Category: Career Hacks

STEM Jobs and their Impact on the Future of Work

STEM Jobs and their Impact on the Future of Work STEM jobs represented by circuit board for computing, electrical engineering, etc.

While “STEM” has never officially been crowned “word of the year”, given its prevalence as we discuss STEM jobs, STEM in education, STEM in the economy and more, it may be time for a nomination! With a laser focus on bolstering STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) in education programs across the country, and the need […]

7 Expert Tips on How to Recruit Top Tech Talent

7 Expert Tips on How to Recruit Top Tech Talent recruit top tech talent

With technology jobs topping the list as most in-demand, recruiters are busier than ever searching for top candidates and making connections for hiring managers desperately in need of their experience. With 50% of surveyed CIO’s expecting a budget increase through May 2022, hiring is expected to remain strong in the near future. Here are 7 […]

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) […]

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 […]

Mental Health Check: 5 Ways to Support Your Remote Workforce through Tough Times

Mental Health Check: 5 Ways to Support Your Remote Workforce through Tough Times Yoga at Work

With the drastic shift in work environments almost at the year mark as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s no wonder that feelings of stress and disconnect have reached a high among workforces. Mental health and the well-being of the workforce have taken center stage, and for good reason, considering the challenges working adults […]

Navigating a New Work Day on Your Own

Navigating a New Work Day on Your Own

A recent survey conducted among corporate leaders suggested that 82% of respondents plan to continue with a model of some form of remote work this year. Even industry giants like Facebook, Google, and Salesforce have adopted a remote work model for some time now, with Salesforce recently announcing that regular workday hours may even vary […]

Interviewing is a two-way street: Don’t hide from the hard questions.

Interviewing is a two-way street: Don’t hide from the hard questions. business man hiding under a desk

We can all picture the setting: candidate anxiously awaiting their first employer interview, frantically rehearsing answers to the dreaded question: “Can you list your top 3 strengths AND your top 3 weaknesses?” (Wait, is that a trick question? Almost – but here are some tips to answer that one masterfully.) We’ve been there. But we’ve […]

Scroll to Top