Posts Categorized: Management

4 Ways to Attract Generation Z Top Candidates for IT Jobs

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Today, the IT industry is evolving at a quicker pace than ever before. Revolutionary new computing and communication technologies are now being developed on an almost daily basis. As a result, employers are spending huge amounts of time, energy, and resources in the ongoing race to find and hire the most promising young talent in… Read more »

Working Efficiently: 10 Ways IT Staffing Agencies Can Help You Cut Costs & Increase Productivity

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Across industries, one thing that all employers have in common is the need to recruit talented new employees in a timely and cost-effective manner. Here in the IT industry, where technologies and best practices are continually evolving at a breakneck pace, business leaders need to be able to identify and onboard new talent quickly. Unfortunately,… Read more »

Stopping A Toxic Work Culture Before it Starts

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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 »

Are You Wasting Time in Meetings?

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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 »

How to Foster Loyalty With Your Contract Employees

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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 »

Common Leadership Challenges in the Office

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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 »

Are You Wasting Time in Meetings?

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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 »

Improving Your Management Skills 12/12: Supporting Your Team

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Perhaps the most important thing you can do as a manager is to make your team feel supported. If they don’t feel like you have their backs, your team won’t feel as confident, won’t trust you, and they won’t work as hard for you. They should feel like they have access to the right resources, tools, and training to… Read more »

5 Motivating Technology TED Talks to Listen To

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There’s no better place to find inspiration than in a TED Talk. Speakers at these conferences are accomplished, super-knowledgeable, and genuinely inspiring, no matter what industry they’re in. Listen to a TED Talk, and you’ll usually walk away with more information than you know what to do with and the motivation to achieve great things…. Read more »

Improving Your Management Skills 11/12: Have an Open Mind

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There are a few red flags when it comes to an insufferable manager. Qualities include micromanager, dictator, and narrow-minded, to name a few. These managers need to show off their authority every chance they get, which would be fine if that’s all it was. Employees could roll their eyes and then go on about their days,… Read more »