While the job market has continued to make a slower-than-expected recovery in nearly all other sectors, tech continues an upward trend – with companies throughout the United States searching for qualified candidates. That search, however, continues to be a challenge – especially in California — where everyone from data analysts to software engineers are highly in demand.
From remote work to increased autonomy, the pandemic lifestyle has greatly changed what employees want – and in many cases, expect – from their employers.
The old adage of “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know” still rings true across multiple industry sectors – especially tech. Building and expanding your professional network can mean the difference in finding meaningful employment that matches your skillset and what you want in a company culture, and getting stuck in a position that doesn’t fit.
Whether you’re searching for a new position or you’re open to one, “having a detailed and search engine optimized LinkedIn page can do a lot to make you visible and marketable to decision makers” like recruiters and employers, states Glass Door.
As an estimated 2.7 billion people impacted by lockdowns and stay-at-home measures begin to make their way back to work places, human resources leaders are facing unprecedented challenges involving safety, organizational restructuring, and turnover.
When the pandemic struck in early 2020, companies raced to adapt and accommodate remote work, and employee safety within a booming tech market. Now that many are looking to move back into their new way of normalcy, we are seeing many trends staying in place.