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Be Careful of Unintended Consequences

17 January 2017 0

The negative light now being shined so brightly on the H-1 program and immigration as a whole seems to be painting all foreign workers with the broad brush of either itinerant farm workers or extremely low paid technology workers, who just based on their cost alone, are taking jobs away from qualified Americans. This is based on a very select examples of misguided decisions by corporations to spit in the eye of the American worker by blatantly replacing them with outsourced H1 workers, with no v...

A “For Profit” Technical School takes a Big Hit or Do We?

Posted by:whitridge in Technology Careers
13 September 2016 0

ITT Technical Institute, well known in the 90’s for its aggressive ads on television espousing the demand for Architects, Structural and Civil Engineers along with Computer Aided Designers, implying an unending demand for people with the skill they trained, has met its untimely death. What caused their demise was continuous, inappropriate, and unsupportable claims of placement rates, earnings capabilities, and almost a guarantee of a job after graduation, along with violation of regulations of...

Meet Your Whitridge IT Recruiter

30 August 2016 0

Meet Your Whitridge IT Recruiter NAME: Luis Gallo TITLE: Staffing Specialist  YEARS W/ WHITRIDGE: 2 In the third installment of Meet Your Whitridge IT Recruiter, we are thrilled to introduce you to Luis Gallo, a Staffing Specialist here at Whitridge Associates. Luis brings professionalism and a sense of humor to our team and we are so happy he is part of the Whitridge family.  Q: What is your background both educationally and professionally? And how did that lead you to IT r...

WHITRIDGE ASSOCIATES OPENS NEWTON, MA LOCATION

Posted by:whitridge in Business & Technology, Technology Careers
03 August 2016 0

Expansion Due To Client, Candidate and Consultant Demand BOSTON, MA – August 3, 2016 – Whitridge Associates, a leading business and technology staffing firm announced today the opening of its Newton, MA location. The new office expands the Whitridge footprint and will be home to Whitridge’s National Recruitment Center   and sales teams focused on supporting technology, federal and healthcare clients throughout the United States, along with candidates and consultants nationally...

Meet Your Whitridge IT Recruiter

02 August 2016 0

Meet Your Whitridge IT Recruiter NAME: Maria Nagel TITLE: IT Staffing Specialist     YEARS W/ WHITRIDGE: 1 1/2  In our second addition of "Meet Your Whitridge IT Recruiter," we'd like to introduce you to the wonderful and talented, Maria Nagel. We asked Maria several questions about her life outside of Whitridge and how she works hard to help our IT consultants.  Q: What is your background both educationally and professionally? And how did that lead you to rec...

Four IT Consultants Share Project Management Best Practices

12 July 2016 0

Recently, we asked some of our top IT Project Managers what they consider to be best practices in their field and what education they would recommend to become a star Project Manager. Below you will find their answers.  ​1. What do you think is the best training/education for becoming a successful IT Project Manager? Marissa: Learning the SDLC methodologies (Software Development Life Cycle) of managing a project Knowledge of the varying types of methods in the industr...

Meet Your Whitridge IT Recruiter

07 June 2016 0

Meet Your Whitridge IT Recruiter NAME: Nick Butcher TITLE: IT Staffing Specialist  YEARS W/ WHITRIDGE: 3 ½    Over the coming months, we want to introduce you to members of the Whitridge Associates team. In IT recruiting, it really is your employees that make you successful and our team is the perfect example of that. With that said, meet Nick. We asked several questions about him personally and how he works to help our IT consultants.    Q:   ...

Freelance, What’s Freelance?

Posted by:whitridge in Technology Careers
26 April 2016 0

Before we introduce you to the information contained in the article below, I think the subject bears the question, what really is a freelancer? Is it a person who operates alone from their home or an individual office and picks up engagements by working their network and building their reputation in the market? Is it someone that depends on a group of people as part of a consulting firm or an agency that leverages the entire group of people involved to generate work for all? Is it a contractor/ ...

Is the war for talent becoming more like an impending catastrophe for innovation?

Posted by:whitridge in Technology Careers
02 March 2016 0

The talent shortage in the innovation hubs of the country like Boston, Silicon Valley, Austin, etc. are taking a toll on highly innovative companies that have proven track records of growth and success. It is inhibiting their ability to reach their market potential due to the lack of  capacity to locate and attract the technology people they need to propel the company to its next level. This situation has been newsworthy for several years now and the status has gotten worse as companies ...

WHITRIDGE ASSOCIATES WINS INAVERO’S 2016 BEST OF STAFFING® CLIENT AND TALENT AWARDS

18 February 2016 0

BOSTON, MA – February 18, 2016 – Whitridge Associates, a leading business and technology staffing firm announced today they have won Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for providing superior service to their clients and job seekers. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, Inavero’s Best of Staffing winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based completely on the ratings given to them by their clients and the permanent and temporary employees t...

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