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3 Job Seeking Tips for True IT Pros

If you think filling out an on-line application and attaching a fancy resume (professionally done or not) is enough to land you an interview in today’s world-- think again. Here are three simple ways to increase your interview odds: 1. Connect. Connect. Connect. Connect with and message as many LinkedIn contacts within your target companies [...]

Why Snowflake is a hot commodity

By now you’ve probably heard of Snowflake. The tech company, founded in 2012, broke records when it raised more than $3 billion following its IPO launch. On the first day of trading, shares rose 112% and the market cap topped out at about $67 billion. So how did this wunderkind rise to the ranks of [...]

Hiring Is Tiring – Struggles, Risks, and Issues

According to the Harvard Business Review, hiring talent for job openings remains the number one concern of CEOs in the most recent Conference Board Annual Survey: it is also the top concern of the entire executive position. PwC’s 2017 CEO survey reports that chief executives view the unavailability of talent and skills as the biggest [...]

The True Cost of a Bad Hire….It’s More Than You Think.

Monetary The U.S. Department of Labor says the cost of a bad hire can reach up to 30 percent of the employee’s first-year earnings. The Undercover Recruiter reports bad hires can cost $240,000 in expenses. Those are broken down into costs related to hiring, pay and retention. CareerBuilder says 74 percent of companies who made [...]

The Current State of IT Staffing and Recruiting

“In the midst of crisis, lies great opportunity” - Albert Einstein Covid-19 has changed the world in virtually way imaginable. Businesses that require consumers to be in the same place at the same time such as Tourism, Hospitality, and Sporting Events will be changed permanently, others will carry on, but forever be reconfigured. Restaurants, bars, [...]

He is Risen…really?…really!

Shortly after meeting Him, I met one of His most fanatical followers.  A true groupie of the One Man Band.  His name was Keith Green, an incredibly gifted musician who gave his all for his King while performing for his audiences.  My lovely bride and I wore out the holy vinyl our brother, Keith, laid [...]

We Must Find A Way To Stay Calm and Dream On

Many believe the greatest athletic achievement in history took place on September 2, 2013 when a 64-year-old woman successfully completed her fifth attempt to swim from Havana, Cuba to Key West, Florida. This, without the protection of a shark cage in waters infested with life-threatening box jellyfish. Her name is Diana [...]

The Ambassador Way –whatever IT takes!

Ambassador Solutions has been delivering IT staffing, recruiting and project solutions to primarily Midwestern clients for over 30 years.  Our value proposition is derived from three commitments we make to every client: Put client team first Live by our valuesDo whatever IT takes Put the Client Team First We make what’s most important to our [...]

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