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 ...
Strategic Staffing: Hiring the Millennial Generation
The Millennial Generation — one of the greatest mysteries of the 21st century. Many companies just don’t know what to make of them, as they are unlike any other workforce the world has encountered thus far. They bring a different set of experiences and expectations to the workplace, which can often be incomprehensible to co-workers ...
IT Job Descriptions: How to Get Better Results
How many times have you read a terrible job posting? How many times have you read a good one? Chances are, you’ve read far more bad ones than good. And as much as some people would like to do away with job postings altogether, they’re a necessary “evil.” You may have a terrific job opportunity ...
How to Avoid The “Too Busy to Recruit” Staffing Trap
One of the most dangerous traps you can lead your business into? Believing that you’re too busy to hire. Whether you’re having too much success or too much turnover, if you ignore the need for hiring new employees, you can send your business into a perilous downward spiral. How can you avoid this?
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 ...
Why You Should Consider Paying for Employees’ Certifications
Employee retention plays a major role in the success of most companies, so you should always be thinking about how to retain your best IT employees. One of the best ways to keep your IT staff happy and productive is by paying for certifications so they can keep their skills up to date. Why? Certification ...
Evaluating Your IT Recruiting Needs: A Guidebook
Information Technology needs can be complicated, especially since they change so often and so quickly. Which means the need for quality IT professionals may seem like it never ends. And if you’re a small company, finding great IT employees can be even more daunting. How can you figure out who you need and where to ...
Save Money by Hiring Top Talent
You may think that hiring top candidates is going to cost you more. But think about how much you lose when you settle for anything less: Low morale caused by introducing a poor performer into the workplace Wasted training time and dollars Fees for background checks and drug screenings Time invested on phone screens and ...
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 ...
Three Tips for Hiring Discreetly
Have you ever had to replace a current employee who isn’t working out, but need him or her to continue working until you find a suitable replacement? Or had to hire for a new division, but had to do so on the down-low since the company hadn’t made those plans public? Chances are, you’ll face ...