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Should You Allow Your IT Team to Work Remotely?

Telecommuting is still a subject of debate in the corporate world. Just look at the outcry when Yahoo’s new CEO rescinded their long-standing telecommuting policy. The technology to allow your information technology department work remotely has been around long enough that it’s reliable, but does that mean you should let them? Here are some things… Read more »

Overused Job Interview Phrases You Should Avoid

In many ways, preparing for a job interview has never been easier. Thanks to the Internet, both interviewers and interviewees can share their experiences and offer advice about the best things to say. This is a great for people who are learning interview skills, but it can also lead to a list of tried and… Read more »

Now Hiring: Quality Assurance Engineer in Canonsburg, PA

Future Technology Staffing has an exciting job opportunity for a Quality Assurance Analyst! A specialty healthcare company in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania is currently looking for a C#.NET Quality Assurance Analyst for a contract-to-hire position. This growing company is located in Southpointe Business Park, which is a suburban business park a mere seventeen miles south of Pittsburgh.… Read more »

From a Follower to a Leader: How to Shift Your Career

Have you ever heard the clever bit of leadership wisdom inspired by a dogsled team? If you’re not the lead dog, the scenery never changes. Being a follower at work is fine when you’re getting acclimated to a new position, but you will probably reach a point where you’re comfortable enough to take the lead.… Read more »

To Find the Best IT Talent, You Need to Partner With a Specialist

Your information technology team is the most intricate department in your company. They’re responsible for managing all of your files, from e-mail to databases, while using hardware and software that are constantly changing. Keeping up with rapidly evolving technologies is part of the job for your IT employees, but your hiring manager shouldn’t have to… Read more »

Great News! Demand for IT Professionals Continues to Rise

Are you currently looking for work in the information technology field? Two recent surveys of hiring managers from 1,000 companies have some great news for you. Here’s what it means for your IT job search: 73% of hiring managers say they plan to add more tech professionals. 33% report that IT employees have quit their… Read more »

Hot Job of the Month: Human Resources/Information Technology Recruiter in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Our career opportunity this month is close to home for us: Future Technology Staffing is looking to hire a human resources and information technology recruiter! As our Human Resources/Information Technology Recruiter, you’d be based in Pittsburgh but working for clients in Western and Central Pennsylvania, Chicago, Boston, South Carolina, Central Ohio, Wisconsin, and Washington D.C.… Read more »

What Should You Do If You Lack a “Required” Skill for a Position?

Very few applicants can check off every single requirement of a job posting. In fact, being 100% qualified for an open position may be almost impossible. Everyone knows that smaller skills are often negotiable, but what about the bigger ones? What do you do if you lack a required skill for a job you really… Read more »

How to Prepare for an “Online” Interview in Six Easy Steps

If you’ve been invited to do an online interview, you may be excited and nervous at the same time. Although companies are using video conferencing more and more to vet potential candidates, not many job seekers have experience with virtual interviews yet. But don’t panic! A virtual interview is a fantastic opportunity for you to… Read more »

Why Your Retention Strategies Need to Include Workforce Cultivation Ideas

Hiring isn’t an easy process, so once you have great employees, you want to hold onto them. One of the reasons people leave their employers is that they no longer feel challenged in their jobs, which causes them to feel unfulfilled and to seek fulfillment in a new position at a new company. You can… Read more »