According to a recent Career Builder survey, 70% of employers use social networking sites to research job candidates. This is up 10% from last year's same survey. The most popular employers to screen candidates? Information and Technology services.
Imet Orion Demkiw in a very trendy coffee shop just north of the River North Arts District (RiNo). With dogs, espresso, and jazz music surrounding us, we sat down to talk about the Manager's journey from Down Under to Denver. Read on to learn about his position at Beatport, how he built up the company culture, his top qualities in a new hire, and more.
With everything just a click away, technology enabled businesses no longer are able to stick to the traditional nine to five workday. That's why VictorOps created a platform to help teams find the problem and address it collaboratively, no matter where they are, what device they're using, or what time of day it is.
Earlier this summer, global real estate services firm, Cushman & Wakefield, released their first Tech Cities study. Tech Cities 1.0 looks at the driving factors behind what makes a true tech city and ranks the top 25 markets. No surprise that our own mile high city made the list, and was ranked #8.
This week I had the opportunity to sit down with Denver tech leader Jason Waldrip. After I had him pick out a good beer for me (he brews his own, so I trusted his opinion), we got into the details of his career, experience with startups, the Denver community, and more. Continue reading to hear all about this local tech star.
Havenly makes interior design simpler and cheaper. Rather than paying the outrageous fees a traditional interior designer costs, Havenly connects you to a real, live interior designer for a low fee starting at just $79 with their most expensive package priced at $149.
How does your resume look? Often, the recruiters at Code Talent find that many tech candidates struggle to perfect their resume. Here are some tips from the people who look at dozens of resumes everyday to help you revamp your resume and get the job you really want.
The unique Denver event, 10.10.10 was a huge success yet again! In just 10 days, 10 prospective CEOs and serial entrepreneurs look to address one of the 10 wicked problems in health presented to them. There are three events open to the public: The Big Reveal, Mid-Point, and The Grand Finale. Though the entrepreneurs are not expected to have begun ventures by the end of the 10 days, the event hopes that in 9 months their ideas will be in action.
Derive Systems believes that drivers should have control over their vehicles, rather than settling for the generic programming. Their solutions provide increased safety, decreased costs, and customization that fleet vehicles need and individuals are excited about.
Code, the Technical Talent Agency is excited to share with the Denver community that we have officially moved office spaces. While we loved our old location, our new space fits our company goals and needs better, allows for more growth, and keeps us in our beloved RiNo neighborhood!
As a renewable energy leader, Colorado's energy industry has more opportunities than ever, especially with the renewable market growing steadily. The Colorado State Energy Office emphasizes just that in the introduction of their 2014 report:
"Colorado's diversity of energy resources, business-friendly environment, and world-class research institutions puts the state on a path toward a more secure energy future."
With these perfect conditions, people are merging Denver's love for tech with the opportunities in the energy industry. Companies are innovating new ways to save money, power, and other resources; whether it be connecting power consumers to investors or putting them at the center of everything.
Company Profile on Shutterstock: leading provider of high-quality images, vectors, illustrations, videos, and music to businesses, marketing agencies, and media organizations around the world. With over 125 million images and 6 million videos available, and increasing each week, Shutterstock has revolutionized the stock imagery industry. Continue reading and see how.
The Progressive Policy Institute teamed up with Microsoft's TechNet to explore the importance of the startup economy across the nation and how we can further accelerate it. The study revealed Denver's startup metro index of 2.3, #13 overall.
While ping-pong tables and office kegs are fun, they're not attracting and retaining the technical talent your company demands. Check out these 5 tips straight from our top tech recruiters on getting top talent—and keeping it.
Industry disruption and innovation aren't new for Denver startups. Learn about iTriage, the Denver-based healthcare technology company putting consumers at the center and in charge of their own healthcare decisions.
Even if you're not into arts and crafts, we bet this Denver native can pique your interest. Craftsy is an online community of over 11 million artists, makers, and crafters that also provides all the supplies you could ever need to make your ideas come to life. Read our newest company profile on Craftsy and, who knows, you may be quilting by next week.
This week I had the opportunity to sit down with the VP of Analytics and Data Products at Ibotta, Bijal Shah. Here's what she had to say on being a woman in tech, the startup world of Denver, running her team, and the shift towards a more "glamorous" perspective on data.
Check out Denver's own Wayin: Redefining campaign experiences. With former co-founder of Sun MircoSystems, Scott McNealy, this company has been one to watch since their founding in 2011, and has no indications of slowing down anytime soon.
NerdWallet's most recent study on 381 metro-areas across the country reveal that 3 Colorado cities (Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins) rank in the top 10 best cities for young entrepreneurs. Here's why and how.
Company profile on Denver's own Inversoft: bringing brands closer to customers. Inversoft is a industry-leading software company specializing in profanity filtering, moderation tools, and user management.
Company profile on Denver's own ReadyTalk: focus on the content of your meeting, not the technology behind it. ReadyTalk brings you audio and web conferencing services that are highly reliable, affordable, and easy-to-use.
GoSpotCheck provides field management software that helps brands improve their retail execution everyday. Say goodbye to inconsistent spreadsheets, emails, and documents from your field team and say hello to unified reporting.
We've got some of the coolest companies and gadgets right here in Colorado, why not take advantage and keep your gift shopping local? Here are 6 of Code Talent's favorite gifts from our local friends and collegues.