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How to Choose the Right Reference for Your Job Application

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You put a lot of thought into every detail when you’re applying for a job: perfecting your resume, writing your cover letter, polishing your social media accounts, and brushing up on your interview skills. Another thing you should put a lot of thought into? Whom to use for your references…

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The Most Common IT Positions Employers Need Filled

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In this day and age, tech savvy is needed in just about every company in the world. It would be difficult to name an industry that doesn’t require some kind of IT help on a regular basis. But exactly what kinds of IT jobs are all these employers looking to…

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Staffing During the Holidays: What You Need to Know

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The holidays are a stressful time for everyone. Sure, we all see the retail rush happening in every store we set foot in, but if you think about it, the holidays really impact all businesses—not just retail. A lot of this has to do with staffing issues. It’s difficult for…

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How Low Unemployment is Changing the Tech Staffing Industry

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  According to recent data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the “Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services” sector is currently experiencing very low unemployment rates. The number posted for July 2018, in fact, was 1.8%,1 compared to the national average rate of 3.9%2 (which, in and of itself,…

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Taking a Temp-to-Perm Job: The Risks and Rewards

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When you’re looking for work, you want to explore all your options. The ideal option for most people, of course, is a full-time, salaried position, but that might not always be available to you for whatever reason. One other option that may open up, however, is that of a temp-to-perm…

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Job-Hunting Tips for IT Professionals

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Job-hunting can be pretty intimidating, no matter what industry you’re in. The world of IT is no exception. Because there is a consistent demand for talented IT professionals, those looking for a job in IT may not know where to start. How can you find a job that best fits…

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How To: Effectively Screen IT Resumes

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When you put out a job ad, you might be surprised at the number of responses you get. It’s very easy to end up overwhelmed, with a thick stack of resumes on your desk and no idea how to start going through them.   Been there, done that. In fact,…

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Do’s and Don’ts of Testing IT Candidates

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When you’re looking to hire a new IT candidate, there are a few things that make the interview and screening processes a little different from those in other industries. One of those things is “testing.” Testing IT candidates usually involves putting their technical skills…well, to the test.   But as…

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Top 5 IT Interview Questions

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Getting ready to hire your next IT employee? It can be stressful trying to find a candidate that is well-qualified, highly skilled, and an otherwise great fit for your company.   That’s why the questions you ask during the interview process could make all the difference. You want to ask…

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