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As employers, it’s our responsibility to remove all obstacles that stand in the way of success for our employees and for our organizations. This, in turn, means that we must have a keen sense of observation to be able to detect those obstacles in the first place. Some might be obvious, others will be far… Read more »

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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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Phone interviews can be very stressful, even more stressful than in-person interviews. After all, it isn’t very easy to fully interpret what your interviewer is saying when you can’t see their face or read their body language or facial cues. And you have to make sure you convey your message clearly, too. Here are some sneaky phone… Read more »

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Contract employees can be a really valuable asset to any company. They’re hired for their very specific skills, they’re usually passionate about what they do, and they’re motivated to get the job done. Plus, you save your company a lot of overhead in the form of benefits, taxes, and insurance policies that you’d have to pay with… Read more »

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Effective leadership can make or break a company. When a company finds a good leader, everything and everyone underneath it falls into place. People work harder and stay engaged with their work, meaning that productivity, efficiency, and innovation all improve. But when the leader at the helm struggles, the company can become characterized by disengagement,… Read more »

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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 »