Time Management Tips for Tech Professionals

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Tech professionals make up one of the busiest segments of almost any business. The information technology or information systems team of most companies tends to be nonstop – running point on service issues, meeting with vendors, helping to deploy solutions, troubleshooting issues, training and more. Here are some tips for managing your time as a… Read more »

How Can You Attract Tech Talent as a Smaller Company?

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Small companies need good talent as much as any other business – sometimes even more. In order to grow and succeed, smaller businesses rely on smart, capable employees to help drive their mission forward. With the market for tech talent so competitive, it can be harder for small businesses to attract the top talent without… Read more »

Standing Out as a Developer Candidate

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Do you know how to stand out and get hired? While there is no shortage of tech positions, there is also no shortage of qualified, talented candidates applying for the same positions. In some cases, you need more than a strong employment history and educational background to get noticed for the positions you want. What… Read more »

Writing Job Descriptions to Attract Tech Talent

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Finding the right talent for your next tech position is a mix of several things, including where you’re posting your job descriptions and if you’re utilizing the help of a connected tech staffing firm. Another thing that can really help drive engagement with your job posting is writing a great description of the company and… Read more »

Moving Forward After a Job Rejection

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There’s no denying it – rejection from a job can be rough. It can be especially hard when you’ve reviewed the post and not only found that you’re an exact match for what they’re looking for but you can also see yourself excited about getting up every day to work in that role. If you’ve… Read more »

Stress in Your Tech Team and What You Can Do

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Stress is a natural part of life. It’s common at work too. But when stress gets too high, it can be detrimental to the health of your employees and the health of your business. Here’s what to look for and how to help. The sure signs and how you can handle them. More sick days:… Read more »

How to Show Your Boss You are Ready for More Responsibilities

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If you’re feeling stagnant and bored at work, you’re much more likely to feel unmotivated, stressed out, or irritable. Plus, if you can get your manager’s attention and demonstrate your value, you’re much more likely to be thought of when a promotion is available or to earn a raise at your next review. If you’re… Read more »

Why You Should Hire for Adaptability

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There are a lot of qualities that hiring managers and HR professionals look for in a candidate – enthusiasm, communication, intelligence and more. One of the most important qualities employers are looking for in new hires today is adaptability – the ability to handle change. Why is adaptability important? Businesses face a lot of change…. Read more »

Five Employee Retention Strategies to Implement

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Retention is a key factor in the process of hiring and managing people. Recruitment can be expensive, and turnover can lead to expensive disruptions in business, so companies have a vested interest in making sure they work hard to keep those they hire on board for the long haul.  How can you raise your retention… Read more »

How to Manage a Difficult Employee

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Employees come in all different types. Some are bubbly, some are efficient, some are mild-mannered. From different personalities to different skill sets and interests, managing a team of people – never mind overseeing a whole organization full of them – can be tricky. What does it mean when an employee is ‘difficult’? How do you… Read more »