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CSR is much more than an acronym

CSR is much more than an acronym offering work training classes as part of CSR efforts

It’s the season of giving, and while we initiate heightened times of giving throughout the year, many organizations make ‘giving’ a long-term staple through their Corporate Social Responsibility endeavors. The term Corporate Social Responsibility, or CSR, is often equated with “doing good” for the surrounding community where companies champion their charitable and community-interest efforts as […]

Point-of-View: The Candidate Experience

Point-of-View: The Candidate Experience Professional receiving a phone call demonstrates that consistent communication enriches the candidate experience

We emerged from a global pandemic that saw a tech job market on the upswing. Seemingly to be in the clear, the tech job market is facing uncertainty and both companies and tech professionals are caught up in the midst of it, layoffs looming. Yet the job data tells a different story, illustrating high demand […]

Money, flexibility, belonging: 3 things candidates want that will get them in the door

Money, flexibility, belonging: 3 things candidates want that will get them in the door talent searching for jobs with money, flexibility and belonging as priorities

Staffing providers must deliver the cold hard truth about what talent wants It’s no secret we are in a tight labor market. We read the reports on labor shortages and difficulties filling roles – for some it seems like the race for talent never really ended at all, there was just a detour during the […]

Embracing the Remote Worker

Embracing the Remote Worker remote worker working from home

~ by Jared Whelan, Senior Vice President of Northern Sales & Operations at Matlen Silver ———————– In my last blog, I explored lessons learned throughout the pandemic from the perspective of establishing and nurturing client relationships. I used words like “empathy” and “adaptability” and stressed the importance of intentionally creating opportunities for meaningful engagement. As […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]

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