How to Keep Your Tech Employees Happy in a High-Demand Industry

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Demand for tech talent is always rising, and companies are always looking for best ways to keep employees happy and engaged in the midst of extreme pressure. The trend in recent years has been to go the way of Google, offering full-service campuses and non-traditional perks. From on-site fitness centers and daycare to unlimited vacation… Read more »

7 Things That Keep CIOs Up At Night

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CIOs are under immense pressure in today’s complex environments. What are the things keeping tech leaders up at night? According to a recent study of CIOs by Sungard Availability Services (SAS) the seven most pressing issues are: External Data Security Threats Security threats are the number one worry of technology leaders, according to the SAS… Read more »

4 Job Search Tips for Developers

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Developers are in high demand, but don’t let the number of open positions fool you into thinking that landing your ideal job will be a piece of cake. Competition is fierce, and you must take steps to differentiate yourself if you want to attract the attention of hiring managers. Here are four actionable tips you… Read more »

Tips For Retaining Top Millennial IT Talent

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Millennials have a reputation for job hopping. Some say it’s an unfair label, but according to the 5th annual Deloitte Millennial Survey conducted this year, millennials themselves actually validate this stereotype. The survey included nearly 8,000 millennials from 29 countries around the world. According to the results, 44 percent of millennials say they would like… Read more »

6 Tips for Hiring a Rockstar Project Manager

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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 »

8 IT Roles to Pursue if You Want More Money This Year

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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 »

The War For IT Talent Rages On In 2016

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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 »

How to Use Stay Interviews to Overcome IT Turnover

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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 »

Talon Professional Services Honored as NJBIZ 2016 Best Places to Work in New Jersey

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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 »

5 Ways to Build a Positive Relationship with Your IT Recruiter

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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 »