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Preparing for the Top Technology Skills of 2018

by James A. Loizzi on February 16, 2018

 

With a new year comes new trends, job opportunities, and chances to grow and improve. In the 2018 Spiceworks IT career outlook survey of over two thousand IT professionals, 32 percent of respondents expect to look for or start a new IT job in 2018. Although many of these professionals are seeking a better salary, 70 percent […]

 

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“Building Homes and Lives in the Dominican Republic” -Featuring Resource 1 Team Member, Kristen Long

by Resource 1 on December 20, 2017

 

Driven by strong philanthropic values, Resource 1 regularly encourages its team members to get involved in their communities. Recently, Account Executive Kristen Long had an eye-opening experience during her mission trip to the Dominican Republic. The trip was part of a church program that not only helps locals build new homes, but also allows the […]

 

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Resource 1 Supports Local Education Foundation to Bring Robotics to Kids

by Resource 1 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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