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York Solutions Co-Sponsored Second Annual Veteran Career Summit

We were honored to co-sponsor the second annual Veteran Career Summit alongside Exegistics and the ICATT Apprenticeship Program. This years’ summit focused on the value of developing a workplace initiative to recruit and retain veteran employees. As a veteran-owned business, certified by the National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC), York Solutions is dedicated to helping…

PMO Recap: How To Be An OKR Super Star

Why do we want to be OKR Superstars? Last Friday, at our Project Management Office Group Meeting we discussed just that. A huge thank you to Michaele Gardner, Adjunct Professor at the University of St. Thomas, for leading this interactive conversation.   As we kicked off the meeting, we began with defining objectives and key results. An objective…

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Why Speed Matters in IT Hiring

The battle for IT talent is increasingly competitive, as unemployment remains low and qualified tech candidates are in high demand. As the share of IT and IT-intensive jobs has rapidly increased in recent years – 19.5% from 2004 to 2017, compared to 2.4% for other jobs – the IT talent shortage has become a pressing…

ITL Recap: Threat Security

At our most recent Leadership Meeting (ITL), we learned about how the “old school days” of robbing a bank and predictive analysis have created several lessons that are applicable in a world of threat and cybersecurity.  I want to thank Jim McJunkin for engaging us on the topic of Threat Security – How to build…

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The ROI of Returnship Programs

It is no small task to re-enter the workforce after an extended absence. Even for people who have strong skills and years of professional experience, like veterans leaving military service, stay-at-home parents going back to work, and people switching career paths, it can be challenging to get a foot in the door. Because they don’t…

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York Solutions Named One of the 2019 Best Places to Work by The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

York Solutions, a veteran owned IT consulting firm that uses a non-transactional, value-based approach to provide clients with custom workforce solutions to fit their business needs to successfully complete IT projects, was named as one of the 2019 Best Places to Work by The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal is celebrating…