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Thinking Outside of the (Empty) Box


Fact: Not enough people are available to fill current IT staffing needs. Fact: The government is issuing fewer visas for consultants from overseas who would normally fill staffing shortages. Fact: ...
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Is The Tech Gender Gap Improving?


We know tech has a gender problem. Fewer women are starting IT careers due to gender bias, and those who do make it through the recruiting landmines often leave the field. This ...
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Gearing Up for a Breakout Year


Every year, I and several other staffing professionals write articles and columns trying to rejuvenate individual performers on how to improve on previous years’ performances and ...
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Tech Cities Gain Ground in Battle for IT Talent


Last year saw the battle for IT hires intensify as several of the UK’s Tech Cities narrowed the gap against London’s dominance. This was the major finding from our latest Tech ...
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Reflections: IT & Healthcare Dominate in 2015, MSPs and VMSs Set to Expand in 2016


As 2015 comes to a close, I’d like to take a look at the events that shaped the staffing industry in 2015 — and share my job market forecast for 2016. Hottest in 2015 Healthcare ...
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3 Things You Need to Know About Gender Bias and Tech Recruiting


When we look at the lack of women in tech careers, we tend to point the blame at education and workplace culture. Girls aren’t educated about the many diverse opportunities in the ...
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Preparing for your future workforce: Is your IT plan ready?


We have all been involved in conversations around the changing landscape of the US workforce. Experienced, skilled staff will soon be retiring in droves, and a younger generation of ...
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Understanding Our Competition


Many of you probably know what the term “bulletin board material” means. For those who do not, it suggests you should never speak poorly about your competition, especially in public, ...
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‘Oh No, Not A Job Order!’


Job orders are overrated. They are easy to acquire and a waste of time. Job orders provide a terrific false sense of security. In a word, job orders stink. You may ask, how can that ...
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Tech Staffing Comes Out Ahead on All Fronts


It seems today’s tech labor market doesn’t follow the old adage of “what goes up, must come down.” Deemed one of the fastest-growing job markets by the U.S. Bureau of Labor ...
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