How to Write Killer IT Job Postings

Posted by Eliassen Group on Mar 30, 2016 2:00:00 PM

IT Job seekers look at hundreds of career postings during their job search.  Because of this they don’t spend much time looking at a particular posting to determine if the position is right for them or not.  According to research done by TheLadders, job seekers spend an average of 49.7 seconds before deciding a job isn’t right for them, and an average of 76.7 seconds if they feel the job is something they are interested in.

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Do you know where you really are in your Agile Transformation?

Posted by Eliassen Group on Mar 25, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Do you know where you really are in your Agile Transformation?

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Why Innovation Matters in Your Management Practices

Posted by Eliassen Group on Feb 25, 2016 4:30:00 PM

Are your management practices simply in need of fine-tuning or do they require thoughtful innovation? Are those processes something you set-and-forget, or are they worthy of regular examination and renewal? Consider the annual performance review: 

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The Growing Trend in Cybersecurity Equals Job Opportunties

Posted by Eliassen Group on Feb 9, 2016 1:30:00 PM

The new must have IT skill set is cybersecurity. IT professionals know that technology is always changing and improving. Keeping up with the trends can lead you to better jobs and higher salaries. IT professionals must adapt with the trends to determine what skills they need to get the best job and career opportunity available.

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What NOT To Do When Developing a Job Posting

Posted by Eliassen Group on Jan 27, 2016 11:30:00 AM

How come no one applied to my job posting?

Last time I provided some tips to help you create more effective job postings to attract more and better talent.  This time I’m going to talk to you about what not to do, as it is very easy to make some simple mistakes that can prevent people from applying to or even reading your job posting.

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Career Opportunity for Recent College Grads: Resource Specialist Program

Posted by Eliassen Group on Jan 11, 2016 1:30:00 PM

As a recent college graduate seeking a great career opportunity, one of the toughest obstacles to overcome is a lack of experience. But how do you gain experience unless you have an opportunity to obtain a professional job and show what you’re capable of? For many young graduates, this is an all-too-common challenge that is tough to overcome.

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Agile eBook – Kanban vs. Scrum: Tips for Choosing the Right System

Posted by Eliassen Group on Jan 6, 2016 3:00:00 PM

With so many companies adopting Agile methodologies these days, it’s no surprise that many project management (PM) software tools have popped up in support of Agile transformation and implementation. That said, it can be an overwhelming task to make sense of it all in order to select the best tools that help you to achieve your desired results. Some questions we run into all the time include:

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Mobile Usability in Web Design: The Demand for UX & UI Designers

Posted by Eliassen Group on Jan 6, 2016 12:00:00 PM

In 2015, Google announced that the number of searches on mobile and tablet devices have surpassed desktop searches. With this new revelation, we can see that mobile usability in web design is more important than ever.  Google even released a mobile-friendly algorithm update that gives preference to websites that have a mobile site or mobile friendly design.

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5 Tips for Crafting Job Postings That Stand Out

Posted by Eliassen Group on Dec 17, 2015 11:30:00 AM

In the past, looking for a job was as easy as skimming the classifieds section of the newspaper while you ate your breakfast.  In our increasingly digital world, the classifieds have been replaced by the online job boards like Indeed, Monster, etc. There are even job boards for specific types of jobs, such as DICE for technology related roles.

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Holiday Workplace Celebrations Reinvented

Posted by Eliassen Group on Dec 7, 2015 2:00:00 PM

Remember those lavish company holiday parties complete with big dinners, dancing, holiday gifts and speeches? We didn’t think so. For years, many companies held elaborate end-of-year events at big hotels and invited guests and significant others to join employees for the festivities. But, for most of us, those days are long gone and for some, they have never even experienced the big company holiday party. With the economic downturn a few years back, many organizations opted for smaller events for employees and even though the economy has turned around, it seems that “less is more” has become the standard for most. 

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Recruiting Trends for 2016

Posted by Eliassen Group on Nov 30, 2015 11:30:00 AM

What’s old is new again – yes, it’s very true. Where we see trends, we can always look to certain core skills and concepts that have withstood the test of time. And nowhere is that more the case than with recruiting trends for 2016.

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Be Prepared! The Many Types of Interviews

Posted by Eliassen Group on Nov 17, 2015 9:30:00 AM

We've all read about the various types of interview questions that are commonly asked but in today's competitive marketplace, the interviewing process is changing dramatically. While some companies are still conducting traditional interviews, others are developing new formats and processes that align more closely with the function and role that the interviewee would potentially fill.

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Insights from the CDISC NJ User Group Meeting

Posted by Eliassen Group on Oct 29, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Eliassen Group’s Biometrics and Data Solutions recently hosted the CDISC (Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium) NJ User Group meeting in their Somerset NJ office. The goal of this meeting was to bring members of the local CDISC organization together for information on the latest standards updates and additions. There were some fantastic and highly informative presentations on the following topics:

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The High Demand for UX/UI Designers

Posted by Eliassen Group on Oct 15, 2015 4:00:00 PM

When you think about the rapid pace of technology growth these days, we are exposed to an incredible range of options available to us in the form of mobile apps, software, content, etc. With a touch to your iPhone or a click over to your website, you can view the incredibly wide variety of user interface options that have been developed by companies like Apple, Salesforce, SAP and others that employ creative professionals to develop the best experience for end users.

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Upcoming Career Fairs in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York

Posted by Eliassen Group on Sep 16, 2015 2:00:00 PM

This Fall, Eliassen Group’s Biometrics and Data Solutions team will be attending and recruiting great candidates at several career fairs. We’d love to meet you! Check out the events below and be sure to come visit us while you’re there. For more information, including registration, directions, etc. visit the websites listed:

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Eliassen Group delivers strategic consulting and talent solutions that fuel your innovation and business results. We partner with you to marry your business objectives with our expertise, empowering your company to execute business strategy and scale your business effectively and efficiently. Where many consulting and talent solutions providers are focused on “the transaction," we believe in establishing and maintaining long-term partnerships so that we can meet your strategic needs and enable your organization to glean greater business value over time.

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