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Are Security Certifications Worth the Effort?

Posted: July 10, 2019

  If you are a cybersecurity professional, you know there is no shortage of jobs in your field. Companies are increasingly recognizing their vulnerabilities to security breach and cyber-attack and are taking steps to correct them, which is only increasing demand for top security specialists. The question is, will security certifications give you a competitive edge over other […]

 

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How to Develop a Corporate Culture That No One Will Want to Leave

Posted: June 27, 2019

  For many years, companies have been taking one approach to onboarding. “Welcome to our company, take it or leave it.” Historically, there hasn’t been a lot of focus on corporate culture, or whether the office is even someplace employees want to be.   The assumption was always people need jobs, and a company was […]

 

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Looking for a New Career? Try One of These 8 Most In-Demand Tech Jobs

Posted: May 22, 2019

  Technology workers are some of the most highly sought-after skilled employees in the United States today. The unemployment rate is as low as the demand for digital products is high. This means employees with technology skills can command the best wages and top jobs in the employment market.   This article will look at […]

 

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Is Your Employee Retention Slipping Because of Poor Communication?

Posted: May 9, 2019

  Communication is key to your business. It helps sales teams land clients and customer service representatives keep them. But creating a work environment that encompasses open dialogue between you and your employees can help your company attract, hire and retain top talent. Without it, employee morale and productivity will drop and corporate culture will […]

 

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Reducing Hiring Bias is the First Step Toward Building a More Diverse Tech Team

Posted: April 17, 2019

  Chances are, your hiring process is missing good candidates because you’re falling prey to hiring biases you may not even know you have. Studies show that unconscious bias permeates most of our hiring processes, which is why companies often  enact diversity and inclusions programs. The Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) says, “Unconscious racism, […]

 

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Struggling to Find Tech Talent? Try These 5 Things

Posted: April 10, 2019

  Tech talent is today’s purple squirrel; in most markets, these professionals are, at best, elusive, and at worst, a myth. Globally, analysts say there will be a talent shortage of over 85.2 million technology experts (by when?). This means companies will be forced to walk away from lucrative contracts because there simply isn’t enough […]

 

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Employers Are Looking For These Database Engineer Skills

Posted: March 20, 2019

If you’re a database engineer, congratulations may be in order. Numerous employers are currently seeking your talents to help them build new databases, configure existing systems, and perform regular maintenance. However, your job prospects depend in large part on your skill set. Here are the most in-demand database engineering skills among Michigan employers:   Knowledge […]

 

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Managers Need to Think Like Employees in Order to Retain Their Top Performers

Posted: March 12, 2019

Wondering why your best employees keep abandoning you for the competition? The truth is your management style may be to blame. If your team leaders aren’t setting clear expectations and providing the right rewards, it’s only logical that your top performers would find other employers who appreciate their efforts. Read on for tips on retaining […]

 

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What Can We Expect From the H-1B Visa Program and Immigration in 2019

Posted: March 1, 2019

  Available under the Immigration and Nationality Act, the H-1B visa enables U.S. employers to hire foreign workers for specialized positions on a temporary basis. To qualify for the visa, candidates must have specialized knowledge in a particular occupation, along with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent work experience in the field. At Select […]

 

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Where is the Tech Industry Headed in 2019?

Posted: February 25, 2019

  As technology continues to evolve, companies are expanding their workforces to keep up. From virtual reality to artificial intelligence, changes in the way we live our lives are forcing companies to seek out workers with new skills and abilities. A leader in Michigan tech staffing, Select Resources, helps companies throughout the state find top […]

 

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