Author Archives: Aron Gilbody

What to Look for in an IT Staffing Firm

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Finding an IT staffing firm is easy. Finding one that stands by their work, communicates timely and effectively and provides coverage over a wide array of skills and scenarios, is not.  Add these items and attributes to your checklist when evaluating who you’ll partner with.   Flexibility Maybe your company prefers…

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The Amusement Park of Job Hunting

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Last week I took a vacation to Florida with my family to escape the insurmountable snow here in the northeast.   My wife & I have a two and a half year old son named Brandon, and we decided to take him to a place all kids dream of going to,…

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Signs Your Job Might Not Be “The One”

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Do you wake up every morning and dread going to work?  Do you feel lost at your work place, like you are unable to get anything done?  Are you disconnected from your peers and/or your managers?  If the answer is ‘yes’, you are not alone.  Many people find themselves working…

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Submittal & Interview Process Red Flags

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Anyone that has been in recruiting long enough knows that feeling: The awful pit in your stomach when you just know a candidate is about to sabotage you, themselves, and your company or client.  The art of securing a new position doesn’t begin at the interview process as some might…

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Holiday Checklist for Schedules, Policies and Procedures

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The holiday season has arrived (where does the time go?) and in addition to all the shopping, travel and family gatherings there are some other important things to plan for as well. Each company has different schedules, procedures and policies for this time of year and it’s important to understand…

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Pros and Cons of Temp-to-Hire

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There has been a large uptick in temp or contract-to-hire positions over the last year or two. Companies and potential candidates alike view these positions very differently. When it comes to temp-to-hire positions, there are many things an employer needs to consider such as cost, productivity and the types of…

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3 Tips to Help Extend or Renew Your Employment Contract

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The life of an IT consultant or contractor is an ever changing and fast-paced lifestyle. There is usually constant travel, different people to work for and work with, as well as new challenges around every corner. Many of you are thinking, “I would not have it any other way!” You…

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EDI Specialists 2013 Outlook

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First, I hope you and yours had a wonderful holiday and a happy new year! 2013 is now upon us and we here at EDI Specialists and Key IT are excited, focused and motivated to make it a great year. To kick things off, what better time than now for…

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