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Resource 1 Supports Local Education Foundation to Bring Robotics to Kids

by Resource1 on November 7, 2017

 

Resource 1, a leading IT consulting firm in the Chicagoland area, is proud to announce their partnership with the Oak Park Education Foundation (OPEF). The OPEF is a privately funded nonprofit organization that brings educational programs, including VEX Robotics, to students in the K-8 range. They provided a wide variety of STEM programming, while also […]

 

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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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Top Reasons Why IT Professionals Look for New Jobs

by James A. Loizzi on August 22, 2017

 

  The unemployment rate in the IT industry remains at a steady low. This means the reason IT professionals look for new jobs is not because they are desperate for employment and a renewed source of income. Instead, these highly competent technology professionals are searching primarily for better technical opportunities. The demand for their skills […]

 

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Resource 1 Partners with Chicago School for Inaugural Career Exploration Day

by Resource1 on June 14, 2017

 

  Resource 1 was delighted to partner with Pritzker College Prep recently on their inaugural Sophomore Career Exploration Day. The school is located on the West side of the City of Chicago, where over 90% of their graduated students are the first in their families to attend college. Pritzker has historically held career days on […]

 

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