Excel in a new environment: RTP Tech Events

Posted by Kaila Orn on Sep 15, 2016 11:45:00 AM

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.

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What Leadership Needs from Employees: Supporting a Great Company Culture

Posted by Renay Picard on Sep 13, 2016 11:30:00 AM

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:

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Recent college grads! Great career opportunity in Recruiting

Posted by Alison Guillaume on Sep 7, 2016 11:00:00 AM

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.

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Making the Shift from Full-Time to IT Consulting

Posted by Matt Gleckman on Aug 24, 2016 11:00:00 AM

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.

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Laying the Groundwork for your NEXT Job

Posted by Eliassen Group on Aug 9, 2016 11:30:00 AM

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.

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

Posted by Harrison Haas on Aug 3, 2016 11:30:00 AM

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.

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

Posted by Lorig Manjikian on Jul 27, 2016 1:30:00 PM

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.

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

Posted by Eliassen Group on Jul 21, 2016 2:06:07 PM

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.

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4 Hourly Rate Negotiation Strategies for IT Consultants

Posted by Eliassen Group on Jul 12, 2016 11:30:00 AM

If you’re a talented IT consultant looking for a contract or a permanent position, you know that your skills are in high demand in the current business environment. As many companies have a greater need for IT consultants who can jump in on specific short-term or long-term projects and have expanded their budgets to quickly ramp up when these needs arise, there are a plethora of opportunities available to you.

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What to look for in an IT consulting contract

Posted by Kurt Brokhoff on Jun 29, 2016 3:00:00 PM

From long-term, permanent employment to contract positions, there are many choices out there for IT and technology professionals. In my role as a tech recruiter, I talk to IT pros every day about the various employment options out there.

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Which Job Boards Are Most Effective for Employers and Job Seekers?

Posted by Eliassen Group on Jun 21, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Having a well written job description is only the first step in finding quality talent for your company.  You also need to post it online for people to see.  Of course this includes your website but in order to make sure the right people see it, it has to be posted in the right places.

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Biomarker Use Facilitated by CDISC Standards

Posted by Joyce Hernandez on Jun 15, 2016 8:00:00 AM

It has been known for some time that the “one size fits all” model for prescribing therapy does not benefit all patients. Some people will respond well to a certain medication, whereas others will have a reduced response, if any, and a portion may even experience adverse reactions.

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The Emerging Creative Executive: CIOs and CMOs Leading the Charge

Posted by Tom Hart on Jun 2, 2016 1:30:00 PM

In speaking with executives at market-leading organizations, we consistently hear about the heightened focus being placed on design-oriented thinking as it applies to the customer experience. One such executive at a major financial services firm recently told me, “You’re only as good as your best app.” This sentiment is further backed up by data that includes a recent study by the Design Management Institute (DMI) telling us that “design-driven companies outperform the S&P by 228 percent over ten years.” These facts have driven many companies to jump on the “creative bandwagon.”

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Calling all SDETs! Join us for a MoCo SDET Meetup!

Posted by Samantha Uslan on May 31, 2016 12:30:00 PM

Are you a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) or a passionate developer interested in becoming one? If so, we encourage you to check out our MoCo SDET Meetup Group that hosts events in Maryland for those who are interested in building state-of-the-art test automation frameworks. The group, as well as the MoCo SDET Group out on LinkedIn, is all about building awareness around the importance of SDET for organizations in order to help them leverage agile environments and to develop strong applications and testing processes.

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How to Evaluate and Select a Job Recruiter

Posted by Matt Gleckman on May 23, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Ah, the job search – it can be exciting, stressful and agonizing all at the same time. In some cases, we find that some candidates are looking to move up to a higher level position but can’t necessarily get there in their current company whereas some are seeking a transition to a new career. And others are looking to move on from a role and/or organization that is not a great fit for them. Regardless of the impetus for your job search, one thing is clear: a job search is a “job” in and of itself!

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