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UDig Brain Dig…Marcus talks 15+ years of PowerBuilder

24 Apr

I’ve had the pleasure of working with Marcus for a little over a year and half starting when he relocated from Connecticut to work on-site at one of our top clients in Richmond. He is a true professional and is always available and happy to help out in any way that he can. He has […]

Breaking into the IT field

23 Jan

Are you unsatisfied or struggling with your current career? It may be time for a career change and IT would be a great one to consider. If you look at the Forbes’ top 18 in-demand jobs for 2013, you will see many IT positions on the list, including: Software Developers, Computer Systems Analysts, Network and […]

IT job search…no time like the present

22 Jan

I certainly hope 2013 is off to a great start for all of our blog readers. As a follow up to my previous blog on end of the year hiring strategies, I thought it would be fitting to turn the page and look forward to the year ahead. We are busy at UDig with a […]

Hot IT Skill Sets for 2013

12 Nov

What are the hottest IT Jobs for 2013? Whether you’re new to the IT game or a seasoned professional, it’s always good to know what’s hot in the job market. Coming from someone who works with a lot of companies in the Richmond, Northern Virginia, and Washington, D.C. areas, the most popular jobs are in […]

Agile – Making Waves in the IT Job Market

22 Oct

UDig was recently one of the sponsors of Innovate Virginia, a conference developed by Agile Richmond. Agile is quickly becoming all the rage in IT and is starting to make very large waves in the job market. Many companies have been making the transition from traditional or “Waterfall” project management into “Agile” methodology. For those […]

Most Sought-After IT Certifications

16 Oct

“Certification HIGHLY DESIRED.” We see it in job descriptions every day. We hear it from IT Hiring Managers regularly. Be it a Project Manager role (PMP), a Network Engineer (CCNA), a SQL DBA (MCDBA) or a Desktop Support Technician (A+). The IT market, though great to be in and seeming to never lack open positions, […]

Benefits & Tips on Attending User Group Meetings

15 Oct

UDig has always been a big fan of sponsoring user group meetings to get out and connect with the people we work with most. We had the pleasure of sponsoring the Richmond .Net User Group meeting week before last and the Richmond SQL User Group meeting last week. I know it can be hard to […]

Q&A with Steve Bodnar of the Mid-Atlantic Developer Expo

5 Jul

Last week, Aaron and I attended the MADExpo in Hampton, Virginia and took some time to speak with the President of the non-profit organization, Mid Atlantic Developer Expo, Steve Bodnar. Here is what he had to say about the second annual MADExpo that had a turnout of over 250 people. Q: For those not familiar, what […]

Getting to know Jeff Bonniwell, UDig Senior Technical Recruiter…

15 May

Our next employee spotlight is a conversation with Jeff Bonniwell, UDig Senior Technical Recruiter. As we mentioned in our previous employee spotlights, at UDig we have a list of guiding principles that govern how we operate – philosophies that demonstrate how we feel candidates and clients should be treated. These are all just words on paper unless the […]

Thriving Markets for IT Jobs

25 Apr

Being in Sales and IT Recruiting, is a tool we all use to find candidates. They recently posted an article stating that the Triangle (Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill) is the hottest spot for technology jobs in the United States, according to a report out March 12 from the technology jobs website. The report found that employers […]