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Hiring in the tech industry can be a minefield. So much goes into training tech employees, and they can decide to leave at any time. How can you make sure that you get and retain the best? Here are ten top secret tips from a hiring manager. 1. Don’t be too restrictive with your initial… Read more »

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My quest for work productivity and physical improvement never ends and 2019 was very challenging & rewarding.    I believe in pushing myself to the maximum in all facets of life.  Sometimes past them and finding new boundaries.   Nothing clears my head and provides clarity to make solid decisions like a couple hours out in nature…. Read more »

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It’s hard to do anything over the holidays, let alone something as stressful as searching for a job. But it still has to get done. Here’s what you can do to remain stress-free and stay motivated, even during a difficult time. Set “Business Hours” For Your Job Search While you’re looking for a job, you’re… Read more »

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If you’re looking for a job in the IT industry, an IT staffing agency can help. Rather than trying to find a job on your own, you can tap directly into a network of employers. Here are some advantages of working with a staffing agency. It’s hard to get noticed — let an agency help… Read more »

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Barry recently joined the Digital Enterprise Society Board and is heading up their Career Development program.  Part of this vision includes helping eliminate the technology gap in the workforce.   Thom Singer from DES recently recorded a podcast with Marny Lifshen about mentorship programs. Marny is a marketing communications consultant, author and speaker, to discuss the… Read more »

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Business intelligence means collecting, analyzing, and archiving tremendously large volumes of data. Employees, vendors, clients, and more — all that information is kept within a business intelligence platform. Understandably, this represents some considerable challenges for data security. Here’s what you need to know. The Importance of Business Intelligence Business intelligence is used to refine and… Read more »

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Don’t spend year after year in a job that you hate, waiting for the perfect job to come around. Finding the job of your dreams takes time and effort, but it’s a rewarding process in the end. The Perfect Job Doesn’t Come Out of Nowhere On average, it takes about six weeks of consistent looking… Read more »

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The vast majority of businesses are now using texting as a part of their hiring process. Texting is a lot like email: it’s a fast, informal way to connect with a candidate. Most people today prefer to get a text rather than a call. It’s unobtrusive, doesn’t put them under the gun, and lets them… Read more »

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July 25, 2019 DES Welcomes 2Roads Founder Barry Vince to their Board of Trustees The Digital Enterprise Society is proud to announce the appointment of Barry Vince to their Board of Trustees. Vince, the founder of 2Roads Professional Resources, has a long history with DES and brings a depth of knowledge and industry perspective to… Read more »

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June 19, 2019 Been awhile since I blogged, so here is what I’ve been up to the past two weeks.   I am a firm believer that company leadership must be open and transparent.  Our client partners and employees like to know what is going on behind the work scenes and I try my best to… Read more »