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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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What Should You Be Looking for in a Staffing Partner?

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Executive leaders, especially those in the IT function, are confronted daily by the challenges that arise from the rapidly evolving landscape of technology and enterprise-level digitalization. It’s a trend that leads to increased concern regarding cybersecurity, compliance, and privacy. These vulnerabilities are heightened when companies choose to leverage the advantages of open source technology and other cutting edge tools in the realm of business intelligence, big data, mobility and the Internet of Things. Although these technologies help drive business decisions, streamline operational efficiencies and leverage market opportunities, it is imperative to address the associated risks these technologies pose to the entire organization. READ FULL ARTICLE »

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Understanding the Trends of the Growing Independent IT Workforce

Understanding the Trends of the Growing Independent IT Workforce

Company leaders everywhere seem to be facing an unprecedented number of disruptive trends to the business landscape, especially in regards to their IT workforce. The rapid pace of digital transformation, massive generational shifts, and a shrinking IT talent pool are just a few of the major challenges to navigate. However, another notable trend that is crucial to understand is a subtle yet significant shift in the traditional employment model, with more and more professionals drawn to the rising gig economy. As these individuals choose contract work over permanent positions, many companies are left grappling with the implications of the growing independent IT workforce. What does this mean for your business? READ FULL ARTICLE »

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