The cyber industry has not grown at an equal rate across the globe, which is often down to a difference in perspective and attitude. Technical skills are important for a career in Cyber, but the importance of soft skills, like communication should not be overlooked as this will help with their ability to speak the business language.
With so much talent needed, making organizations more accessible to neurominorities may hold the key to the solution. Adults with conditions such as Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Dyslexia are still hugely underrepresented across many workforces, yet they offer many strengths.
Staff are tired of putting their career development on hold and feeling unsupported by their employers. Record numbers of people around the world have come to the realization that, for them, enough is enough and are considering voluntarily leaving their jobs for reasons such as, wanting career growth opportunities, a higher salary and the ability to work from home full-time.
Contractors will be looking for roles which involve challenging but impressive projects that they will have the opportunity to be apart of. They are also attracted to roles which could expand their network of future contacts. You will also want to offer flexible working options as they are attracted to companies that offer work from home and flex hours.
Temporary staff can be engaged and released at short notice, depending on the needs of your business and/or market. They also usually have extensive experience working on different projects, from different companies across different industries. This can open your business up to a whole wealth of expertise.
Businesses, and leaders in particular, need to work harder at helping employees put down their tools and take a break. Leaders can ensure their teams invest time in getting away from work by Creating a guilt-free zone, Leading by example and taking an interest in their employees.
There are key ways to keep your team productive even in the summer: 1. Develop and maintain good vacation policies 2. Employ temporary staff to help improve workforce productivity 3. Build individual plans for vacation cover
The need for mobile optimization and social integration has evolved the front-end developer role in particular. Websites, apps and social pages are digital ‘shop-windows’ for businesses. They need to be attractive, intuitive, reactive to change and constantly reviewed for SEO.
During the anticipated “post-COVID talent wars”, employers will differentiate themselves by offering flexible work options. Companies need to scale their cyber security teams as shift there will be a shift to cloud-based or cloud native work environments which require specialized cyber security talent.
What are the factors you look at when deciding to apply to a company or not? Is it their compensation, benefits, or remote working options? If you have an eye on building your career, you might look beyond the things you’ll experience personally and look at the strength of the company itself – its market share, profitability, brand reputation.
All these things are important, and a...