Posts Categorized: Employers

The Top 5 Perks That Tech Employees Are Looking For

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Most companies say people are their most valuable assets, and with national unemployment at a 17-year low, businesses are working overtime to recruit, engage and retain this valuable commodity. Employee perks are a major opportunity for most companies to attract and keep talent. A recent industry study reported that 48 percent of employees consider benefits… Read more »

The Key to Motivating Your IT Team When They’re Stressed

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When you are dealing with a lack of motivation, it seems like everyone is giving you advice on how to solve it. However, new research shows that people are more inclined to deal with feeling unmotivated, or other problems based on mentality, when they give someone else advice on how to solve the same problem…. Read more »

How IT Leaders Eliminate Drama In The Workplace

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Workplace drama isn’t exclusive to the IT industry and it’s a reality that company leaders have to acknowledge with if they want their organization to be successful. Drama happens in the workplace because humans are emotional beings. We have pride and envy and many other emotions that cause us to butt heads, often over the… Read more »

Creating Job Descriptions That Draw The Best Candidates

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At its most basic, a job posting should plainly describe the requirements of the position, the company culture and the overall mission. If it doesn’t, the company is more likely going to get low-quality applicants. Job descriptions also need to be effective marketing tools. They should attract the eyes of high-quality hires and then sell… Read more »

Tools To Help Increase Your Teams Skills on the Job

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Teamwork can mean the difference between positive results or setbacks at work. In fact, one particular survey revealed that 86 percent of people credit workplace setbacks to lack of teamwork. With distributed teams and remote employees now a part of the modern workplace, technology plays a crucial role in collaboration, and it can make us… Read more »

Key Advantages For Utilizing Contractors For Projects Needs

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More IT professionals than ever are choosing to become contractors and companies are increasingly leveraging this emerging part of the workforce. A 2016 survey from Deloitte found 51 percent of global executives said they plan to increase the use of contractors at their organization. While contractors get to enjoy the flexible nature of their situation,… Read more »

Are You Looking to Outsource Your Tech Team? Here’s Where to Start

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Outsourcing has become more popular than ever over the last decade, as the ability to do so gets easier. This human resources strategy has provided a way for businesses to locate top talent at a substantial discount to hiring full-time employees. Simply put, outsourcing is the practice of getting goods and services from another business… Read more »

Here is Why Remote Work Is so Important to IT Employees

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Companies are increasingly embracing virtual teams, geographically dispersed workers who use online communication to collaborate. Remote working is increasing across all industries, not just the tech industry. A recent government report said 47 percent of U.S. workers could do their job remotely and developing technology will likely increase this number. Remote work is also a… Read more »

New Technology That’s Targeting Diversity

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If your business is having problems with workforce diversity, new technology tools can help you add diversity and address any problems with your talent pipeline. Many new tech tools aim to help companies get rid of bias from their hiring methods so they can identify and retain more diverse talent. Perhaps not coincidentally, many of… Read more »

Award Programs Your IT Company Should Look Into

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One of the simplest and most affordable ways for a business to stand out from the competition is to earn industry awards. Awards gain recognition for the company, as well as prestige and even web traffic. They strengthen the credibility of a company. Tech sector awards If your IT company is currently looking to gain… Read more »