The Great Recession of the past few years may have slowed hiring down, but in the hi-tech world – did it ever really go away? No matter what the state of the economy, every company is looking for top talent in order to fuel innovation and business growth and the race is back on in full force.
According to a recent study by Bersin & Associates, talent shortages are cited as a key business challenge by more than 50 percent of business leaders. Not really a surprise – yet we are all fishing in the same pond to find that talent and while LinkedIn is a pretty big pond, how does one fishing rod stand out from another? (more…)
Informatica has just met a major milestone in achieving Energy Star Rating certification for our headquarters building in Redwood City, California. If you didn’t know – the national energy performance rating is an external benchmark that helps you assess how efficiently your buildings use energy, relative to similar buildings nationwide. Hitting this milestone generates savings of 400,000 kWh which is about 330,000 lbs in CO2 reduction per year. That seems like a lot of gas when you really think about it. (more…)
If you’re an outstanding software professional, everyone knows what’s in the package these days: you’re going to get a competitive salary, great benefits and challenging work assignments. You can pat yourself on the back and say out loud: “Look Mom, I made it!”.