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C++ vs. Java: Choose Your Fighter

C++ vs. Java: Choose Your Fighter

Whether you’re a developer looking to expand your programming literacy or a recruiter writing a job post or prepping for an interview, understanding the differences between C++ and Java is important. Read on to learn more about what makes these programming languages...

How to Make a DevOps Engineer Resume (With Sample)

How to Make a DevOps Engineer Resume (With Sample)

Having a solid DevOps engineer resume is a crucial first step to landing your next (or first) job in your DevOps career. While an application should also include a cover letter and your portfolio, the resume is usually your first chance to impress recruiters. Here’s a...

Work From Home Scams Are on the Rise—Here’s What to Know

Work From Home Scams Are on the Rise—Here’s What to Know

When Tracy Alcaide received an Indeed.com message from a recruiter in September 2022, she was excited. A graphic designer by trade, Tracy was wrapping up a software bootcamp for UI/UX development and wanted a job where she could apply her new skills. The role on...

How to Make a Cloud Engineer Resume (With Template)

How to Make a Cloud Engineer Resume (With Template)

Apart from your cover letter, a resume is your first impression to most recruiters—and you want to make a good first impression. Whether you’re a seasoned cloud engineer looking to spruce up an old resume or writing one for the first time, here’s some guidance to get...

Not a Big Tech Company? Here’s How to Attract Tech Talent

Not a Big Tech Company? Here’s How to Attract Tech Talent

Over 150,000 tech workers globally were laid off in 2022, according to tech layoffs tracker website Layoffs.fyi. While large tech companies continue to announce layoffs, other organizations see an opportunity to scoop up talent looking for work. Tech recruiting has...

Data Center Sustainability: Making the Internet Green

Data Center Sustainability: Making the Internet Green

When it comes to business’ carbon footprints, we often hear about the importance of flying less, offering more sustainable commute options, and eliminating single use plastics in the office. But rarely is data center sustainability ever mentioned. Data centers are the...

AWS vs. Azure: What to Consider When Cloud Shopping

AWS vs. Azure: What to Consider When Cloud Shopping

AWS vs. Azure is a tough comparison. These are two of the leading public cloud service providers, and they have both led the creation and innovation of new cloud services and products since the technology's emergence. In this article, we’ll compare these two giants of...

Data Center Resiliency: What You Need to Know for Max Uptime

Data Center Resiliency: What You Need to Know for Max Uptime

If you’ve ever had the misfortune of experiencing a data center outage, you already know something about the importance of data center resiliency. Whether the power’s out or a server component is malfunctioning, outages are expensive—TechChannel reports 91 percent of...

How to Start a Freelance Business

How to Start a Freelance Business

While many industries were hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, the freelance market has flourished.  According to a 2020 survey, over a third of the American workforce freelances, contributing approximately $1.2 trillion to the US economy. A study released by Fiverr...

Stop Googling “Full Stack Interview Questions”

Stop Googling “Full Stack Interview Questions”

We’ve all been there. It’s a busy day, your workload is piling up with tasks you’d already planned to do combined with last-minute requests from other teams, when suddenly a meeting reminder flashes on your screen. You’re interviewing a candidate in 15 minutes....

Golang vs. Python: Which Should You Use?

Golang vs. Python: Which Should You Use?

Comparing Golang vs. Python is a bit like comparing apples to oranges. Both are popular programming languages, but they come with their own learning curves, use cases, and pros and cons. In this article, we’ll take a look at what both of these languages are, their...

How and When to Use Resource and Staff Augmentation

How and When to Use Resource and Staff Augmentation

In the wake of pandemic-related staff shortages, many companies turned to resource and staff augmentation to get the help they need. Staff augmentation can be a good strategy for giving your team a much-needed boost when hiring full time employees isn't an option, for...

Modern Data Architecture: Making the Most of Big Data

Modern Data Architecture: Making the Most of Big Data

One of the many advantages of cloud computing is practically unlimited data storage. And if you want to take advantage of big data, you’ll need to adopt a modern data architecture. In this post, we’ll explore modern data architectures, explaining what they are, why...

IAM Best Practices: What They Are and How to Use Them

IAM Best Practices: What They Are and How to Use Them

The average number of cyberattacks and data breaches increased by 15.1 percent from 2020 to 2021, and that number is still on the rise. To protect your organization against security threats, it’s critical that you prioritize identity and access management (IAM) best...

Contract to Hire vs. Direct Hire

Contract to Hire vs. Direct Hire

Not all jobs are created equal. If you’re currently looking for a new role, it’s important to understand the different types of employment you may run into. Two popular types of employment are direct hire and contract-to-hire. In this article, we’ll explore what these...

NerdRabbit Gives Back with a School Supplies Drive

NerdRabbit Gives Back with a School Supplies Drive

School is starting back, and that means families are scrambling to get the supplies they need for their kids’ first day. But for some families, purchasing school supplies can be a struggle. That's why NerdRabbit is happy to announce it raised $5,000 to buy school...

