Category: IT Hiring

Why You Can’t Ignore the IT Market in Chicago

by Anastasia C. Valentine on June 4, 2015


  Chicago has long been a hub for innovation and creating technology that is cutting edge. Major companies like Boeing, Motorola, Google, GrubHub and Groupon along with start-up organizations have made Chicago a true pacesetter in the world of information technology. Yet when people look for hot beds of IT innovation, their compass typically points […]


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Why You Should Hire IT Professionals Based on Cultural Fit

by Anastasia C. Valentine on July 21, 2014


The current state of the IT market is making it harder to find the technical talent you need today.  Having fewer technical candidates in the marketplace is making hiring managers everywhere scratch their heads, wondering how they’re going to fill their jobs.  This IT talent shift has forced many companies to change the way they […]


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The 4 Fastest Growing Technology Trends for 2014

by James P. Gardner on April 30, 2014


The immense expansion of technology is not just limited to its own industry anymore. Technology has become an integral part to how every organization operates and its individual departments are dependent upon it. For example, marketing relies heavily on consumer and client data and the ability to capture and analyze information in order to communicate […]


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4 Things Your Company Can Do To Attract Millennial IT Talent

by Anastasia C. Valentine on February 18, 2014


With the IT unemployment rate at 2-3% in most states, many companies are facing the most challenging times in managing an IT workforce since the late 90s. To confound current market conditions, you have to attract and hire from a pool of three diverse generations: Baby Boomers, Generation X and Millennials. While Millennials are often […]


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Ensuring BYOD Security Within the Enterprise

by James P. Gardner on August 20, 2013


Corporations are facing one of the most significant security challenges in today’s workplace: the bring your own device (or BYOD) phenomenon. With most employees more mobile than ever, in theory productivity is increased exponentially:  email, calendars, and apps are made available to employees’ devices, eliminating the need to be tied to an office. Responding to […]


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IT Recruiting Before the Internet

by Anastasia C. Valentine on July 17, 2013


It’s hard to envision a time before the Internet, before it was possible to upload your resume with an easy, fast, and cost-effective ‘point and click’. Rewind the clock 20 years or so, and it’s unfathomable to imagine how businesses operated before the ubiquity of the Internet. My first real job out of college was […]


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