Top 3 Reasons to Use an Outside Expert for Your Next Hire
Written on April 27, 2016
Finding and hiring the right person for your next job opening is an expensive, time-consuming and sometimes frustrating endeavor. A poor hiring choice also has costs in lost productivity, poor employee morale, and possibly a negative impact on client solutions – which can mean a hit on your company’s reputation. But why hire a recruiter? […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
Keeping Pace in the IT Industry
Written on December 1, 2011
Changing with the times is part of life in the IT indsutry. Are you keeping pace with upgrading systems, utilizing new tools, and adapting to new trends?
Social Media, Meet Social Business
Written on November 8, 2011
Don’t mistake social business as “businesses using social media.” Social Business isn’t just social media, using only traditional platforms like Twitter and Facebook. This describes the rise in collaborative software and communication tools being used to allow employees to work together on projects and be more active members in their company and their industry. And in the eyes of many experts, it is the new face of IT.
Gartner’s Top IT Trends for 2012
Written on November 1, 2011
David Cappuccio of Gartner recently gave a keynote on major IT trends in the industry, and what we can expect in 2012. The unifying idea is efficiency.
What’s Your Company’s Strength?
Written on October 25, 2011
Any company that has had success exhibits traits that particularly exemplify their efforts and become something they are known for. Once you have identified that strength, make it your identity. Through it you can define and differentiate your business, something that is more important than ever in the IT industry.