« «

Staffing Industry News & Articles

Dec 29 2020

The Most In-Demand Soft Skills for IT Workers in 2021The Most In-Demand Soft Skills for IT Workers in 2021

Signature Consultants General

These types of skills are harder to measure, but candidates who possess them are highly marketable in today’s environment. The skills below stand out as key strengths for IT professionals to focus on as we embark on a 2021 workplace—one which may look very different than it does now. Communication. Communication is arguably the most vital soft skill for workers in[…]

Continue reading

Dec 29 2020

Why Soft Skills in IT Are in Demand (And How They’ll Make You More Marketable in 2021)Why Soft Skills in IT Are in Demand (And How They’ll Make You More Marketable in 2021)

Signature Consultants General

As IT leaders plan for 2021, certain tech skills are at the top of their wish list, including AI and automation skills, cybersecurity skills for the Cloud, blockchain, and machine learning. While some of 2020’s in-demand tech skills will remain the same for 2021, Coursera CEO Leah Belsky predicts that who is learning these tech skills and how they’re using[…]

Continue reading

Dec 10 2020

How You Can Hit the “Reset” Button on Your Career and Make 2021 Your Year: Part 1How You Can Hit the “Reset” Button on Your Career and Make 2021 Your Year: Part 1

Signature Consultants General

2020 has rightly earned its share of widespread disdain. Many can’t wait to collectively sigh as the clock strikes 12:01 a.m. on January 1, 2021—officially marking the end of a year that’s been described by some as a “dumpster fire” and that will be remembered for its abundance of changes. It would be easy, then, to disregard this past year as an anomaly, without another[…]

Continue reading

Dec 7 2020

Unlock the Promise of Data Analytics in R&DUnlock the Promise of Data Analytics in R&D

Signature Consultants General

Life sciences companies are facing dual challenges: trying to reduce costs while improving patient outcomes. Meanwhile, pharma research and development (R&D) is a notoriously long and laborious process, often taking more than 10 years and $2.6 billion to bring a single drug to market. In fact, only five in 5,000, or 0.1%, of the drugs that begin preclinical testing ever[…]

Continue reading

Dec 2 2020

Signature Consultants’ Lydia Wilson Recognized in Global Power 150 – Women in Staffing List by Staffing Industry AnalystsSignature Consultants’ Lydia Wilson Recognized in Global Power 150 – Women in Staffing List by Staffing Industry Analysts

Signature Consultants In the News

Annual list celebrates female leaders in the global talent marketplace FORT LAUDERDALE, Fl., Nov. 23, 2020 – Signature Consultants, a leading IT and professional staffing, consulting, managed solutions and direct placement provider, is proud to announce that Lydia Wilson, Executive Vice President, Strategy and Development, has been included in Staffing Industry Analysts’ (SIA) Global Power 150 – Women in Staffing list. Now in its sixth year, the annual[…]

Continue reading

Nov 12 2020

Strategic Guide to Leveraging Contract and Permanent TalentStrategic Guide to Leveraging Contract and Permanent Talent

Signature Consultants General

A company’s workforce is its most valuable asset in navigating short-term disruption and achieving long-term growth. However, the impact of COVID-19 on business demand, operations, and bottom-line results has many companies reconsidering their staffing solutions to better manage the realities of this evolving landscape. In fact, recent survey findings from KPMG illustrate the growing importance of securing talent. In January,[…]

Continue reading

Nov 5 2020

How to Effectively Transition to Product-Based ITHow to Effectively Transition to Product-Based IT

Signature Consultants General

IT project management has been a characteristic of business success for years, helping companies drive many of their biggest and most crucial initiatives. However, many organizations have come to believe that traditional IT project management is generally insufficient for reaching today’s software-development goals. More and more enterprises are shifting from project-based IT to product-based delivery. In fact, more than half of organizations (55%) surveyed by[…]

Continue reading

Nov 5 2020

Laid-Off Workers Are Knocking. Here’s Why You Should Answer.Laid-Off Workers Are Knocking. Here’s Why You Should Answer.

Signature Consultants General

The idea that you shouldn’t take a second look at laid-off workers is a worn-out concept in the first place, and in today’s hiring environment, with a labor market that’s been turned upside down, it’s especially erroneous. The influx of recently unemployed workers is a consequence of the hardships the pandemic has brought to the labor market on a national—and international—scale. It is not, however, an indication of[…]

Continue reading

Oct 30 2020

Why the Right Candidate Match Is About More Than Just SkillsWhy the Right Candidate Match Is About More Than Just Skills

Signature Consultants General

Today, finding the “right” person for your open position doesn’t just mean someone with the right skill set: that’s a given. Particularly now, as the job market is flooded with highly qualified talent—including candidates not frequently in the market for a job—you may have your pick of candidates whose skills line up perfectly with your open position. Choosing a candidate[…]

Continue reading