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MindFinders is excited to announce that our 2018 Annual Accounting & Finance and Information Technology Salary Guides have been published! Given fluctuating employment trends and a competitive, candidate-driven job market, it is essential that hiring managers and decision makers stay up-to-date and informed to attract, recruit, and retain top talent. Click below to view each… Read more »

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  Most job seekers have heard that recruiters and hiring managers spend only a handful of seconds reviewing candidate resumes. That information, published as part of a study in 2012, significantly changed how people craft their resumes, leading to cleaner, more concise documents. Now that 2018 is on the horizon, many of the trends spawned… Read more »

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  As a hiring manager, you understand the importance of keeping up with trends, especially when unemployment is low, and competition for top talent is fierce. Companies are going to put out all of the stops to attract the best and brightest, and businesses that lag behind may find themselves missing out on the recruitment… Read more »

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  Millennials are often labeled as job hoppers, a statement that isn’t entirely inaccurate. A recent Gallup poll showed that 60 percent of these workers are open to new job opportunities, demonstrating that Millennials are more likely to make a switch than any generation before. While their penchant for making a change is often discussed… Read more »

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  Low unemployment is generally seen as a good thing, economically. But it can spell trouble for companies who need to hire and retain workers. While the hiring drawbacks are usually quite clear, as low unemployment means there is a smaller pool of available job seekers to choose from, retention-related issues can be somewhat sneaky…. Read more »

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  As 2018 approaches, many companies are looking ahead, creating plans and forming critical IT goals. With technology advancing at such a rapid rate, many businesses are preparing to up the IT budgets so they can pursue projects and simply keep pace with this quickly evolving industry. While your company’s precise plans may vary, you… Read more »

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  Everyone likes to be recognized for a job well done, including contract employees. While many businesses have systems in place to ensure that their appreciation for full-time staff members is shown, not everyone factors in their temporary workers into this equation. But saying “thank you” to your contract employees can be a very smart… Read more »

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  It isn’t uncommon for CIOs to look at their business through rose-colored glasses. Often, leaders prefer to be optimistic about their companies, but overly wishful thinking is just something that gives people a mechanism for fooling themselves. Typically, people lie to themselves far more often than they do to their staff or colleagues, but… Read more »

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  Companies are on the lookout for talented cybersecurity professionals, and many are struggling to find the qualified candidates they need. Unemployment among IT workers is incredibly low, and not everyone possesses the right combination of skills and experiences to be successful in this field. That means there are incredible opportunities available to those who… Read more »