Why Reactivating Your Tech Talent Pool is Your Recruiting Secret Weapon

How many resumes come into your company each day? Each week? Annually? These applicants comprise a pool of potential technical talent that you should continually mine for your organization. When was the last time you sifted through their resumes and spoke with some of these candidates? Is it possible there are hidden technology gems in… Read More »

Performance Management and Why it is Crucial for Your Business

Still, doing annual evaluations? Increasingly, these metrics are considered outdated in most types of businesses. Perhaps this is why Gartner says 87% of hiring managers are considering revamping their performance management processes. Maybe they’ve been listening to the more than 90% of employees who say that traditional performance management tools don’t work anymore. Why is… Read More »

Tech Trends Your Company Should Be Aware of This Year

When it comes to technology, the only constant is change. The big story over the past year was, of course, the global pandemic. From a technology perspective, the tools that enabled our remote workers became the year’s biggest story. Here’s a look at what experts have to say about the future state of tech now… Read More »

The Biggest Challenges to Hiring IT Professionals as 2022 Continues…and How a Staffing Partner Can Help!

It will be no surprise when we tell you we’re facing a critical IT skill gap these days. The latest data shows 76% of IT decision makers say they can’t find the tech talent they need. That’s a 145% increase since 2016. On top of these shortages, there is increasing pressure to innovate our way… Read More »

How Might a Staffing Agency Reduce Your Time to Hire?

Everyone is hiring right now. CNBC is predicting 11 million unfilled jobs in 2022. You are keenly aware that every day passing with an empty seat on your team puts more pressure on your employees to do more. Given that 2021 was the Great Resignation, you know that the longer an open position runs, the… Read More »

Why You Should Give Continuous, Constructive Feedback…Instead of Simply Share Annual Reviews

An annual review is a deferred gratification. In today’s digital world, where information is at our fingertips with the touch of a button, making an employee wait for 12-months for professional feedback seems almost ridiculous. However, many companies still provide written and verbal feedback only once a year, despite the fact that 55% of employees… Read More »

How to Maximize Your Remote Team’s Productivity

Nine out of 10 companies plan on adopting partial work from home in the coming years. These hybrid work models are in addition to the 18% of professional jobs that were fully remote by the end of 2021. By 2022, that number will increase to 25%. These numbers illustrate the necessity of reevaluating your workflows… Read More »

How to Help Your Team Members Pivot Their Career Within Your Company

You’ve heard about job pivots, and there are a lot of those going on right now during what is being referred to as the “Great Resignation.” It’s a strange time where not only are there unprecedented shortages in talent but also a high number of employees willing to leave their jobs to try something new.… Read More »

Should You Run a Thorough Background Check if Hiring a Remote IT Worker?

The new normal of remote work requires some shifting in your approaches and workflows. The data shows us that at least 70% of U.S. companies are at least allowing for hybrid work from home/office models. By 2025, more than 36 million Americans will be fully remote. But do your remote workers need to fall under… Read More »

6 Ways to Thank Your Employees This Holiday Season Without Breaking the Bank

The holiday season is upon us and traditionally now is the time we reach out to employees to tell them how much we appreciate their great effort. We do this not only because the employee deserves it, but also because it motivates them to keep up the good work in the coming months. So, there… Read More »