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Does Your Company Offer the Best Compensation to Get the Best IT Talent?

When people are looking for a new career opportunity, one of their most important considerations is the compensation. With the low unemployment rates in the Midwest markets we serve (2.6% – 3.5%) it’s harder than ever to find talent. And in the information technology field, the unemployment rate is closer to 1-2%.

New Year’s Resolutions – NOT!

This time of year, many people make New Year's resolutions, and there are a ton of articles written about that. I'm NOT going to write about New Year's resolutions! Instead, I prefer to see what I accomplished in the past 12 months and determine what I'm going to do in the next year. It's more

What Does it Take to Compete and Win (Hire) the Best IT Talent in Today’s Market?

Over my 30+ years of experience in the recruiting and staffing industry, I have recruited, interviewed, and hired thousands of people for hundreds of companies in all industries. Because of this, I have a unique perspective which is directly from candidates about what they’re looking for in their next career position or contract engagement.

A Reflection on my 30 Years in the Staffing Industry

I had my 30-year anniversary in the recruiting and staffing industry on December 7…yes, Pearl Harbor Day. I've often said that a year in our industry is like seven years in a "normal" business (the very same as dog years compared to people years - you do the math!).

The Good News and…the Good News!

The first quarter of 2017 is nearly behind us and it's been an interesting start to the year. There are many factors contributing to these interesting times including the political environment with a new president and leadership changes in the House and Senate and locally the race for Omaha mayor.