Welcome back to another edition of PSCI's client newsletter, the IT
Industry Rundown! The birds are chirping, the days are getting
longer, and temperatures are finally starting to rise. Spring is
definitely in the air!
While change is happening outside, it's the change inside that we'd
like to focus on. More specifically, the gender gap within the IT
industry. While we may be a week removed from March and Women's
History Month, Women in Tech is a topic that needs to be focused on
year round. That's why we've focused on highlighting articles that
deal with inclusion, attraction, and mentorship for women in
Beyond those articles, however, there's also a
great piece from 60
Minutes we encourage everyone to check out that focuses on
closing the gender gap in technology.
Aside from those pieces, you'll also find original content related
to strengthening relationships with staffing providers, the
benefits associated with partnering with staffing providers, and
why Delaware is such a great place for business.
I hope you find these articles both informative and inspiring. And
please remember to connect with us on LinkedIn,
Twitter for even
more IT industry information.
How to Build a Successful Recruiter/Employer
contract workers allows employers to increase the diversity of
their teams, reduce overhead, and improve organizational
flexibility. Since the number of contract workers is on the rise,
managers would be best served to familiarize themselves with the
profession and the staffing partners who provide them. This blog
serves as a how-to guide on appropriate communication, boundary
setting and expectations, and how the partnership with a staffing
firm is a two-way street.
3 (More) Reasons to Partner with a Staffing
There are a multitude of
benefits an employer can expect to receive when partnering with a
staffing firm. Low overhead costs, quicker hires, and the ability
to conduct trial runs via contract-to-hire positions being a few of
them. There are even more, however! This blog takes a look at three
more reasons your organization would be wise to partner with a
staffing firm. Read More
Why Delaware is the Place for
always known Delaware to be a great state for employment, recent
research has confirmed it! According to a recent US News and World
Report study, Delaware ranks 7th in terms of states with the most
opportunity. From its corporate laws and economy to its location,
this blog takes a look at the reasons why.
5 Steps We Can All Take to Make Tech More
While undeniable strides
have been made, evidence supports that the tech industry still has
a long way to go to close the gender gap. There's good news,
however. Drastic changes aren't needed to improve inclusivity.
Enacting these 5 simple actions can make a world of
9 Strategies to Attract More Women in
Fact: More than half of
college-educated workers are women, yet women make up only 25% of
college-educated STEM workers. However, employers who invest in
hiring and retaining women in STEM careers enjoy an increase in
productivity, generate more revenue, and are more likely to be seen
as innovation leaders in their market. By adopting these 9
strategies, your organization can help attract more women in
How to Launch Mentorship Programs for Women in
One of the biggest barriers for women in the
workplace, especially in the tech industry, is a lack of female
mentorship. While mentorships can (and do) prove to be truly
invaluable for the mentee, organizations as a whole can also
benefit from mentorship programs. The Tech Republic, via Chronus (a
leader in mentoring software), provides steps businesses can take
in order to create a successful female-focused mentorship
"PSCI was very successful in
providing the right technical people to help us achieve our project
goals. Having the right people, who could hit the ground running,
helped us to bring in our project, on time, and with great success.
The team approach has worked very well for us and has become the
model for our future development needs."
– Technology Director,