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When it comes to moving your career forward, networking has been touted as the primary must-do. While networking is certainly helpful, many people struggle with the concept, feeling that the blatant pursuit of professional contacts is somewhat inauthentic. However, trying to navigate a career path without a strong sounding board or support can be a… Read more »

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East Windsor, NJ (March 13, 2018) – Talon Professional Services,  a premier national provider of professional IT staffing and services, has been named one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey for 2018. This survey and award program identifies, recognizes and honors the state’s top employers who show a dedication to their employees’ professional growth and… Read more »

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Job seekers usually have a lot of questions when it comes to what a former employer can say about them when providing a reference. Can they tell a hiring manager that you were fired? Are they allowed to say why? Can they tell a prospective employer how much notice you provided when you quit or… Read more »

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is effectively taking the business world by storm. While much of the focus is on how it can handle a variety of tasks, removing the need for a person to manage duties that are repetitive in nature, AI will also create opportunities on another level. AI has the ability to personalize an… Read more »

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When it comes to development languages, not much is expected to change this year. Developers will still be in extremely high demand, so if you’re thinking about making a career change, it is important to know which languages will make you the most marketable in 2018. Here are the skills you need to build if… Read more »

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Work-life balance is a goal that many tech professionals struggle to realize.  IT jobs are incredibly stressful, and most tech teams are stretched well beyond their limits. Fewer people in the corporate world log more hours than IT teams.  However, achieving strong work-life balance is important for managing stress and hedging against burnout. Why Work-Life… Read more »

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Reports of the death of email have been wildly exaggerated. Or have they? Thanks to the rise of task management and collaboration tools, teams have become much less reliant on email over the last decade. Are we now finally facing the end of email? A Short List of “Email Killers” For years, vendors have been… Read more »

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Earned by less than two percent of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada   EAST WINDSOR, NJ – FEBRUARY 15, 2018 – Talon, a leading IT staffing company announced today that they have won Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for providing superior service to their clients and job seekers. Presented… Read more »

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How are your strategic tech hiring goals coming along for the new year?  We’re still in the early months of the calendar, but if one of your company’s goals was to improve hiring, it’s time to take a close look at your strategy. Here are four ways that your strategy should shift this year if… Read more »

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“What is the salary you’re looking for?” It’s a straightforward question in an IT job interview, but if you get it wrong, the consequences could be disastrous. Ask for too much and you could price yourself right out of an offer. If you ask for too little, not only will you be underpaid, but you’ll… Read more »