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2014 Tech Salary Report

If you’re in the IT field and seeking to advance your career, the stars are aligned and it’s a great time to take it to the next level. In the words of Leon Kappelman, professor at the College of Business at the University of North Texas, “It’s a good time to be a geek!” IT salaries are increasing, more money is going to IT training and businesses are putting a higher priority on the importance of their IT functions. At the same time, 20 percent of corporate IT leaders surveyed by the Society for Information Management (SIM) reported gut-wrenching talent shortages.   Good [...]

2014 Tech Salary Report2014-07-25T20:16:04-05:00

Benefit Administrator Job Salaries in Philadelphia

The recruitment, hiring and retention of qualified employees is vital to business success. Benefit administrators are HR professionals who assist in this process by designing and administering employee benefit programs including health insurance and retirement plans. Individuals with a broad range of business, communication and interpersonal skills have access to the best opportunities in this increasingly competitive field. Employment of HR managers including benefit administrators is expected to increase rapidly in the years ahead. This will be prompted largely by rising healthcare costs and new coverage options. As noted by the Princeton Review, there are approximately 50,000 benefits administration specialists currently working in [...]

Benefit Administrator Job Salaries in Philadelphia2014-06-23T13:09:46-05:00

Renewable Energy Shows Growth in 2014

A single Verizon business site saved more than $8,000 in one year by increasing its use of renewable energy. The number of remote stations going “off the grid” is predicted to rise from 13,000 in 2012 to 84,000 in 2020, as hybrid power usage equates to smart budgeting as well as environmental conservation. The flexibility provided by hybrid energy sources is a major plus, especially in remote regions. In addition, renewable energy is a tremendous advantage in the event of a traditional power outage. Flexibility makes sense. Using only one energy source may not provide enough power when compared with more flexible hybrid [...]

Renewable Energy Shows Growth in 20142014-05-15T16:06:07-05:00

Interview Questions You Don’t Use – But Should

Think about it: When interviewing a job candidate, your plan is not to hire simply another run-of-the-mill employee. The goal is to enhance your team by finding a strong contributor who adds creativity, innovation, motivation and ultimately, value. So, why would you limit the potential value of the interview itself by using only standard, ho-hum questions? Sure, you need to know basic facts about a person’s history and experience, but much of that can be gleaned from their resume and personal references. Use the interview as the unique opportunity it is – and really get to know a candidate and whether or not [...]

Interview Questions You Don’t Use – But Should2013-12-19T15:59:32-06:00

Boosting Employee Retention

Employee education begins when a candidate submits an application. Interaction within the company fosters candidates’ understanding of the organization’s mission and goals. Increase your employee retention! Building a stable, talented workforce is the lifeblood of a successful business.   Train In Company Culture The workplace is a learning environment.  New employees learn habits and routines from what they see around them.  Staff orientation is essential to an applicant’s entry into the workplace, but the setting their colleagues and supervisors create will ultimately dictate the long-term behavior of the office.   Each employee is also an individual within the organization.  Demanding uniformity is a [...]

Boosting Employee Retention2013-11-13T21:40:00-06:00
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