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How Going Remote Opened Up Our IT Talent Pool

How Going Remote Opened Up Our IT Talent Pool

Jeff Richardson who is a Chief Data Science Officer at Bentley Systems shares his experience on how his team has pivoted throughout the pandemic, specifically with hiring top talent.  The best people we have on our teams are the ones who can live wherever they need and interact globally on a...
How To Avoid The Fake Candidate Scam in the Tech Industry

How To Avoid The Fake Candidate Scam in the Tech Industry

Unfortunately, The Fake Candidate Scam is very common in the tech industry. As a Tech Specialized Staffing Agency, our recruitment experts often run into the “fake candidate” issue. We know the importance of working quickly to fill your specialized tech position with a qualified candidate. It’s...
 How to Become a Tech Leader People Can’t Leave

 How to Become a Tech Leader People Can’t Leave

Jon Santee, who is VP of Technology and has a 100% retention rate of the employees he brought to his team, talks about the fundamental aspects of leadership and career development. Welcome to The Tech Show, and we're here today with Jon Santee, VP of Technology. I am Aziza from Focus GTS, an IT...
How Much Time Does It Take To Hire a Software Engineer in 2021

How Much Time Does It Take To Hire a Software Engineer in 2021

How Much Time Does It Take To Recruit, Interview, and Hire The Right Engineer? Most companies don’t calculate how much time they spend to hire a Software Engineer, which has ripple effects throughout the whole business.  Meanwhile, as Software Engineer candidates are being sourced and...
How to Build a Data Science Team 

How to Build a Data Science Team 

An experienced Vice President Of Data Science, diving deeply into the core foundations of building an amazing data science team. The Data Science industry has grown significantly over the past 10, 15 years, and the demand for talent has gone up. When I started out, I was the only data scientist...
AEM Developer Pre-Qualification Interview Questions

AEM Developer Pre-Qualification Interview Questions

In the following article, you will find how Joseph Musa, our Director of IT, who is a niche specialist IT recruiter, makes an in-depth pre-screen for AEM candidates. He will go over the essential processes and AEM interview questions. My name is Joseph Musa. I specialize in recruiting and...
How To Scale Your IT Department And Improve Hiring

How To Scale Your IT Department And Improve Hiring

To start, we would like to say that recruiting for an IT department is different. There are more jobs than qualified candidates. And on average, “Gold Tech Candidates” get 5-7 LinkedIn solicitations per day. It’s a different game when it comes to niche technologies.  The point being, an IT...
How To Manage IT Project Risk & Maximize ROI

How To Manage IT Project Risk & Maximize ROI

Interview with a Chief Risk Officer  Welcome to The Tech Show. My name is Aziza and I'm here today with Focus GTS.  Focus GTS, a niche IT staffing and recruiting agency focusing on four areas of technology, being; Business Intelligence & Analytics, Data Science & Artificial...
4 Reasons Your Preferred Staffing Vendor List Is Hurting Your Company

4 Reasons Your Preferred Staffing Vendor List Is Hurting Your Company

Most recruiting & staffing vendor list is set up around costs. Most organizations are looking for a vendor list that will be cost-efficient. The truth is - what matters is quality and speed. Having a low-cost vendor that takes months to fill your role, it's going to end up costing you...
Software Engineer Job Description – Read This Before You Write One

Software Engineer Job Description – Read This Before You Write One

A software engineer job description doesn’t always accurately represent a company's internal needs.  The job description should not be taken lightly by HR nor the hiring manager. It should not be repurposed from a prior job posting, either.  A successful and clear cut job description will...
6 Reasons You Can’t Find The Tech Talent You Need

6 Reasons You Can’t Find The Tech Talent You Need

At the end of the day, every hiring manager’s goal is to recruit the best tech talent there is on the market.  I don't think there's anybody that says, "Hey, you need a new member for your team?” And they're like, "Yeah, you know, I just, I just need someone who’s really average.”  If you...
5 Reasons Why You Need Be Involved In The Hiring Process

5 Reasons Why You Need Be Involved In The Hiring Process

Most hiring managers and leaders in tech don't believe they should be involved in the hiring process at all.  IT leaders really need to start taking control of their hiring processes. At the end of the day, your employees make you successful.  As CEO of a leading IT niche specialty firm,...