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28 July

Geek Language Quiz 6: Data Scientist Edition

Do you source and recruit Data Scientists? Are you familiar with their tools, processes, and systems?

Our latest Geekology logo quiz focuses on technical keywords commonly seen in job descriptions for Data Scientists. Have fun and see how ready you are to source for your next data scientist candidate. Read more…

05 October

From Spam to Good Read: Content Marketing Tips for Technical Recruiters


Why do software developers often view emails from recruiters as spam? Usually in these recruiting messages, it’s all about getting the developer to become interested in the job opening the recruiter is trying to fill.  Therefore, if the position is not interesting to the developer (which is often the case), developers feel it’s a waste of time to read these emails.

No Value = Spam

What if technical recruiters can add something that developers find useful to their email messages?   Read more…

01 June

What is the Internet of Things?

network-782707_960_720Imagine waking to the sound of your alarm clock because it accessed your calendar for the day. As you rise from your bed, the window shades in your bedroom open. Downstairs in the kitchen, the coffee machine has begun to brew and the thermostat begins to warm the house to a temperature of your liking. Your smart phone uses your weather application and sees cold temperatures this morning. So your car turns on the heat 10 minutes before you have to leave your house. As you leave the house, all the lights automatically turn off and the security system enables.

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12 May

What is Business Intelligence?

Business Intelligence, or BI, is a term that is used to describe different types of software Business_Intelligenceapplications that are used to analyze raw data. Some common activities that make up BI include data mining, online analytical processing, querying, and reporting.

There are three main components
in the basic BI concepts: Read more…

02 May

DBA vs. Data Architect

dba2The amount of data that is being collected, managed and analyzed has exploded. Eric Schmidt of Google famously stated in 2010, “There were 5 Exabytes of information created between the dawn of civilization through 2003, but that much information is now created every 2 days.” His statement caught plenty of attention. People were amazed at the amount of data we generated that seemed beyond imagination. It turned out Eric Schmidt actually under-estimated.

Since 2010, the amount of data and the rate of data collection have only grown even more. Big data is on everyone’s mind and getting hotter each day. Following the frantic pace of collecting and keeping data is the needs for talent to manage them. Read more…