Cybersecurity Professionals Needed: Here’s How to Become One

By Michelle (Olech) Witiak |   Tue, Apr 16, 2019 @ 07:30 AM

It is hard to imagine anyone not understanding the importance of cybersecurity these days. From experts in the field to anyone with a bank account, almost everyone of us is touched by technology. We all have passwords and probably most of us have had to replace a card or two because of a data breach. The news is filled with reports of cyber interference and hacking in everything from elections to compromising celebrity photos, to say nothing of the threat of terrorism and espionage. These threats are real and everywhere.

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The Benefits of Blockchain in the Staffing Industry

By Josh Seliner |   Tue, Mar 26, 2019 @ 08:02 AM

Blockchain. Blockchain. Blockchain.

Over the past decade you have probably heard the word Blockchain on quite a few different occasions. The concept of Blockchain was first outlined in 1991 by computer scientists Stuart Haber and W. Scott Stornetta, in an attempt to implement a system where documented time stamps could be set to an unchangeable state. At the time, the world’s collective computing power was unable to take the concept to fruition, however nearly 30 years later, we are beginning to see blockchain technology rise to prominence in the tech world.

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Gender Equality in Staffing: Reflecting on an Incredible Moment at the Golden Globes

By Andrea Brenholz, CEO / President |   Thu, Jan 17, 2019 @ 01:03 PM

The Golden Globe Awards Ceremony is always fun to watch, but I especially loved this year’s broadcast because of one incredibly powerful and inspiring moment. With millions of people watching, as Regina King accepted her award for best supporting actress, she chose to use this important moment to address a systemic issue felt in Hollywood and across the country. That issue is gender equality.

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It’s impossible to hire all the digital talent you need; that makes training and upskilling even more important to your business

By Wendy Sun, Vice President of Recruiting |   Mon, Dec 17, 2018 @ 11:02 AM

What is digital talent? It is the people that are needed to use the technology that is transforming almost every area of business. Whether it’s finance, marketing, security, product development, supply chain – you name it, it’s being affected, transformed, disrupted even, by new technology every day. It’s happening very quickly, and it will always be ongoing; there’s no end to innovation.

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AI and the Future of Recruiting

By Wendy Sun, Vice President of Recruiting |   Thu, Dec 13, 2018 @ 08:45 AM

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been around since the 1950s, but in more recent years has exploded in popularity with companies and consumers alike. While some may fear the dawn of our artificially intelligent friends, many different industries have a good reason to be excited and interested in pursuing an AI-based strategy for improvements to the company workplace.

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Virtual Reality – It’s a hot topic; How can it help in hiring?

By Andrea Brenholz, CEO / President |   Mon, Nov 19, 2018 @ 11:35 AM

Virtual Reality (VR) is still in its infancy, but it’s a breakthrough that is set to usher in major changes to the world of business and hiring in general. As the newest medium for human-computer interaction, VR has proven to be wildly entertaining, with the gaming industry being an early adopter, while also bringing benefits for many different industries. As a relatively new technology, it is already making an impact on the recruiting and hiring process.

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Managing IT Worker Burnout

By Wendy Sun, Vice President of Recruiting |   Wed, Oct 17, 2018 @ 10:17 AM

Job burnout. It happens. You notice that former star employees are now struggling just to get the bare minimum of work done. Your team doesn’t seem to be getting along, people are snapping at each other. Or they seem to just be going through the motions without their usual enthusiasm. Sick days are up, productivity is down. Burnout is a frustrating situation for employers and employees alike. If it’s not addressed, someone usually quits, and losing a good worker is something no team can afford to do!

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What It Takes to Run the Next Generation of a Family Owned Business

By Andrea Brenholz, CEO / President |   Mon, Aug 06, 2018 @ 10:11 AM

What does the phrase “family owned business” mean to you? For us at ATR, it means a lot. As the Chief Strategy Officer of this organization, I’ve experienced firsthand what it’s like to grow up in a family business. Along the way I’ve learned what separates us from others, how to evolve, and why it’s necessary to maintain a legacy. Here’s a look behind the scenes.

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