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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Excel at Your IT Consulting Role

How to Excel at Your IT Consulting Role Excel at Your IT Contract Role

We know that a consulting role is new to many people this year (if you missed our blog about why you should give a consulting role a shot, check it out now) so we wanted to share some ways in which you can not only make it through your IT consulting contract but also excel […]

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