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Resource 1 Partners with Chicago School for Inaugural Career Exploration Day

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Resource 1 was delighted to partner with Pritzker College Prep recently on their inaugural Sophomore Career Exploration Day. The school is located on the West side of the City of Chicago, where over 90% of their graduated students are the first in their families to attend college.

Pritzker has historically held career days on school grounds, inviting company representatives into their classrooms to engage with seniors about their future careers. However, the school recognized that students need an introduction to career options before their senior year to give them the opportunity to develop their interests before applying to and attending college. READ FULL ARTICLE »

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Three Ways to Prepare for the Tight IT Labor Market

Three Ways to Prepare for the Tight IT Labor Market If you are hiring technology professionals, you are certainly not alone. For example, Web Developers are one of the fastest growing occupations, with a projected 26.6 percent increase in the number of jobs by 2024, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Web Developers are just a fraction of the estimated 4.4 million IT jobs that will exist by 2024, an increase of almost half a million since 2014. The question is, how does this rapid growth impact supply and demand for top IT talent? READ FULL ARTICLE »

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5 Questions to Ask the 10th IT Staffing Firm that Calls You Today

5 Questions to Ask the 10th IT Staffing Firm that Calls You Today

We have talked recently about the challenges facing executive leaders, especially the rapidly evolving landscape of technology. Every IT initiative, from cybersecurity and compliance to big data and business intelligence, has a wider impact on the entire enterprise. There is no question that you have a major responsibility to analyze, strategize, execute and communicate these changes to the whole organization. It can be an overwhelming job that stretches the boundaries of regular office hours. You are busy! So why bother responding to the countless calls and messages you receive daily from sales reps and recruiters who are all looking for more of your time? READ FULL ARTICLE »

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Resource 1 Wins First Place at Staffing Industry Analysts Inaugural Hackathon 2017

Resource 1 Wins First Place at Staffing Industry Analysts Inaugural Hackathon 2017Resource 1, a premier IT staffing firm, is excited to announce its recent win at the inaugural Hackathon competition hosted by Staffing Industry Analysts at the 2017 Executive Forum. Teaming up with ten other staffing industry leaders (known as Team Lion), Anastasia Valentine, Executive Vice President and Managing Director at Resource 1, participated in this event and won first place for crafting a superior solution to a hypothetical complex business scenario. READ FULL ARTICLE »

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Is Your LinkedIn Profile Hurting Your IT Job Search?

Is Your LinkedIn Profile Hurting Your IT Job Search

As an accomplished IT professional, you know you have the experience, accomplishments and skill sets to impress any hiring manager or recruiter. In a perfect world, those are the only factors that matter when you are searching for a new career opportunity. But recent years have seen a significant paradigm shift in the market, and a wealth of tools are available to recruiters who are considering your candidacy. READ FULL ARTICLE »

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