Staffing Industry News & Articles

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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Jan 2 2019

Asking for a Raise: Here’s How to Do It SuccessfullyAsking for a Raise: Here’s How to Do It Successfully

Signature Consultants General

Getting a raise is a great feeling!   Asking for a raise? Um, not so much. Requesting a salary bump can be nerve-wracking and is often guided by unwritten rules. Even if your manager likes you and thinks you deserve more money, they might not have the ability to give it to you. And simply asking the wrong way can turn a[…]

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Oct 9 2018

Why Working Your Way Out of a Job Is a Good Thing (and How to Do It)Why Working Your Way Out of a Job Is a Good Thing (and How to Do It)

Signature Consultants General

Working your way out of a job might sound like a bad thing: after all, at the end, you don’t have a job. But that’s far from the case. Anyone who’s effective and skilled enough to work themselves out of their current position is highly valuable to their company, meaning they’re generously rewarded with a promotion. So, how do you land yourself[…]

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Oct 3 2018

How to Choose Your Company ValuesHow to Choose Your Company Values

Signature Consultants General

Every day, your employees will face decisions both big and small. A customer asks for their money back two days past the one-month refund period. Does your customer support specialist grant the request? An engineering deadline has come and passed. Does your tech lead decide to release the product even though they’re not confident about its performance? A manager is[…]

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Sep 28 2018

2 Things You Must Do If You Want a Promotion2 Things You Must Do If You Want a Promotion

Signature Consultants General

One morning, your boss calls you into her office. Your heart starts racing a little faster—she looks serious. Are you about to get fired? “I have some news,” she says. Then her face breaks into a smile. “Congratulations, you’re getting a promotion!” Spontaneous promotions are awesome, but let’s be realistic. Most of the time, you know one is coming, either because you’ve[…]

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