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Helping Your Community Helps Your Career: Devin Hornick Shares His Insight

By Steve Quarles on July 21, 2015 in Candidates

 

How are you using your professional abilities to help make a difference? KORE1 partner Devin Hornick was recently interviewed by Russ Williams, founder of Passkeys Foundation, to discuss exactly that. Passkeys is a nonprofit foundation focused on inspiring Orange County leaders to use their skills and resources for the good of their community. This weekly […]

 

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The Secret to Optimizing Your Hiring Process in a Candidate Market

By Kevin Shearer on July 8, 2015 in IT Hiring

 

In the current market, where demand for IT professionals is high, candidates are often interviewing at more than one company simultaneously. It stands to reason that the companies with the shortest and most efficient hiring process have the highest chance of securing the best candidates. If your company is feeling the pressure of this heightened […]

 

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Vice President of Shared Services

By Devin Hornick on June 29, 2015 in Recent Placement

 

KORE1 is proud to announce the successful placement of Vice President of Shared Services for our client in the healthcare industry. Position Summary: Directs the Technical & Security group activities and personnel serving in central and regional operations, within a shared services model. Acts as a consultative resource to regional senior management for technology related projects, […]

 

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What to Do When Deciding Between Multiple Job Offers

By Tom Kenaley on June 17, 2015 in Candidates

 

We’ve spent a lot of time taking a look at the employer’s perspective of the current IT market in the Southern California region. By now, it’s clear that demand is skyrocketing and companies are getting competitive for the top tech talent. The only conclusion is that it’s a candidate’s market, plain and clear. But what […]

 

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An Employer’s Perspective: Should You Hire a Contractor or Full Time Employee?

By Steve Quarles on May 6, 2015 in IT Hiring

 

As the business landscape continues to evolve and the struggle to find top talent persists, it’s worth re-evaluating your hiring practices in order to optimize your workforce. For instance, it’s becoming more common for many top IT professionals to choose contract and consulting opportunities over full time, permanent positions. But this trend brings with it […]

 

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What Top Talent Says About Working with KORE1! [Video]

By Steve Quarles on April 28, 2015 in Information Technology

 

At KORE1, our candidates and consultants are our #1 priority. It is our goal to position the careers of talented professionals for future success, and our deep relationships with our clients enables us to do just that. From training programs to extensive benefits, we take care of our people. Our core values are deeply ingrained […]

 

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Overcoming the IT Skills Gap

By Steve Quarles on April 7, 2015 in IT Hiring, IT Salary

 

In recent posts, we’ve discussed the skyrocketing demand for talented high-tech professionals, especially in Southern California. Unemployment continues to decrease, which surely means that many of the open positions out there are getting filled. Employers are winning top talent to their team with a careful balance of competitive IT salaries, outstanding growth opportunities, and a […]

 

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Is Compensation Enough to Retain Top IT Talent?

By Tom Kenaley on March 11, 2015 in IT Hiring, IT Salary

 

We’ve established that the salary conversation is essential when attracting and retaining top IT talent. But figuring out how much to pay tech professionals is just a fraction of the big picture. Even if you’ve done thorough research, using resources like our Southern California IT Salary Guide, to ensure your compensation packages meet or even […]

 

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How Much Should You Be Paying Your IT Employees?

By Robert Ardell on February 12, 2015 in IT Salary

 

In an industry that’s equal parts “who you know” and “who knows you,” any conversation which raises the question “how much should you pay an IT professional” can often run the risk of being a little awkward. In the Southern California tech field, that’s often the case: Many of us are well networked, and we […]

 

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