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Are Technologists Feeling Burnt Out More Due to COVID-19?

As COVID-19 made working from home the standard, many technologists initially flourished. Tech pros are highly adept at adjusting technologies, so shifting to telecommuting likely wasn’t overly difficult. Plus, many experience higher productivity and efficiency when working remotely. Interruptions and distractions are typically reduced, promoting greater focus and accelerating workflows. However, as time passed, the… Read more »

Looking at In-Demand Skills, Java, Python and SQL and Still on Top

While the current hiring landscape is largely uncertain, specific skills have remained in demand during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many companies are relying heavily on their technology, particularly as they transitioned their workforces into remote ones. Companies are still working to maintain legacy code and create new software solutions and apps. As a result, professionals with… Read more »

Tips for Keeping Offices Safe as They Reopen During COVID-19

As states continue to reopen, many offices are going to begin welcoming employees back to the workplace. Whether team members will be on-site full-time or be returning on a part-time basis, finding ways to keep the office safe is necessary. After all, the COVID-19 threat isn’t completely gone, so you can’t return to all of… Read more »

Learn What Technologists Love About Working Remote

Many technologists spent most of their careers working in an office environment. However, once the COVID-19 pandemic made working from home the only option, many were forced to start telecommuting unexpectedly. While the paradigm shift did create some challenges, many technologists discovered that they prefer the remote work approach. If you are wondering why many… Read more »

Important Questions to Ask About COVID-19 at a Job Interview

When you interview for a new job, you usually have an opportunity to ask the hiring manager a few questions. While most professionals focus on areas like the company’s culture and what they need to know to thrive in the role, the COVID-19 pandemic has made some other questions increasingly relevant. If you have a… Read more »

How Cybersecurity Could Change in a Post-Pandemic World

When the COVID-19 pandemic began resulting in stay-at-home orders, companies had to act quickly. They often had to shore up their IT infrastructures, embrace new solutions, and quickly create mechanisms that allowed their employees to work remotely. The gravity and suddenness of the situation left little room for planning. However, now that it’s been several… Read more »

Cathy Colianni Wins the 2019 Build Great, All-In Award

Congratulations to Cathy Colianni for winning the 2019 Build Great All-In Award. This award was established in 2018 by Eric Galasso, President of The Squires Group (TSGi), to recognize our staff members who excel at demonstrating the Seven Principles of Building Great, The Squires Way. At the beginning of 2019, our infrastructure team members received… Read more »

Remote Workers Are Experiencing Burnout Due to COVID-19

The ability to work from home was once a coveted benefit. But, today, working remotely is a new norm for professionals in a variety of industries. As COVID-19 led to stay-at-home orders, companies had little choice but to arrange telecommuting options. However, as pandemic-related stress mounted, burnout quickly followed. Now, the burnout isn’t solely due… Read more »

Online Courses You Can Take to Learn Programming Languages While at Home

As a result of the pandemic, many professionals are spending essentially all their time at home. Stay-at-home orders mean heading out isn’t an option, so it is crucial to find productive ways to spend the time you’d usually spend out and about. Luckily, there are plenty of great options, including some that can elevate your… Read more »