Current Employment Outlook & Projections

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I hope this finds everybody safe and sound.  Challenging times for all, but hopefully opportunities as well. The past few weeks, I have been working with many firms across the country as well as fellow recruiting companies to gauge the employment market and make some projections.   Here are some highlights from my notes that I… Read more »

5 Skills to Demonstrate Ability to Work from Home

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Working from home requires a vastly different skill set from working in the office. The motivation is all different. You aren’t just “working toward the clock,” but you’re instead self-motivating and getting things done. Today, employers are finding that some employees cannot work from home effectively — and they’re looking for employees who can. How… Read more »

Why Hiring Veterans for Technical Positions Is A Win-Win

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Looking to hire employees? Considering hiring veterans. Veterans are highly trained professionals who often need to suddenly jump into and acclimate to the workforce. Veterans Are Disciplined and Experienced Veterans have extraordinary levels of knowledge, and they’re extremely experienced and well-trained. They can draw from their experience in IT to move from the public sector… Read more »

Don’t Wait for the Perfect Job to Fall in Your Lap – Go Out & Get the Job of Your Dreams

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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 »

GenZ Is Entering the Job Market Looking for Tech Jobs – Is Your Company Ready?

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You may have just gotten used to the millennial generation, but it’s already time to start preparing for GenZ. GenZ is an entirely unique generation, with different goals and culture. GenZ is also dominantly going into tech and tech-related industries, which leads to a lot of opportunities to get exciting new talent. GenZ is Moving Towards… Read more »

How Aligning Your Company to a Cause Benefits You & Your Staff

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Is there a charity or mission that you truly believe in? Consider making it a part of your company culture. Aligning a company with a cause isn’t just a great way to make the world a better place — it can also benefit you and your staff in countless ways. Court the Best Employees Employees… Read more »

How to Stay Organized When Job Hunting

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On average, a job seeker has to apply for 27 jobs to get a single interview. How do you keep all of your information straight? You don’t want to apply for a single job multiple times, and you don’t want to mix up your interviews. Here are some tips for staying organized. Build a Spreadsheet… Read more »

SV Appreciation

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Recently, my brother Steven left 2Roads after 18 years to create his own staffing firm   As a business owner, I instinctively thought of myself and company.  Would we lose business?  Would we be competing against him and his new firm?   Should I rally our troops for battle?   As our most productive team member in… Read more »

Top 5 Answers to Common Job Searching Questions

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Whether you’re new to job searching or just haven’t job searched in a while, you may be feeling a bit adrift. Job searching can be a complicated process — and it often doesn’t give you a lot of feedback to work with. To help, here are some answers to the most common questions. 1. How… Read more »