The DPP Blog

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IT Adds Jobs in October but Rate of Growth Flattens

Alexandria, VA, November 10, 2021 – As expected, IT employment remained flat in October, with a sequential increase of 0.04% to 5,380,600 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions Industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment was up 3.66% since October 2020, adding 190,200 IT […]

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Must Be The Season Of The Switch

Around this time nine years ago, we debuted a new website and branding for DP Professionals. It’s served us well over the years, but it’s time for a refresh. Sleeker look, fewer pages. Simple, elegant, techno. We’ve taken a minimalistic eye and pared the site down to what’s really important to our users. We plan […]

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Does Your Resume Reflect Your Reality Today?

The IT talent market has recovered from its pre-pandemic slump and is accelerating, reaching all-time highs. There are more jobs open than there are qualified people to fill them, and the opportunities for qualified people to switch jobs abound. Employers are navigating the challenges of hiring, and re-evaluating how they attract and retain high-value IT […]

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IT Employment Growth Starts to Plateau and IT Talent Shortage Is to Blame

Alexandria, VA, October 15, 2021 – In September, IT employment increased by 0.04% to 5,376,700 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions Industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment has increased by 4.15% since September 2020 adding 214,200 IT workers. Engineering employment grew by 0.32% […]

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IT Employment at Historic Highs

Alexandria, VA, June 9, 2021 – In May, IT employment increased by 0.22% to 5,350,000 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions Industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment has increased by 2.64% since May 2020 adding 137,700 IT workers. Engineering employment grew by 0.13% […]

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IT Employment Rises Above a Year Ago Levels for First Time Since 2019

Alexandria, VA, May 12, 2021 – In April, IT employment increased by 0.35% to 5,340,400 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions Industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment is up by 0.85% since April 2020 adding 45,200 IT workers. Engineering employment grew by 0.14% sequentially to […]

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IT Employment Continues its Unabated Climb

Alexandria, VA, April 14, 2021 – In March, IT employment increased by 0.39% to 5,318,800 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions Industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment has declined by 0.41% since March 2020 shedding 21,900 IT workers. Engineering employment grew by 0.29% […]

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A Second Bite of the Apple: An alternative career for teachers

We get it. Teaching is tough. You thought it was your life’s calling, and you put everything into it. You loved the kids. You even loved the parents. You still do! But. Burnout: what is it and how to recognize it “Job burnout is a special type of work-related stress,” say the staff at the […]

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Attention, Teachers!

If teaching has not proven to be the career you had hoped,  we would like to speak with you!   Our firm is growing, and we would like to talk with you about an exciting career in professional recruiting. Please contact me at chris.dickenson@dppit.com, or call me at 803-978-1986 to hear more.

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IT Jobs Recovery Remains Strong

Alexandria, VA, February 10, 2021 – In January, IT employment increased by 0.50% to 5,272,900 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions Industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment has declined by 1.32% since January 2020 shedding 70,300 IT workers. Engineering employment grew by 0.13% […]

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IT Employment Continues Upward Climb

Alexandria, VA, January 15, 2021 – In December, IT employment increased by 0.50% to 5,240,000 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions Industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment is still down 2.08% since December 2019 a loss of 111,500 workers. Engineering employment grew by […]

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IT Employment Continues Upward Trajectory

Alexandria, VA, December 16, 2020 – In November, IT employment increased by 0.51% to 5,210.600 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions Industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment has declined by 2.67% since November 2019 shedding 143,100 IT workers. Engineering employment was effectively flat […]

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