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Job Seeker Advice: Making a Connection with the Interviewer

The interview is the most important part of the hiring process. You might seem like the perfect fit for a position on paper but to land the job, connecting with the interviewer will likely determine whether or not you will move forward in the process. This is even more critical in today’s tech-savvy world where many first interviews are conducted virtually or via telephone. If you fail to connect with your interviewer during the interview, he or she might assess that you may not interact well with co-workers, so it’s important to make a good first impression.

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By itacareers
December 10, 2019

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

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 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

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

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

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

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
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