Interested in Becoming a DevOps Engineer? Check Out the Job Outlook!

Let’s cut right to the chase: If you’re considering a career in DevOps, now is the time to do it. DevOps stands for development operations, and it is one of the hottest new developer jobs on the market today, even though the career path began around 2006. What do DevOps Engineers do? What kinds of… Read More »

What are Engineers Looking for in a Company?

We already know the labor pool is tight, but when it comes to engineers, these professionals are some of the most sought-after in the entire world. That makes finding experienced engineers a challenging process for employers who are likely competing against a number of other companies in all kinds of fields. What should your firm… Read More »

Blackstone Talent Group Launches New Managed Resource Services Offering

MRS Enabling Strategic Growth Opportunities for Blackstone SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Blackstone Technology Group, a digital IT services and solutions firm, is pleased to announce the launch of a new managed resource services offering for its talent sourcing division. Blackstone Talent Group, a division of Blackstone, specializes in providing clients the best talent in the industry and… Read More »

How to Ask Your Recruiter for Feedback if You Didn’t Get the Job

Asking for feedback can be nerve-wracking, especially if you were just turned down for a job. But its that experience that will make you stronger, which is exactly why we encourage candidates to ask for feedback after the interview. This is particularly important if you are working with a recruiter. These professionals work directly with… Read More »

5 Tips for Attracting Passive Job Seekers

Today, with the unemployment rate at historic lows, if you’re not cultivating the passive candidate, you’re not finding new employees. Passive candidates are those not actively searching for a new job. The statistics tell us that about 70% of everyone employed today falls into that category. Only 30% are actively looking for a new job.… Read More »

Why You Should Consider Temporary Work as an Accountant

Most accountants recognize the value of money, which is why some of them decide to take on part-time or temporary work in the field. The freelance economy is booming, with statistics showing that up to 50% or more of Americans will work freelance in the next ten years. The way we work is changing and… Read More »

Making the Choice Between Two Candidates

You’ve heard the expression “apples to apples.” It’s actually a recruiter’s worst enemy; when two candidates are neck-and-neck for a job and appear to be equally qualified for the role. It doesn’t happen very often but when it does, it creates a dilemma of sorts. What do you do? Risks of Picking One Over Another… Read More »

How to Find a Work/Life Balance Through Temporary Work

HR Dive says there is a huge demand for temporary workers, and it’s growing. Last year, more than 9,000 temp positions were filled in the second quarter alone. Why the influx of temp employees? The article said that workers have had a taste of the flexibility that comes with these contract roles—and they want more.… 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 »

Quarterly Newsletter – Issue #81

Meet the New Blackstone Talent Group 20 Years in Business, with a Fresh New Look  Blackstone Labor Market Analysis **Represents the top 85% of all Blackstone Client Demand Nationally. *Based on Blackstone Research Department’s 27-month analysis of client demand and fulfillment from 1/1/2017 – 3/31/2019. Resources Industry Articles   How Many Candidates Are Enough… Read More »