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Why are some positions so hard to fill?

Sometimes there are positions that are harder to fill than others, but why? Here are some answers:

“We want one just like the last one.”

It’s not uncommon for a job to evolve over time around a current employee’s skill set.

In the IT realm, there may be a .NET developer that also has additional skills like graphic design and since they had an added bonus on their resume, it may be something you will not find in another .NET developer and therefore, the position can be harder to fill.

 “I’m leaving, but I can’t let go.”

Gartner names Microsoft a leader in Four Magic Quadrants

Microsoft is currently positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrants for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, x86 Server Virtualization, Enterprise Application Platform as a Service and Public Cloud Storage Services.* Only Microsoft has achieved recognition as a Leader across all four capability areas. This in turn validates their strategy to enable the power of choice as we deliver industry-leading infrastructure services, platform services and hybrid solutions.

The four areas are as follows:

Tableau: Building the Next Generation of Data Analysis

Helping people see and understand their data drives everything Tableau does. Put together an Academy Award-winning professor, a brilliant computer scientist at the world's most prestigious university and a savvy business leader with a passion for data. Add in one of the most challenging problems in software - making databases and spreadsheets understandable to ordinary people, and what are the results? You have just recreated the fundamental ingredients for Tableau's products. At Tableau, they are continually growing and building their technologies for the future.

Never Have I Ever...

Have you ever hired what you thought was the perfect candidate and then find out that person lied on their resume after it was too late? This is an ever-increasing trend that has been a major problem that many businesses face each day. Hiring the wrong staff is one of the biggest challenges a start-up venture or really any company for that matter can face. A poll conducted by Harris Poll alongside CareerBuilder found that 60 percent of hiring managers have caught people lying on their resumes and it’s only getting worse.

Maintaining Index Values While Paging with Knockout.js

Recently I was working on a project that included a grid with large amounts of data. This grid not only displayed data but also allowed the user to edit, and the saving process contains a lot of validation and behind-the-scenes adjustments to data, so the usual knockout binding wasn't always enough. In many cases, when the user updated a particular field, we wanted to default/disable/show/hide other fields within the same row. To help with this, we ended up using a custom binding handler that would add an attribute to each field with the index of the object in the observableArray.

Need to Hire an IT Project Manager?

Hiring any position in the IT field can be challenging, especially if you are not as familiar what you should be exactly hiring for.

Here are some quick tips to keep in mind for your next IT Project Manager hire:

IT Project Manager Credentials: