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 »

How COVID-19 Has Changed Recruiting for The Tech Industry

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While other industries may be faltering, the tech industry is bigger than ever. With more people working remotely and investing in B2B and B2C technology, tech companies are scaling up rapidly. But the world is changing, and companies need to change with it. How has COVID-19 changed the modern face of recruiting, and should those… Read more »

4 Ways Employers Can Support Their Staff During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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The coronavirus is impacting everyone. Many employers don’t know what they should be doing to support their employees—they don’t even know what they should be doing to continue to support their own operations. But there is a light at the end of the tunnel, and there will be a return to normalcy eventually. Between now… Read more »

Recruiting Challenges & Solutions During Crisis

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The news over the past couple weeks has been very challenging to say the least.  The Covid-19 Pandemic has every recruiter and human resource professional scrambling.   I have been in the business for 35 years and have never experienced anything similar to this.  This crisis will get worse in the United States over the weeks… 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 »

10 Secret Tips to Hiring the Right Employee In the Tech Industry

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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 »

How to Stay Motivated When Searching for a Technical Job Over the Holidays

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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 »

Why I.T. staffing agencies can provide a better job seeking experience

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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 »

Creating a Mentorship/Mentee Program for your Business?

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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 »

Business Intelligence and Data Security Can Co-Exist

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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 »