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Tech Hiring Slowdown – Is it the Economy or the Lack of Talent?

If you are currently in the tech field, recent revelations from economic and industry experts might have you reeling. On the one hand, we have running tallies of tech layoffs occurring across the globe, particularly in large-enterprise organizations; on the …read more

People vs. Deepfakes: Recognizing candidate imposters in remote work hiring

For many people, the fear of the day when technology overtakes mankind is real. With the latest FBI announcement, could that day be fast approaching? Not yet, but in the staffing world, we must be diligent in recognizing candidate imposters …read more

Inflation Effects on Tech Staffing and Hiring

How inflation is affecting workforce planning, and how can companies prepare for it With inflation reaching a 40-year record high at 8.6%, experts in all industries continue to dissect its effects on their respective products or services. From the rising …read more

Off the Cuff: Job Search Tips

Jessica Morris shares job search tips in this new series on SSI for people actively working, seeking jobs, or if you know your job is coming to an end. Job Search Tip #1: Apply, Apply, Apply  People are always apprehensive to apply, …read more

Off the Cuff: Creating Better Retention and Passive Hiring Through Engaged Talent Pools

In today’s tight talent market, it’s imperative that companies focus on retention efforts to minimize attrition as well as actively pursue all talent sources, like passive candidates, in order to build readily available pools of qualified talent. In a recent …read more

Is Tech Talent Happy at Work? 70% of Developers Say They Are

Stackflow surveyed developers in March, and 70% noted they were “happy at work.” How do we keep them happy? With software developers being a sought-after role for many organizations, it’s a stable choice for a career course. According to the …read more

Off the Cuff: Consultant Chronicles

Advice for Consultants from Consultants! We have completed our first month of “Off the Cuff” podcast episodes and can’t wait for our next set of Consultant Chronicles! Consultant Chronicles is a sub-set of our Podcast series that dives into the …read more

Feeling uneasy about the Future of Work? Remote work, tech, and Covid are causing some concerns

When we glimpse into the crystal ball of our working future, there are certainly changes to be excited about. New opportunities, low unemployment rate, salaries increasing, and new modern tools, to name a few. At the same time, however, some …read more

Finding your Yoda: Developing a positive mentor partnership

Harry had Professor Dumbledore. Rocky had Mickey, and Luke even had Obi-Wan. These classic duos illustrate those enviable human relationships, serving as inspiration that someone is in our corner. So many have often searched for someone who will be our …read more