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JS: Why You Should Continue the Job Search During the Holidays

The weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas are usually a period of chaos, within companies and families, as everyone strives to get things completed and prepare for a break. This probably doesn’t seem like a good time to begin searching for a job. However, the ‘holidays hiring freeze’ is a bit of a myth.

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By itacareers
December 3, 2019

ITAC Solutions Welcomes Trey Townsley to the Birmingham Office

Meet Trey Townsley, Recruiting Manager for ITAC Birmingham’s Office Professionals Recruiting Team. He will be responsible for managing the recruiters on the “office-side.” Moving from Colorado, Trey is thrilled to have an Alabama fall so that he can experience hiking and camping this time of year in the south! Read more about Trey in our Q&A.

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By itacareers
November 12, 2019

Ghosting Has Long-Term Effects

With a thriving job market, job seekers are often presented with multiple employment offers. Unfortunately, there has been a rise in instances in job seekers to accept more than one offer, decide where they really want to work, and then simply do not show up to the other company without letting the employer know their decision, i.e., ghosting.

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By itacareers
November 5, 2019

Hiring Manager Advice: Keeping Employees Engaged to Prevent Ghosting

You’ve heard of ghosting when it comes to dating, but did you know it has become common even in the workplace? Candidates get offered a position and then never show up to work or contact their new employer.
As a hiring manager this is extremely frustrating. How can you prevent this from happening? Here are a couple of ways to keep your potential employees engaged to avoid ghosting.

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By itacareers
November 1, 2019

Job Seekers: Tell Your Story

Polish your resume. Be prepared. Dress for success. Be confident. Make eye contact. Ask questions. These are just a few tips candidates typically receive before having a job interview. A few ITAC associates recently passed along some fresh and noteworthy advice to job seekers. 

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By itacareers
October 15, 2019

Meet Ben Branch – Partner & Director of IT Sales

Ben Branch, an owner and Director of IT Sales, started at ITAC 16 years ago. Prior to joining ITAC’s team, he owned his own business and collaborated with ITAC on some of his accounts. However, it didn’t take long for Ben to fall in love with the people and company and start working full-time at ITAC. From watering the plants to leading different teams, Ben has held many different roles.

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By itacareers
October 1, 2019

ITAC Solutions Welcomes Willis Watkins to the Birmingham Team

We are excited to welcome Willis Watkins to the Birmingham team. As Enterprise Recruiting Leader, Willis will lead and manage ITAC’s recruiting operations across the company’s footprint. He is a techie at heart, and his passion for serving others and competitive nature will make him an asset to the ITAC team. To learn more about Willis, check out this Q&A:

 

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By itacareers
September 17, 2019

ITAC Solutions Welcomes Natalie Burns to the Birmingham Team

We are excited to welcome Natalie Burns to the Birmingham IT recruiting team! As a recruiter, Natalie will help candidates get noticed by the right people and companies, using our relationships with those companies to match candidates to positions they’re qualified for and desire. To learn more about Natalie, check out this Q&A:

 

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By itacareers
September 10, 2019

ITAC Solutions Welcomes Lauren Fisher to the Birmingham Team

We are excited to welcome Lauren Fisher to the Birmingham team as an IT Business Development Manager. After graduating from The University of Alabama, Lauren worked in IT sales roles, including software services, data backup, hardware and more. After work, you may find her getting her Cookie Fix, watching Marvel movies or enjoying time on the lake! To learn more about Lauren, check out this Q&A: 

 

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By itacareers
September 3, 2019

Meet Carley McWilliams – Recruiting Coordinator in Birmingham

Carley McWilliams thrives in ITAC’s Birmingham office as the Recruiting Coordinator. Her self-starter attitude and passion for helping others makes her the ideal individual for this role. She is an animal lover, outdoor enthusiast and self-proclaimed nerd. To learn more about Carley, check out this Q&A:

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By itacareers
August 13, 2019

Meet Charles Baughman – Chief Administrative Officer

Charles Baughman was the eleventh employee hired by ITAC when the business began 14 years ago. Prior to joining ITAC, Charles worked with ITAC’s founders in staffing. In fact, when he moved into a corporate human resources role, Charles selected ITAC as one of his staffing partners.

