IT employment rises in December, continuing recovery

Released on January 20, 2021 IT employment rose by 0.5% to more than 5.2 million jobs in December compared to November, according to a report released Tuesday by the TechServe Alliance, a national trade association of IT and engineering staffing and solutions industry. While IT employment still remains down 2.08% on a year-over-year basis, TechServeRead More

How to Handle a Leadership Change in Your Organization

Most human beings resist change. After all, the unknown is uncomfortable. Changes in leadership are no exception — with them comes a natural apprehension. What direction will the new leader take? How does that impact your future? However, with the right mindset and a smart approach, changes in leadership can lead to great opportunities. TheyRead More

How to Make Your Next Career Move

It may seem counterintuitive that despite the pandemic — or perhaps because of it — a surprising number of people are considering a voluntary career move. They may be motivated by an increasing sense of dissatisfaction with their present position or, on a more positive note, they may be identifying new opportunities as business leadersRead More

Major reason why workers choose to temp: Pathway to traditional employment, SIA report

Released on August 4, 2020 One of the primary reasons temporary workers choose to temporary work is as a way of finding a traditional/permanent job or because they think temporary work will lead to a permanent job, according to SIA’s “Temporary Work Survey 2020” report. It found that 49% of temporary workers choose to tempRead More

Employer Brand Strength and the Impact on the Job Offer

With the national unemployment rate hovering at just 3.9 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, it's safe to say a version of the following phrase has been uttered with a tremendous amount of frequency lately: "You're hired." When candidates are formally given an offer to join your company, it's not necessarily anRead More

CAREER PATHING: A ROADMAP TO RETENTION

Recruiting and retaining a talented workforce is an ongoing struggle for many employers today, especially as younger individuals enter the workforce. Companies recognize that turnover is extremely expensive when lost productivity and replacement costs are taken into account. According to the Society for Human Resources Management, it costs on average six to nine months' salaryRead More

5 Effective Ways to Assess an Employer’s Brand During the Interview

More than a quarter of the way through 2018, well over 750,000 jobs have been added to the nation's payrolls, according to the Labor Department, providing both those out of work and individuals looking for a fresh start with plenty of employment opportunities. Add to that an unemployment rate of 2 percent among managerial-level professionals.Read More

Be More Confident and Focused

You could be filled with fear if you’ve been out of the job market for any length of time. It’s also discouraging when you realize your job search is taking more of your time than you had anticipated. To conduct a successful job search, you must be brave enough to change your mindset to haveRead More

4 Ways to Demonstrate Leadership in a Non-Management Role

Whether you're just starting out with a new company or you're a seasoned veteran looking to demonstrate your value, few qualities have the same impact as strong leadership. Leadership qualities--such as introducing new strategies or energizing staff to feel more connected with their work--lead to positive results that can be evidenced in a variety ofRead More

Improve your ability to LISTEN during interviews!

You will greatly improve the quality of conversations you have if you learn how to listen. You need to learn when to talk, when to stop talking and when to ask questions. It’s also important for you to learn to “understand where another person is coming from” vs. trying to provide an immediate solution. SeeRead More