IT Hiring

Is Millennial Recruiting Your Answer to the Skills Shortage?

The IT skills gap is expected to grow over the next five years with early predictions projecting as many as 1.8 million IT jobs open in 2022, a 20% bump from what the same study revealed two years prior. Not to mention, baby boomers are retiring at a rate of 10,000 per day, creating […]

By |September 24th, 2018|Categories: IT Hiring|Tags: |

Why Denver’s Technology Industry is the Nation’s Next Tech Mecca

Denver is widely considered an up-and-coming location, as Americans flock to the mountainous city in droves. In fact, the Denver area experienced one of the largest influxes of American migrants in the country between 2010 and 2014. It’s more than just a nice place to live, with beautiful outdoor spaces and all of the […]

By |March 14th, 2018|Categories: Hiring, Information Technology, IT Hiring|Tags: |

Your 2018 IT, Creative, and Engineering Salary Guide Has Arrived

It’s no secret that finding and recruiting skilled talent in today’s market is often a difficult and lengthy process for even the most seasoned hiring manager. Multiple industries are grappling with stark talent shortages that leave roles open, hurt productivity, and negatively impact bottom lines.

That is precisely why determining compensation levels that can capture […]

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||

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||

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||

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||

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||

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||

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||