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Dice celebrating 30 years as a tech profession website

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To have fun the milestone, the corporate is launching new options and a profession information.

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Tech profession website Dice is celebrating its 30th anniversary with the discharge of a brand new profession information and a few new additions. The Guide to a Successful Technology Career options complete profession recommendation to assist aspiring and early stage technologists construct a profitable profession and leverages Dice’s three many years of expertise and management within the know-how sector, the corporate mentioned.

The information consists of wage info, tech job listings by metropolis, rising hubs, and digital job capability from 2020 to 2025.

Dice has additionally launched a sequence of options to assist technologists additional their careers and employers rent the standard professionals they want.

“When Dice began in 1990, the full inhabitants of these in laptop programs design within the United States stood round 413,000,” mentioned Art Zeile, CEO of DHI Group, Inc., dad or mum firm of Dice, in a press release.

Back in 1990, the dominant programming languages have been Cobol and Fortran, and Dice originated as a Bulletin Board Service (BBS), Zeile famous. Today, that very same subset has greater than 2.2 million technologists, he added.

With a complete of twelve million technologists throughout tech fields within the US in 2020, the expansion of the trade is palpable, Zeile mentioned.

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“Two things, however, have remained constant [since 1990],” he said. “First, there was constant progress within the want for extra technologists within the US, with the dot-com bubble and the Great Recession having little impact on the trajectory. Second, the standard of tech expertise nonetheless makes all of the distinction. One gifted programmer can have an outsized impression on the productiveness of a group.”

In the last 12 months, Dice surfaced over one million unique jobs to candidates, the company said. The site has nine million technologist profiles.

Elevating trust between recruiters and technologists

To help build trust and long-term relationships between technologists and recruiters, Dice has launched Recruiter Profiles to enable recruiters to showcase their areas of strength and expertise and highlight their tech focus by promoting their latest news, future hiring needs, and upcoming events.

Recruiter Profile is the first of many additions Dice said it is adding to help realize its longer-term vision of a space where recruiters and technologists can connect more directly and transparently.

Protecting the privacy of technologists

Privacy and security remain critical in technology’s ever-changing landscape. To protect privacy, Dice has launched Private Email, which automatically anonymizes a technologist’s email address when they make their profile visible to recruiters. This gives technologists full control over when they share their personal email address, Dice said.

Dice Private Email also allows recruiters to receive detailed email metrics about how effective their candidate communications are, emphasizing mutual respect among Dice’s trusted network of technologists, recruiters and hiring companies.

The era of remote work

Technologists have had a longstanding preference for remote work. The Dice 2020 Tech Salary Report showed that 61% of technologists said they would prefer to work remotely at least half the time, although only 24% said they could do so.

The COVID-19 pandemic significantly changed the attitude of many employers around remote working as it became a business necessity. Dice responded with a new remote jobs filter providing technologists a fast solution to apply for the work-from-home roles they’re pursuing.

Since its release earlier this year, technologists on Dice are applying to remote jobs nearly three times more than office-based positions, according to the company.

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