Category: IT Hiring

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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Body Language: The Most Underappreciated Tool in the Hiring Process

by Anastasia C. Valentine on October 31, 2016


For 22 years, I have interviewed many professionals and like most, there have been times that I have made a bad hire. As I succeeded and failed throughout the years, I realized there was a common denominator regardless of my understanding at the time. What I have come to understand is that there is a […]


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Exploring the Most Overlooked Strategies in IT Talent Acquisition

by Anastasia C. Valentine on September 7, 2016


With the rapid pace of digital transformation in today’s business world, companies are striving to keep up. The biggest challenge, according to a recent report from the Wall Street Journal, is that the supply of talent to support this development is falling short. The report cites a survey of over 3,000 CIOs and other technology […]


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How Does Your Employer Brand Impact Recruitment?

by Anastasia C. Valentine on June 28, 2016


If we’re being honest with ourselves, we know that a fancy price tag on a shiny new job offer is rarely enough to win over top talent. Most people probably harbor unfortunate memories of terrible work experiences that made their lives miserable despite the handsome paycheck with their name on it. With that in mind, […]


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Exploring the Pros and Cons of a Remote Workforce

by Anastasia C. Valentine on June 7, 2016


In order to successfully lead a company within an ever changing marketplace, it is important to keep up on the latest employment trends.  This is why we were particularly struck by a Gallup Poll statistic that reports four times as many US workers have worked remotely in the last year than they did 10 years […]


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How Much Does a Bad Hire Cost?

by Kristen Long on April 26, 2016


As business leaders, we all calculate our cost of doing business differently. Many executives consider the cost of hiring employees to be a part of this formula. While no one is 100% perfect at hiring, if employee turnover happens enough, it will leave you asking the inevitable question: How much does a bad hire cost? […]


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