4 Steps to Outsourcing Your Application Development

Many businesses want to develop web and mobile applications but don’t have the internal resources to support this type of project. If your company isn’t yet ready to abandon the project or hire a team of full-time, in-house developers, you could benefit from a third option: outsourcing the application development. Outsourcing has many advantages; it…

4 Soft Skills IT Professionals Need to Succeed

For IT professionals, up-to-date technical skills are a clear necessity. You must actively develop key tech qualifications in order to advance in your field and serve your organization well. But don’t forget to work on your soft skills at the same time. Employees in technical positions sometimes neglect or underestimate the value of non-technical skills…

3 Reasons Why It’s Difficult to Build Diverse Teams

Companies are making a conscious effort to improve the diversity of their teams. A more diverse and inclusive workplace not only offers interpersonal benefits, it also contributes to an organization’s overall financial performance and growth. Within IT, business leaders are especially motivated to build stronger and less homogenous teams. A new survey commissioned by York…

B2E Success Story: Larry Stelmach

After a more than 20-year career in the manufacturing industry, Larry Stelmach was ready for a change. Then a friend recommended York Solutions’ Barriers to Entry program (B2E), a paid training that prepares people changing careers or re-entering the workforce for in-demand jobs in IT project management. “The program looked so good, I wasn’t sure…

3 Steps to Developing Your Personal Brand

A strong, cohesive brand is a vital part of an organization’s success. The brand shapes the company’s audience, goals, and offerings and influences its path forward. Building a brand is also important for individuals. When you develop your personal brand, you are able to reflect on what makes you uniquely you – and how your…