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  1. Why starting as a freelance software dev isn't always a good idea? Or is it?

    So you are young and energetic wannabe developer. Your head is full of ideas, stackoverflow is your bible and you are ready to face the struggles of software developement for money. Cool! Let me tell you something.You learn at the university or other school, you feel better in coding every month and the truth is you'd like to start with your career as soon as possible, but going to work everyday doesn't feel tempting for now, despite your lack of experience. But hey! You got some friends and friends...
  2. Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Interview Questions

    More and more companies are realizing the power of cloud services and networks. With the release of Office 365, Cloud services, and employees working away from the office, collaboration is crucial. Ensuring the networks that connect employees and allow access to the documents and projects within an organization is therefore critical to allow organizations to function efficiently. This means that the demand for good network administrators and system administrators who understand Active Directory is...
  3. USA and Australian tech professionals see reversal of fortunes in the first quarter of 2016

    Australian tech salaries have fallen slightly in the first quarter of 2016 from a year end high, while the declining average salary of tech professionals in the USA have risen after huge declines in 2015, according to tech marketplace Gooroo.After ending 2016 on a high with salaries averaging, $105,098AUD, Australian tech professionals have seen a decline of 2.3% over the past three months to average $102,661AUD. Conversely after ending 2015 at their lowest point, US tech salaries have risen from...
  4. Get to know your tools

    Tools give you power, but power needs to be used wisely. And by wisely I mean understanding the power you have in your hands. You can use a hammer both with screws and nails, but it is better for the later than for the former.Now, talking about programmers, this is quite more important. I’m not suggesting that you need to memorize all the options and shortcuts that your development environment has, but I’ve seen many cases when people start using an IDE, a framework or even a language based just...
  5. Essentials for software developers or any computer job

    I have been talking about the following on many occasions during the last years already. Actually, it is always part of my consulting services when companies ask for advice on what they should do to improve the overall satisfaction of their software developers. But in general, it's pretty simple: The following are my essentials for any software developer or craftsman that is taking her or his profession seriously. Originally, I started my list with the first four topics only but experience taught...
  6. Gooroo statistics show Australian tech jobs steady as US and UK face decline

    Analysis of Australia's advertised tech positions shows salaries have remained steady over the past six months, with September recording a 1.2% increase to average $102,237 AUD, according to the latest statistics from Gooroo.While Australia is seeing the same average salary as it did two quarters ago in April 2015, it has been a different story in the US and UK, where both regions have seen a decline in average salaries for tech professionals."The US has been hit the hardest in terms of salary...
  7. Demand for software developers continues as infrastructure loses more ground, according to latest Gooroo data

    Melbourne (Australia) 10 September 2015 – Software developers are on a roll with continued high demand in August while infrastructure continues on a downward trajectory, according to the latest data from tech job marketplace experts Gooroo.Following the same pattern as the previous two months, Australia’s tech jobs continue to see higher demand and salaries for professionals with skills in software development, mobile technologies and database related skills.“This really isn’t a trend that is expected...
  8. Infrastructure Technology Index - January 2014

    The following charts show the salary and demand statistics for various Infrastructure Technology. The data is taken from the Gooroo.io analysis of job advertisements in the United States, Great Britain, and Australia.When reading these charts, the lower the demand for a skill, the less reliable the salary indicators become. It only takes a handful of jobs to shift the average.Job data is extremely useful as it's plentiful and provides a lot of fascinating and interesting aspects to work with. It...
  9. Software Developer

    The role of a Software Developer can be quite broad. Using a range of programming languages and tools, they give computers life.Often working closely with Business Analysts, Project Managers, and Product Managers, they take the requirements and turn them into something which people can use. They work in all aspects of the software from research, design, implementation, and testing.As with many technology roles, specialisations exist. Some software developers venture more into the analysis and planning...
  10. Infrastructure Engineer

    Whilst an Infrastructure Architect detemines the WHAT of the solution, an Infrastructure Engineer specifies the HOW.They are focused on the building, managing, and evolving of the supporting environment. This not only includes hardware and software, but also people, administrators, and help desk staff. Their goal is to deliver a reliable, consistent, and secure service to customers and machines.
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