Flex Work: Making Work Work for Everyone

Flex Work: Making Work Work for Everyone

Labor is a hot-button issue. The current discourse presents the arguments in binary terms—people either want to work, or they don’t. But what if there’s a middle way that satisfies everyone? If you’ve been looking for a more nuanced approach to this debate, flex...

How to Hire in a Recession

How to Hire in a Recession

While many companies are experiencing tremendous growth, all signs point to the US entering a recession that will likely hit us within a year. Recessions usually force companies to pause growth strategies and shift towards cost-saving measures, including layoffs and...

10 Solution Architect Interview Questions With Answers

10 Solution Architect Interview Questions With Answers

AWS Solutions Architect interview questions should include a mix of general knowledge, situational, and technical questions. For technical questions, it's best to collaborate with a colleague like a senior software engineer, but here are some ideas for other interview...

6 Best Tech Recruitment Agencies

6 Best Tech Recruitment Agencies

Need help finding tech talent for your open positions? You might benefit from partnering with a tech recruitment agency. There are a lot of different agencies out there with different strengths and weaknesses, so we decided to put together a list of the best ones to...

Tech Side Hustles: 7 Different Ways to Make Extra Cash

Tech Side Hustles: 7 Different Ways to Make Extra Cash

Whether you’re looking for an opportunity to work on something exciting or you need some extra cash, starting a tech side hustle can be a good idea. Companies large and small are in constant need of tech professionals who can work a few hours a week to help with small...

How to Hire Remote Developers

How to Hire Remote Developers

Remote work is here to stay. 73% of remote workers went fully remote in the past four years, and almost 80% of them want to keep working remotely for as long as possible. In this article, we’ll explore why and how you should hire remote developers. If you’re looking...

How to Find a Tech Job After Getting Laid Off

How to Find a Tech Job After Getting Laid Off

If you’ve been affected by one of the recent waves of tech layoffs, you might be wondering where to turn next. Jobs in the tech sector have historically been stable, and many people pursue careers in tech for that very reason. As the US economy slows and a recession...

How to Write a DevOps/SRE Resume (With Example)

How to Write a DevOps/SRE Resume (With Example)

If you’re looking for a job as a DevOps/SRE (site reliability engineer), the first step is making or updating your resume. Whether this is your first time making a tech resume or you’re looking for inspiration to give your current resume a facelift, this post will...

Which AWS Certification Should You Get?

Which AWS Certification Should You Get?

Getting an AWS certification illustrates that you have some of the most highly sought-after skills in the cloud computing space. With a plethora of options, it can be difficult to decide which AWS certification you should get. In this post, we’ll explore which AWS...

Should You Use a Multi-Cloud Network Architecture?

Should You Use a Multi-Cloud Network Architecture?

Whether you’re trying to maximize reliability or optimize workload performance, it might be a good idea to explore multi-cloud network architecture. Many organizations today have a multi-cloud environment, and it’s easy to see why—this type of architecture offers...

How to Become a Cloud Engineer

How to Become a Cloud Engineer

Updated December 19, 2022Learning how to become a cloud engineer can propel your career as organizations continue to move on-prem workloads to the cloud. In this article, we’ll explore what cloud engineers do, how to become one, and possible career paths you might...

How to Find (H)opportunities and Get Paid on Nerdly

How to Find (H)opportunities and Get Paid on Nerdly

You’ve created a Nerd profile, and now you’re ready to start finding cloud-driven projects. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the basics of Nerdly, showing you how to navigate the platform, find opportunities, manage your settings, and get paid. Let’s get started!...

Microservices Interview Questions for AWS Candidates

Microservices Interview Questions for AWS Candidates

Microservices interview questions should be an essential part of your hiring process for AWS engineers. In this post, we’ll cover the importance and benefits of microservices and provide you with some interview question ideas. When you’re ready to put what you’ve...

Why You Should Use Blind Hiring

Why You Should Use Blind Hiring

Blind hiring reduces hiring bias and ultimately helps your organization attract the best talent, be more productive, achieve greater diversity, and improve financial performance. In this article, we’ll take a look at what hiring bias is, why and how you should address...

Data Center Migration to AWS: What You Need to Know

Data Center Migration to AWS: What You Need to Know

If you haven’t already started your data center migration to AWS, it’s time to start thinking about it. Over 9 million websites use AWS and reap the benefits of its advanced cloud computing capabilities. In this article, we’ll cover what AWS is, the benefits of AWS,...

What is AWS MAP (Migration Acceleration Program)?

What is AWS MAP (Migration Acceleration Program)?

AWS MAP (Migration Acceleration Program) is a program from AWS for organizations who want to migrate their workloads to the cloud. Cloud migrations can be long, complicated, and expensive projects, but MAP aims to alleviate some of those challenges by providing...

How to Attract the Best AWS Talent

How to Attract the Best AWS Talent

With over 4.5 million workers in the U.S. quitting their jobs since November 2021, there are a record number of roles available. As a result, companies need to go above and beyond to attract AWS talent. In this article, we’ll explore what AWS professionals are looking...

