Author: Anastasia C. Valentine

4 Things Your Company Can Do To Attract Millennial IT Talent

by Anastasia C. Valentine on February 18, 2014

 

With the IT unemployment rate at 2-3% in most states, many companies are facing the most challenging times in managing an IT workforce since the late 90s. To confound current market conditions, you have to attract and hire from a pool of three diverse generations: Baby Boomers, Generation X and Millennials. While Millennials are often […]

 

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IT Recruiting Before the Internet

by Anastasia C. Valentine on July 17, 2013

 

It’s hard to envision a time before the Internet, before it was possible to upload your resume with an easy, fast, and cost-effective ‘point and click’. Rewind the clock 20 years or so, and it’s unfathomable to imagine how businesses operated before the ubiquity of the Internet. My first real job out of college was […]

 

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Enhance Your Career: IT Consulting

by Anastasia C. Valentine on May 7, 2013

 

The richness and diversity of experiences the IT consulting industry has to offer is unparalleled within corporate America today. While permanent employees do enjoy a level of stability and predictability in their jobs, IT consulting produces an unmatched depth and breadth of experiences. An IT consultant is typically brought in for a finite length of […]

 

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5 Things an IT Consultant Can Do to Be a Valued Resource

by Anastasia C. Valentine on April 22, 2013

 

An IT job specification can be a pretty straight forward advertisement for technical expertise and overall performance expectations while on the job. Most times, the clients’ requirements are met and the contractor does exactly what’s expected.  It’s a select few, however, that become truly valued resources, anticipating problems, creating solutions and developing a customer-centric frame […]

 

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The IT Professional: Choosing an IT Staffing Firm to Work With

by Anastasia C. Valentine on January 2, 2013

 

If you are an experienced, well-qualified IT professional, there are countless staffing firms petitioning for your skill. Given the constancy of market volatility, it is essential to partner with a reputable staffing firm in order to maximize your potential and ensure future success. With meaningful employment the ultimate goal, it could be tempting to partner […]

 

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