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Why You Should Work with Capstone IT for Your Staffing Needs

Why You Should Work with Capstone IT for Your Staffing Needs

 

To say the hiring the last few months is a challenge is an understatement. With employee turnover on the rise and talent acquisition challenges mounting, executives and decision makers are straining to build a team that is productive, innovative, and dedicated to their business goals.

Rather than hoping for different results from the same-old strategies, many business leaders are choosing to use IT staffing services as a relief from their hiring struggles. The advantages of working with Capstone IT are apparent. Here are four of the most common benefits we provide to our customers.

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Capstone IT 2021 Team Retreat – How We Continue to Grow and Exceed Expectations

Every company has expectations for how they want to grow and what they want to achieve, but this last year has shown how the world sometimes has a different plan. At Capstone IT, we’ve been diligent, resourceful, and blessed to make it through to the other side, and so much of that has been a result of the selfless and forthright execution of our team.

As we’re getting back in the office after our annual Capstone IT 2021 Team Retreat, it’s clear just how much our culture and values have sustained us this year – and how they’ll help us achieve bigger and better things in the years to come.

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How to Hire Faster: 5 Hiring Techniques to Win Top Talent

How to Hire Faster: 5 Hiring Techniques to Win Top Talent

 

These days, just about every business leader has a common challenge: finding technical professionals to fill their open roles and harness economic opportunities. On a national scale, we are in a challenging situation, where the overall unemployment rate is at 5.5%, and job opportunities are unfilled.

Since the unemployment rate for the tech industry is at 2.4%, there’s even more of a struggle to attract and hire technical talent for the post-pandemic boom. When companies like yours find key talent, there’s a high risk that those very candidates will vanish unless you are the first to reel in your net. That’s why you need to always act with urgency and employ hiring practices that reflect that mindset.

Whether you’re dealing with the current shortage or a more robust talent pool, it’s imperative to move fast when you find the perfect person. In our experience, here are a few strategies that your organization can utilize as you determine how to hire more quickly.

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How to Differentiate Your Business

How to Differentiate Your Business During the Hiring Process & Attract the Right People

 

The candidate market is very likely to become a free-for-all in the coming months. According to a recent CNBC poll, as many as one in four professionals are contemplating whether or not to change jobs now that the market has found its sea legs after months of choppy water.

Though many of these candidates are eager for a change, most feel little to no rush when it comes to pulling the trigger. Unless your business finds a way to speak to a candidate’s true motives and desire, they will either opt to stay put or choose one of your more compelling competitors.

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How to Snag Top Performers When Recruiting for DevOps Talent

How to Snag Top Performers When Recruiting for DevOps Talent

Lower costs, faster timelines, and increased efficiencies throughout the software development lifecycle (SDLC) have made a strong case for organizations to adopt DevOps methodology. In fact, the Upskilling 2020: Enterprise DevOps Skills Report found that 52% of respondents were already recruiting or planning to recruit tech professionals for their DevOps expertise.

Yet with this increased demand (and an ongoing shortage) comes increased difficulty recruiting for DevOps positions. The good news is that finding top talent is possible for most businesses. Here are few key tactics that will help your organization to attract and hire professionals with DevOps experience.

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Capstone IT Recognized on the 2021 Inc 5000 Regionals: Midwest List

Capstone IT Recognized on the 2021 Inc 5000 Regionals: Midwest List

Capstone IT, an Omaha-based IT staffing services and IT solutions company, is proud to officially announce their recognition on the 2021 Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest list of the fastest growing private companies, ranking 239 out of all their honorees. This prestigious award highlights businesses from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin that exhibited exceptional growth over a two-year period.

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The Solution to Legacy App Modernization When You Can’t Find Top Talent

The Solution to Legacy App Modernization When You Can’t Find Top Talent

 

Imagine this. Your business has identified a clear bottleneck in your sales process AND a liability for your customer experience: it’s your sales platform and operating system. You’ve relied on legacy platforms for too long and consumer expectations have surpassed what you’re currently providing. Clearly, it’s time to modernize, but you no longer have the in-house talent for legacy app modernization. Worse yet, the local talent pool is scarce for the technical skillsets you need.

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4 Tips for Virtual Interviews Can Secure Your Dream Job

4 Tips for Virtual Interviews Can Secure Your Dream Job

There’s some good news for job seekers: companies are finally regaining hiring confidence after uncertainty from the worst days of the pandemic (the coronavirus impact on tech can’t be overstated). A Monster survey shows that 37% of businesses are looking to backfill positions and 35% of employers are planning to fill net-new roles. For tech professionals who remained in secure but unsatisfying jobs, there’s finally some relief from your holding pattern.

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How to Screen Candidates for Technical Skills and Hire the Best People

How to Screen Candidates for Technical Skills and Hire the Best People

Is the average hiring process designed to separate the wheat from the chaff? Neil Roseman, former Technology VP of Amazon, suggests that in spite of lofty claims, many stakeholders in the tech world still make decisions based on educational bonafides, basic credentials, and gut feelings. As a result, the talent entering their organization is inconsistent and of varying quality.

On the other hand, organizations that take a meticulous approach to their sourcing, screening, and interviewing strategies can find higher quality people – no matter the size of their enterprise. In our experience, here’s how to screen candidates for technical skills and hire quality people.

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Celebrating the Spirit of the Christmas Season with Capstone IT

Celebrating the Spirit of the Christmas Season with Capstone IT

Christmas is a time of real joy and deep meaning for billions of people all over the world, where we honor the birth of Jesus the Savior King more than 2,000 years ago in Bethlehem. In addition to the true spirit of the season, it’s also an opportunity to honor the incredible people in our lives and celebrate the virtuous acts done by our brothers and sisters in the community. So, here are the people and organizations that continue to inspire us this Christmas season.

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