It goes without saying that as a leader you should always make sure your team is set up for success. You know your team's strengths and capabilities, so optimize them. You also know their weaknesses, so help address them with courses or connect them with someone in the company who can help. Below are a few of the ways we make sure our employees at In Time Tec are set up for success.
It takes about 0.05 seconds for users to form an opinion about your website. This opinion ultimately determines whether they will stay on the website or leave. Research also shows that if the consumer does stay on your website, the average time they will stay there is about 45 seconds. All of this goes to show that first impressions matter. Your UI/UX design team is the most important factor to ensuring a good first impression on your website.
Technology is always changing. Old trends become obsolete, new trends emerge, and hackers continue to become more sophisticated. It’s important that your IT team stays up to date on what’s happening in the IT world, so they can ensure you have the proper technology to avoid cyber attacks and threats.
The average person spends around 90,000 hours at work in their lifetime. I think it’s safe to say that it’s crucial for people to work at a place they enjoy. This also means that business owners not only need to navigate attracting top talent- but also retaining it. This starts with finding out what employees are really looking for in a job. Yes, money is an important aspect for most people when job searching, but ultimately people are looking for perks that go much deeper than monetary value.
Company growth is a good thing. It helps establish a stronger brand identity, makes it easier to acquire certain assets, expands opportunities, and drives business performance and profits. Growth does, however, stop being a good thing when you can’t keep up with it. In fact, it is detrimental to a company’s success when this happens. And outgrowing business processes and business infrastructure happens more often than you may think. For this reason, it is important to have procedures in place before you get to the point of outgrowing yourself.
With over 740 million global users, LinkedIn has changed the way business professionals connect and interact with each other around the world. Increasing your following on this platform can lead to a greater reach and more business leads. Below, you will find actionable items that we took to increase our followers by 12,500 in just 9 months.
Everyone has heard someone complain about not liking their job. And I think it’s safe to say that the place your friend is constantly talking down on wouldn’t be a place that you’d apply. Likewise, if you have a friend who often shares about how much they love their job, it will likely pique your interest. The latter is what it looks like to be a brand advocate.
As companies grow, there are demands for features getting to the market faster and pain points generally emerge when this happens. Developers often break each other's code when the changes conflict and code also gets complex, so the process of getting it out to production takes time. DevOps allows companies to do more, do it better, and do it faster.
DevOps allows companies to rapidly develop and deliver high-quality applications to end-users. Currently, there are no DevOps training programs in universities or code camps. To be a DevOps engineer, someone has to take interest in it and learn it themselves.
Do you remember all the hundreds of tests you took on preprinted forms while you were in school? And how there was always a moment of panic followed by dread when you realized you skipped a row and all of your answers were on the wrong row? Imagine how educators must feel managing all that mess.