IT Staffing Industry News & Articles

May 16 2019

Five Reasons Why All Cyber Pros Should Interview Regularly (Even If They Love Their Jobs)Five Reasons Why All Cyber Pros Should Interview Regularly (Even If They Love Their Jobs)

Signature Consultants Cybersecurity

Written by our very own Mark Aiello, as a member of Forbes Councils, and recently seen on Forbes.com. You are happy in your current job and not looking to make a move. Did you know Cybersecurity Ventures estimated there will be 3.5 million cybersecurity job openings by 2021 (via CSO) and that ISC(2) estimated there was a gap of nearly 500,000 workers in[…]

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Apr 29 2019

Hiring A Cybersecurity Pro? Consider These Six Do’s And Don’tsHiring A Cybersecurity Pro? Consider These Six Do’s And Don’ts

Signature Consultants Cybersecurity

Written by our very own Mark Aiello, as a member of Forbes Councils, and recently seen on Forbes.com. The need for cybersecurity professionals is high with very limited supply. These roles are vital to your business, and you may want to fill them quickly -- but with a candidate who meets your requirements. Here are a few thoughts based on my experience at a cybersecurity[…]

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Mar 8 2019

Signature Consultants’ Annual Giving Campaign Makes an ImpactSignature Consultants’ Annual Giving Campaign Makes an Impact

Signature Consultants General

Each year, Signature’s holiday charity campaign unites consultants, client partners, and employees around an opportunity to give. In upholding the company’s commitment to “Doing the Right Thing,” the campaign focuses on worthy charities that support local communities, and the company matches donations raised dollar for dollar. For 2018-2019, the charities of choice were Wounded Warrior Project® and Direct Relief®. Wounded Warrior Project® – Wounded Warrior Project[…]

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Mar 4 2019

Top 4 Reasons Cybersecurity Certifications MatterTop 4 Reasons Cybersecurity Certifications Matter

Signature Consultants Cybersecurity

As thousands of cybersecurity professionals converge in San Francisco for the RSA Conference, it seems like a good time to weigh in on the certification debate. Specifically, there’s an annoying buzz claiming that softer analytics skills matter more than certifications. Some people even claim that security certifications detract from a résumé—would you buy into that? I don’t. My longtime experience in[…]

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Feb 27 2019

Nine Years Running Among the “Best Staffing Firms to Work For”Nine Years Running Among the “Best Staffing Firms to Work For”

Signature Consultants Awards

Signature was honored to be recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) as one of the “Best Staffing Firms to Work For” for the ninth consecutive year. This accolade shines a light on the ongoing commitment of our clients, consultants, and internal team, to work together to find the right fit for our clients and consultants. Signature’s Founder and CEO, Dr. Jay Cohen, says, “We are[…]

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Feb 26 2019

Signature’s Employee Development Program Honored With 3rd Training Top 125 AwardSignature’s Employee Development Program Honored With 3rd Training Top 125 Award

Signature Consultants Awards

Signature Consultants has once again been honored with the Training Top 125 Award from Training magazine. For the third consecutive year, Signature Consultants’ employee development program received a top spot, advancing to 92nd from 106th in 2018. The Training Top 125 has been hailed as the industry’s premier learning award for the past 18 years. The award celebrates the innovators of corporate education and development for[…]

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Feb 13 2019

7 Predictions for the 2019 Cybersecurity Hiring Market7 Predictions for the 2019 Cybersecurity Hiring Market

Signature Consultants Cybersecurity

While much is written about cybersecurity technology, I believe the most essential element for a successful cybersecurity plan—the cybersecurity professional—deserves greater focus. Here are my seven predictions for the 2019 cybersecurity hiring market. Government positions will add to increasing demand for talent. You’ve probably seen headlines about the Pentagon, the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) increasing their cybersecurity workforce.[…]

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Jan 25 2019

Cybersecurity Job Seekers, Make Your Move.Cybersecurity Job Seekers, Make Your Move.

Signature Consultants Cybersecurity

If you’re a cybersecurity pro, the time is right for finding the job of your dreams. From my vantage point in the IT consultant and staffing industry, the signal lights for career advancement for the cybersecurity professional are turning green. If you’ve been wondering about improving your compensation, working on the latest technologies, or joining your dream company, the indicators are all “go for it.”[…]

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Jan 17 2019

How to Fight Loneliness at the TopHow to Fight Loneliness at the Top

Signature Consultants General

One of the common, and often unexpected, consequences of climbing the ranks at work? Loneliness. When you’re a regular rank-and-file employee, you may have less power, but you also have more peers. Your boss might drive you nuts, but you have team members to commiserate with. Your role might not be glamorous, but neither are those of your coworkers’. As you’re promoted, these things[…]

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Jan 8 2019

3 Tips for Acing the (Exit) Interview3 Tips for Acing the (Exit) Interview

Signature Consultants General

Exit interviews, when you think about it, are the opposite of your original interview. During your final interview, you’re explaining why you’re leaving, and during your initial interview, you’re explaining why you want to be there in the first place. It might sound like a strange practice, but it’s invaluable to your soon-to-be former employer for you to complete an exit interview. Your answers[…]

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