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Most companies offer their employees fringe benefits, career advancement opportunities and recognition for a job well done. Most companies also feel they offer competitive salaries and make good investments in their staff. However, it can be hard to tell if employees at these companies truly feel valued as a result of these efforts, or if… Read more »

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Many companies rely on staffing firms to find the right talent in today’s highly competitive labor market. When these companies are looking at their options, one of their choices is whether to go with a general staffing company or a specialized staffing firm. For companies looking to fill specialty positions, a specialized recruiting company is… Read more »

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The talent needs of each engineering company can vary greatly and each organization’s candidate selection process can target very different skills, levels of experience and personalities to best complement its particular needs. While some people may get hired because they have unique abilities, there are general skills that have value for a wide range of… Read more »

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It’s no secret that the job market for tech professionals is booming and has been for years. While that trend looks to continue in 2018, some professions will be in more demand than others. As technology evolves, so do the needs of employers looking to leverage technology in their operations. Many experts are forecasting that… Read more »

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Burnout can affect everything from productivity to health, which means combating burnout is important for both business and personal reasons. It’s not that burned out workers don’t care about their job or employer anymore; it’s that they’ve cared for too much and too long without recharging their reservoir of inspiration. Essentially, they have nothing left… Read more »

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The need for cybersecurity talent is greater than ever before, and it’s not likely to decrease anytime soon. Many businesses are feeling pressure from an ever-growing number of potential threats, and are motivated to locate professionals who can help safeguard their organization from digital damage. For cybersecurity professionals and those considering the field, there’s no… Read more »

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It might sound cold to say it, but employees are important assets to a company, and when an employee leaves, it results in significant costs to replace that person. Ironically, the proliferation of modern technology has led to more businesses depending on the abilities of their employees. As technology becomes increasingly complex and powerful, the… Read more »

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After writing a solid resume, submitting an application, preparing thoroughly for an interview and sitting down to meet with a potential employer, it can be hard to stop and wait for a hiring manager get back to you. However, the “waiting game” after the interview is all a part of the process and it is… Read more »

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A recent Gallup survey found that turnover costs the United States’ economy around $30 billion each year. This figure translates to untold earnings companies could generate if they could just retain the best and smartest employees. Today’s employers must constantly ask themselves what they should do to improve employee retention rate, particularly when it comes… Read more »

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Trying to find a job is a full-time job. So why not get a little bit of help with your “second job”? Staffing companies can do some of the heavy lifting for you and increase the chances of you finding a job sooner rather than later. All types of organizations use staffing agencies to enable… Read more »