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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 […]

Moving for Remote Work: What are the Trends in Mobility in the 2021 Workforce?

Moving for Remote Work: What are the Trends in Mobility in the 2021 Workforce? Remote IT worker: moving for remote work

If you could work from anywhere, where would it be? That question has become part of our workforce reality as new opportunities give rise to a noticeable trend in moving for remote work. Technology and advancements in communication tools have effectively shrunk distances. This allows working individuals to be fully productive from a work environment […]

Narrowing the Gender Gap in the Tech Workplace

Narrowing the Gender Gap in the Tech Workplace Narrowing the Gender Gap in the Tech Workplace: Woman working at computer in tech workspace

While the job market for IT and STEM positions continues to experience growth, studies show that women in these fields continue to play a perpetual game of catch-up. From degree accessibility, retention, pandemic-influenced factors, and pay gaps, women have been historically under-represented in IT-related roles. We continue to hear of workplace culture concerns and gender […]

The job search in 2021: What are candidates looking for?

The job search in 2021: What are candidates looking for? job interviews

For years, we recognized that the job market favored the candidate: high demand, shortage in skill-set and a fight for top talent dictated our recruiting and hiring processes and goals. Then came COVID-19. Aside from the dramatic effects on our health and well-being, many industries suffered devastating business and employment losses, with many still working […]

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