How to get started with a career in DevOps

Collaborations have given the world some great inventions.

In the late seventies, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield got together to give us a gift that would keep on giving — Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream. …

Written by: Shane Shown, CEO of Nxt Level.

Have you noticed it yet? Have you noticed the shift over the last twelve months? COVID-19 is changing everything as we know it. The world had a taste of remote lifestyle and the masses are now beginning to challenge their employers.

Is…

Did you know that the Wall Street Journal recently did a piece on how ‘Product Manager’ has become the new dream job for MBA grads? Yup, move over CEO, there’s a new sheriff in town.

Here’s what’s really wacky, though — despite the interest in the job, few people are…

Hello from the otherrrrr sidddeee. Okay, I’m no Adele, and maybe my singing needs a little work. But, what I am is perfectly placed in the world of recruitment to help my fellow interviewers reach the zenith of organizational success.

How? That’s simple. You know how last week I wrote…

Interviews — can’t live with ’em, and can’t live without ’em. Or that’s how most job seekers feel about the hiring process. I mean, like it’s not enough you’ve been prepping your entire life for your dream job, now you have to prove how bad you want it- to a…

Believe it or not, more than 98% of the Fortune 500 companies use an ATS (applicant tracking system) to conduct an initial screening of resumes. Yup, biggies like Workday, Taleo, iCIMS, etc., are all fans of the ATS.

What does that mean for the job seekers out there? First, it…

Not giving feedback is hurting your brand. Seriously. I understand that giving feedback is a MASSIVELY controversial topic. Folks like Amazon, Facebook, and Google make it a policy to not provide feedback. It’s super frustrating. They all encourage you to “try again next year.” …

Interviews are an amazing way to not only evaluate talent, but also to genuinely sell the role that you are hiring for right now. Too many companies shoot themselves in the foot by creating overly complex interview questions that have no relevance to the actual job. What do I mean…

I hate the common idea of luck.

Luck is not waiting for a rainbow with a pot of gold at the end. There is no such thing as leprechauns. Luck is a roll of the dice. Luck is playing the odds. The awesome thing about odds is that it is a statistic. …

Let’s first talk about Data Privacy…

Privacy has to do with giving users the ability to control how their data is being used and collected. As data becomes the new gold rush, there are those to intend to use and abuse the power that they have with the open web.

The realm of privacy prioritizes issues…

Shane Shown

Founder @ NxtLevel.io | Blogger | Sourcing Ninja | Recruiter | Ex-@Facebook, Ex-@Zillow | Consultant | Entrepreneur | Startup Junky

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