The Evolution of Technology in 2014

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2014 is only halfway over, but so far, the year has already ushered in a host of new software applications, services, security features, medical devices, communications platforms, and back office management tools that provide users with a stronger foothold in almost every industry. Offsite Data Management Offsite data storage (also known as the cloud) and…

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Career Outlook for Software Engineers

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During the recent economic slowdown, hiring efforts and payroll budgets experienced a dramatic contraction across most industries. From manufacturing, to research and development, to sales, to almost every form of service provision, consumption slowed and companies considered reshaping their workforces in order to protect their bottom lines. This meant weaker prospects for job seekers and…

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Five Skills That Can Help You Land a Design Engineering Position

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Design engineering lies at the intersection between pure creativity, engineering skills, and a fascination with all the combined elements that lead to perfect product design, including psychology, cost economics, marketing and aesthetics. If you have an eye for the kinds of designs that appeal to potential consumers—including product shape, visual appeal, and flawless functionality, and…

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The Three Top Benefits of Hiring Temp Workers

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Are you considering supplementing your workforce with contingency staff members who can help your full-time teams handle peak busy cycles and short-term projects? If you are, you’re definitely not alone. In the wake of the economic slowdown, a growing number of managers are turning to temp employees to help them mitigate risk and stay lean…

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2014 Tech Trends in the World of Finance and Accounting

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The past few years have brought enormous changes to growing intersection between banking and technology. Banks have undergone significant shake-ups in the wake of the recession and have struggled to bounce back from reputation damage due to weak and corrupt lending practices. And technology has gained a stronger foothold in nearly every aspect of daily…

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Detecting and Preventing Security Risks

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Data security and network safety have become serious concerns for companies across almost every industry, but those who face the greatest risk in the event of a breach, like healthcare and financial organizations, have begun taking security measures into their own hands. By hiring IT teams who specialize in security issues, by contracting with outside…

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How Accounting is Changing in 2014

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In the second decade of our new century, rapid advances in technology and sweeping cultural shifts are transforming the way work gets done in almost every industry. But some industries are experiencing broader sea changes than others, and accounting happens to be one of the professions falling into this category. While businesses and individuals will…

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Secrets to Landing More Temporary Work

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When a mediocre candidate engages with a temporary staffing agency, the relationship gets off to a promising start. The background check and initial interviews go well, the candidate seems likable enough, and a first assignment is established. Then things start to go downhill. The agency’s employer clients find the candidate acceptable, but not great. He…

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Improve the Productivity of Your IT Team

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Are you looking for ways to motivate your talented IT teams and get even more out of their efforts then you already do? If you hired the right people, there’s a strong chance that they’re able and willing to put more energy and innovation into their projects—they just need the right tools and a management…

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Job Search Tips for Mechanical Engineers in MA

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Are you an upcoming mechanical engineering graduate looking for work in the Salem MA area? Are you a mid-level or senior engineer, a managing engineer or a project manager in the middle of a job transition? If these categories describe your career and your job search will take place in the northeastern region of the…

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