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Staffing Industry News & Articles

Feb 25 2021

COVID-19 Digital Transformation: How IT Project Consultants Are Answering the Call for More Digital TechnologyCOVID-19 Digital Transformation: How IT Project Consultants Are Answering the Call for More Digital Technology

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Digital transformation was trending long before the outbreak of COVID-19. In fact, organizations have been automating work that had previously been done manually for the past decade, at least. From cloud-based inventory to mobile apps to customer chatbots, examples of digital transformation (or the integration of processes, information and business units through digital technology) are vast and growing. Digital transformation[…]

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Feb 22 2021

100 MOST INFLUENTIAL LEADERS IN U.S. STAFFING INDUSTRY100 MOST INFLUENTIAL LEADERS IN U.S. STAFFING INDUSTRY

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Dr. Jay Cohen makes coveted list for the 5th consecutive year At a time when influential and inspirational leadership is more important than ever, we are profoundly grateful to have such a leader at the helm of Signature Consultants. Founder and CEO Dr. Jay Cohen has consistently set the gold standard for operational practices, influential leadership, and business performance. So, it is[…]

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Feb 11 2021

Learning and Development: A Signature Consultants Way of LifeLearning and Development: A Signature Consultants Way of Life

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Signature’s Training and Development program makes Training Magazine’s Training Top 100 list for the fifth consecutive year At Signature, growth isn’t just a mindset, it’s our way of life. Founder and CEO Dr. Jay Cohen has made training a priority since Signature was founded in 1997, making learning and professional development part of our DNA. Today, Signature’s Training and Development (T&D) team facilitates opportunities for[…]

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Feb 4 2021

The Power of Relationships: How We Connect Clients to the Best IT TalentThe Power of Relationships: How We Connect Clients to the Best IT Talent

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Hiring in 2020 proved to be a challenge in many ways. Companies were asked to do more with fewer resources; employees took on additional duties outside their traditional roles; and in the wake of virtual interviews and stretched-too-thin hiring managers, hiring has become more complex. Gaining the expertise, support and guidance of staffing experts is no longer a nice-to-have—it’s an essential element of not only[…]

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Feb 4 2021

Why a Recruiter May Be the Missing Piece in Your Job SearchWhy a Recruiter May Be the Missing Piece in Your Job Search

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As a job seeker, there are many paths you can take in your job search journey. One of the best ways to find a job—not just any job, but the right job—is to partner with a recruiter. If you haven’t used a recruiter in the past, or if you’ve had a less-than-stellar experience, you may be understandably hesitant to use one in your next[…]

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Jan 26 2021

Shining the Light on Invisible Talent: 3 Steps for Advancing Underrepresented Communities in the WorkplaceShining the Light on Invisible Talent: 3 Steps for Advancing Underrepresented Communities in the Workplace

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In April 2020, at the height of the COVID-19 outbreak, Gartner conducted a survey of heads of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), and 69 percent said they were prioritizing the advancement of underrepresented talent. At the close of 2020, however, in a separate Gartner survey of HR leaders, 88 percent reported feeling that their organization had not been effective at[…]

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Dec 29 2020

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

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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[…]

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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)

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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[…]

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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

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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[…]

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