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4 Ways You Can Overcome the IT Talent Skills Gap

 

Is your company struggling to connect with top IT talent?  The current IT skills gap has left many businesses frustrated. A study by McKinsey found that 82% of companies don’t believe that they can recruit highly talented people.  On the same note – and not surprisingly given that statistic – only 23% of managers and […]

 

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How to Recover from a Bad Job Interview and Win Your Next IT Job

 

A new Dice survey is trying to get to the bottom of what causes job seekers the most anxiety around tech interviews. Unexpected questions? A complex coding test? A deep dive into your social media? While plenty of factors can lead to bad job interviews, what really matters is that when an interview falls apart, […]

 

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The Problem Behind Your Employee Retention and Hiring Challenges

 

  The full employment economy creates a situation where both hiring new talent and retaining your top employees is difficult. We see this in the fact that although fewer tech professionals feel the pressure to actively search for new jobs, we’re also at the highest quit rates since April 2001. That begs the question: why […]

 

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How to Hire Top Tech Talent in a Full Employment Economy

 

In June, a record 6.7 million jobs remained unfilled, while the U.S. economy moved even closer to full employment. It’s an economic shift that has only worsened with the IT talent shortage, prompting companies to try new sourcing and recruiting methods. But what is actually effective during a full employment economy? Here are the hiring […]

 

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Nail Your Next Coding Interview with These 5 Tips

 

Coding interviews are no picnic. The stress of creating a real-time coding solution in 30 to 45 minutes to compete for full-time work or consultant opportunities is stressful. Even the most experienced developers dread them. However, there are ways to better prepare for this technical interview practice. As a technology recruiting firm, we’ve seen the […]

 

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Level Up Your Hiring with a Smarter Candidate Experience

 

How effective is your hiring process? If it lasts for the 45 day market average, the odds are good that your results are not what they could be. Longer hiring processes have a negative impact on the candidate experience. In fact, candidates often consider any delay in the hiring process as a hurdle thrown at their feet – and they’ll only […]

 

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TriCom Moves to New Office & Broadens Twin Cities IT Reach

 

Information Technology Staffing Agency Expands in Minnesota Tech Market LEAWOOD, KS – August 7th, 2018 – TriCom Technical Services, an information technology staffing agency recognized for their high-touch approach and measurable results, is proud to announce the official opening of their Twin Cities office. It will be located at 1550 Utica Ave S, Suite 575, […]

 

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Why Limiting IT Contract Lengths Doesn’t Stop Coemployment Issues

 

Every once in a while, we get a watershed moment that impacts nationwide hiring practices in unexpected ways. When Microsoft settled their coemployment lawsuit back in 2000 by paying $97 million, the outcome sent chills through HR departments and labor attorneys and created real fear about coemployment issues. This resulted in both smart HR practices […]

 

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What IT Professionals Want: Tips for Attracting Tech Talent

 

The IT talent shortage has sparked a bidding war for top technical talent, making what used to be first-rate offers decline in their appeal to candidates. Since all of the offers a candidate receives aren’t usually public knowledge, businesses are unable to use them as a valuable learning opportunity and gauge what appeals to tech […]

 

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