Ongoing Training Opportunities for Tech Consultants

by Lorig Manjikian

Anyone who works in technology knows that it’s constantly evolving. And while it’s critical for anyone working in the tech world to stay updated on the latest and greatest, it’s even more crucial for IT and tech consultants to ensure they stay ahead of the curve so that they have a wealth of challenging projects to choose from over their long-term careers.

Continue Reading »

Your Recruiting "Check Up" - Upfront Planning to Recruit the Best Talent

by Lauren Helm

When you go to the doctor, they have your charts, all your medical history, they know how much you claim you currently weigh, and you usually even fill out a new health form - Every. Single. Time.  All that info is right at their fingertips but the nurse AND the doctor both have a discussion with you anyway. That’s because the answer doesn’t just lie in the data.

Continue Reading »

Excel in a new environment: RTP Tech Events

by Kaila Orn

Research Triangle Park (RTP) is a hub for some of the biggest corporations and the brightest minds. We are anchored amongst our three surrounding cities, Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill – along with their respective universities, NC State, Duke, and UNC. In this growing community which fosters the bold ideas of companies like IBM, Cisco, Biogen, and Syngenta, it is no wonder that both industry veterans and yo-pros are flocking to the area.

Continue Reading »

What Leadership Needs from Employees: Supporting a Great Company Culture

by Renay Picard

Trust and transparency are terms that are easily thrown around in the workplace. When speaking with company leaders and scanning company websites, you will often see comments such as:

Continue Reading »

Recent college grads! Great career opportunity in Recruiting

by Alison Guillaume

If you’re a recent college grad, you’re ready to get out there and jumpstart your career. That said, it can be tough to get a foot in the door at the right company and in the right position.

Continue Reading »

Making the Shift from Full-Time to IT Consulting

by Matt Gleckman

The time has come. You’ve been working in the same full-time IT role for several years and you’re looking for a change. Or, maybe your company is downsizing and you want to be proactive in landing a new role. Either way, you’re seeking a new, challenging position that will get you working on some cool projects with cutting-edge technologies. And that’s when you see it – that incredible position that you covet. BUT, it’s a consulting job.

Continue Reading »

Laying the Groundwork for your NEXT Job

by Eliassen Group

Everything is going great! You love the company you work for. Your manager respects you and treats you more than fairly. Your co-workers are supportive and many look up to you. You also have the easiest commute you could hope for. Your IT career is taking off and your future looks bright, right? What would happen if this all ended tomorrow? Would you know who to call, who’s hiring or where to find your next position? Thinking ahead and good planning can perpetuate your career success.

Continue Reading »

Using keywords correctly: a keyword primer for the tech job search

by Harrison Haas

Think about the various roles – personal and professional – that you play every day. At work, maybe you’re a software engineer or a database programmer. In your personal life, you may be a marathon runner or a pet owner. When you think about these statements, it’s easy to see that in general, we all love to “classify” or name things. From our jobs to our hobbies and everything in between, we seek to define these roles and the way in which we do that is via keywords.

Continue Reading »

Don't get burned: social media rules for job seekers

by Lorig Manjikian

During the past five years or so, we have seen many changes in the job search process. From online application processes to video resumes to phone screens, companies are thinking a lot more about how to make their recruiting process more efficient and effective. While these changes have streamlined things for job seekers, they have also brought new challenges. And nowhere is that more the case than with social media.

Continue Reading »

Eliassen Group crashes through top 20 list of Largest IT Staffing Firms in the US!

by Eliassen Group

Eliassen Group jumped 7 spots in being named #17 on the recently announced 2016 Largest IT Staffing Firms in the United States, as determined by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), a global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions.

Continue Reading »