Our Team

 

Brian Conner

Brian Conner

President
Tami Chase

Tami Chase

Director of Operations
Shannon DeYoung

Shannon DeYoung

Senior Technical Recruiter
Bill Koehler

Bill Koehler

Director of Client Solutions
Jessica Schaap

Jessica Schaap

Director of Human Resources and Marketing
Mike Stinson

Mike Stinson

Director of Business Development
Rick Thompson

Rick Thompson

Senior Technical Recruiter

Updates That Matter to You

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

      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

      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

    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

    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

      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?

      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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  • IT Contract Staffing vs. Direct Hire: There’s a Time and Place for Each

    Earlier this summer it was announced that Google’s parent company Alphabet, who employs nearly 90,000 people, was comprised of more contract workers than direct employees for the first time. This raises a common question in the IT industry. When it comes to contract staffing or direct hire, which one is better?  However, a more strategic […]

     

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  • Onsite vs. Remote IT Jobs: What’s Right for You?

    The world of remote work has completely changed the game for employees and employers alike. In their 2017 State of the Workforce report, Gallup found that 43% of employees spend at least some of their time working remotely – a number that will likely continue to grow as the years go on, technology advances, and […]

     

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  • How IT Salary Market Rates Affect Businesses and Tech Professionals

    The tech sector is a thrilling one to be a part of, especially in Midwestern cities such as Detroit. However, all the growth, activity, and information that comes along with it can form a confusing climate when it comes to compensation. As a result, it’s increasingly important that businesses hiring tech talent and tech pros […]

     

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  • Making Sense of Today’s H-1B Visa Laws in IT

    There are few topics receiving as much media attention as H-1B visa laws in IT. This year, the number of applications declined for the second year in a row, with 190,098 people applying for the annual allotment of just 85,000 visas. With tightening laws and policy changes, a vast cloud of uncertainty hangs over not […]

     

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