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Benefits of Partnering With an IT Employment Firm to Find Your Next Career

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Some people do not understand how partnering with an IT employment agency can help meet their career needs, and consequently, they steer clear of using these agencies. However, employment agencies can be one of your most powerful resources for securing a job. An IT employment agency offers multiple benefits beyond simply helping people locate a… Read more »

Key Benefits of AI in Your Business

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Previously existing only in the world of science fiction, artificial intelligence is gradually evolving into an everyday business tool. Companies can now use AI to identify trends and insights in vast amounts of data and accelerate processes, resulting in much higher organizational competitiveness. Prominent tech companies have gone beyond traditional software to offer more comprehensive… 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 »

Where Does Ethics Fit Into Developers’ Jobs?

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Ethics are a critical part of many industries, including law enforcement, healthcare and hospitality. Ethics should also be a major part of any software developer’s job. One major set of ethics guidelines have been issued by a joint task force between the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers –… Read more »

Should You Ask Tech Candidates About Their Salary History?

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No. You should not ask candidates for tech jobs about their salary history. In fact, doing so could be against the law. Several states and cities have recently passed laws that prohibit asking candidates about past salaries. These laws were passed largely to combat pay equity issues that many consider systemic. Furthermore, these questions often… Read more »

Staci Brooks Joins SSI

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SSI welcomes Staci Brooks to our team.  Staci is an Account Manager based in Atlanta, GA.  She comes to us from the healthcare staffing industry where she was a proven winner and three time President’s Club recipient. Staci is excited about making the transition to IT, Engineering, and Professional staffing and growing the Atlanta market.

Inside Look At How AI Can Cut Down On Businesses Downtime

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Downtime for today’s big, multi-layered companies is more than a basic inconvenience. The cost of interruptions, particularly when employees are kept from doing their jobs, can be tremendous. A recent Gartner study indicated that a large business may lose $540,000 per hour or more from an avoidable technical failure. Service businesses that quickly perform equipment… Read more »

Security Skills To Focus On Hiring For

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As cybercriminals become more advanced and attacks more common, it’s no longer a question of whether your business will become a target, but when it will be. That simple fact has pressured many companies to reflect on how they confront security concern, and how best to devote limited resources in an effort to mitigate the… Read more »

Is Silicon Valley Killing Tech Companies’ Work Culture?

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Although the idea of maintaining a work-life balance is often associated with Silicon Valley work culture, the reality is that tech culture is very demanding and often not the holistic, New Wave work environment that it purports to be. The expectation to work long hours is part of Silicon Valley’s DNA. The drive, exhilaration, and… Read more »