Not Hiring Talent Through AWS Marketplace? You Should Be

Not Hiring Talent Through AWS Marketplace? You Should Be

When you think of AWS Marketplace, hiring is probably not the first solution that comes to mind. Marketplace is a great resource for finding products like next-generation firewalls and deep learning AMIs, but it’s also a best-kept secret for hiring AWS professionals....

Burn Down AWS EDP Spend with AWS Staffing Solutions

Burn Down AWS EDP Spend with AWS Staffing Solutions

An AWS EDP (enterprise discount program) can be a powerful money-saving tool. Enterprise-sized organizations take advantage of these discount programs to make cloud costs more predictable and to save money in the long run, but EDPs offer numerous other benefits. In...

How to Hire an AWS Developer in a Wild Labor Market

How to Hire an AWS Developer in a Wild Labor Market

Trying to hire an AWS developer in the talent shortage of early 2022 was a challenge. Now, in the wake of massive tech layoffs, what was once a trickle of talent has become something of a fire hose. Unfortunately, this presents a new set of challenges for...

AWS Cost Optimization: Getting the Most From Your Cloud Spend

AWS Cost Optimization: Getting the Most From Your Cloud Spend

AWS cost optimization is possible, and the companies that comprehensively and proactively manage their cloud environments get the most out of their investment. By adopting cloud financial management best practices, organizations can reap the benefits of elasticity,...

Are You Ready to Move to the Cloud?

Are You Ready to Move to the Cloud?

The cloud is completely changing the way companies operate. Organizations across the world, of all sizes and industries, are moving their IT workloads to the cloud for its flexibility, mobility, and cost efficiency. If your company operates on a traditional,...

NerdRabbit and ReluTech Join the AWS ISV Partner Program

NerdRabbit and ReluTech Join the AWS ISV Partner Program

Atlanta, GA – October 5th, 2021 – Today, ReluTech and NerdRabbit are proud to announce they are now part of the AWS ISV Accelerate Program, a co-sell program for AWS Partners who provide software solutions that integrate with AWS. Both companies achieved Accelerate...

NerdRabbit Appoints Annelle Barnett Chief Executive Officer

NerdRabbit Appoints Annelle Barnett Chief Executive Officer

Annelle Brings Over 20 Years of Leadership, Staffing, Technology, and Marketing Experience to World’s First AI-Powered, Unbiased Talent Marketplace for the Cloud Atlanta, GA – September 21st, 2021 – NerdRabbit, the world’s first AI-Powered, unbiased hiring platform...

Be Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

Be Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

What does it mean to be comfortable? “Comfortable” is the idea that we are at ease and we are content. In most aspects of life, we all want that. We love comfortable people and we like knowing our day will have a semblance of the previous day and the day before....

The NerdHerder Experience

The NerdHerder Experience

Nerdly is super excited to have you, a NerdHerder, join this game-changing experience. You are about to embark on a new and innovative way to attract top Nerds (aka AWS professionals who have been vetted by our Cloud Recruitment Consultants and have been verified by...

How To Be The Most Successful Nerd

How To Be The Most Successful Nerd

With over one-third of US workers participating in the gig economy, it’s no secret that organizations are increasingly looking to independent workers and freelancers for short-term commitments. The term “gig economy” refers to the free market system in which...

Getting Started With Nerdly

Getting Started With Nerdly

Learn How to Use Nerdly Your Nerd profile has been created (congrats!) and now you’re ready to use Nerdly and get to work on some (h)opportunities, as well as get involved in the NerdRabbit community. Our goal is to get you started off on the right (rabbit’s) foot and...

Ways To Optimize Your Nerdly Profile

Ways To Optimize Your Nerdly Profile

As the public release of Nerdly quickly approaches, we felt it would be important to give our future Nerds some guidance on best practices for building their profiles. As the NerdRabbit Project Manager, I will walk you through what type of information you should share...

Why Become a Verified Nerd?

Why Become a Verified Nerd?

When it comes to job searching, it is no surprise that standing out among the crowd has become increasingly difficult. Employers and job seekers often feel lost in a sea of applications, resumes, and names when utilizing various hiring platforms. Candidates and...

NerdRabbit Enters the AWS Marketplace

NerdRabbit Enters the AWS Marketplace

Atlanta, GA – NerdRabbit is excited to announce its official launch on the AWS Marketplace. NerdRabbit enters the Marketplace with a software offering called Nerdly, aimed towards connecting AWS professionals and employers alike.  NerdRabbit will be launching the...

AI/ML + HR: Do Opposites Really Attract?

AI/ML + HR: Do Opposites Really Attract?

Attracting, hiring, and retaining people is at the core of a successful human resources department, and it has always been a deeply “human” activity. Looking back at my career, when I think of the very best human resources managers I have worked with, they have all...

Announcing NerdRabbit: A ReluTech Company

Announcing NerdRabbit: A ReluTech Company

Atlanta, GA – April 7th, 2020 – ReluTech is pleased to announce the launch of NerdRabbit, the only AWS-specific staffing company based in the US – and powered by AWS machine learning technology. ReluTech, an AWS Select Technology Partner, is focused on eliminating...