Tips for onboarding temporary, seasonal or contract employees

If your company finds itself in a position to need seasonal help or contract employees to successfully complete a project, here are some essential tips to ensure their onboarding is seamless and effective. Vet your temp employees as if they are full time candidates and treat them as such. Set clear guidelines regarding duration of [...]

2018-05-29T13:30:25+00:00May 29th, 2018|News|

Top 11 Tech Cities of 2018

If you’re looking for a change, not just for work in the IT world but also scenery, it’s best to know some basics like salary, weather, commute and cost of living. Here is a breakdown of the top 11 tech cities in the U.S. Washington DC Average Tech Salary: $99,937 Weather: Winter averages between 40 [...]

2018-05-25T17:50:52+00:00May 25th, 2018|News|

Job market remains strong as unemployment rate falls even further in April

The thriving U.S. job market has added 164,000 jobs in April alone making the unemployment rate 3.9%, the lowest it has been in 18 years; however, the wage growth remains sluggish at only 2.6 percent for the third month in a row. According to U.S. senior economist, Michael Pearce, to Reuters, “We expect faster wage [...]

2018-05-10T20:48:35+00:00May 10th, 2018|News|

The countdown for GDPR compliance is on but are companies prepared?

We are three weeks away from implementation of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and studies have shown that only one third of the impacted organizations are actually prepared. The regulation was adopted 25 months ago and unlike the Y2K dilemma in which businesses were well aware of the date and made sure all changes were [...]

2018-05-07T18:25:04+00:00May 4th, 2018|News|

Considering changing careers? Begin with an Informational Interview.

You are unhappy in your career and you’ve been tossing around the idea of changing paths or you’ve been out of the workplace or a specific career for some time and you want back in, an informational interview is a great place to start. This interview is unlike your traditional interview. Generally your first step [...]

2018-04-26T20:00:49+00:00April 26th, 2018|News|

How to Staff Open Jobs, The Struggle is Real

Having open jobs for an extended period of time places a real strain on your company and added work for your employees. The same job posted for months or reposted makes candidates leery and therefore they may not apply (although highly qualified). Why are you having a hard time filling this position? Ask yourself these [...]

2018-04-19T20:25:36+00:00April 19th, 2018|News|

Terms of use changes on the horizon in an effort to protect privacy? Not always.

Your inbox may be flooded with a recent explosion of emails stating things like, “Changes in terms of use”. Facebook is a social media trailblazer, in being such, their wins and losses are learning curves shared by society as a whole. Their most recent learning curve happened a few weeks ago with Cambridge Analytica and [...]

2018-04-17T18:57:01+00:00April 17th, 2018|News|

What a staffing agency can do for your company

Every person within your company has a title that indicates what they do: lawyers keep you legal, accountants, well, they keep you legal but they also crunch your numbers, IT keeps your servers running and your computers functioning. What about a staffing agency, what can they do for you? They can find you people, that’s [...]

2018-04-09T19:38:27+00:00April 9th, 2018|News|

How Secure is Your Security?

Facebook and Cambridge Analytica This is a hot topic thanks in part to Mr. Mark Zuckerberg and his recent transgressions with Cambridge Analytica. The pink haired whistle blower and former Cambridge Analytica lead engineer, Christopher Wylie, shares his involvement and the sketchy, shady and manipulative actions taken by the Trump campaign to win the election; [...]

2018-04-02T14:41:39+00:00April 2nd, 2018|News|

Are Remote Employees the Best Option for Your Company?

Marissa Mayer rocked the boat when she became top dog at Yahoo! requiring remote employees to no longer be, well, remote. If they wanted to keep employment, they had to return to their cubicles, just when the concept was really starting to take shape for companies like Amazon, Yahoo! and Google. It was not only [...]

2018-03-22T19:42:46+00:00March 22nd, 2018|News|