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How does an “Independent Contractor” Staffing Agency Work?

How does an “Independent Contractor” Staffing Agency Work?

If you’ve hired contractors within your organization for various roles, you might be familiar with the process. But if you have not hired a contractor using a staffing agency, read on. When it comes to hiring, “independent contractors” are a popular choice. Many organizations prefer to work...
Why Most Companies Struggle To Retain Top Tech Talent

Why Most Companies Struggle To Retain Top Tech Talent

The struggle to find top tech talent and retain talent is real.  Staying on top of new tech developments and ensuring that your organization is doing everything to retain talent can be challenging.   In this day and age, companies have to be aware of the things they need to offer to retain...
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...
The Top 10 Tech Podcasts For CIOs in 2021

The Top 10 Tech Podcasts For CIOs in 2021

Some of the best disruptive ideas come from tech podcasts that offer a new perspective. It is important to stay updated on the latest tech trends and industry-relevant news. There are several podcasts you should add to your daily listening list to help boost your influence and leadership...
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...
Why Focus GTS is The Best Staffing Agency to Work For

Why Focus GTS is The Best Staffing Agency to Work For

In the following article, I will dive into my story of how I became part of Focus GTS, and why I think is the best staffing agency to work for. I was recruited to join the Focus GTS team by COO Brittany Fox. For transparency, I went to an  in-person interview and thought to myself: “You can go...
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...
3 Tips That Will Make You Stand Out In A Remote Interview

3 Tips That Will Make You Stand Out In A Remote Interview

In this article, I want to dive into 3 components that will ensure you stand out in a remote interview! If you are looking for new opportunities, you MUST prepare yourself to stand out in your next job interview. Good enough isn't good enough, not right now. This is a different environment than...