Weekly Roundup 11-12-2021
Excerpts from the most interesting articles of the week leading up to today.
HR LEADERS TAKE AIM AT HURDLES FOR MILITARY VETERANS
Applicant tracking systems, hidden bias and mental health challenges are hampering veterans as they look to enter the civilian workforce.
GETTING MILITARY VETERANS JOBS IN IT AND CYBERSECURITY
About 200,000 service members leave the military each year. For veterans who aren’t ready or don’t want to retire yet, the next mission is often the search for a civilian career. Many veterans have years of professional training and real-world experience in information technology and cybersecurity.
5 WAYS TO IMPROVE MENTAL HEALTH FOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS
With World Mental Health Day just behind us, I thought about how the tech industry can be a difficult place to stay mentally well. Working remotely, especially under unprecedented circumstances, can make a difficult situation worse. I have worked remotely in technology for over a decade, and I’ll share my tips for how fast-paced technical startups can take good care of their software development talent.
Software development at its best is a creative endeavor. Developers need a certain level of comfort to be able to produce quality work. Boring tasks, noisy offices and too many meetings can impact productivity even in the best of times.
CAN’T GET A CALL BACK FROM A JOB? YOU MAY BE MAKING ONE OF THESE COMMON MISTAKES.
How workers can use technology to increase their chances of getting hired during the ‘Great Resignation.’
In other news…
- Veterans Day and Memorial Day both honor those who’ve served. Here’s how they differ
- Veterans Day In King County: Where To Go Thursday
- How Veterans Day 2021 Turned into a Long Weekend for Seattle Parents