Three Things IT Managers can do to Drive High Performance at Work

High-performing IT departments are a critical factor in the success of many companies. In an organization with proprietary systems, each department’s results rest on the IT department’s ability to keep programs functional. Even when in-house systems are not the tech backbone of a company, tech resources are still foundational. IT employees ensure networks function efficiently… Read more »

Four Reasons Why the IT Department at Work is Important

The IT department is a critical component of any large company, and nowadays, an increasing number of small and mid-sized businesses are acquiring internal technical staff. The job of these professionals is not limited to just keep computers working in every cubicle. In reality, the role of IT has expanded to include data management, security,… Read more »

Five Traits IT Managers Should Always Have

IT managers are responsible for maintaining and implementing a company’s technical infrastructure. They may direct a group of developers and provide technicians with tasks to complete or meet with business-side staff about issues with software or applications. What it means to be an IT manager today is different from what it was five years ago…. Read more »

Five IT Careers In Orange County

Information Technology presents a host of opportunities in California, and Orange County is no exception. From technology repair to server maintenance, computer and technology specialists can find a job whether they enjoy working face-to-face with the public or behind the scenes. The Information Technology industry changes constantly, but some career options in the sector seem… Read more »

Avoid These 4 Common Mistakes When Conducting Performance Reviews

Performance reviews are a mainstay in employee management and growth, so it pays to learn how to conduct them effectively.  Here are four of the biggest mistakes employers make when conducting performance reviews and how to address them: Giving only one person’s perspective. When a review comes from only one person – such as the… Read more »

Increase ROI From Your Staffing Strategy by Doing This

Like most SoCal companies, your organization probably has a staffing strategy – even if you don’t call it that.  However, you may not know by taking one simple step, you can increase your ROI at every stage of your staffing process. That step?  Contact a recruiter. Here’s how working with a staffing firm pays off:… Read more »

From Employee to Manager: Shifting Your Career Into a Managerial Role

As a tech professional, you’ve mastered the art of writing code, building websites or helping others solve technical issues. You’re passionate about your work, but now that you’ve spent at least a few years on the job, you’re ready for something more. Holding a managerial role is a huge responsibility and frankly something that’s not… Read more »

5 Characteristics to Look for in a SoCal IT Staffing Firm

Many companies in SoCal rely on their IT staff for everything from organizing the office computer system to keeping proprietary data safe from hackers.  But when your ordinary methods of finding new talent aren’t turning up the quality and experience you’re looking for, where do you start? Partnering with the right recruiting firm can make… Read more »

Advance in an IT Career Through Professional Networks

IT professionals spend a great deal of time focused on the efficiency and effectiveness of computer networks. What they may not think about is the efficiency and effectiveness of their professional network. The people you know can help you expand your career, answer tough questions on the job, and find the next project or employer… Read more »