The rapid advances in technology have created a huge market for Silicon Valley, and those that piggy-back off of them, to try and turn our homes into something resembling Eureka. But after the events of last week, we've seen exactly how much damage the insecurity of the IoT can do.
Having a brand is important for one simple reason: Employers don't trust resumes. And establishing a brand is easier for those in career transition, or for those who work in proprietary industries where proof can be impossible to provide without compromising your career.
Its not that we are unaware that problems exist. It's not that we don't want them solved. The problem, dear readers, is that no one wants to do the hard work required to figure out what is actually causing the problem.
Applicant Tracking Software (ATS) systems are becoming more and more common in the workplace. They are supposed to weed out unqualified candidates and make the hiring process faster and result in better quality hires. But in practice it's a different story.