Four students from the University of Advancing Technology (UAT) were accepted into the 2022 Cybersecurity Externship with the Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation.
On Tuesday December 14, 2021, in the UAT theater and via zoom, University of Advancing Technology (UAT) students presented their Student Innovation Projects (SIP) to an audience of professors and peers.
Amazon.com Inc. is planning to hire an additional 550 people in Tempe and has already expanded its office footprint in a brand-new office tower there. The e-commerce giant expanded its lease in 100 Mill, the office tower in Tempe being developed by Cousins Properties and Hines and is set to complete construction in the first quarter of 2022.
At a time when workers are in high demand across the country, Maricopa County’s efforts to attract skilled talent lead the nation, according to a new report. Labor market analyst EMSI ranked the Phoenix region no. 1 in talent attraction, the second year in a row and 4th time in six years.
Employers continued posting droves of technology jobs in the third quarter, but the frantic pace has abated slightly compared to earlier in 2021. According to a CompTIA analysis of Burning Glass Technologies Labor Insights data, 77% of the nation’s largest metro areas posted at least a 20% increase in tech job postings in the third quarter compared to a year ago. Only three of the 70 metros in the analysis had fewer postings compared to a year ago.
As Cybersecurity Awareness Month comes to an end here in October, we wanted to share some helpful cybersecurity resources for aspiring cybersecurity professionals who want to network, learn more about the field and stay up-to-date on the latest cybersecurity trends. You can use resources like these when you’re on the cybersecurity job hunt to grow your knowledge and skills.
As cyberattacks increase in scale and severity, so too does the global demand for cybersecurity professionals – in all aspects of the field and across all sectors. The supply seemingly cannot keep up, resulting in an acute talent shortage. But in this talent shortage, there is an even bigger and more troubling gap: the lack of diversity in cybersecurity.
BestCompaniesAZ and Career Connectors are hosting their Semi-Annual Diversity Talks virtual event on November 4th at 9am. Learn more about the best companies in Arizona with a panel discussion and presentations lead by executives and recruiters.
Happy Cyber Security Awareness Month! Now in its 18th year, this month in October highlights the importance of cyber security throughout the country. The Arizona Technology Council has collaborated with Pipeline AZ and the Partnership for Economic Innovation to help address Arizona’s tech-talent shortage.
IT is an admittedly broad field with sub-specialties that range from computer support to software development. Still, some key skills apply across the industry. According to Kevin Meylor, Vice President of Application Engineering at University of Phoenix (UOPX), the most important skill, especially in software development, is the ability to quickly learn and implement new things.