The newest generations to the workforce have had a front-seat view to some of the most influential and formative events in US history: Millennials experienced 9/11 and the Great Recession, and Gen Zs grew up with the first black US president and saw the legalization of same-sex marriage. These generations are witness to a world […]
Fifty years ago, whether or not you had a college degree, your whole career could be spent at one company, doing essentially the same job. If a new process or tool was implemented, your employer provided training on how to use it. Innovation was incremental and large-scale change occurred at a manageable pace.
Today, change happens […]
It’s a candidates’ market — you’ve heard it before. When it comes to attracting and retaining critical engineering resources, the more you can offer them, the better-positioned you will be to keep your talent and network for referrals.
Individuals today in the gig economy expect comprehensive and affordable medical, dental and life insurance as well as […]
Why industry conferences are essential — and how to justify their cost
Today’s technology enables us to connect with each other like never before. In the business world, tools such as virtual meetings, podcasts and webinars enable us to conduct meetings and view training programs with farflung associates from our desktops. So, it’s often tempting to […]
After years of compliance and risk mitigation-related technology initiatives, CIOs are returning to functional operational projects to generate revenue. This paradigm shift has made technology the core of operations for all companies regardless of the industry they serve. Disruptive digital technologies will become the key to enabling companies to consume and analyze data to improve […]
Most organizations engage in some sort of activity in the name of inclusion. Quite simply, this is about ensuring nobody feels disadvantaged or left out due to their age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, or other factors such as social background. Ultimately, companies develop […]
The rise of data science has already reshaped the skills IT organizations covet and the talent they are cultivating. Now, the next wave of digital change has the power to reshape the talent needs of today’s IT organizations.
Digital Waves: Past & Present
The digital era has been an unquenchable age for IT talent acquisition. This year […]
As technical contract work becomes a standard part of business, traditional nine-to-five office jobs are no longer the only option. In fact, demand for technical contract workers on the Hired platform has more than tripled in the last two years alone.
For many companies, having more contract workers means having greater efficiency, as contractors often bring […]
As the competition to attract and retain the best talent grows, many organisations are investing millions to make theirs the most attractive and compelling workplaces. The centerpiece of this effort, for many organisations, is the employer value proposition, a unified proposition that encompasses all aspects of the employer brand. A clear EVP enables them to […]
As a CIO and frequent speaker on technology in the staffing industry, I am often asked whether staffing firms should build their own software or buy it. There’s much to consider and the answer is not always cut and dry.
The basics of each scenario seem simple enough: When building, you are developing the application from […]