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Confront Concerns About IT Staff Augmentation: 4 Benefits of Engaging a Partner

As an in-house IT manager, a CIO, a CTO or a business professional, you may already have grasped the critical need for additional help on an IT project – whether it is ongoing assistance or help for a standalone project. You see the full picture. You know your IT team is overwhelmed, you know their skill set and you know you can’t get the job done with the existing knowledge and resources you have. You also understand the importance of getting that job done quickly and effectively. Read More

Over Half of Employers “Significantly Relying” on Contingent Hires

Over half of employers significantly relying on contingent hires. Talent cloud company iCIMS surveyed over 500 U.S. HR professionals to provide a comprehensive view of the labor market, including the peaks and valleys in hiring, job openings, and applicant activity across industries, as well as a forward-looking outlook into 2021 and beyond. “Hiring is more competitive than ever,” said Charles Mah, Chief Evangelist at iCIMS. “Creating a solid starting lineup of qualified candidates can help support efforts to find best-fit candidates, diversify, build new skills in your organization, and create a community of brand ambassadors. But, diversifying pipelines in this environment requires new thinking. It is critical to create authentic, dynamic experiences and then apply smart analysis to build out and broaden talent pools strategically.”  Read More

When is Staff Augmentation Necessary in Health IT?


Hiring on-demand help (contract-to-hire) gives organizations quick (and scalable) bandwidth to tackle a range of important projects. Staff augmentation allows healthcare systems to bring in experts for short-term projects and fill gaps in specific staffing needs. By gaining access to unique skill sets without having to hire additional full-time employees, this practice can provide health systems with greater flexibility in completing critical IT projects. It’s a sizable undertaking: The global staffing industry, a primary supplier of staff augmentation talent, was estimated to support $491 billion in annual spending just prior to the pandemic — and a resulting migration toward remote work and increased investments in digital infrastructure could spur more growth. Read More

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