Careerbuilder released the results of a survey that found
40% of employers plan to hire temporary and contract workers in 2013.
Temporary workers have allowed businesses
to meet their labor demands and budget plans.
It remains critical for companies to strategize ways
to control costs and be more agile!
The largest cost for most organizations is their staff.
Utilizing contingent workers can help
employers with their hiring and staffing challenges.
Consider these questions to understand how utilizing a
contingent workforce can help you solve your hiring challenges.
1) What role can temporary workers play at my company?
2) What critical projects are in my annual plan that
require burst capacity?
3) How will temporary workers help me
meet my strategic and tactical goals?
To find out more, call to schedule a free consultation
Jeff, CEO of The Armada Group, lists and discusses,"The Top 4 Skills to Get You Hired in 2013," in his video blog of the week. With over a decade of experience in the IT staffing industry, Jeff see's a rising trend of the most critical soft skills that employers are looking for. Amongst his list, includes the need for critical thinking and complex problem solving skills. To find out more, watch the blog and comment to discuss.
IT’s a small world after all, and no I’m not talking about my kid’s favorite ride at Disneyland.
It's no news flash that the Silicon Valley IT job market is hot right now. When Time Magazine and the Wall Street Journal are talking about the IT Talent Wars being back “on” in the Silicon Valley, you know we’re currently in a candidate driven market. Armada’s been seeing a lot of multiple offer situations for higher caliber talent over the last three quarters, and some mild, but not dramatic wage inflation.
We all work for money. You do and I do. Just as they sing in Cabaret, “Money makes the world go around.” This is not to say that is all we work for, but when it comes down to basics, we all need a little cash to make life easier.
Often enough, a technical recruiter will call a talented, skilled professional and come to find the person on the other end of the phone is not so amenable. Yes, a recruiter does make money from filling a position, but so do you – you get a salary, and the recruiter makes theirs. But recruiters are not looking to make a quick buck by filling position fast and making the highest margin off of you, recruiters work to find the right fit between the consultant, the recruiting company, and the end client. Recruiters are the liaison between you and the client company; we are both your agent and your cheerleading squad, here to support you.