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The Power of a Facebook “Like”

Written on March 7, 2013

In planning for 2013, we spent significant time around revenue, new customer acquisition, and retention. However, with the Social Media surge in business it was obvious that it needed to be a part of the conversation.  We have made substantial investments in Social Media for a few years starting with LinkedIn.  Over the past year, […]


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The Importance of Fun in the Workplace

Written on March 1, 2013

  Throughout my career and in my current role at Morton Consulting, I have always been a strong believer in the Work Hard / Play Hard mentality.  This past week the team at Morton Consulting had our pictures taken to refresh some of the photos on our website and we took advantage of the opportunity […]


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If the Pope can give notice, so can you…

Written on February 14, 2013

This past Monday, we all learned that Pope Benedict will resign as the 265th Pope in the Catholic Church at the end of February.  Telling you that it’s rare for a Pope to resign would be an understatement as the last time this happened was in 1415.   Now health concerns and age are attributed to […]


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Opportunities for Staffing in ACA

Written on February 7, 2013

Everyone, across all industries, has been talking about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) for well over a year now.  Whether you are for or against this legislation, it is now law and we will all spend significant time preparing our businesses for the many new rules, regulations, and reporting standards.  Cost and […]


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Value in the “Permission to Present”

Written on January 24, 2013

For those of you in the Staffing Industry, you know what I’m referring to when it comes to “Permission to Present”.  At Morton Consulting, we define this as clear permission to represent a candidate for a specific position at a specific customer.  We’ve seen “Permission to Present” really take off with our clients, especially in […]


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Our Partners

Written on July 12, 2012

When talking about customers at Morton Consulting, we are not just referring to the many businesses and government entities that we serve.  Our “customers” also include the highly talented — and often hard to find — candidates who will hopefully become employees or consultants down the road and thus part of the Morton team.  When Mark first […]


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Candidates in Today’s IT Market

Written on June 27, 2012

A few months ago, Richmond, VA was ranked by Dice as the 2nd fastest growing city for technology jobs. It is crazy to think that little ol’ Richmond holds one of the country’s most booming IT industries! However, this should come as no big surprise as the World’s largest IT industry is just two hours […]


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Impacts on IT Supply and Demand

Written on June 13, 2012

Morton Consulting and the staffing industry have seen a significant change in the marketplace over the past six months.  Despite being in the midst of a sluggish economy, demand for staffing services has remained consistent, perhaps even a bit higher, in comparison to last year.  There are a number of factors that impact the IT […]


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Are you innovative?

Written on June 5, 2012

Two weeks ago Mark Morton, President and CEO of Morton Consulting, was invited to Northrop Grumman to kick off their Lunch and Learn series. Mark decided to discuss the importance of being innovative in the workplace as well as in your life. He had an intriguing presentation that allowed the audience to associate real life […]


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Top 3 Reasons to use a Staffing Firm

Written on May 30, 2012

Whether seeking to deliver talent for a critical project or to find a dedicated, long-term employee, partnering with a staffing firm like Morton Consulting can provide tremendous value to your organization. Here are the top 3 benefits to leveraging the services of such a firm: Cost-Effective Solutions: A staffing firm reduces hidden hiring costs, from […]


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