Author: Anastasia C. Valentine

How the STEM Shortage Could Impact Your Company

by Anastasia C. Valentine on February 16, 2018

 

Over the years there have been many arguments regarding whether a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) shortage exists. The Bureau of Labor Statistics comments that the answer to that argument depends on which employment sector you are focused on. While there appears to be a surplus of STEM talent in some fields, others, such as software […]

 

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5 Steps to Conquering Panel Interviews

by Anastasia C. Valentine on October 18, 2017

 

  As the IT labor market continues to tighten, employers are understanding the need to be competitive to attract and retain top talent. One area under tremendous scrutiny is the speed of an organization’s hiring process. Too short of a process may easily lead to making a bad hire. Too long of a process is […]

 

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How Generation Z Will Shape the Workplace

by Anastasia C. Valentine on October 4, 2017

 

Many companies are just beginning to grasp and adapt to the nuances of the Millennial generation in their workplace. However, Generation Z is steadily making its entrance into the workforce. According to The Center for Generational Kinetics (“The Center”), Generation Z was born from 1996 through 2015 with the ending birth year still up for […]

 

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How IT Professionals Can Ace Behavioral Interviewing Questions

by Anastasia C. Valentine on September 20, 2017

 

Picture this: You’re in an interview with an IT manager of a company that you’d love to work for and it’s going great!  You know your technology like the back of your hand, you’ve done your research on the potential employers’ website and you are ready to whiteboard at a moment’s notice.  Then all of […]

 

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What Should You Be Looking for in an IT Staffing Partner?

by Anastasia C. Valentine on February 9, 2017

 

  Executive leaders, especially those in the IT function, are confronted daily by the challenges that arise from the rapidly evolving landscape of technology and enterprise-level digitalization. It’s a trend that leads to increased concern regarding cybersecurity, compliance, and privacy. These vulnerabilities are heightened when companies choose to leverage the advantages of open source technology […]

 

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Understanding the Trends of the Growing Independent IT Workforce

by Anastasia C. Valentine on December 20, 2016

 

  Company leaders everywhere seem to be facing an unprecedented number of disruptive trends to the business landscape, especially in regards to their IT workforce. The rapid pace of digital transformation, massive generational shifts, and a shrinking IT talent pool are just a few of the major challenges to navigate. However, another notable trend that […]

 

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