8 Tips to Help Your IT Team Become More Productive
If your IT team isn’t functioning right, neither will your company. It’s crucial that your IT personnel remain productive and efficient! How can you make sure your IT workers are performing at their highest possible capacity? Here are 8 tips:
Retention: Why You Should Consider Paying for Your Employees’ Certifications
As the economy continues to recover from the recession, the competition for the best technology talent remains unabated. This applies to both the hiring of bright workers as well as retaining their loyalty and employment for years to come. Your company must do everything possible to retain your sharpest employees; failure in this task simply ...
From Concern to Secret Weapon – How to Use Your Company’s Culture to Attract Top Talent
Company culture means more than a means of retaining great employees. It can be an important tool in helping you attract top talent, too! By developing a purposeful culture that celebrates teamwork and values learning and development, you can make people want to work for you. Here are five tips for attracting (and retaining!) great ...
How to Collaborate More Effectively with Your Team
The word “collaborative” has become a hot buzzword in recent years. Collaborative technology. Collaborative workplaces. Collaborative environments. But it’s the human factor that can make the difference between success and failure when a collaborative team gets together. So, how can you make sure your employees are collaborating in a way that will produce the best ...
How to Recruit Highly Skilled Tech Talent
Recruiting highly skilled IT talent can be challenging—whether it’s because competition is heavy, you’re looking for a common skill set or you need someone with extremely specialized experience. But here’s how to give yourself the edge and make the whole process much less difficult: Remember, when you’re dealing with tech talent that is used to ...
3 Ways to Reduce Burnout on Your IT Team
Except for a lunch break, a large number of IT professionals say they work almost non-stop at their desks all day. Although the majority of employers say they encourage breaks, employees say they feel a nagging sense of guilt when they leave their workstations for even a few minutes. And the lack of breaks plus ...
Big Project Coming Up? How to Make Sure You’re Staffed Properly
So, you have a great idea for a new product, project or implementation that will really speed your company’s growth. But when you sit down and start to plan out the resources you’ll need to accomplish it, you realize your company may not have the manpower to do it—and there’s not enough money in the ...
Hiring Isn’t Easy, But a Poor Onboarding Process Can Make it Worse!
Which scenario sounds better to you? 1) An employee comes in for his first day on the new job and already has his phone line, computer or other equipment set up, complete with username and login. His email account has been set up, his access badge is ready, and he has full access to the ...
Competitive Compensation – It’s not Just About Money
Between several years of cost cutting, concerns about healthcare reform and hiring freezes or limited hiring budgets, many companies are still feeling the pinch of the recession. To top it all off, IT professionals are in demand, not hurting for work and—more than just about anyone—have their choice of where they want to use their ...
Demand for BYOD IT Skills is Sweeping the Industry
With the explosion of the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend in the workplace has come an onslaught of changes as well as mobile security risks. It’s no wonder that IT pros who have BYOD implementation skills are in high demand.