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What Works and What Works Better

Written on February 10, 2012

Today I want to point you guys to a blog post from software engineer John Sonmez. The article is called The Development Pendulum. John makes some excellent points about the nature of development in today’s industry – specifically those who ascribe to agile philosophies such as test-driven development, continuous builds, and pair programming. You should […]

 

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Recruiting Tools of the Trade

Written on February 6, 2012

Picking the right recruiting tools is an essential part of how we keep our process effective, efficient, and thorough. Yammer and TalentWise are two we use.

 

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Bringing Back The Purple Squirrel

Written on February 2, 2012

We defends the relevance and connotations of the classic recruiting term, the purple squirrel, and how it applied to what we do here at Morton Consulting.

 

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Mark Joins YPO VA

Written on January 25, 2012

Mark is pleased to let us know that his application has been approved for membership in the Young Presidents’ Organization, or YPO. Mark will join some of Virginia’s most dynamic leaders as YPO members, where they are enabled to forge new connections and discuss and develop their ideas.

 

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Morton Nominated for RichTech Award…Again!

Written on January 24, 2012

We’re very pleased to report that Morton has been nominated for the RichTech Emerging Company Award for the second year in a row.

 

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SOPA: Right Idea, Wrong Method?

Written on January 13, 2012

The Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA, has caused a heated controversy about internet freedom vs. the need to defend copyright-protected content from piracy.

 

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Christmas with VA Home for Boys and Girls

Written on January 4, 2012

Supporting the VA Home for Boys and Girls, is one of the most worthwhile things we do here at Morton, and this Christmas we received some thanks from them.

 

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The Perils of a Bad Hire

Written on January 3, 2012

We discuss all the problems that can arise from making a bad hire; poor team cohesion, low productivity, attendance issues, personality problems, and more.

 

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A Holiday Greeting from Morton

Written on December 20, 2011

Get your groove on with Morton Consulting this Christmas!

 

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Don’t Forget the IT Department

Written on December 15, 2011

A recent survey of CIO’s indicates that internal IT departments are often out of the loop when it comes to third-party services such as cloud and SaaS.

 

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