AI, Blockchain, and the Wave of the Future

Artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain are buzzwords that currently dominate the information technology industry. Here’s how some businesses have utilized these technologies to date, as well as what future applications could be. AI Artificial intelligence has connotations of self-aware robots, but its current usage is much more benign and focused on enhancing consumer experiences and… Read more »

5 Ways to Keep Your Employees Motivated

Attracting the right talent is important to building the foundation of your business – retaining it is important to your long-term success. Employee motivation is linked to employee satisfaction, and more satisfied employees stay on longer, reducing your hiring and turnover costs over time. Here are some ideas to help keep your employees engaged. Give… Read more »

5 Must-Have IT Skills to Advance Your Career

The technology sector continues to top lists of fasting-growing employment opportunities, with huge increases predicted for computer systems design and software publishers through 2024. What skills will it take to keep pace with the information systems and technology industry? To secure and advance your career into the future, it’s important to focus on growing several… Read more »

The Top 5 Hardest-to-Fill IT Jobs

Open Systems Inc.

Technology is one of the hardest industries to find experienced talent. With the rapidly advancing technologies of artificial intelligence (AI), business intelligence (BI), and cloud, there are more jobs than qualified candidates. Here are the five hardest to fill jobs and tips how experienced IT recruiting firms can find the talent your firm needs. Data… Read more »

5 Resumes Killers That IT Professionals Should Avoid

Open Systems Inc

Believe it or not, resumes are still read by real-live humans. Yes, applicant tracker systems and readers are widely used by recruiters and hiring managers. But here at Open Systems, Inc. (OSI), we use a hybrid approach of technology and human review. Luckily that allows us to see some truly interesting resumes, some of which… Read more »

What To Look For in a Staffing Partner

Staffing partners are a strategic business alliance, and if done right will help your business grow through reducing your costs, increasing your productivity, sheltering your company from risk, and increasing the diversity of your company. When you are looking for a staffing partner, look beyond the candidate count, look at the following measurements of success.… Read more »