Elizabeth is a tech contributor for PROTECH, www.protechitjobs.com; Tāk http://www.takinteractive.com/ and other SFL businesses. Elizabeth is also the author of travel and children's books. More about her adventures can be found on her blog: LizzyTheWriter.com. You can reach her at [email protected]

 

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What Is the True Cost of Employee Disengagement?

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A staggering 70% of US employees are not engaged in the workplace. This modern day zombie apocalypse comes at a greater cost than you might realize – especially as a  startup. Gallup research has uncovered that the top 25% of engaged employees incur much less healthcare…

The Highs and Lows of Being a Female Tech Leader

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There has been momentous push to highlight gender inequality within tech, yet the question still remains: Why are there so few women in tech leadership roles? According to a recent Reuters study, 30 percent of 450 technology executives stated that their groups had no…

3 Ways to Land a Job at a New Startup

For many, the excitement of working at a startup is worth the risk. Unless you got a job at a unicorn startup, this type of employment often requires longer hours, lower pay, and fewer benefits. But still, people drop their corporate jobs all the time for the excitement…

eMerge Connects Job Seekers to Miami Tech Companies

Now in its third year, eMerge Americas has quickly become the must-attend south Florida tech event. Attracting well-known speakers to the event, this year’s keynote lineup includes Pitbull, Monica Lewinsky, General Colin L. Powell, Ray Kurzweil, Mark Hoffman, Casar Conde, Tony Hawk, Steve Case,…

9 Cost-Effective and Critical Security Tips for Startups

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Target. Home Depot. Sony. What do they all have in common other than falling victim to major security breaches? They aren’t startups. When big names fall victim to data breaches, its big news, making smaller companies believe they aren’t likely to be a target….

The Best Job Perks for Maintaining High Retention

Perks are the new norm for workplaces and are critical for building an attractive company culture. Some perks are great for attracting top talent. Some fancy perks benefit the employer more than employee. What perks are great for keeping talent happy and engaged? Experts…

Tech Employees Don’t Want Your Fancy Perks

With the demand for tech talent always on the rise, companies are always on the lookout for ways to keep their employees happy and engaged. From on-site gyms to unlimited vacation to company activities, there seems to be an array of options to reward…

90% of Tech Employees Will Leave for a Better Opportunity

Tech companies should be very concerned with turnover according to the newly released yearly survey by tech staffing firm, PROTECH. The startling results indicated that 90 percent of IT Professionals are ready to make a change for a ‘better opportunity’. This is the highest reported…

Alphabet Really Isn’t all that Confusing

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In the past couple of days there’s been a lot of confusion and misinformation surrounding Google’s announcement of their new parent company Alphabet. No, Google didn’t get bought out by another company. They simply did a massive restructure of their organization under a new…

Ride Sharing Giants to Shut Down Operations in Broward County on July 31

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Tech startup giant, Uber, announced that operation in Broward County would be ceased as of July 31st. This announcement came in response to new regulation put in place by the Broward County Commission that would classify ride sharing companies like Uber the same as traditional taxi…