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The need for cybersecurity talent is greater than ever before, and it’s not likely to decrease anytime soon. Many businesses are feeling pressure from an ever-growing number of potential threats, and are motivated to locate professionals who can help safeguard their organization from digital damage. For cybersecurity professionals and those considering the field, there’s no… Read more »

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It might sound cold to say it, but employees are important assets to a company, and when an employee leaves, it results in significant costs to replace that person. Ironically, the proliferation of modern technology has led to more businesses depending on the abilities of their employees. As technology becomes increasingly complex and powerful, the… Read more »

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After writing a solid resume, submitting an application, preparing thoroughly for an interview and sitting down to meet with a potential employer, it can be hard to stop and wait for a hiring manager get back to you. However, the “waiting game” after the interview is all a part of the process and it is… Read more »

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A recent Gallup survey found that turnover costs the United States’ economy around $30 billion each year. This figure translates to untold earnings companies could generate if they could just retain the best and smartest employees. Today’s employers must constantly ask themselves what they should do to improve employee retention rate, particularly when it comes… Read more »

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Trying to find a job is a full-time job. So why not get a little bit of help with your “second job”? Staffing companies can do some of the heavy lifting for you and increase the chances of you finding a job sooner rather than later. All types of organizations use staffing agencies to enable… Read more »

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Keeping up the spirit of your workers ought to be one of your top priorities. If a company’s most precious asset is its staff, then anything that affects them negatively can hurt the overall success of this company. To be fair, hectic schedules, mountains of work and pressures coming from all directions can make it… Read more »

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Compared to the rest of the labor market, IT jobs are red hot as the country is currently going through a significant shortage of STEM professionals. That being said, there are a few tech jobs that are particularly hot right now and should be for years to come. These jobs offer high pay and low… Read more »

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For companies to prosper in today’s economy and job market, locating and holding onto the best talent is crucial. Turnover can be costly and the maddening thing is employers have a lot of control over the rate at which people leave their company. Minimizing turnover is particularly vital for small companies and nonprofits that must… Read more »

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Some days at work, it seems time flies and you don’t have much to show for your efforts at the end of the day. These low-productivity days can be maddening and are often the result of not having good habits. Consider the following strategies if you’re looking to boost your productivity and reduce the number… Read more »

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Regardless of what causes it, IT systems downtime is bad for any company. Downtime costs a company in terms of decreased productivity, lost revenue, recovery costs and costs of intangibles, such as damage to the company brand. Quantifying what downtime costs a company is crucial for executives looking for ways to cut costs and launch… Read more »