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Engage Your Workers to Increase Profit

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Employee engagement plays an important role within organizations, and engaging employees is not always an easy task. But engaged employees means increased profitability for companies. If a company is going to successfully engage its workforce, it needs to understand what exactly employee engagement is. The definition of employee engagement: the emotional connection an employee feels… Read more »

Tips for First-Time IT Managers

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Congratulations! Your hard work has paid off and you have landed your first management job. This is a sign that you are excelling in your career. Now, not only do you have to worry about your performance, you have to worry about the performance of your team. Your team may consist of former peers, and… Read more »

Phone Interviews: What the Employer is Looking For and How to Prepare

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Today’s job market is an excellent one for employers, as they tend to get an abundance of qualified candidates for a single job. For job seekers, this makes the market a bit tough. To get through the stack of resumes, employers often ask candidates to participate in a phone interview. This post is designed to… Read more »

Britain is Teaching Programming to Five-Year-Olds

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Starting in September of 2014, for children in the UK ages 5 to 14, there will be a significant change in their education; the addition of rigorous computer science programs. This isn’t too shocking because when the personal computer revolution started, the BBC was promoting its own computer and making programs about learning to program…. Read more »

Big Data Job Opportunities are Everywhere!

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Big data is growing exponentially, and job prospects for big data are following. Demand for big data skills is expanding, and according to a recent report by Dice, big data jobs have shown a triple-digit-surge annually. Many of you already know what big data is, but for those who don’t, big data is the term… Read more »

Make Your IT Team Feel Valued

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IT professionals play an important role in all organizations, but do their colleagues see it that way? According to a survey of 2,300 IT professionals conducted by TEKsystems, that may not be the case. In this recent survey, 80 percent of IT professionals believe their role is critical to their organization’s strategy, but only 55… Read more »

How to Dress for Interview Success!

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You’ve finally landed an interview for your dream job and it’s scheduled for next week. As the date quickly approaches you think to yourself, “What do I wear?” This is a surprisingly important question that most interviewees don’t give enough thought. Our IT recruiters here at Atlas Consulting have compiled some tips on dressing for… Read more »

Fresh Out of School? Here’s What You Need to Know to Succeed!

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You’ve graduated college and are ready to enter the working world. You think you’re fully prepared because you’ve spent the last four years studying and perfecting your expertise. After a brief time in the office, you realize there are many things you didn’t know and weren’t prepared for. For those of you fresh out of… Read more »

Don’t Believe Everything You Hear About Salary Negotiation

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Salary negotiation is never an easy topic to approach. Most people discuss negotiation techniques with their family, friends, and possibly coworkers. Unfortunately, not everyone gets the correct information when it comes to salary negotiations. To avoid taking the wrong approach, our IT recruiters here at Atlas Consulting have prepared the top salary negotiating myths and… Read more »

Tips to Follow When Hiring in IT

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Finding the perfect candidate for your organization is never an easy task. These days there tend to be hundreds of candidates per job posting, but how do you know you’re choosing the right one? Here at Atlas Consulting, we have prepared some tips on how to hire the best IT candidate for the job.  … Read more »