6 Job Search Tips for New Graduates

6 Job Search Tips for New GradsCalling all 2017 college grads! It’s time to toss those caps in the air and celebrate! Not only did you finally receive that esteemed degree, but the odds of finding a job are actually in your favor. According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, 74 percent of employers say they plan to hire recent college graduates this year, which is the highest outlook since 2007. But, this does not mean you can slack off in your job search. With nearly 1.9 million students graduating this spring, you have some competition.

To standout from other job seekers and make yourself more marketable to employers, check out these 6 tips: Continue reading

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ITAC Solutions Honored with 2017 Top Tiger Distinction by Auburn University

AuburnTigersLogoWe are thrilled and proud to announce that ITAC earned the distinction of being a 2017 Top Tiger for the third year in a row! This honor is awarded to the fastest-growing companies founded, owned or led by Auburn University alumni. The Top Tigers program celebrates the entrepreneurial success of alumni from each of Auburn’s 12 degree-granting colleges and schools and is presented by the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business at Auburn University. Continue reading

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ITAC Solutions Welcomes Kim Paschall to the Atlanta Team

Kim Paschell New Hire HeadshotITAC is excited to welcome Kim Paschall to ITAC’s Atlanta team. As a Recruiter, Kim will be sourcing, pre-screening and interviewing applicants in order to thoroughly understand their needs and match them with the talent needs of ITAC’s Atlanta clients and business partners.

Kim graduated from Rutgers University with a bachelor’s degree in labor studies and employment relations. Kim has always been captivated by recruiting and even held a part-time position with a head hunter during college. After graduation, Kim began her career in a coordinator role for a recruiting team in New Jersey and has held recruiting and coordinator positions ever since. Kim spent almost 7 years in a long-standing contract as a professional recruiter before taking on a small contract recruiting role prior to joining ITAC’s team. With her passion for the industry and extensive experience, Kim will make an exceptional addition to ITAC’s Atlanta team. To learn more about Kim, check out the Q&A below! Continue reading

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ITAC Solutions Welcomes Karsen Wilford to the ITAC Team

FullSizeRenderITAC is excited to welcome Karsen Wilford to the ITAC team as the Office Professionals Recruiting Manager. In her new role, Karsen will train, lead and manage ITAC’s Office Professionals recruiting team in all locations. Karsen’s role is unique because she will not only be accountable for keeping the team on track to meet their goals, but she will also be leading by example with recruiting responsibilities of her own.

Karsen began her career recruiting for another staffing group for 7 years before leaving to work in the Human Resources department of a financial company. Prior to joining ITAC’s team, Karsen worked for McKinney Capital as a Recruiting Manager for Satellites Unlimited. In this position, her team recruited and hired technicians for 14 locations in the Southeast for Dish Network. With her extensive recruiting and leadership experience, Karsen will make an outstanding addition to ITAC’s Birmingham team. To learn more about Karsen, check out the Q&A below! Continue reading

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Well, Well, Well…If It Isn’t ITAC!

By: Charles Baughman, ITAC Solutions Chief Administrative Officer

Career Opportunity

Remember back in 2008/2009 when the economy was horrible and even in 2010 when things started picking up again? Everyone was shopping their résumé around hoping to find stable employment and fortunately, as the numbers tell us, unemployment is now remarkably low. Even though unemployment is low, companies like CareerBuilder are finding that 3 out of 4 workers are either actively seeking or are open to new jobs. Since most people are working, we know there’s little time for editing your résumé, updating your LinkedIn profile or even checking out the opportunities that are out there…. Continue reading

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ITAC Solutions Welcomes Joy Cummings to the Birmingham Team

Joy Cummings New Hire HeadshotITAC is excited to welcome Joy Cummings to the Birmingham Team as a Payroll Specialist. After spending most of her career in the mass marketing and automotive advertising industries, Joy was ready for a career change and ITAC was there to help her make it happen. In her new role, Joy will manage ITAC’s payroll and billing processes. With her experience in multi-tasking and managing billing, Joy will make an excellent addition to ITAC’s Birmingham team. To learn more about Joy, check out the Q&A below! Continue reading

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What Employers Really Want

By: Ashley Rickels, IT Recruiter

In a lot of ways, a job search is like match-making…finding a position and employer who match what you have to offer and what you are looking for.  While an interview is a chance for the employer to determine if a candidate is a good fit for their hiring needs, it’s also just as much an opportunity for the candidate to find out if the job (and very importantly the company) would be a good match for them.  A common misconception is that candidates should “say the right thing” in an interview.  That can cause a lot of unnecessary pressure and anxiety and possibly land them the wrong job.  Interviews should be a two-way conversation with the expectation of learning more about the opportunity in hopes that it will be a good match.  Continue reading

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Why Your Company Needs a Social Media Policy

Social Media PolicyOh, the age of social media, when one derogatory post by an employee can put your company under fire. Remember the video prank of two Domino’s employees? Or Taco Bell’s “taco licker” crisis? Though these are extreme examples, they demonstrate the negative impact employees’ flippant use of social media can have on a company. Continue reading

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6 LinkedIn Tips from an ITAC Recruiter

LinkedIn TipsJob seekers often underestimate the power of an impressive profile and using LinkedIn as a tool in their job search. Because recruiters often rely on LinkedIn to find potential candidates for their clients, it’s important for job seekers to optimize their profile and stay engaged on LinkedIn.

Whether you’re seeking new opportunities or just keeping your profile up-to-date, check out these 6 tips from ITAC Senior Professional Recruiter Katie Campbell: Continue reading

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How to Make a New Employee Feel Unwelcome

On-boarding mistakesStarting a new job is exciting, but it’s not the easiest adjustment, which is why it’s important to make a good impression on new employees. Having a planned and welcoming on-boarding process leads to higher job satisfaction, increased performance levels and lower turnover. After all, a bad first day of work may send new hires running for the hills. Continue reading

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