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What is a Technology Consultant?

What is a Technology Consultant? Technology Consultant analyzing network system

In our latest Matlen Silver blog, we shared the characteristics of a full-service Technology Solutions Provider that differentiate them in the tech space. While TSPs are generally an entity comprised of solutions experts, we now ask, “who are those experts?” Many of those experts are aptly classified as Technology Consultants, often called Information Technology (IT) […]

What is a technology solutions provider?

What is a technology solutions provider? Technology solutions provider team brainstorming a project

Seems like a straightforward question, with a straightforward answer, right? The vast majority of people use technology on a personal and professional level, whether through products and tools, or services and platforms, that help us perform daily functions. Our email systems, social media, cell phones, tablets, laptops, and more are necessities in how we manage […]

From Recruiter to Sales Executive: A How-to Guide for a Successful Recruiter Career Path

From Recruiter to Sales Executive: A How-to Guide for a Successful Recruiter Career Path recruiter or sales executive speaking to a client at work

If a recruitment or sales job has ever intimidated you, you wouldn’t be alone. It’s almost mystifying how a recruiter or salesperson can connect with people with such ease, network flawlessly, and close a deal; and even more so when they are successful and have lucrative paydays on top of it. So, what about when […]

Entry-level IT Jobs – How to Start a Fulfilling Career in Tech

Entry-level IT Jobs – How to Start a Fulfilling Career in Tech Woman working on computer program for Entry-level IT job

You may have heard – Healthcare and Technology jobs are here to stay and are growing by leaps and bounds! Still topping the list for the highest growth in the job market for the foreseeable future, information technology offers an exciting career path as technology rapidly evolves, new innovations hit the market and virtually every […]

Matlen’s Silver Linings: Straight talk from Recruiters – It’s a Candidate’s and Recruiter’s Market

Matlen’s Silver Linings: Straight talk from Recruiters – It’s a Candidate’s and Recruiter’s Market Candidate's and Recruiter's market

After a 2020 that was characterized by uncertainty in the workforce, 2021 is shaping up to be a historical hiring year and a return to the candidate’s market. It’s no secret that the competition is high amidst a talent shortage. With the explosive growth of remote work, we almost see a chicken-before-the-egg effect when it […]

Follow your Digital Footprint in the Era of Digital Hiring

Follow your Digital Footprint in the Era of Digital Hiring Digital footprint

On a professional level, the way we get hired changes on the daily and technology inevitably plays a role. In a work landscape saturated with the “next-best” tool we can’t live without, it’s up to us to get noticed. Organizations know that to keep pace or even inch ahead in the race for talent, their […]

Matlen Silver Linings: Customer Service is in everything we do – using our listening ears envelopes an entire organization

Matlen Silver Linings: Customer Service is in everything we do – using our listening ears envelopes an entire organization women on customer service call with headset on call, working at computer, taking notes

by Colleen Futvoye-Colburn, SVP, Regional Sales & Operations A family friend recently asked my now-retired husband how his days have changed since he has been home during my remote-work status this past year. And his answer was simply “She’s on the phone all day long… Colleen focuses on customer service.” He’s right. I am on […]

Matlen Silver Linings: Lessons from the pandemic that will guide me moving forward

Matlen Silver Linings: Lessons from the pandemic that will guide me moving forward lessons from the pandemic: business professional standing and thinking in their office

by: Jared Whelan, Matlen Silver, Senior VP, Sales & Operations Someone recently asked me “What are the top 5 lessons from the pandemic you learned about building strong relationships with clients and consultants when the world went remote?” We talked for 45 minutes about those lessons – there were plenty. I am sure most of […]

Top Recruiting Challenge: Onsite Job? No thanks.

Top Recruiting Challenge: Onsite Job? No thanks. Recruiting challenge onsite job;Women working from home and not onsite while sitting with pet dog

Great news! According to top recruiters, the candidate market has shown growth and job seekers have many new options. The top recruiting challenge? Finding candidates that will consider onsite opportunities. A top Matlen recruiter notes: “What I have been seeing from prospective employees is a resistance to go back onsite. There are so many other […]

2021 Graduates Job Search: Maneuvering the Employment Landscape amidst COVID-19

2021 Graduates Job Search: Maneuvering the Employment Landscape amidst COVID-19 2021 graduates job search; graduate in cap and gown, wearing a mask for COVID safety, while holding diploma

It’s almost graduation season for our college attendees, and across the U.S., their college experience for their final year was like none other.  Students may not have stepped foot on campus for months on end, or even for an entire year, due to distant learning and closed campuses mandated by COVID restrictions. As they work […]

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