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Common denominator — Java

Top 5 hottest IT jobs for 2017

Randstad US collected data from their expert recruiters and ranked the most promising IT jobs in 2017. The company came up with a list of roles in high demand this year.

Automation: Run towards or away from it?

Get ready for the rise of the robot programmer

Anyone with at least some experience in programming will want to take advantage of the robot programming trend. In this article, tech writer Rick Delgado talks about the impact of automation on jobs and weighs in on the skills programmers should have in order to fit into this scenario.

You'd be surprised how many people forget this step

Finding the best programmers requires international search

When looking for the best programmers in the world, where should you start your search? While the United States has been the birthplace of some excellent software engineers like Grace Hopper and Ken Thompson, there are lots of pools of talent waiting to be tapped across the globe.

Keep calm and prepare for context switching

3 ways to switch gears without stalling

The software developer role has moved far beyond “a person concerned with facets of the software development process” as Wikipedia defines it. In addition to their core programming work, developers get immersed in marketing, support and other activities. This means they must continuously switch contexts, which can be extremely disruptive and stressful.

It's not always rainbows and butterflies

How to start a career as a remote DBA expert

In this article, Sujain Thomas, data IT professional who works closely with DBA experts, shares her thoughts on how to start a career as a remote DBA expert and identifies the difficulties that lie ahead.

Can't live without 'em

7 skills that describe a top-notch web designer

The web designer, as any other artist, certainly possesses a sense of beauty and knows exactly how to create sophisticated things, from an infographic or a mobile app to an online store. Here are the top seven skills that each top-level web designer should possess.

4 ways to improve developer onboarding

Employees today are most likely to leave their current job within their first two years and, according to a ​survey by the Aberdeen Group,​ less than one-third of companies have a formal onboarding process. In today’s high-turnover environment, onboarding is more important than ever, especially when hiring developers.

Changing the zip code might do wonders for your career

12 best-paying countries for Java professionals [Infographic]

Self-doubt can be demoralizing. If you have just switched countries to be with you family or better half and are finding it hard to get a job with your technical skills, you begin to doubt yourself whether your skills as still relevant. As a programmer, you might assume that your Java career may hinder your growth prospects, especially in a new location. However, that’s not necessarily true.

The secret is to embrace it

Skill sets that help you cope with automation takeover

Automation is far more capable than previously imagined. Thanks to advances in machine learning, big data analytics, and early artificial intelligence technologies, jobs that were once thought safe might not be anymore. Automation is happening at a blistering pace. Perhaps you’ve expressed some concern over your own job being taken over by a robot. While concern is more than understandable, there are things you can do to ensure your job remains in human hands.

Not a piece of cake

10 best tips to face technical screening

You can definitely clear the first round of an interview for a programmer or a software engineering job. However, you will find it very difficult to clear the technical round where they will ask you all sorts of questions. In this article, we focus on the top 10 tips for facing any type of technical screening process.