Lila is Vice President of Staffing Services for PC Connection with over 24 years of experience in consulting, staffing, hiring, and human resources. She is part of the National Staffing & Recruiting Industry Association (NSRIA), as well as the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Her hobbies include boating, interior decorating, and working with children and teaching.
Articles by Lila Nelms
There’s no doubt about it, it’s encouraging to see the great uptick in technology hiring. As technology becomes more and more complex and diverse, companies nationwide are feeling the pressure to find the expertise they need—and quick. Companies can no longer afford to put critical IT initiatives on the back burner, due to a knowledge gap on their IT team.
In today’s current economic climate, organizations have to be flexible in the ups and downs of hiring—considering costs, time allocated, and available resources. The Contract-to-Hire staffing model can work perfectly to cost-effectively streamline the hiring process. Contract-to-Hire offers the most flexible approach to adding resources, freeing you up from the paperwork and obligation of a Direct-Hire employee. Learn why Contract-to-Hire is the best solution for your IT staffing needs.
Capable IT talent is difficult to find these days, and the workload just seems to keep growing. So what’s an IT Manager to do? Hiring a contractor may be a smart move. However, there are a few key points to consider first.
Let’s face it; the employment span from 2009–2012 was nothing short of painful, especially for technology professionals. Supply was plentiful, and salaries were negotiable. Referral and sign-on bonuses quickly became a thing of the past, and companies had the luxury of interviewing 10–15 candidates before they made a decision. Since January 2013, the market has shifted drastically, and it’s time to change your recession way of thinking when it comes to hiring technical talent if you want to stay on top of your game.
When you need to fill important IT positions in your organization, Contract-to-Hire staffing is a surefire way to streamline the entire process, saving you time and money, in addition to getting your projects on the way to completion sooner. If you’re facing the challenge of acquiring the right IT talent, having a Contract-to-Hire staffing partner can help. For more benefits of the Contract-to-Hire process, read on.