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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: |

The Most In-Demand Creative Jobs for 2017

The digital revolution and continued advancement of new technology has fueled job growth in many areas, including in the creative industry. In particular, the digital media sector has driven a strong demand for creative roles required in producing modern advertisements, experiences, and products. With mobile usage skyrocketing and digital media agencies enjoying growth that […]

By |March 13th, 2017|Categories: Creative Hiring|Tags: |

Getting to the KORE with Tom Kenaley

Name: Tom Kenaley

Title: Senior Partner and Vice President

Email Address: tomk@kore1.com

College/University: San Diego State University-California State University

Tom joined KORE1 in the fall of 2011 and quickly became a key member of the management team.  His work ethic and his client relationship skills have allowed KORE1 to forge deep relationships with very large enterprise clients.  In addition to managing […]

By |February 28th, 2017|Categories: Getting To The KORE|Tags: |

Women in Technology: Resources for Building the Future

Despite the unprecedented growth of the IT industry, the diversity of its workforce has remained relatively unchanged. Only 25% of U.S. IT workers are female, emphasizing the fact that women are still underrepresented in the field. In order to move toward a more inclusive future, it’s important to take a look at the underpinnings […]

By |February 21st, 2017|Categories: IT Hiring|Tags: |

Here’s Your 2017 IT & Creative Salary Guide

Did you know 37% of IT professionals plan on searching for a new job this year? And 59% of those professionals say they’re underpaid.

On the creative side, there are six open positions for every active candidate. The marketing and advertising industry is the second fastest growing sector in Inc. 5000 companies.

Those are eye-opening statistics. […]

By |January 30th, 2017|Categories: Creative Hiring, IT Salary|Tags: , , , , |

Exploring the Top Challenges for IT Executives

It is difficult to imagine a workplace in any industry that does not rely on technology to some extent. More and more, we are becoming dependent on the digital world every day. When it works well, most employees don’t think twice about the technology at their fingertips, but as soon as a program crashes […]

By |November 16th, 2016|Categories: Information Technology|Tags: |