Industry Insight, a blog written by members of our team, provides perspective on trends we’re seeing in hiring practices, salaries, company culture, and a number of other topics that may affect you as an employer, or a candidate searching for a new position in the technical market.
- 2021 ClearlyRated Best of Staffing Award Reflects Promise of Delivering Impeccable Service, Transparency to Clients
While numbers always play an important role in how anyone does business, in order to truly make a difference for our clients we know that it’s about maintaining the utmost customer satisfaction, knowing what they need and delivering on that.
In an effort to maintain transparency with our clients, VIA Technically recently participated in a survey ... Read More +
- 3 important updates to your Employee handbook for 2021
Historically, mandatory family and medical leave laws have not applied to small businesses. For California employers, however, that changed effective January 1, 2021, when the California Family Rights Act was made applicable to employers of five or more employers (the previous minimum was 50 employees). If you have not already done so, learning about the ... Read More +
- Rise in Tech Salaries, Increase Demand for Specialized Skills Among Employers
In addition to a rise in salaries in tech positions across the board by about 1.3%, the Dice 2020 Tech Salary Report showed local demand for technologists who specialize in specific platforms is on the rise.
The highest growth among salaries since 2018 has occurred among sales engineers (21%), technical recruiters (12%), data scientists (11.4%), security ... Read More +
- What to Focus on When Recruiting Top Candidates
With the unemployment rate for tech workers at its lowest point ever, recruiting in the field continues to remain at its most competitive.
In June 2020, a lack of skilled labor led to a historically low 2.8% unemployment rate among tech jobs compared to the national average of 13.5% for all other occupations. That demand has ... Read More +
- Why Your Online Presence is an Extension of Your Resume + 5 Things to Keep in Mind
Everyone has an online presence of some sort – whether it’s social media or a professional profile. The question is, what does your online presence say about you?
Ten years ago, Forbes predicted that by 2021, online profiles would replace resumes in terms of how recruiters and human resources managers search. Study after study since then ... Read More +