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Mar 13 2020

How to Connect With Gen Z Candidates Through Your Digital Platforms

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“Googling” something has been as natural as eating to Gen Z-ers, the demographic loosely defined as those born between 1995 and 2010, as soon as they were using their first computers or tablets. They have never known a world where the Internet and social media haven’t existed, and the line between their online and in-person lives is much more blurred for these digital natives than[…]

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Mar 13 2020

6 Ways to Effectively Research a Potential Employer Before Your Interview

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When it comes to finding the right job, your chances of being noticed by employers or recruiters is often directly proportional to the time and care you invest in preparing your resume and cover letter, applying to jobs, and preparing for the interview. Doing your due diligence before an interview by researching the job opportunity—and your potential employer—is an important aspect of this process[…]

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Mar 13 2020

How to Get More Recruiters to Notice You on LinkedIn

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Let’s be honest: You haven’t worn half the shirts in your closet for over two years, and when it comes to your professional life, you could use a Marie Kondo-esque intervention, too. Updating and refreshing your LinkedIn profile doesn’t necessarily mean a complete overhaul. In fact, these easy tips and tricks take very little time—but they have the potential to[…]

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Mar 5 2020

Signature’s Training and Development Program Wins Training Magazine’s Top 125 Award for the Fourth Consecutive Year

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The IT staffing industry is a fast-paced business built on a foundation of strong relationships and open communication. When establishing Signature Consultants, the founding team recognized the importance of honesty, integrity, and transparency, not only in building connections in the industry, but also in building connectivity within the team. The company has grown and changed over the past 23 years, but Signature’s focus on employee development[…]

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Jan 21 2020

Top 5 Cloud Technology Trends for 2020

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Cloud services have been nothing short of revolutionary for businesses, allowing them to develop virtual IT infrastructures and deliver software in ways independent to their operating systems. Specifically, cloud services offer: more flexibility, so users can scale on demand to support fluctuating workloads – and are only charged for services they use; increased efficiency – users are able to access cloud services anytime from anywhere with[…]

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Jan 20 2020

Why Move to the Cloud? Four Key Business Benefits

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Companies across the board are increasingly leveraging cloud computing as a way to remain innovative and relevant in a rapidly changing business environment. According to Gartner, Inc., the worldwide public cloud services market is forecast to grow 17% in 2020 to total $266.4 billion, up from $227.8 billion in 2019, making cloud adoption mainstream. The rise of high-speed bandwidth has contributed to[…]

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Jan 15 2020

What Agile and Improv (No Joke!) Can Teach Teams About Working Better Together

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Sometimes, inspiration can come from unexpected places. And in the workplace, where the air is full of energy, the queue is filled with projects, and change is often happening at lightning speed, it's helpful to take a step back to explore creative ideas that can break down the silos, promote better teamwork, and infuse smarter structure into our workdays. That’s where Agile and improv comedy can come[…]

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Jan 14 2020

If Systems Networking is Your Gig, Certifications Can Set You Up for Success

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Not all networking professionals are created equal. One company could be looking for a network architect who leads with a business mindset, while another may be seeking a design/architect with deep technical knowledge. Certifications help you show your specific expertise, while giving employers validation that you’re the right person for the job. Cisco says that 99 percent of organizations use certifications to make hiring decisions, and[…]

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Jan 14 2020

Why Full-Stack Developers Are in Demand (Again), and Why You Need Them

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It’s true that being a specialist in one’s field and gaining mastery of a particular aspect of technology has distinct advantages, but as technology rapidly expands and evolves, many companies are seeking talented developers who are able to understand and work on both the front and back end to create a usable end product with little input or support. These developers, also known as “full-stack[…]

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Jan 14 2020

Why Accessibility Is an Essential Part of Your User Experience

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How often have you used a website, only to close it in frustration after you can’t see the content on your phone, the buttons don’t function properly, or the text is too small to read and you can’t readjust it? Welcome to the club of Internet users who have experienced inaccessibility issues (Population: just about everyone, which, according to Wikipedia’s estimates, was 7.4[…]

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