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 »

Everything You Need to Know About Clearance and Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity job availability has increased in direct proportion to the bad actor events that increasingly cause business and personal disruption. Today, there are 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity positions available around the world. There has been a 350% increase in cybersecurity jobs since 2013. The need isn’t going away anytime soon. But do your employees need… Read More »

4 Tips to Attract and Retain Talented Women to Tech Jobs

Every Recruiter knows that finding tech talent is even more difficult than locating the proverbial needle in a haystack these days. But if you add in the criterion that you’re looking for a female candidate, you might as well throw in the towel. Or should you? We’ve found that there is a way to attract… Read More »

3 Simple Ways to Level Up Your Onboarding

Last year Gallup reported that onboarding is key to employee retention. With historically low unemployment levels and a particular need nationwide for more IT talent, anything employers can do to improve hiring and retention is a good thing. Ironically, the same Gallup polling numbers showed despite the importance of onboarding, only 12% of our employees… Read More »