22 Mar

3 Reasons Your Business Should Engage an IT Staffing Company

Posted by John Brandwagt

As a hiring manager, do you ever find yourself concerned about your company’s poor retention and high turnover rates? If so, perhaps you are not making the wisest hiring decisions. This is by no means a reflection of you as a recruiter but rather a sign that you need to revamp your hiring process or request outside help. 

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Topics: IT Recruiting
20 Mar

3 IT Staffing Trends for 2017

Posted by Kris Johnson

Whenever the new year comes around,we all know there will be changes to the trends that define how IT staffing is approached. These changes aren’t necessarily tectonic paradigm shifts, but are often significant enough that they can affect how both recruiters and candidates treat sourcing and the job search process.

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Topics: IT Trends
17 Mar

5 IT Skills Recruiters Are Looking for in 2017

Posted by John Brandwagt

Adaptability is the name of the game when it comes to working in IT, and staying in top form can be tricky when each year brings exponentially more technology innovations and integration projects. The good news is that both you (the tech professional) and businesses large and small are in relatively the same boat regarding the maddening pace of IT. The skills gap still swings more in your favour, however, meaning unemployment rates are low for IT workers, but there is still a demand for workers with niche skills.

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Topics: IT Skills
15 Mar

Top 3 IT Jobs in Canada for 2017

Posted by Kris Johnson

The prospects are bright for Canada’s tech industry in 2017. One look at a few of the statistics from a single 2016 report on the state of Canada’s tech sector is enough to confirm that IT candidates are sitting pretty if they can land a position. The report states that Canadian tech firms invested a whopping $9.1 billion on innovation in 2015. Combine this with the fact that tech professionals are compensated very well for their work, with an average salary of $67,000 compared to Canada’s national average of $48,000 and it’s not hard to see why IT jobs are attractive right now.

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Topics: IT Jobs
13 Mar

The Best IT Recruiting Advice You’re Not Taking

Posted by Kris Johnson

Unsure of why you haven’t exactly hit the ground running with your IT recruiting efforts in 2017? Well, it could be your efforts have been flagging because you aren’t aware of the current trends in recruitment. There’s no shame in being unaware of all the advice that’s out there; after all, technology is always evolving at a break-neck pace and recruitment practices are always affected in some way by these disruptions. From keyword optimization to AI computing, recruitment is becoming more complex each year.

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Topics: IT Recruiting

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