2017 Gift Guide for Geeks

by Modis on December 15, 2017

It’s that time of year again! With the holidays almost here, the quest to find that perfect gift for your geekiest loved ones may be close to reaching critical mass. The good news is there’s still time to nab some amazing items, and we’ve got your back with a killer gift guide for that special nerdy someone in your life. Whether you’re on the hunt for gadgets, games or other unusual items, this medley of deliciously geeky gifts has something for everybody.

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3 Tech Innovations Improving Cybersecurity

by Modis on December 12, 2017

Fighting the battle to keep sensitive company data and personal information safe from the clutches of hackers is a constant struggle against ever-evolving cybersecurity threats. From catastrophic ransomware and data destroying worms to info tampering and computer hijacking, new risks force companies to adapt or face devastating results if and when they’re hit. As the danger of data security breaches grows in insidious directions, it’s critical for technological innovation to rise up and meet the challenge head on.

Eager to see what new cybersecurity tricks are empowering companies to stave off attacks? Here’s a look at three innovative areas of technology that are poised to make a difference in the world of data protection and info security.

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November Jobs Report: Unemployment Rate Holds Steady

by Katie Brock on December 8, 2017

national jobs reportThe unemployment rate remains at 4.1 percent in November, unchanged from October.  A total of 228,000 jobs were created during the month, surpassing the projected 195,000 new jobs economists surveyed by the Wall Street Journal had expected.

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Job interview prep is typically focused on the questions that a candidate will be asked, but the questions that a candidate asks are just as important. “Do you have any questions?” is an opportunity for candidates to show strategic thinking and professional approach beyond their work experience. The questions you ask can set you apart from other candidates who might be equally as qualified.

Candidate questions can also be used to strategically create opportunities to frame your qualifications in the most relevant light. These are four such questions that you should ask during your next job interview.

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job interview for a cybersecurity roleThe growing risk of online security breaches is putting many more businesses in the crosshairs of hackers and tech-savvy criminals than ever before. With this looming invisible threat poised to strike at any time, it has become increasingly vital for companies to take preemptive measures to shore up their defenses and tighten security across the board — before it’s too late.

Having a well-trained team staffed with the right experts is an important step in that process. If you’re looking to bolster cybersecurity at your company, here are some essential roles you should include on your tech team.

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What NOT to Do at Work

by Modis on November 28, 2017

What to do at work? Think again!Most office environments are a melting pot that bring together people with diverse backgrounds, distinct interests, and unique personalities. This can make for an interesting and sometimes unusual atmosphere, depending on the dynamics of everyone involved. Ideally, everyone on staff should aim to get along and play their part to encourage camaraderie and cohesion across the team. This doesn’t always happen, but there’s no reason you can’t do your best to avoid issues and keep things moving along on a positive note.

Even the best employees, however, might find themselves making occasional mistakes from time-to-time. Maybe you’re guilty of a few no-no, or maybe you’re a dream employee. Either way, here’s a look at what NOT to do at work if you want to stay on your boss’ good side and dodge any potential coworker snafus.

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