IT Avalon Sponsoring Tabitha Reach Foundation Gala

IT Avalon is proud to be sponsoring the Tabitha Reach Foundation Gala, which takes place on April 4th in Los Gatos, California. Tabitha Reach serves underprivileged single mothers in poor countries by equipping and empowering them through educational, social and economic support. Event details: https://tabithareach.org/event/tabitha-foundation-gala/

March 5th, 2020|News|

IT Avalon is proud to be the Title Sponsor for the VPMMA Inaugural Charity Golf Tournament

IT Avalon is proud to be the Title Sponsor for the VPMMA Inaugural Charity Golf Tournament. The Veteran Project Manager Mentor Alliance (VPMMA) is a non-profit organization that connects service members, veterans and military spouses with industry project management mentors so they can transition into meaningful civilian project management careers. The charity tournament is April [...]

February 21st, 2020|News|

Learn how to motivate your amazing team

Teams are  the way that  most companies get important  work done. When you combine the energy, knowledge, and skills of a motivated group  of people, then you and your team can accomplish anything you set your minds to. Weekdone.com recently took  a look  at some of the mistakes leaders  make that  drive away their top [...]

November 15th, 2019|News|

What makes a company the best place to work

More than 100 studies have now found that the most engaged employees — those who report they’re fully invested in their jobs and committed to their employers — are significantly more productive, drive higher customer satisfaction and outperform those who are less engaged. But only 20 per cent of employees around the world report [...]

November 15th, 2019|News|

The three musts for finding the perfect candidate

You’ve screened dozens of applicants, vetted a select few through multiple stages of your hiring process, and now you’re down to the final two candidates. First there is Sarah. Interviewing  her  is like playing a great game of tennis. You serve the question and she smashes it right back with a well-crafted answer. At times [...]

November 15th, 2019|News|

The three biggest hiring mistakes and how to solve them

The people you hire can make or break the company. That’s a lesson I learned early on. I  also learned that making the right hiring decision is hard. There are no easy yes-or-no questions to filter out candidates. These challenges make it easy to fall back on feelings and intuition when it comes to hiring. [...]

November 15th, 2019|News|

Attracting and retaining millennials

Attracting millennials has become the primary concern for local, national and even international companies. Millennials are dominating the workforce, but the median job  tenure  for  a  sales professional is only between three and four years. Many of the companies searching  for  millennial talent want to invest in a young, growing team. However, they need to [...]

November 15th, 2019|News|

10 habits of successful people managers

The quality of management is critical to the success of any business from the leaders at the top who set the strategy and direction to the army of line managers who, through their teams, help deliver the goals. What differentiates managers in high performing organizations from those in low performing businesses? The answer is trust. It’s [...]

November 15th, 2019|News|

Top 10 Interview Questions

1. Tell me about yourself. What They Want to Know: The interviewer wants to know why you're an excellent fit for the job. Try to answer questions about yourself without giving too much, or too little, personal information. You can start by sharing some of your personal interests and experiences that don't relate directly to [...]

November 11th, 2019|News|

How to attract high quality contractors and employees

Find out what the going rate is for the position and match it. One common mistake small business makes when creating a position is to base the salary on their budget rather than the market realities. Doing so only makes it more difficult to recruit employees at all, let alone attract top quality ones. If [...]

November 8th, 2019|News|