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Frequently, people think workplace competitions are confined to numbers-driven departments such as sales or call centers – places where there are metrics that can be easily tracked. But does competition have its place throughout the organization? And is it healthy? It can be if managed correctly. One of the most important factors is to consider… Read more »

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Running a background check on a potential hire is becoming increasingly common, but is not yet the norm. In some instances the check may just be a formality, but in other instances it’s an urgent priority – especially in the case of IT hires. The simple fact is that if you’re not running background checks… Read more »

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Hiring managers don’t care if you are qualified for a job. They don’t care if you’ve done the same work in the past and studied it in school. And they especially don’t care if you are a consummate professional with a great personality. The only thing they truly care about is whether you can deliver… Read more »

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Beefing up an IT resume is a challenge. You could go back to school or pick up a certification or two, but both these options take a lot of time and money. On the other end of the spectrum, you could work on your own projects and pick up skills at home, but this process… Read more »

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How well is your tech team really doing? You may have met quotas and deadlines, but does that mean you’re getting the most out of your staff? And do you have any measures in place to help you spot when productivity is on the rise or on the decline? If not, it’s impossible to make… Read more »

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The largest companies in the world have been reaping the benefits of modern desktop virtualization for years now. But this is no longer an IT solution that is limited to major corporations or tech-heavy enterprises. In fact, all business – regardless of size or industry – can reap immediate and significant rewards by implementing a… Read more »

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Due to improvements in technology and the need to make the recruiting process more efficient, it’s now fairly common for companies to hold video interviews. Even if you have not participated in one before, you should expect to participate in a video interview in the future. Below, we have put together a list of tips… Read more »

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A trap that job seekers often fall into is spending too much time and effort looking for jobs. That may sound counterintuitive, but it’s absolutely true. As with all things that you do, you want your job search to be as efficient as possible, so that you can spend less time and effort looking for… Read more »

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Separating the great from the good is an ongoing challenge in IT recruiting. Lots of impressive talent likely populates your candidate pool, but it’s your job to find the very best of the bunch using the limited resources at your disposal. Make your job a little bit easier by looking for these characteristics that distinguish… Read more »

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If you have recently been extended a job offer, congratulations! The job search process can be long and grueling, and you likely put in a lot of time and work to rise above so many other candidates. But before you accept there are some important factors you need to consider to determine if this is… Read more »