The last year I’ve been working with smaller companies because frankly, I was burnt out on big corporate thinking. Multi-million dollar projects go on and on for years with little to show the end user, meetings upon meetings and meetings about meetings. Lots of time and money spent debating company policies, procedures and processes, creating [...]
When working with staffing agency recruiters for contract positions, it’s really easy to lose patience. Most do not understand technology or the role he/she is recruiting for and can be terrible at screening resumes for the right candidate. It can be frustrating to not have more meaningful conversations about job requirements during the recruiting process [...]
Currently under consideration is a significant increase in effort by the IRS to ensure correct classification of workers. The two classifications are employee vs contractor.
There are many situations where a contractor (especially one working on site with a company while paid hourly via a staffing agency) under the IRS’s guidelines are functioning as employees not [...]
If you have looked recently for a contract position in IT, chances are you’ve encountered the acronym VMS. But what exactly is this? A VMS, or Vendor Management Software, is a way to automate staffing processes and it has become more and more common within large IT organizations (and some smaller ones) as [...]
A humorous look at some annoying office characters. Surely, you’re not one of them.
The best way to start a job hunt is to set up your criteria on the types of companies you would like to work for.
Is that job posting real, or is it simply bait for you to build someone’s database?
Number 1: Your resume tells a compelling story about the talent you have to offer. That means you are much more likely to receive plenty of interview invitations.
Practically everyone has a resume in some form or another. Recruiters and hiring managers receive hundreds for every opening. Of course, each of these candidates believe they are [...]
An experienced contractor knows that his/her contract could end any day. Even with the knowledge that the position is temporary, it‘s hard not to take it personally when your staffing agency calls to tell you that your contract assignment is over.
Sometimes contracts end based on performance but now a days many contractors are being let [...]