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When employees use unauthorized personal devices for work or when teams download unapproved software for internal use, this is known as shadow IT, says a recent article on FOSSlife , and the practice leads to an array of security and compliance implications for organizations.  BMC says the practice is inevitable, because “users adopt shadow IT practices only to fulfill their job requirements in ways that make their life...
Site reliability engineering (SRE) is first and foremost “about innovation, education, and enablement,” says the  2022 State of SRE Report . Although the practice continues to evolve, the  SRE role  is generally focused on greater alignment between development teams in order to automate processes and enable organizations to meet security, quality, and performance goals.  According to the 2022 report, the...
According to recent  Gallup research , 48 percent of the American workforce is actively looking to change jobs, and employee disengagement is cited as the main reason for the shift.  In a previous  FOSSlife Careers  article, we looked at ways to  make a successful career change , offering tips for upgrading your skills and  getting certified  to help keep you on track. This type of continuous learning can...
The open source career series from FOSSlife highlights the skills and duties required for an array of open source job titles. If you’re new to Linux or open source or just getting started in your IT career, these articles offer insight and information about the many and varied job roles that are available – from straight-up development or operations roles to marketing and project management. In this article, we’ll look...
According to the recent  Dice Salary Report , the average tech salary of respondents now exceeds six figures, which is the highest ever recorded by the survey. Hiring activity for tech workers also hit a two-year high in October of 2021,  according to a report from CompTIA , and many organizations are looking to hire workers immediately.  These findings all reinforce the notion that  now is a great time to get a job in...
As part of the launch of SysAdmin JobHub , we want to thank you for your initial support in making this site a top job board for IT professionals. We also ask that you help us understand your job search preferences by taking a short survey. The information from this quick (4-question) survey will help us grow and improve the site to better serve your needs. Take the survey now. Thank you from the SAJH team.
Now is a great time to get started with a career in tech. The recent  Great Resignation  and corresponding churn in the job market means many organizations are looking to hire workers immediately. According to the recent  Job Openings and Labor Turnover (JOLTS)  report, 4.4 million Americans left their jobs in September, and there are now 10.4 million job openings, which passes pre-pandemic levels. Pivot to a New Job...
Welcome to the SysAdmin JobHub! This new job board, powered by ADMIN magazine and Linux New Media , lists top jobs for IT pros who keep the world’s systems running.  Aimed at systems, network, and database administrators, as well as DevOps engineers, network architects, IT specialists, and more, the site will let you upload your resume, customize which jobs you see, and receive email alerts with the latest...