Monthly Archives: July 2013

Making Matches in IT– Management is Key

In information technology and any other professional field, it’s important for IT recruiters to make sure that IT consultants not only are placed in IT jobs that work well for their resumes, but also a great fit in terms of IT managers.  IT contractors will work best and enjoy their work, which of course leads to better performance, with a boss they can be honest with and generally get along with.  IT headhunters will be more successful in placing IT professionals whose work style and management style are complementary.  IT staffing companies that make such placements will have more satisfied clients and IT job candidates.  This will mean more repeat business for IT recruiting agencies.  Thus making good matches between IT professionals and IT managers will be fortuitous for many people, including IT recruiting companies.


Free Office Perks in IT Have Hidden Costs

IT recruiters Boston to IT recruiters CA are fascinated by the lore of fantastic office perks that information technology companies are offering.  IT consultants and IT managers are being wooed by more than just interesting IT jobs.  IT staffing companies are promising IT contractors, on behalf of their clients, things ranging from free food, to free laundry, to free haircuts.  These perks all tend to come with hidden price tags, though.  IT professionals who work at companies with extensive perks are probably expected to work similarly extensive hours.  IT headhunters are noticing that the perks make those long hours easier, as distractions from life outside work are taken care of.  IT staffing agencies have also noticed that the toll of these perks can be even more obvious—in the forms of protruding bellies.  IT recruiting companies can certainly point to the unfortunate side effects of extensive perks: it’s all in the waistline.