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How One Program Sparks STEM Interest in Middle Schoolers

Creating the next great technology innovations is crucial to the advancement of our society and the American economy.  Unfortunately, the American workforce is crippled by a lack of experts in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), which is what we call the STEM skills gap. Since this week is National Engineers Week, we’re doing a three-part blog series on STEM-related topics. In part […] Read Article “How One Program Sparks STEM Interest in Middle Schoolers”

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Lessons from a Mock Interview: Job seeker Advice for Passing a Technical Screen

A few weeks ago, I met an old friend for breakfast – he’s had his own company for a few years, building a web application, but has been considering going back to work full-time. Excited by the prospect of it, he still felt concerned about being able to pass a technical screen, so I gave […] Read Article “Lessons from a Mock Interview: Job seeker Advice for Passing a Technical Screen”

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Using Agile Programming Ideas in Your IT Recruiting

I’ve led and been part of agile development teams for over a decade – and have been hiring developers for even longer.  Through both types of experiences I’ve been able to apply agile development ideas to IT recruiting, interviewing and screening high quality tech candidates. And now, I’d like to pass that experience along. Let’s […] Read Article “Using Agile Programming Ideas in Your IT Recruiting”