The Soft Skills I Look for in Every Candidate

May 23, 2017

In the business world, skills can be divided into two distinct categories: technical skills and soft skills. Technical skills are the skills and experience required to do the tasks of a job. Coding, programming, and mechanical knowledge are all examples of technical skills that are required for different careers. Soft skills, meanwhile, are the personal […]

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IT Skills and Cyber Insurance Underwriting: A Winning Combination

June 14, 2016

In October 2015, the Insurance Information Institute (III) released a white paper entitled “Cyber Risk: Threat and Opportunity,” which stated that the number and impact of successful data breaches continues to rise. This is driving increased adoption of cyber insurance in an attempt to reduce risk. $2 billion was spent on cyber insurance in 2014 […]

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The 5 Most-Wanted IT Skills for 2015

October 6, 2014

While IT professionals are consistently in high demand, staying at the top of their field sometimes feels like aiming at a moving target. The “best of the best” are perpetual learners who constantly hone their craft, while maintaining a deep understanding of the constants. So, what are the most in-demand IT skills for 2015? We’re […]

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Keeping Your IT Skills Current

December 7, 2009

Sometimes it can be hard to stay current with the latest and greatest technologies. And let’s face it, many employers are looking for cutting edge skills. So if what you learned in college a few years ago is the only tool in your toolbox, you may be in trouble. Fortunately, with a solid background, you can pick up new skills on your own, and there’s no better time than while you’re between jobs. Here are a few ways to beef up your skill set and stay current.

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