New IT Work: Freelancing as a future-oriented IT work model
In the IT working world, the concept of New Work, or harmonizing work with freedom and independence, has long been established. IT specialists increasingly opt for independence and work as freelancers. Companies and government institutions that still want to rely exclusively on permanent IT staff are facing a growing problem with this development.
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WHAT BLABBERMOUTH?! Soft skills as a success factor for your career
Do only blabbermouths need soft skills or has this skill set now become important for everyone? Are they even beneficial or needed at all for techies? The following article gets to the bottom of this issue and based on selected examples, shows how you can further develop your soft skills.
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LIFELONG LEARNING AND TRAINING
What will IT careers look like in the future? Does each developer need to have training in automation, or will individual training sessions be enough? Do you need to become a data crawler in order to learn the ropes of IT Security? Do you need to complete a Master’s in IT Architecture to have a say in Artificial Intelligence? Which learning formats are the right ones and what should I do if your employer is saving money on continuing education and training?
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DEVELOPERS WANTED: THERE’S A SHORTAGE OF IT GRADUATES
In Germany, agencies and companies are desperately looking for developers, as they can barely fill their vacancies. But how can developers and companies find each other? What kind of skillset is really needed? This time we asked QAware GmbH in Munich, who are specialized in Software Engineering, to answer these questions.
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INTERVIEW WITH HR DIRECTOR SABINE JENTSCHKE
We asked Sabine Jentschke, Director Human Rescources at Syntax Europe, about the current job market for IT specialists, which platforms recruiters use today to find applicants and what requirements are demanded of applicants.
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IT CAREER: FIVE JOB INTERVIEW QUESTIONS YOU WOULDN’T EXPECT
Job interviews aren’t an everyday situation for job candidates. But to me, as a recruitment consultant, they are of course a daily routine. Therefore, I would like to share my experience and tips with you. In the following article, I will tell you about five questions that surprised job candidates in interviews.
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CAREER ADVICE: WILL THE BOSS SOON BECOME OBSOLETE?
The working world is undergoing a significant process of change. Trends such as digitization and virtual workstations as well as new work processes will bring about further changes. For a long time now, software development has been shifting away from traditional hierarchical structures to agile project organization. But is the classic “Boss”, a person who distributes the work in the team and to whom you regularly report to with the results of your work, becoming a thing of the past?
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