 

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By itacareers
July 30, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Sloss Tech 2019

ITAC Solutions is excited to sponsor and attend the Southeast’s premier tech conference for the fourth year in a row! Hosted by TechBirmingham, Sloss Tech gathers the best and the brightest of today's tech entrepreneurs to become a hub for Birmingham's technological ecosystem, where founders, startups and companies can share ideas, build relationships and push the boundaries of innovation.

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By itacareers
July 16, 2019

Meet Ashley Payne – Senior Client Relations Manager

As ITAC’s Senior Client Relations Manager, Ashley Payne holds a unique role in that she does a little bit of everything. Ashley serves her client companies’ hiring needs, working hand-in-hand with Partner Ben Branch, ITAC’s Director of Birmingham IT Business Development.  To learn more about Ashley, check out this Q&A:

 

 

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By itacareers
July 9, 2019

ITAC Solutions Welcomes Shae Eason to the Birmingham Team

Once a part of the ITAC family, always a part of the ITAC family. We are excited to welcome Shae Eason back to the Birmingham team as a Senior Recruiter! Shae began her recruiting career with ITAC in June 2005. She worked with us for two years before her husband, who was in the U.S. Air Force at the time, received orders to move to Japan. After his tour in Japan, they moved to Ogden, Utah for another tour. Twelve years later, Shae is excited to rejoin the ITAC family. To learn more about Shae, check out this Q&A:

 

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By itacareers
June 25, 2019

ITAC Solutions Welcomes Sydney Pearson to the Team

We are excited to welcome Sydney Pearson as a Senior Recruiter to ITAC’s national accounts team. She graduated from Birmingham Southern College in 2013. Sydney comes to us with a technical background in engineering and IT recruiting in the government and aerospace industries.  In her new role, she will be matching qualified candidates with ITAC client companies across the country. To learn more about Sydney, check out this Q&A:

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By itacareers
June 18, 2019

Birmingham: A Little Bit for Everyone

From earning the No. 2 spot on Market Watch’s 5 Places Emerging as America’s New Tech Hotspots and being named as one of the best large cities to start a business by WalletHub to landing on Thrillist’s, and Travel+Leisure’s radars and more, Birmingham has been all over the news lately. All of this publicity begs the question: What really sets Birmingham apart as a place to work and live? We asked a few of ITAC’s Birmingham team members, and here’s what they had to say:

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By itacareers
June 11, 2019

ITAC Solutions Welcomes Katharine Patton to the Birmingham Team

ITAC Solutions is thrilled to welcome Katharine Patton to the Birmingham team as an Associate Recruiter! Prior to joining the ITAC team, Katharine held a digital marketing/web development role in the healthcare industry in Washington D.C. and worked in the executive search space in Nashville. Katharine is looking forward to the fast-paced, big-team environment that ITAC and the staffing industry offer.

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By itacareers
June 4, 2019

Meet Leslie (Garcia) Shea – Recruiter in Nashville, TN

Meet ITAC Nashville Recruiter, Leslie Shea. She prides herself on being a personal cheerleader for her candidates. Though recruiting talented candidates is her main mission, Leslie does much more than that. She goes above and beyond to partner ITAC candidates with great clients. She helps them with their resumes, interview prep and more. To learn more about Leslie, check out this Q&A!

 

 

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By itacareers
May 21, 2019

ITAC Solutions Welcomes Hannah Jones to the Birmingham Team

ITAC Solutions is excited to welcome Hannah Jones to the Birmingham recruiting team! Hannah recently graduated from Auburn University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and is excited to return to her hometown to begin work as an Associate Recruiter. In her new role, Hannah will assist in seeking out candidates for open positions at various companies. To learn more about Hannah, check out this Q&A:

 

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By itacareers
May 14, 2019

Meet Stacey Bullen – Recruiter in Mobile

Meet Stacey Bullen. She began her recruiting career with ITAC in Birmingham, but since has moved South to recruit for accounting, office and IT positions in Mobile. You can find her engaging candidates, setting up interviews and communicating with clients. To learn more about Stacey, check out this Q&A!

