Workforce Management

Attracting and Advancing More Women to Tech Roles

Despite the backlash earlier this year surrounding the #MeToo movement, an unrelenting optimism surrounding the gradual advancement of women in tech roles is growing and even proving economically advantageous in times of recession. Mary Patry is an IT Executive Coach, Advisor and owner of ITeffectivity. Warren Buffett said he’s optimistic about the [...]

2019-11-12T11:22:56-05:00April 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Workforce Management|Tags: , , , , |

4 workplace tech trends to watch in 2018

When it comes to getting the most out of your employee, the future is here, and it relies heavily on collaborative efforts. In order to take full advantage, offices have to adapt, allowing this new workforce to seamlessly integrate old practices with new methods that best fit their productive efforts. The key to this is [...]

2018-03-12T15:24:56-04:00March 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Workforce Management|Tags: , |

3 Reasons to Invest in Workforce Training

Investing in emerging technology for your company keeps you competitive and protects your market share. Unfortunately, many companies shortsightedly fail to make the additional investment in workforce training on using new digital tools. The results are delays in productivity as staffers adapt to a new way of working as well as delayed ROI on your [...]

2018-03-06T14:04:26-05:00March 6th, 2018|Categories: Workforce Management|Tags: , , |

Embracing Generational Differences

Help shrink the vast expanse of interstellar space between seasoned workers and new hires by celebrating individual strengths   Fifteen years ago, the thought of asking a new hire how they prefer to receive communications in the on boarding process may have seemed a bit far-fetched. Workers were expected to receive communications in whatever form [...]

2018-03-19T13:16:14-04:00February 21st, 2018|Categories: Best Practices, Workforce Management|Tags: , , , , |

Age-Old Problems, Meet Novel Technology

In the near future, a single constraint will be the primary damper on growth at midmarket companies. According to Dan Hawkins, founder of Summit Leadership Partners, this particular obstacle will be overcome only by those companies that can inspire their employees. "Feeling inspired [will be] more important than pay," Hawkins said. The malaise that will prevent [...]

2017-09-07T13:50:43-04:00September 7th, 2017|Categories: Workforce Management|Tags: , , |

IT Staffing: Train and Hire from Within

If every IT vacancy causes your company to scramble to hire a worker with a computer science degree, you may be overlooking some key cost-effective talent within your own company. With an expected job growth rate of 12 percent from 2014 through 2024, the computer and information technology field is expected to grow significantly faster [...]

2017-02-26T12:07:53-05:00June 28th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Workforce Management|Tags: , , , , |