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Why IT Is Vital to Chicago Hospitals and Healthcare

There’s a reason healthcare facilities in Chicago and across the country are frantically seeking tech talent. Hospitals are heavily reliant on properly working technology, and each week news reports surface that both inspire and terrify healthcare CIOs and doctors. IT has proven it has the power to drive innovation in the healthcare industry, but […]

By |July 18th, 2017|Categories: Healthcare, IT Hiring|Tags: |

KORE1 Helps Global Human Resource Company with Interface Design and User Testing

The Company: Global Human Resources and Benefits Administration Company
As one of the world’s leading provider of human resources outsourcing and consulting services, this client consults with thousands of organizations to administer human resources, health care, payroll and retirement programs on behalf of more than 300 companies to millions of employees and retirees worldwide. […]

By |July 17th, 2017|Categories: Creative Hiring|Tags: , |

4 Reasons It’s Hard to Hire IT Engineers

Those who rely on engineering talent to achieve business goals have learned a hard truth in recent years: there’s a shortage of qualified engineering professionals in America. Making matters worse, finding engineers who specialize in IT is even harder. With so much demand and competition for talent, it’s no wonder roles like Software Engineer […]

By |June 26th, 2017|Categories: Engineering, IT Hiring|Tags: |

The 2017 KORE1 Poker Tournament: A Fun Night Benefiting Charity

On the evening of Sunday, June 4th, we held the exciting first annual KORE1 Poker Tournament for charity which raised nearly $2,000 for some wonderful causes. It was a tremendously successful night of fun, food, and fellowship that saw many people win fantastic prizes and everyone leave a winner with a KORE1 goodie bag. […]

By |June 12th, 2017|Categories: Inside KORE1|Tags: |

The Biggest Challenges Facing Creative and Digital Hiring in 2017

As the rise of new technology and societal trends continue to change the world, entire industries are being reshaped at rapid speeds. For those hiring digital and creative talent, the changes have been profound and require adaptation. Job responsibilities are shifting, while brand new roles that were never heard of five years ago are […]

By |May 31st, 2017|Categories: Creative Hiring|Tags: |

Working with a Staffing Firm? Here’s What Contingent Really Means

What does the word contingent mean to you? Is it a synonym for “free?” Does it represent an effective way to find the best talent available? Is it meaningless? The staffing world is a unique industry filled with hiring models and terms that are often misunderstood. In my 20+ years working in this arena, […]

By |May 17th, 2017|Categories: Creative Hiring, IT Hiring|Tags: |

Implementing Staffing Strategies That Work

The Company: A reputable ad agency in Las Vegas

Recently, KORE1 had the opportunity to work with a well-known ad agency in the Las Vegas area. Founded in 2001 by native and long-term Nevadans, their creative, savvy, and insightful team was built from the ground up. The agency’s talent and strengths garnered many awards, and […]

By |May 16th, 2017|Categories: Creative Hiring|Tags: |

How Increasing IT Salaries Impact Budgets and Hiring

The trend of rising IT salaries has picked up so much pace that many organizations now accept it as a cost of doing business. But what is that cost? The allure of higher salaries is a major factor driving tech pros to new jobs, and subsequently has employers across the U.S. expecting to raise […]

By |April 25th, 2017|Categories: IT Hiring, IT Salary|Tags: |

What Drives Tech Pros to New Jobs?

There has never been a better time to be a skilled worker in the tech field. A high number of job openings and low amount of available talent has created a frenzy of demand, and competition, for hiring IT professionals. This is a problem for employers, with hiring and retaining staff being a top […]

By |April 11th, 2017|Categories: IT Hiring|Tags: |

8 of the Highest Paying Tech Jobs in 2017

When it comes to rising IT compensation, a perfect storm has quickly crossed the country and changed tech landscapes everywhere. The national IT unemployment rate sits at 2.8%, setting the stage for a shortage of tech workers. In Chicago, there’s been a 34.9% increase in tech positions since 2010, which indicates healthy demand. Meanwhile, […]

By |March 27th, 2017|Categories: IT Hiring, IT Salary|Tags: |