November Jobs Report: Lowest Unemployment Rate in 9 Years

December 2, 2016

The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ November 2016 jobs report revealed that a total of 178,000 jobs were created during the month of November. The unemployment rate dipped to 4.6 percent, and there was a continued increase in professional and business services sector job creation.

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Tech Jobs for Veterans: An Exceptional Connection

November 16, 2016

At Modis, we make exceptional connections – helping job seekers find the right job for their interests and skillsets, and helping employers find the right fit for job openings in their organization. We’re especially proud of our efforts to help connect veterans with jobs in the IT sector. We know the transition to civilian life can be […]

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16 Agile Terms You Should Know

November 10, 2016

Making the transition to Agile can seem daunting, but the process doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Preparing your team for the cultural shift to the project management methodology can help make the transition seamless. You’ll learn how to “walk the walk” of Agile, but first you have to “talk the talk”. Here are just some […]

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October Jobs Report: Tech Leads Business Sector Growth

November 4, 2016

A total of 161,000 jobs were created in October 2016, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ jobs report. The unemployment rate saw a slight decrease to 4.9 percent, with employment continuing to trend up in the professional and business services sector.

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New Tech? Reviving Yesterday’s Ideas for Today’s World

November 3, 2016

In October 2016, Microsoft unveiled the latest upgrade to its 31-year-old Paint app, making it capable of designing 3D objects. Called Paint 3D, it builds on the existing software and allows users to experiment with the new tech of basic 3D modeling but without extensive software training or expensive software. This is the most recent example […]

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Top Hard Skills You Need to Work in Tech

November 2, 2016

Standing out in a competitive tech job marketplace is a challenge when you don’t know what qualities and skill sets potential employers are eager to find in a candidate. Evergreen soft skills—like good communication, leadership, problem solving, and teamwork—are always important when you work in tech, but what about the more specific teachable hard skills that […]

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