 

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By itacareers
May 7, 2019

Best Careers for Working Moms

Did you know 74.4 percent of moms with children over the age of 6 are in the workforce? On average, these working moms juggle 59 hours of “off-the-clock” mom responsibilities each week, according to Protective Life’s Financial Facts of Motherhood

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By itacareers
April 30, 2019

How to Celebrate Administrative Professionals Day

So, what is an “administrative professional” anyway? WE think it’s the person our clients contact us about (sometimes in a panic). They rely on us to find them the person who is the “glue” that holds everything together—from personal appointments and commitments to making sure every call is answered with professionalism and warmth. Often, these are the people who wrangle the thoughts of those visionary leaders into a cohesive, digestible presentation with the style of a “creative” and the accuracy of an analyst.

 

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By itacareers
April 17, 2019

Mobile: A Port City with Potential

Mobile may be small, but it is a port city with great potential. In fact, Mobile was included on WalletHub’s 2019 Best Cities for Jobs list. Plus, the new Airbus assembly facility and Amazon distribution center are certainly contributing to this growth. Mobile Market Manager Tucker Frazer and Recruiters Annie McRee and Stacey Bullen shared what makes their market unique and where they expect to see growth in the job market.

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By itacareers
April 2, 2019

It’s a Good Time to be in Nashville

In case you haven’t heard, Nashville is BOOMING! ITAC Nashville Market Leader Kemper Trull and Recruiter Leslie Garcia are thrilled by the growth their market is experiencing. A renaissance has occurred in Nashville over the last 40 years. In fact, it has recently been ranked as the strongest metro economy in the U.S and as one of the best places in America for starting a business.

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By itacareers
February 26, 2019

Meet ITAC Mobile’s Market Manager: Tucker Frazer

Tucker Frazer believes an excited, newly-hired candidate and a grateful client are two things worth celebrating. As ITAC Mobile’s Market Manager, Tucker works closely with the entire team to provide exceptional service in a market where relationship and reputation are paramount. To learn more about Tucker, check out the Q&A below!

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By itacareers
February 19, 2019

ITAC Solutions Welcomes Alex Culberson to the Birmingham Team

ITAC Solutions is excited to welcome Alex Culberson to the Birmingham recruiting team! Alex graduated from Auburn University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing with a focus on sales. Alex said that recruiting seemed like a good fit for him because he enjoys meeting new people.  As an IT Recruiter, Alex strives to be a person his team can lean on for help and to reach his benchmark as quickly as possible. To learn more about Alex, check out this Q&A:

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By itacareers
January 22, 2019

10 Scarce Job Skills in Nashville

Despite being one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S. and experiencing an influx of new residents from across the country, Nashville is still suffering from a skills gap.  A skills gap occurs when employer demand for a certain skill exceeds worker supply of that skill in a certain area. For instance, while Nashville has an abundance of individuals specialized in music production and healthcare management, it is lacking tech-savvy individuals.

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By itacareers
June 5, 2018

It’s Nice to do Business in Birmingham

Just a few years ago, Birminghamians envied the growth and revival of other cities. Today, we have collectively established Birmingham as a breeding ground for success and are beginning to brag on our own city’s accomplishments. For instance, start-up stories, like Shipt, are making headlines and proving success is possible; companies, like Stewart Industries and Autocar, are choosing to relocate or expand to Birmingham; and small businesses are quickly growing into medium- and large-sized businesses.

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By itacareers
May 15, 2018

There’s Momentum in Mobile

From its family-friendly nature to its annual Mardi Gras festivities, living in Mobile has unique perks. This coastal town not only offers a low cost of living, but its small-town atmosphere and proximity to the beaches also generate a higher standard of living. Mobile may be a smaller town than any other ITAC market, but the momentum of the city rivals that of Nashville, Huntsville and Birmingham.

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By itacareers
March 13, 2018

ITAC Takes on Nashville

As one of the fastest-growing metropolitans in the U.S., Nashville is experiencing constant change in the company landscape and an influx of new talent from around the country. Not only is it known for its prominence in the healthcare industry, but Nashville’s technology sector is also seeing major growth. Overall, the city is becoming more transient, which brings in great diversity in ideas and experience and opens the door to job growth.

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By itacareers
February 6, 2018
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