Recent Updates

Spain is hot spot for IT talent

25 September 2013

Demand from companies outside Spain to hire Spanish information and communications technology professionals rose 20 percent during the first half of 2013, compared with the same period last year, according to analysis by online job site, Ticjob.es.


Web: Epic spawns growth in consulting jobs

25 September 2013

The (Milwaukee, Wis.) Journal Sentinel reports on consulting jobs created by Epic Systems Corp., a provider of electronic medicals records systems.


Staffing Stream: Is the STEM bubble set to pop?

25 September 2013

People are being told the key to finding high-paying jobs is to have science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills.


Survey finds only 35% of firms confident in cyber security

25 September 2013

A new cyber security survey found that only a 35 percent of companies are completely or very confident in the security of their information.


Computer science has fourth-highest starting salary

25 September 2013

Computer science majors had the fourth-highest average starting salary among all U.S. grads earning bachelor’s degrees in this year.


IGate names new president and CEO

25 September 2013

IGate Corp. (NASD: IGTE) named Ashok Vemuri as president and CEO effective Sept. 16.


Interest growing in big data, Gartner finds

25 September 2013

Companies have plans for big data. A survey by Gartner Inc. found that 64 percent of companies worldwide plan to invest in big data this year, up from 58 percent last year.


First-ever global IT staffing market estimates released

25 September 2013

The global IT staffing market is estimated at $55.4 billion, according to Staffing Industry Analysts’ first-ever detailed global estimates.


Shooting Puts Focus on Contractors’ Background Checks

25 September 2013

Some staffing buyers require background checks of contract workers. However, the shootings last week at the Washington Navy Yard raised concerns over the federal government’s vetting processes of its contractors. 


Staffing Industry Alive and Kicking

25 September 2013

A decade ago, the staffing industry was projected to grow at an incredible pace over a long period of time. Things didn’t quite work out that way, but the industry is still alive and kicking, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog.