capstone it grows their solutions

Capstone IT Grows Their Solutions, Team, and Reach during Tough Times

Capstone IT, an IT staffing services and IT solutions company, has grown rapidly over the last few months to unlock further opportunities and better serve people through the power of technology in 2021. In a relatively short time, they have grown their workforce, fortified relationships in their key metropolitan areas, and expanded their solutions to satisfy an urgent need for technologies that transform the business world.

Since the beginning of the year, Capstone IT has added 20 IT consultants to their team to focus on solving the immediate business problems of current customers. These technical experts have empowered Capstone IT to deepen their solutions expertise in DevSecOps, Kubernetes container deployment, and cloud migration services to enhance their offerings and help customers achieve better results faster.

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.

DNS and Certificates made simple for Kubernetes

DNS and Certificates made simple for Kubernetes

One of the challenges with demonstrating what you have done in Kubernetes is directing others to your application in a secure manner. This typically involves you having to create a DNS entry and requesting a certificate. Two projects, external-dns and cert-manager, respectively, are making it much easier to automate this process and hide the complexities from developers. Both projects are under active development (with commits in the last few hours or days) and a lot of interest (thousands of stars on GitHub).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

4 Business Expenses You Should Never Cut When Optimizing Your Costs

4 Business Expenses You Should Never Cut When Optimizing Your Costs

During challenging times, most organizations are pressured to identify and trim extra expenses as a way of increasing profit margins. The thinking goes that making tough choices today has the potential to encourage greater flexibility and resilience tomorrow. Though leaner organizations are often better equipped to weather crises, making excessive cuts to the wrong activities or programs can hinder growth and adaptability.

How do you achieve business cost optimization without trimming too close to the nail? Start by determining which cuts are off limits. During my recent participation in a TechServe Alliance panel, we identified these four items as expenses you should never eliminate. So, if they’ve been on your mind, it’s time you think again.

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.