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Software Metrics

Determining the overall productivity of a dentist’s office is easy. All you have to do is look as far as the number of patients, their wait time, and their retention rate, before a picture starts to emerge. With an IT team, it’s a bit more complicated. You can’t just look at the number of hours[…]

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IT Staffing Solutions: Testing the Best Fit For Your Team

Last week, we wrote a blog post titled “IT Staffing Solutions: How To Find A Fit For Your Team.” While we explained that being flexible with fit and project duration helped you find a whole new pool of candidates, we didn’t explain how to choose the best from among these fish. So how do you[…]

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IT Staffing Solutions: How To Find A Fit For Your Team

You’re the manager of a technical team and you’re concerned. Your group of five isn’t making their deadlines despite hours of overtime. You know that someone else needs to be added to the team but the question is who? And what kind of skills will they need? While in some scenarios the answer is obvious,[…]

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How To Find The Right Recruiting Firm For Your IT Staffing Needs

Not sure how to find a technical consultant? Not a problem! We know what you should do. Hire a technical recruiting firm! They’ll make sure that you have the right technical and personality fit for your needs. All you need to do is make sure that you find the right company. And how do you[…]

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IT Staffing Firms: When & Why You Need Them

People hear about IT staffing firms, but few know what they really do. And, unfortunately, even fewer understand when or why their company should contact one. For technical staffing companies, this is a problem. So what do we do? How do we make people more aware? Oh, you know. We write a blog post explaining[…]

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Rural Sourcing: Fighting Technical Brain Drain

“The brain drain.” It sounds like some sort of comic book villain’s evil superpower. And, in reality, that description isn’t far off; it’s the evil superpower of large cities. The brain drain occurs when rural areas are sapped of their local talent. Individuals who live in non-metropolitan areas often need to leave their hometowns in[…]

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How to Keep Your Top Technical Consultants Happy

The tech market is booming, no doubt about it. All you have to do is look at the technical unemployment rate, which is 50% lower than the overall rate, and you’ve got your proof. While this is great news for tech companies and technical consultants, it can lead to IT staffing nightmares for everyone else.[…]