Blog: Business Trends

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Skills-Model Switch for IBM Recruiting

January 28, 2022 in Ask a Recruiter, Business Intelligence, Business Trends, Dallas IT Recruiting

 

Corporate and IT heavyweight IBM has created a novel solution to recruiting and retention that’s beginning to pay dividends. Switching to a skills-based model, IBM is pioneering the birth of the “new collar” worker. Mastufa Ahmed with People Matter Global shares his discussion with Obed Louissaint, Senior Vice President, Transformation and Culture at IBM, here. […]

 

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Global Talent Trends

January 21, 2022 in Ask a Recruiter, Business Trends, Dallas IT Recruiting

 

LinkedIn’s 2022 Global Talent Trends Report found here illuminates changes in how people view work and what they expect from their jobs. With uncertainty being the prime characteristic of daily life, a global re-evaluation of values has come about. So what’s the primary trend? People now want to know how to fit work into their […]

 

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Article Spotlight Surging Covid-19 Puts an End to Projected Return-to-Office Dates

January 14, 2022 in Ask a Recruiter, Business Trends, Dallas IT Recruiting

 

Earlier in 2021, many major companies announced plans for a mandatory return to the office, even disincentivizing remote work. But as described in the WSJ article Surging Covid-19 Puts an End to Projected Return-to-Office Dates by Peter Grant, a new strategy is required. Article highlights follow. Lessons Learned There’s a fundamental problem setting deadlines around […]

 

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Article Spotlight: Business Has a New Favorite Buzzword

December 24, 2021 in Ask a Recruiter, Business Trends, Dallas IT Recruiting

 

Article Spotlight: Business Has a New Favorite Buzzword Remember before the pandemic when we had deadlines, office lunches, and water cooler gossip? But now, as in-office culture restarts, stops, circles back, and starts again, business buzzwords have changed to match the times. So fittingly, or perhaps maddeningly, a new word has emerged that describes business […]

 

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Article Spotlight: Three Myths of the Great Resignation from The Atlantic

December 17, 2021 in Ask a Recruiter, Business Trends, Dallas IT Recruiting

 

Every cultural revolution has a mythology all its own. Derek Thompson of The Atlantic shares three myths tied to the great resignation summarized below. See the full article here. Myth 1: The Great Resignation is about quitting. The air isn’t simply escaping the balloon. According to Thompson, “One problem with the term Great Resignation is […]

 

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BCT is Your IT Recruiting Leader

November 26, 2021 in Ask a Recruiter, Business Trends, Dallas IT Recruiting

 

Small to medium-sized businesses often resist expanding their markets for lack of in-house resources to cope with IT problems. Whether the lack of resources is technological or personnel, Business Centric Technology has extensive experience filling the gap. So what does help look like? BCT knows how to recruit IT personnel with the knowledge small to […]

 

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Un-retirees are Re-entering the Labor Market

November 12, 2021 in Ask a Recruiter, Business Trends, Dallas IT Recruiting

 

Although there are many reasons for the Great Resignation, the largest remains the pandemic that also heavily contributed to early retirements. But with increasing vaccination rates, salaries, and job opportunities, un-retirees are re-entering the labor market, according to MarketWatch. How many of the three million early retirees will return to the market? Only time will […]

 

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