Category: Workforce

5 Things that May be Holding Back your IT Resume

by placers on July 14, 2015 in Job Search Tips, Workforce


By Outside-In® Team Member Zach Werde Are you applying for lots of IT jobs and not getting a lot of responses? Have you ever stopped to consider that maybe your resume is the reason why? After all, the fundamental purpose of a resume is to get you an interview — so if you are sending out […]

Employers, Are You Ignoring the Affordable Care Act?

by placers on July 8, 2015 in Staffing, Workforce


By Outside-In® Team Member, Lisa Turner If your business has fewer than 50 employees, it may be tempting to ignore the Affordable Care Act (ACA). It is no secret that employers have dealt with their fair share of challenges around compliance, including rising premium costs, increased reporting and administrative costs, to name a few. Although […]

When to Consider Contract-to-Hire Jobs

by placers on June 23, 2015 in Job Search Tips, Workforce


By Outside-In® Team Member Zach Werde Struggling to find your next big permanent career opportunity? Below I have shared some advice for when to go for a contract-to-hire and when not to. I’m guessing you’ve heard the good and the bad on contract-to-hires roles (I’ll refer to this as C2H below). You’ve probably heard from […]

Staffing Agencies: How to Recognize a Good One

by placers on June 9, 2015 in Staffing, Workforce


By Outside-In® Team Member Zach Werde How to recognize the good staffing agencies from the not so good. I’m sure if you have any amount of experience, recruiters probably reach out to you fairly regularly. How can you tell the good from the bad? How do you determine who you want to work with? Having […]

Show Me the Money: Why Bringing on a Long-term IT Contractor Isn’t as Pricey as You Think

by placers on April 30, 2015 in Staffing, Workforce


By Outside-In® Team Member Zach Werde Why would you bring on a long-term IT contractor? It’s twice as expensive as hiring someone permanently, right? WRONG! At a glance, it may seem that bringing on a senior contractor may be exponentially more expensive than hiring a permanent resource. The $100k you were looking to spend to hire […]

Success Tips for The New Temp

by placers on March 17, 2015 in Job Search Tips, Workforce


So you’ve landed a temporary assignment and want to make sure that you make the best impression. We’ve compiled this list of tips to help your survive your first week as a temp and improve your chances of being asked to stay on assignment longer or even permanently. Arrive 5-10 minutes early every day. Arriving to […]

The First Impression = The Best Impression

by placers on March 3, 2015 in Job Search Tips, Workforce


Guest blog spot by Outside-In® Team Member Herb Broadwater There are many chances and instances of the first impression when it comes to your job search. While each and every one of them are equally important to set yourself apart from the rest, they can also very difficult to recover from if you do not put your […]



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