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Online Staffing - the Future or the End?

Posted by:whitridge in Business & Technology
24 September 2013 0

For those of you that keep up with the technology staffing blogs and specifically Staffing Industry Analysts, you’ve heard a lot lately about the growing sector of Online Staffing. This technology allows a company that has tasks, either small and defined or large but capable of being divided into smaller discrete pieces, to distribute them through an online service platform to a “crowd” of prequalified, capable professionals to complete the work virtually. The estimated growth of this segm...

Information Technology will change the face of healthcare (or will a skills shortage get in the way?)

Posted by:whitridge in Healthcare IT
23 September 2013 0

The influence information technology has had and will continue to have on healthcare in the United States has been chronicled over and over during the age of the Affordable Care Act. It has been articulated possibly best by Farzad Mostashari who recently reminded the HIT Policy Committee of their present accomplishments. That being: four years ago 90 percent of hospital patient records, 80 percent of physician’s patient records and 93 percent of prescriptions were written on paper. In 2012, 44...

Sequestration: What's the impact?

Posted by:whitridge in Federal - IT
10 September 2013 0

In January of 2013 Whitridge launched Whitridge Government Solutions, a vertical organization dedicated to providing expert IT Staffing to government agencies and more specifically the “cleared” world within that arena. Shortly thereafter sequestration became a reality and presented challenges to grow our government team and to insert Whitridge into its identified target areas.  While Sequestration effects did not directly impact IT Staffing activity, the aftershocks of cost management ...

Phone Interviews: Prepare to Succeed

Posted by:whitridge in Technology Careers
27 August 2013 0

As IT Recruiters, we know that for some people, phone interviews are more stressful than in-person interviews, and they are just as important since they generally determine whether you proceed to an in-person interview. Here are a few suggestions on how to make your phone interview more impactful. Before: Homework and research isn’t just for school. Take time to find out about the company you are interviewing with. Your IT Recruiter can provide valuable insights and information, but take s...

Millennials and IT Contract Employment - It’s a Match

Posted by:whitridge in Technology Careers
20 August 2013 0

Millennials have grown up in an age of multi-tasking. Multitasking is defined as “The practice or capability of handling more than one task at the same time,1”  but the way in which it manifests itself reveals far greater insight into millennials and their approach to school, work, relationships, life, and their entire future. They are so accustomed to multi-tasking that they find anything else to be boring.  In school, this means watching movies while doing their history rea...

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