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Veteran Transition - It Takes a Team

Posted by:Whitridge in Federal - IT
22 October 2013 0

Whitridge Government Solutions is a proud advocate and employer of US veterans. Over 90% of our current employees on consulting assignments are veterans and many of them recently transitioned to civilian positions with the assistance of the Whitridge team. Transitioning veterans often struggle to effectively market themselves for civilian jobs due to lack of coaching and mentoring.  Whitridge helps candidates understand the transitional value of the experiences, skills, discipline and cl...

Demand is changing the face of Healthcare IT

Posted by:Whitridge in Healthcare IT
15 October 2013 0

As a result of “The Affordable Care Act” and ensuing healthcare reform, we’ve all heard a lot about the push for increased mobility.  With the adoption of EMR’s we’ve also seen an increase in Healthcare IT, including the use of tablets and smart phones by doctors, mobile health applications are on the rise, and patient portals will soon be in full swing.  Data is moving around rapidly and with ease – available where it’s needed most, at the drop of a hat – not unlike th...

The commoditization of staffing - At what cost?

Posted by:Whitridge in Technology Careers
08 October 2013 0

The world of IT Staffing has changed dramatically. As technology and social media have made the world smaller, it has also changed the way we communicate. More and more people are letting their fingers do the talking rather than picking up the phone. In business, this depersonalization of how we communicate has become our new operating reality.  We have adopted this in the spirit of “greater efficiency and productivity” due to the demands of deadlines and busy work schedules. Employers ...

Recruiters: Good, not so good, what’s the difference?

Posted by:Whitridge in Technology Careers
01 October 2013 0

As a recruiter, I've encountered many people that due to poor experiences with other recruiters prior to my contact have been reluctant to speak to me and refuse to acknowledge the value of a good Technology Recruiter.  I’ve always been capable of convincing them that it’ll be worthwhile for them to talk to me, I was trained how to recruit the right way.  For those who don’t return a recruiter’s call or give them a chance, I thought I’d share some thoughts on how to quickly d...

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...



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