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EGW’s Dan Jachlewski named Award Recipient

In Hilbert College’s Tenth Annual San Damiano Award ceremony held on October 2, 2015, EGW’s Dan Jachlewski was named the 2015 recipient of the Dominique Thompson Memorial Alumni of the Year Award. This award is named in memory of alumna Dominique Thompson ’04, who during her short time dedicated an immense amount of time and … Continued

Unlimited Paid Vacation – Dream or Nightmare?

In a recent article, “Pros & Cons of Unlimited Vacation Time for Employees”, Brian Anelante reveals the holistic Pros & Cons of unlimited vacation time. But he missed the more practical advantages and pitfalls. Yes, unlimited vacation time is loved by all. No tracking, no arguments. Just do your job – everyone’s on the same playing … Continued

How to Spend your Training Time? Follow the Numbers

Every team has A and B players. And every manager needs to decide how to spend his or her time training – does she work hard with the B player trying to bring them up to speed? Or analyze an A player’s performance to see how they can get even better? The answer? Follow the … Continued

Staffing Employment Grew 5.4% In 2014

New Data from Quarterly ASA Staffing Employment and Sales Survey U.S. staffing companies employed an average of 3.2 million temporary and contract workers per week in 2014, up 5.4% from 2013, according to data released today by the American Staffing Association. “Staffing and recruiting firms are playing an extremely important role in helping millions of … Continued

Why Hiring Exclusively For Experience Doesn’t Make Sense

Five-to-seven years of Python experience; 10-plus years of .net; minimum three years of Ruby. In the software development world, nearly every job post seems to include thresholds such as these — prerequisites intended to narrow and create a stronger applicant pool. You see it in virtually every other industry too: 10 years sales experience, five … Continued