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There are many reasons why businesses choose to partner with recruiting firms when it comes to technology staffing. Today’s market is competitive, and the right partnership can help close the skill gap, improve long-term retention and reduce costs. However, success is only possible if you choose the right firm, which can be difficult given the… Read more »

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A great project manager can mean the difference between a successful launch and an abject failure, but why settle for just a “great” project manager? A true rockstar can deliver ROI, ensuring profitability of projects of every size and scope. Many hiring managers seek out PMs with extensive technical knowledge, which is critical for success,… Read more »

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  According to leadership expert Hal Gregersen’s book The Innovator’s DNA, questions are a necessary, practical tool to inspire new ideas, solve problems, and gain new perspectives. That seems logical enough, but drawing questions out of a team can often be easier said than done. Gregersen developed a method known as “Catalytic Questioning” designed to… Read more »

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Selection Sunday is a Sunday in March where 64 collegiate basketball teams are selected to participate in the NCAA tournament. This day has evolved into major sports day in our country. In the twilight of a Sunday evening, a tournament seeding bracket is created, placing all selected teams – a process known as “Bracketology.” Beginning… Read more »

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In today’s tech market, IT professionals are in the position to write their own tickets in terms of responsibility and salary. Employers are plagued by a well-documented skill gap, which means companies large and small are fighting to attract the best and brightest candidates with high-level qualifications.  Here are eight roles that are currently in… Read more »

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War for IT Talent

The war for IT talent has become intense over the last several years and 2016 will be no different. In fact, hiring managers should brace themselves for the war to intensify this year.  Demand for high-level skills is climbing and the skill gap is widening. Only companies who are willing and able to take new… Read more »

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Few sectors of today’s economy have experienced the breakneck pace of change seen in technology. While information technology leaders were once tasked with keeping utility functions up and running, IT has now become a critical driver of business success. Here are six hot tech skill sets that will put your team ahead of the competition… Read more »

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IT departments have some of the highest attrition rates across any industry, a problem that not only hurts their bottom line but also the morale of employees that stay. And the problem is unlikely to get better any time soon, forcing staffing services and HR executives to find ways to stop the spike in employee… Read more »

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Princeton, NJ (February 23, 2016) – 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 2016. This survey and award program identifies, recognizes and honors the state’s top employers who show a dedication to their employees’ professional… Read more »

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As you continue to move up the IT corporate ladder, you can expect executive recruiters to be more attracted to your technical skills and work experience. But even if you’re lucky enough be contacted first, you’re still not guaranteed a shot at a new job, especially if you don’t know how the IT recruitment and staffing services… Read more »