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There’s little wonder about whether top IT professionals can find jobs these days. Turn over a rock and there’ll be at least five recruiters underneath, all trying to feverishly get your attention. The challenge now is finding an opportunity that’s satisfying, fits your skillset, and advances your career in the long run. Pursuing IT consultant jobs was the fastest and most effective way to achieve all three. Here’s how candidates who pursue an IT consulting career make more progress in their profession – especially when working with IT staffing firms.

IT consulting can offer greater flexibility, opportunities for growth, and more choices than direct hire positions. The trade-off for tech professionals has always been the need to search regularly for that next contract. Though finding open contracts is less of a challenge in this market, sifting through incompatible offers in search of the right IT consultant jobs takes time. Knowledge of IT contractor rate trends, client’s contract needs, and the right environment for your career are important considerations.

 

 

 

 

How do you improve the ROI of your business projects? One clear way is to hire an exceptional contingent workforce to enhance project deliverables. Unfortunately, pulling together a scalable IT team depends on the ability to find scarce tech talent in the first place. As the IT talent shortage persists, it’s important for companies to improve their hiring and management processes to find and keep the best consultants on the market. That’s why IT staffing firms running SOW project management have become instrumental in keeping IT performance high. Here’s how: 

Though the Kansas City tech workforce grew 39% between 2011 and 2016, local companies are not immune to the IT talent shortage. High level IT skills are still scarce and tech unemployment is relatively low, making traditional hiring methods a struggle. However, certain strategies have managed to improve tech hiring for companies in the Kansas City market and beyond. Here are just a few that are giving businesses a competitive edge.