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America’s “Farm-to-Fork” Capital Between 2014 and 2015, the most recent years for which census data is available, nearly 170,000 people moved to Sacramento, the majority of which (25 percent) were aged 25 to 34. In just five years, Sacramento’s population has grown by six percentage points. So why are people choosing to call Sacramento home? […]

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New Year/Five Methods to Up the Ante 20% or More on I.T. Project Success

Most I.T. Departments are over-extended and under-resourced. If you are in a managerial role, you probably have a huge task list of projects to prepare for or complete in 2018 in order to improve business processes. Visualize receiving 20% or more work output from your team and at least that amount of additional business satisfaction […]

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The Results Are In! | Sacramento Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Survey

We surveyed a select pool of companies in the Greater Sacramento Area and received a 20% response that represented a good cross-section of several different industries: Of the respondents, an equal amount had plans to implement in the next year or no plans at all. But the companies with no plans to implement in the […]

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How Relevant is Glassdoor Info when you are Quietly Thinking about Applying to a Job Posting? Get the Straight Scoop This Way:

So you are ready to make a career change. You are gainfully employed but you have had it with your boss OR long hours OR boring work OR lack of growth, whatever the case may be. You’re in luck, there is lots going on now in terms of career opportunities, BUT it is “the devil […]

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No-Fear Interviewing: 3 Tips

Know Something, Ask Something, Contribute Something It’s a great time to be a job seeker in Sacramento!  Which on the one hand means you can be choosy, but on the other means you may have to go on a lot of interviews to find that perfect position.  Whether you are fresh out of college and […]

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Making the Most Out of Your Candidate Interviews

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Losing Top Candidates in the Interview Process? Here are Five Dysfunctional Roadblocks in Your Hiring Workflow that Candidates Hate

The competition is fierce for top talent in almost all job functions, especially for information technology and accounting and finance. The unemployment rate for Northern California is 3.1 (Santa Clara County) to 4.6 (Sacramento County) overall. In I.T. and other high demand job functions, there are negative unemployment rates. What this means to a growing […]

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Lower Than Expected Job Offer? Upsides to Consider-

Don’t Rule Out a New Opportunity Until You Take These Factors Into Consideration: When changing careers, no one wants to take a step back with salary. However, making a change for the better, especially when it propels you towards your three to five year career goals (create them if you haven’t already) and your personal […]

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Why Job Offers Should Be In Writing

Verbal Offers Don’t Feel Solid to Candidates Yes, there are companies out there that offer positions verbally, relying on the outside recruiter or HR department to extend the details in an email, over the phone or in person. These companies tend to be very casual in terms of culture, which is an appealing culture for […]

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