Mentor circle

Ten Guiding Principles to Being the Mentor Your Organization Needs

April 3, 2017 Posted by Greg Finch Leaders and mentors take various forms in our lives—parents, relatives, teachers, coaches, and maybe bosses. Leaders practice their authority because it brings their causes, companies, or themselves greater value. Mentors, on the other hand, seek to transfer his or her wisdom to encourage the success of others. Leaders […]

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Breakdown Change and Become Open to Opportunity

March 30, 2017 Posted by Melissa Roth As the Indianapolis tech industry grows, large companies throughout the city are adapting to stay up-to-date and on the competitive edge. After experiencing this push for change first hand at SmartIT, I was excited to read Mike Langellier’s article on the growing technology industry in Indianapolis, and how […]

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Sourcer vs Recruiter

The Ultimate Debate: Sourcing Vs. Recruiting

March 14, 2017 Posted By Allison Williams Sourcing isn’t always recruiting but recruiting should always involve sourcing. Have you ever thought to yourself, “What’s the difference between a Sourcer and a Recruiter?” You’re not the only one. This question is tossed around a lot by people not working within the industry, and their confusion can cause some […]

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Contract vs. Traditional Blog

3 Reasons to Take That Contract Role

February 28, 2017 Posted By Jamie Vasileff One of the first questions interested candidates ask me during conversations about job openings is, “Is this role a contract?” In my six years of IT recruiting, the answer to this question has been the biggest indicator if that person will be interested in learning more about a […]

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The Best Way to Adopt a DAD – Disciplined Agile Delivery

February 22, 2017 Posted by John Harrison When should you adopt DAD? Not that Dad, Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD). There has been a great deal of attention around software development over the past 15+ years.  New frameworks and methodologies have been developed, tools developed to support them, and languages evolving to take advantage of the […]

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3 Habits a Successful Recruiter Lives By

February 6, 2017 Posted by Madison Dwenger Recruiter: A person whose job is to enlist or enroll people as employees or as members of an organization. Pick up the phone, make a few calls and place a candidate right? Wrong. While recruiting can be done anywhere in the world and for any type of industry, […]

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A SmartIT Blog Series: Business and Digital Transformation – A Staffing and Consulting Company’s Transformation Journey

January 25, 2017 Posted by Steven Farley Part I:  Preparing for the Transformation Journey  SmartIT is a staffing and consulting firm based in Indianapolis, Indiana, with offices in Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio.  Since being established in 2005 as an IT staffing firm, we have had continuous growth and are currently undertaking a business transformation initiative […]

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