Category: IT Hiring

The Benefits of Independent Contracting in the Tech Industry

by Resource 1 on May 1, 2024


In our recent article about what IT professionals are looking for in new opportunities, we explored the elements of compensation, skills development, and flexibility, all of which coincide with the benefits of becoming an independent IT contractor.   The technology field is flush with contract opportunities. Employers often choose to hire contractors for short-term projects, like […]


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What Tech Professionals Are Looking for in Their Next IT Opportunity

by Resource 1 on March 5, 2024


Even after 2023’s big tech layoffs from companies like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and Meta, unemployment in the technology sector remains low. Skilled IT professionals are in high demand and can be very selective when looking for their next IT opportunity. When it comes to finding and hiring top IT talent in 2024, tech professionals often […]


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The State of the IT Industry

by Resource 1 on September 6, 2023


The world of technology is constantly advancing, with new innovations emerging every day. As new technologies are introduced, the IT industry quickly adapts to incorporate them into the digital landscape. To remain competitive in this dynamic market, IT professionals and hiring teams must stay up to date with these developing trends. In today’s business landscape, […]


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Resource 1:1 with Alyssa Visage

by Resource 1 on July 20, 2023


We’re thrilled to introduce Alyssa Visage, Account Manager at Resource 1. Read all about her life, interests, and favorite parts of work.


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Recession-Proofing Your Career as an IT Contractor

by James P. Gardner on December 13, 2022


High-profile layoffs, particularly in the technology field, have been hitting headlines since the summer. Twitter, Meta, Amazon, and HP all contributed to the reported 9,587 U.S. job cuts in October, according to Bloomberg—which was followed by a slightly increased IT unemployment rate of 2.3% reported in November. However, LinkedIn CEO, Ryan Roslansky, told Bloomberg that […]


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