Winter 2018/2019

Happy New Year and welcome back to another edition of the IT Industry Rundown! I hope the holiday season rewarded you all with some well-deserved rest and relaxation.

As we flip the calendar to 2019, it's time to turn our attention to one of the greatest challenges facing IT departments - attracting and retaining top technical talent. So, as you read through this edition of our client newsletter, you'll find articles ranging from how best to attract top tech talent to practices your business can adopt in order to act quickly when opportunity presents itself.

We hope you find these articles informative as you strive to get your New Year off on the right foot. And, as always, remember to connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter for even more IT industry information.

Chris O’Neill
President & CEO


Value of Company Culture in the Gig Economy

The gig economy is a system in which temporary positions are common and where organizations contract with independent contractors and/or staffing firms for short-term engagements. Despite the short nature of this work, however, temporary workers (contractors) still place value in company culture. This blog addresses the aspects of company culture that temporary workers value and are attracted by. Read More >>

Artificial Intelligence and Recruiting

There's a strong negative connotation associated with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the workplace as the fears over job automation and job loss are very real. However, AI can also be of great help - especially for recruiters and hiring managers. This blog examines AI's impact on the recruiting industry and forecasts the changes/advancements still to come. Read More >>

IT Hiring Expectations for 2019

As 2019 begins to take shape, hiring managers and IT decision makers need to have their fingers on the pulse of what's going on in the world of IT. This blog takes a look at the IT jobs that will be most in-demand, the IT skill sets that are expected to be most sought after, and the hiring trends expected to shape the industry. Read More >>


The Top 3 Ways to Save Money on Your Next IT Project

If you're about to engage in, or have already started, a large IT project there's little doubt that you want the project to succeed. If not properly managed, however, things can go south in a hurry - costing your company both time and money. This article focuses on three primary moves you should take to ensure your projects end in success. Read More >>

How Can You Attract the Best Tech Talent?

If you remember our last newsletter, the primary theme dealt with the IT skills gap (the difference between the demand for IT workers and their supply). This has resulted in a highly competitive marketplace for top tech talent. That's why, in your search for said talent, you need to focus on what matters to them. This article explains what you can do in order to attract and retain top tech talent. Read More >>

The 6 Employee Benefits Job Candidates Want Most

Piggybacking off of the previous article, this article takes a look at the benefits job seekers most highly desire. In an effort to lure top tech talent, these are the benefits - beyond a competitive salary, paid time off, and health insurance - employers can and should be offering (think work/life balance). Read More >>

7 Ways to Streamline Your Hiring Process in 2019

A slow hiring process is one of the main reasons employers miss out on top available talent. With fewer workers available to complete projects, deadlines are being missed and revenue streams diminished. This article shows how to streamline your hiring process by providing some creative and effective hiring strategy tips. Read More >>


"PSCI doesn't inundate us with resumes; they believe in finding a few candidates of quality and will then even rank with their own assessment notes."

​– Director of IT Applications, Leading Energy Company