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Cybersecurity Best Practices to Protect Your Business

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Cybersecurity is an issue your business has to address, no matter your product or your customer. From unsophisticated “phishing” attempts to more sophisticated tactics, a breach of your network can compromise customer credit card information, valuable intellectual property and employee personal information. Here are some strategies to harden your network…

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Outdated Interview Questions and How To Improve

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You have a lot riding on your interview process. Analysts, application development specialists, and engineers are in high demand, which means they spend a lot of time with hiring managers. If you ask the same outdated questions as everyone else, highly skilled IT talent may write off your company as…

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8 Tools for Engaging and Managing Remote Employees

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More and more companies are realizing the benefits of a remote workforce. However, keeping remote employees engaged and productive can be difficult. Using a staffing firm makes the process of hiring remote even easier since the agency can ensure this employee has the skills needed to complete the job. Not…

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Tips for Recruiting a Superior IT Staff

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Innovative technology is an essential part of your business operations, but finding the right IT talent proves difficult in a job market filled with a significant skill gap. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts an additional one million positions for IT workers will open up in the near future. You’re…

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The Future Is Yours: The Freshest IT Jobs for Tech Grads in 2017

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Tech graduates entering the workforce in 2017 can expect an abundance of job opportunities in IT, especially in cybersecurity, data science and cloud architecture. And there’s phenomenal potential in those specialties, too, with companies experiencing a surge in growth. Security Cybersecurity offers more than the pleasure of hunting cyber criminals….

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Healthcare IT Hiring Trends:Flexible Staffing as Tech Needs Evolve

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Hiring trends show an increase in the percentage of information technology positions that are being filled on a temporary or contract basis. Flexible staffing models especially fit healthcare IT needs as the healthcare industry continues expanding its use of technology and data. Increase in Contract Positions Predicted A recent survey…

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Tech Talent Wars: 5 Ways to Lure Star Tech Workers

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When tech juggernauts compete to scoop up valuable IT talent, what is a mainstream company to do? Also, a shortage of qualified tech workers — in spite of the projected BLS statistic of a 12 percent decade-long growth rate for tech work by 2024 — doesn’t help. However, there’s more…

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5 Things Not to Say During an Interview

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Well, you’ve made it to the interview stage. Congratulations – that is often one of the most difficult steps of the job search. Managers have a lot of resumes to sift through, and there was something about yours that stood out. Now that you have the opportunity to sit down…

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Wayne’s World: Summer 2016

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Observations, Opinions and Musings from the Woods of Maine Happy Summer (only 23 weeks until Christmas!), Before you know it, Labor Day will be upon us. I hope you can enjoy what is left of the summer sunshine – and stay vigilant and safe. Related to the topic of labor,…

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