Category: IT Hiring

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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Is the Interview Enough to Determine a Candidate’s Cultural Fit?

by Anastasia C. Valentine on February 17, 2016

 

According to Dice.com, a record 78% of hiring managers are planning to hire tech talent this year.  Currently, we’re under no delusions about just how competitive the market for IT professionals has become. Every industry and sector demands key technology players to keep their business ahead of the game. The right combination of skills and […]

 

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Strategies to Bridge Communication in a Cross Generational Workplace

by Anastasia C. Valentine on October 5, 2015

 

  How do you clearly communicate anything in a workplace that mixes two or more generations? Today’s workforce is a diverse tribe of Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, and Millennials, presenting an unparalleled challenge to companies large and small. Each generation comes with its own workplace advantages and disadvantages. The key to communicating with different generations […]

 

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4 Nearly Impossible-to-Fill Tech Hires and How to Find Them

by John A. Mussatto on August 31, 2015

 

  Have you ever encountered an IT position that you just cannot fill? No matter how extensively you search the local talent pool, no viable candidates turn up. Meanwhile, a variety of other positions have been opened and filled with minimal effort. It is not a stretch to say that you are at your wit’s […]

 

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How Prepared Are You for the IT Talent Shortage?

by Anastasia C. Valentine on July 16, 2015

 

  Many of our clients have been wondering what the IT talent shortage means for their business. Though not everyone is feeling a strain in their hiring yet, the following factors threaten to prolong the time it takes to find most IT professionals:   Studies find that 3% of declared STEM majors leave for another […]

 

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