privacy Make A Comeback In 2020?
Last year enterprise tech startups raised more cash than consumer tech companies for the first time in at least five years. With all eyes this week on the CES trade show in Las Vegas, famous for a mind-boggling array of personal gadgets, it’s worth considering something counterintuitive: Venture capitalists like consumer technology a lot less than they used… Continue reading Everyone Wants a Piece of Enterprise Tech Companies
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
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!
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