Job openings in cybersecurity expected to skyrocket in 2017

Job openings in cybersecurity expected to skyrocket in 2017

If you are thinking about switching career paths in 2017, then you might want to have a look at the burgeoning cybersecurity market, where demand for skilled professionals far exceeds supply. Here we outline the strong growth in job opportunities and the most sought-after skills.

Tech salaries are up 6%

Tech salaries are up 6%

Salaries for jobs in the tech sector rose 6% last year, driven by strong demand for people with digital skills and considerable job growth.

Six ways to make your day more productive

Six ways to make your day more productive

The formula for productivity is simple – total output divided by total input. Sounds simple, but in practice it can be difficult to stay focused and get things done. Now is the perfect time to focus on daily habits that will increase your productivity in the work place. Here we outline six ways to stay focused and make your day more productive.

Inside the STAR interview approach: what you need to know

Inside the STAR interview approach: what you need to know

You've researched the organisation, prepared answers and even found out a bit about the CEO. However, once you’ve exchanged pleasantries and got through the get-to-know-you questions, they ask you to describe the biggest contribution you have brought to your project team. This may sound simple, but in the heat of the interview, it's easy to give a lengthy, unstructured answer and miss out key details that prove you have the experience to do the job.

How best to handle your performance review in six easy steps

How best to handle your performance review in six easy steps

For most, an annual performance review fills us with trepidation. However, don’t let this opportunity go to waste. With the correct preparation, you can steer it to your advantage.

The 10 most in-demand job skills

The 10 most in-demand job skills

Cloud and distributed computing is the most sought-after skill among employers for the second year in a row, according to the latest LinkedIn data. The Top Skills of 2016 list (released this week) also highlights demand is growing for people with cybersecurity, data analysis and UX/UI design skills.