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Staying Relevant in Today’s Information Technology Job Market

Information Technology Job Market

Information Technology Job Market By Nikki Motas Senior Technical Recruiter Today’s Information Technology job market is hot! With the best candidates quickly finding the positions they’re looking for, it’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that you don’t need to put any effort into preparing yourself for your next job. However, the reality… read more

Jira Service Desk is So Incredibly Popular and This is Why

  By Dave Theodore Atlassian Team Manager If you’re in the market for a service desk solution, you’re probably wondering if Jira Service Desk is for you. Perhaps whatever you’re currently using to run your service desk just isn’t working for you anymore, is too expensive or is being discontinued by the vendor. Maybe you… read more

Getting Started with an ITSM Knowledge Base

By Josh Knutkowski Senior Atlassian Engineer One of our clients is a huge proponent of Jira Service Desk, Atlassian’s software for tracking and resolving issues. When they first started using Jira Service Desk they had to work hard to talk departments into using it. Now that it has gained traction in their company, department heads… read more

4 Reasons Why Jira Users Love Jira Service Desk

Jira Service Desk

By: Dave Theodore Atlassian Team Manager Over the past few years we’ve found that more and more of our clients are using Atlassian’s Jira. Whether they’ve implemented Jira as a development tool or are taking advantage of one of its other applications (such as tracking business processes and work flows), most have one thing in… read more

Keys to Successful Contractor Onboarding

Contractor Onboarding

Contractor Onboarding By Nathan Lundberg Contract Services Manager One of the many things that sets Coyote Creek’s Contract Services offering apart from that of competitors is our hands-on approach to consultant management. We don’t just send a person out on an assignment and then figure that “no news is good news.” We actively stay in… read more

Successful Event Marketing Tips For You

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Successful Event Marketing Tips By: Jennifer Gonzales Marketing Coordinator   Always Plan Ahead You just found out about a new event that your company will be hosting six months from now. You feel like you have all the time in the world to plan a successful event. Then three months quickly passes and you’re scrambling to… read more

Finding the Right Recruiter For You

finding the right recruiter

Finding the Right Recruiter By: Nikki Motas Senior Technical Recruiter If you’re in the market for a new job, finding the right recruiter can be vital. The ideal recruiter acts as your personal sales person, helping you get a position that is a terrific fit for you. Working with the wrong recruiter, however, can be… read more

The Importance of an Information Technology Escalation Process

Information Technology Escalation Process

 Information Technology Escalation Process By: Romeo Cavestany Systems Engineer It’s almost lunch time and the phones are lighting up in the IT department. The email system is down, and everyone from the President to the Receptionist is calling to say there’s a problem. Of course, thanks to your monitoring system, IT had already noticed that… read more

Our Short-Term Contractor Screening Criteria

Short-Term Contractor Screening Criteria

Short-term Contractor Screening Criteria By Mike Dobrev Senior Technical Recruiter  When it comes to recruiting, the reality is that you don’t always want to bring on IT talent as direct hires. Sometimes you’re just looking for a short-term contractor to help you meet deadlines during a crunch period, provide specialized expertise for a project or… read more

Swag, What is it Good For Really?

Swag

Swag By Jennifer Gonzales Marketing Coordinator We have all been to conferences, festivals, concerts and other events where we received “swag,” i.e. company-branded merchandise that is given away as a form of advertising. The question is, are these free giveaways effective? From the marketer’s point of view, what exactly is swag (also known as “promotional… read more