We would like to take a moment and wish all of our clients and candidates a safe and healthy holiday season. The below article by Bill Fallon provides a glimpse of hope on the CT job market for moving into 2016. Let’s hope for more improvement to come. Heartening jobs report from November By […]
Happy Holidays from all of us at ITech
High Voluntary Tech Turnover
In a recent Dice report (see full article below) technology professionals voluntarily leaving their positions has been on the upward trend over recent years. Although this is a headache for HR and managers, it does reflect professionals being confident enough in the job market to move around- especially for those with in-demand skills sets. Based […]
Insight to the Recruiting Process
Great article by Dr. John Sullivan. Reinforcing the importance of updating your relevant experience for each job posting that you are applying to. Along with the truth behind the 6 second resume review and ensuring your resume is in an easy to read format (remove the fancy tables!!). http://www.eremedia.com/ere/why-you-cant-get-a-job-recruiting-explained-by-the-numbers/?utm_source=SocialWarfare&utm_medium=linkedin&utm_campaign=SocialWarfare
Searching for your next IT Job? 12 Questions to ask before accepting.
12 Questions to Ask Before Accepting an IT Job Published in InformationWeek 8/17/2015 By: David Wagner The corporate culture in which you’re working is as important as the work you’re being asked to do. Here are 12 questions to help you figure out what kind of workplace you’d be walking into before you […]
CT Unemployment Rate
At 5.7 percent, Connecticut’s unemployment rate in June was down from 6 percent in May and the lowest rate since July 2008. Check out the article below to see what areas of CT are best for job searching. http://westfaironline.com/73027/connecticut-unemployment-rate-hits-7-year-low/
Attracting and Retaining Millennial Workers
Great article posted by Westfair Online by Nancy Urell, Director of the Manhattanville School of Business’ Corporate Learning Services. http://westfaironline.com/70396/column-how-to-attract-and-retain-millennial-workers/ With a different generation comes different expectations. Those expectations play a major determining factor in where a millennial may decide to work. Work/life balance, teamwork, and constant feedback are definitely strong considerations. This is great […]
March 10th Northern Fairfield Professionals Meeting
Please join us Tuesday, March 10th for our monthly NFP meeting. Location: The Knights of Columbus building at Saint Rose, located behind Saint Rose to the far left. The building has 3 garage doors on the first floor with the meeting room upstairs. The entrance is at the door to the left front of the […]
John Barry, Owner of ITech Consulting Partners presented last night to the Danbury Area Computer Society (DACS) on Trends in the Employment Market and Finding a Job. Please view the link below to view his presentation. Nicely done John!
Explaining Your Skills To HR
Great article by Mark Feffer on the importance of your conversations with internal HR or recruiters. Although these people may not be the ones to dive deep into your technical background, it is essential to take the time to respond to their questions as they typically have strong involvement on how you progress in the interview […]
Fairchester Under 30 Rising Star Award
Congratulations to Amanda Blair, one of our technical recruiters, for receiving the 2014 “Under 30 Rising Star” award at yesterday’s Fairchester Recruiting Summit. We are extremely proud!