Posts Categorized: Employers

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 »

Embracing AI in Your Company’s Culture

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If you watched on of the Star Trek television series as a kid, you probably sat there and thought to yourself – “None of this technology will ever happen in my lifetime!” However, technology is now making a lot of technology from science fiction suddenly seem possible. Artificial intelligence (AI), or ‘machine learning’, is one… Read more »

Data is Calling Your Work Environment Out

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Often, leadership at a company doesn’t realize a toxic work environment has developed. Or, maybe leadership does realize, but doesn’t know the who, what and why behind the development. Some companies are now leveraging Big Data solutions to spot a toxic environment within their organization and develop a strategy to eliminate that toxicity. Leveraging data… Read more »

Trends That Aren’t Quite Making It In 2018

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Digital transformation has moved beyond optional to a mandatory business activity. Once a concern for early adopters and state-of-the-art organizations, digital transformation has gone mainstream and like any mainstream movement, it includes multiple sub-movements, or trends. While some of these trends are on everyone’s lips right now, many of them are becoming old hat. Below… Read more »