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Meetings are important. There’s something about face-to-face communications that you just can’t get over the phone, Skype, email, text, or other written forms of communication. But too many companies are guilty of an excessive number of meetings. Pointless meetings that fill calendars and waste time. So how do you know which meetings are essential and… Read more »

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Your hard skills might be what gets noticed on your resume, but your soft skills are what sets you apart from the rest of the competition. Hiring managers will scan your resume to see if you have the right training and education, the proper coding or accounting skills, and the amount of experience they’re looking… Read more »

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Cranberry Township, PA (February 6, 2020) – SSI today announced it has earned the annual Excellence Award from TechServe Alliance. The award recognizes IT & engineering staffing and solutions firms that have demonstrated outstanding performance, team productivity and dedication to continuous improvement.  TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & engineering staffing and… Read more »

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When your employees are happy in their jobs, they’ll be more motivated and work harder for your company. But the average worker has a short attention span, meaning that their demands and priorities change all the time, so how can you keep them satisfied? The truth is that there’s a lot to consider and a… Read more »

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Cranberry Township, PA – February 4th, 2020 – SSI, a leading staffing agency announced today that they have won Best of Staffing Client and Best of Talent Diamond Awards for providing superior service to their clients and candidates. Presented in partnership with presenting sponsor, CareerBuilder, and gold sponsors Indeed and Glassdoor, ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing®… Read more »

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Whether you’ve been the victim of downsizing, fired unfairly, or you’re leaving of your own volition, it might be tempting to bash your former bosses online or otherwise burn some bridges but don’t. A lot of former employees like to leave comments on Glass Door any other job-seeking websites. Or sometimes it’s tempting to say negative comments… Read more »

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Diversity is a great buzzword, and although most companies strive to achieve it, many fail to appreciate its full meaning. More than just achieving even ratios of gender, age, race, and cultural backgrounds, diversity also means a range of perspectives, ideas, and opinions. When people feel free and respected enough to share those ideas, you can… Read more »

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Just because you don’t meet all of a job’s requirements doesn’t mean you shouldn’t apply. Most companies list characteristics for their ideal candidate, understanding that no one will realistically check every box. Some qualities are absolute must-haves and some that they’re willing to compromise on, and chances are they don’t advertise which are which. So,… Read more »

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Most hiring managers are too busy to act as a welcoming host as they’re hiring, but it’s an important step. If you’re dismissive or neglectful, candidates will talk. They’ll tell their friends and post reviews about your company. Soon you’ll be a notoriously negative company to work for, no matter how great your perks are. Here’s how you can make sure your candidates are receiving a good experience from you…. Read more »

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The world of programming is always evolving. The programming language you learned when you started your career is probably not what you’re relying on today, so it’s essential to keep practicing and stay up-to-date. The more current you are, the higher the salary you can earn, and the more employable you are. Many companies will… Read more »