Quarterly Newsletter – Issue #89

We Bring the Talent to You! Blackstone currently has consultants deployed across 27 states. Wherever you need talent, we can help you! Top Areas of Expertise Below is a breakdown of the top 95% of all positions placed over the past 12 months. Top Industries by Demand Here are the top 75% of industries we’ve… Read More »

Got BPA?

  Blackstone Talent Group’s CEO, Ken Hans, and Intellibuddies CRO, David Bortolin hosted a webinar in early March discussing key points such as: Digital trends across the industry The emergence of Rapid Digital Automation and what RDA is The steps Blackstone has and is taking to digitally adapt How Blackstone and Intellibuddies are collaborating to… Read More »

Coping with Coronavirus

  Blackstone Talent Group’s CEO, Ken Hans, hosted a webinar in early November discussing pressing issues related to the global pandemic, the effects it has had on society, and how Blackstone and our clients are adapting our business to a world with COVID-19. Ken was joined by Panelists, Madison Crist, Heather Arves, and myself (Michelle… Read More »

Thrift Shops, Puppies & Breaking Records

People Rescuing Animals…Animals Rescuing People.® The San Francisco team volunteered to support Animal Rescue Foundation, which meant starting the day working in the ARF Thrift Store. This is a Thrift Store, an avenue for financial support strictly for ARF.  We had 10 Talent team members who spent the morning locating and moving merchandise to designated… Read More »

Delivering Holiday Hope at Urban Peak

The season of giving is here, and while we wish for good deeds as both individuals and as a company to permeate throughout the year, we like to give back especially around the holiday season. A few members of our Denver team donated time from their Monday morning to volunteer at Urban Peak, the only… Read More »

An AFAC Thanksgiving

The Blackstone’s DC team spent the morning volunteering at the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) in South Arlington, VA. The team got the opportunity to hand out food tickets, package food to be ready for distribution, and pre-prep Thanksgiving Day food for many of the 2,400 families who receive food from AFAC each week. The… Read More »

Got Cloud?

Blackstone participated in ISACA’s Cloud Computing Conference yesterday in Arlington, VA.   As migrating to the cloud is becoming a ‘when’ and not an ‘if’ for most organizations, it’s exciting to see the various cloud deployment strategies organizations are deploying. And the advancement in DevOps to mature to a true DevSecOps software delivery framework –… Read More »

Teaming Up with AFAC to Better Our Community

Blackstone Talent Group was proud to be part of the 5th Annual AFAC charity golf event at The Army Navy Golf Club for the Arlington Food Assistance Center and contribute to the cause. AFAC feeds over 2,400 elderly, disabled, and financially distressed families in Arlington County, VA each week. AFAC is financially funded through donations… Read More »

Tech Talk at DevFestDC

DevFestDC is one of the largest U.S. gathering of developer and technology professionals. This annual event is organized by Google Developer Group DC, a community run user group, and sponsored by Capital One and Google. This year’s panel and activities focused on topics such as Cloud, Mobile, Data, Machine Learning and more.  The event was… Read More »

Making a Difference in the Community at the 2019 AFCEA Cyberspace Symposium

A group of our Colorado Springs team members had the opportunity to volunteer for the 2019 AFCEA Cyberspace Symposium. The theme for this year’s event was “Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence”. The Symposium created a platform for industry and government workers to simultaneously solve the challenges of Cybersecurity, National Defense, and community cyber readiness. We heard… Read More »