Topic: jobs

Despite layoffs, software engineering and quality assurance skills remain in-demand

According to data from, over 250,000 tech employees were laid off across over 1,100 companies in the past year. Despite this, over 23,000 development vacancies still exist on company websites, according to a report from Qt Group.  The company explained that there were a lot of redundancies reported in 2023, and that many layoffs … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Tech Interview Handbook

Since the technical interview is such an important part of the hiring process for tech workers, it’s best to be as prepared as possible for what one might expect during that step of the interview process.  Several resources exist to help developers better prepare. One such resource is the Tech Interview Handbook repository, which is … continue reading

Indeed fosters software developers outside and in

It’s a sad state of affairs for software developers. Their talents are in higher demand than ever, and yet many of them have reached the point where they won’t even answer a phone call from an unknown number due to constant contact by recruiters. Making matters worse, once in the clutches of said recruiter, most … continue reading

SD Times Blog: Developers need to show their worth to land a job

Interviews are always nerve-wracking, tedious, and for the most part uneventful, especially if you are applying to a ton of jobs. And it’s no different for developers going through the process. You would think with a market that has such a high demand for employees like the software development industry that finding a job would … continue reading

Steve Jobs deserves the right biopic

Steve Jobs is about as iconic and complex a figure as the tech world has ever seen, so it’s no surprise his life story has been so quickly swept up into Hollywood biopic fodder. Walter Isaacson’s 2011 Jobs biography was a New York Times Bestseller, capturing a distinct cultural moment. It was hard to go … continue reading Protection Status