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IT Jobs Created by Big Data

Posted by Ryan Haynie on Fri, Aug 02, 2013

IBM reports that every day we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data. Of that data, 90% of it has been created in the past two years. This massive amount of information is forcing companies to look at creating new positions to handle all their data (which is now reaching into the petabytes).   

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Tags: IT Industry

Top Paying Tech Jobs in San Francisco

Posted by Ryan Haynie on Thu, Jun 13, 2013

 San Francisco is home to some of the hottest technology companies in the country right now.  Facebook, Google, Dropbox, and Twitter all call the Bay Area home and have been rated some of the best places to work.  As a result of their (and others) success, technology jobs in San Francisco are booming more than ever before.  If you are skilled in one of these areas and either live or are looking to move to the Bay Area, you are in luck!  Here are the most in-demand tech jobs in San Francisco: 

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Tags: IT Candidates, IT Industry

Five IT Hiring Mistakes

Posted by Megan Blair on Thu, May 02, 2013

Hiring a new employee for your IT Department can be a big challenge.  Getting approval, creating a well written job description and posting it on the job boards is a big task by itself.  And once you start interviewing candidates, the pressure only mounts.  You want to make sure that you’re prepared in the interview to qualify candidates to find that perfect employee.  After all, hiring a new employee is not only time consuming, it can also be a large cost to your company’s bottom line.  

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Tags: Information Technology, IT Managers

Job Hopping: The Pros and Cons

Posted by Megan Blair on Wed, Apr 24, 2013

Moving from job to job used to be considered a career killer.  The baby boomer generation is one that would start a job with a company right out of school and retire at that same company 30 years later.  They had pensions and company loyalty and therefore, reasons to stay.

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Tags: IT Staffing, IT Jobs

Synergis Launches New Branch In San Francisco

Posted by Megan Blair on Mon, Apr 22, 2013

Synergis has launched a new branch office in San Francisco, CA.

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Tags: Information Technology

IRS Expands Relief Program for Employers with Misclassified Workers

Posted by Megan Blair on Mon, Apr 15, 2013

Smith and Howard, an Atlanta-based CPA firm, published the following article on Misclassifcation.  To learn more about Smith and Howard and their services, click here to be redirected to their website.  

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Tags: IT Staffing, IT Industry

4 Ways To Spot A High Quality IT Resume

Posted by Megan Blair on Fri, Apr 05, 2013

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Tags: Information Technology, IT Managers, Human Resources

Should IT Certifications Matter in Hiring?

Posted by Ryan Haynie on Mon, Apr 01, 2013

The rapidly evolving IT industry is one that requires organizations to hire the best talent in order to remain innovative and offer superior products or services to their customers. It could be argued that IT departments within organizations are the most instrumental in the success of the organization overall.  Because of the heavy reliance on IT for success, it’s imperative that organizations staff their IT departments with the best talent they can get their hands on. The challenge that results is hiring someone with the necessary skills to do the best job.

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Tags: IT Industry, IT Managers

Retention in Technology: How to Keep Your IT Employees

Posted by Megan Blair on Mon, Mar 25, 2013

Your IT department is an integral part to your organization.  It’s not only a department; it’s a resource that your company depends on to run successfully.  

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Tags: IT Staffing, IT Managers

Interview Etiquette: 9 Things to Remember When Conducting An Interview

Posted by Megan Blair on Fri, Mar 15, 2013

As a Manager looking for a new employee for your team, you may feel you have the upper hand in the interview process.  You get to ask all the questions, make the interviewee want to impress you and ultimately make the final decision.  This does not mean, however, that manners and etiquette go out the window. 

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Tags: IT Staffing, Job Interview