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Visit SSI @ VMSA Live in Orlando

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SSI is looking forward to attending VMSA LIVE in Orlando during March 14-16, 2018. This event brings together the total talent ecosystem for contingent labor leaders, supply chain, category managers, and human resources leaders to share best practices and to network. Stop by the pool at Cabana #2 to say hello to the SSI team of Mark… Read more »

SSI Wins Inavero’s 2018 Best Of Staffing® Client And Talent Awards

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Cranberry Township, PA (February 21, 2018) – SSI, a leading IT, engineering and professional staffing and solutions firm announced today that they have won Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for providing superior service to their clients and job seekers. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, Inavero’s Best of Staffing winners have proven to… Read more »

Why Taking a Temp Job is Important in Finding a Long-Term Career

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For many people, settling on a long-term career is a difficult decision. Some people come out of school with a specialized set of skills that points to a specific career path, but others enter the workforce with a general skill set that could be useful in a wide range of careers. If you’re currently searching… Read more »

6 Reasons You Need to Be Use a Specialized Recruiting Company To Staff

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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 »

Signs Your Employees May Be Burnt Out and How To Manage These Issues

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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 »

Which IT Jobs Are Hot in 2017

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Compared to the rest of the labor market, IT jobs are red hot as the country is currently going through a significant shortage of STEM professionals. That being said, there are a few tech jobs that are particularly hot right now and should be for years to come. These jobs offer high pay and low… Read more »

How Much Does Downtime in the Workplace Cost Your Company?

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Regardless of what causes it, IT systems downtime is bad for any company. Downtime costs a company in terms of decreased productivity, lost revenue, recovery costs and costs of intangibles, such as damage to the company brand. Quantifying what downtime costs a company is crucial for executives looking for ways to cut costs and launch… Read more »

Microsoft Embraces Linux

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In the last decade, Microsoft’s Windows has gone from a ubiquitous consumer product to only one of many operating environments. In the last decade, Microsoft’s market share has fallen from 97% to a mere 20%. There are two driving forces behind this: the proliferation of cloud-based, high volume computing, and the popularity of mobile devices… Read more »

What Are The Implications Of Microsoft’s LinkedIn Acquisition?

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Microsoft recently purchased LinkedIn, the most popular professional networking site, for a staggering total of $26 billion. LinkedIn has a total of 433 million members, making it a substantial investment for the software giant. But many have wondered exactly what Microsoft seeks to gain through its acquisition. LinkedIn is the Largest Professional Database in the… Read more »

Google Is Considering Swift For Android

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Google is currently considering the adoption of Swift as its leading programming language for the Android platform. Presently, Android runs primarily on a platform of Java, but there are some major benefits that Swift can provide. Swift is designed to be an open-source, highly efficient, and easy to use language, which could open up development… Read more »