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Team Building with Halloween

Written on November 10, 2014

This past week, many of us celebrated Halloween; some with our families or through celebrations at the office.  Some of these traditional activities each year include pumpkin carving, fall festivals, haunted houses, and of course, costume parties and trick-or-treating.  This year, we decided to bring some of these exciting traditions to work by hosting a […]

 

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Summer 2014, State of the Market

Written on August 5, 2014

Summer 2014, State of the Market   As I’ve scrolled through my Facebook feed over the past two evenings, I noticed, along with most others, an article citing Richmond, Virginia as one of the Ten Happiest Metropolitan areas in the United States (I swear, half of my friends shared this article). It’s pretty amazing to […]

 

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Is it really almost June?

Written on May 30, 2014

They say, “Time flies when you’re having fun”, and at Morton Consulting we are doing just that but also working hard.  Every industry has their season.  Tax Accountants rarely leave the office beginning at the New Year through April 15th, Tourism booms during the summer months, and Retail season kicks off with Black Friday in […]

 

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TechNite 2014 in Roanoke, Virginia

Written on May 14, 2014

This past week, Morton Consulting sent a team out to Roanoke, Virginia to attend the Roanoke Blacksburg Technology Council TechNite Awards Banquet.  In attendance were 700 of the New River Valley Region’s top innovators and technology leaders to celebrate the exciting and growing technology marketplace in Roanoke and Blacksburg, Virginia.  The event was held at […]

 

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Morton Consulting sponsors Enterprise Social Breakfast Series

Written on April 15, 2014

Morton Consulting sponsors Enterprise Social Breakfast Series This past Friday, Morton Consulting sponsored the Enterprise Social Breakfast Series, organized by Bonnie Surma and hosted at the Microsoft offices in Innsbrook.  Not only did we get to see some of the cutting edge technology within Microsoft’s offices, but we learned about Enterprise Social with Office 365, […]

 

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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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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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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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