Managing Veterans in the Workplace

5 Tips for Managing Veterans in the Workplace

Millions of former U.S. service members are now part of the civilian workforce, bringing diverse skills and experiences to their new employers. But sometimes cultural differences can create obstacles for veteran employees and civilian managers, preventing clear communication and understanding. By recognizing some of these common challenges, you can help ease the transition for veterans…

Think IT Member Profile Sumal Paravath

Think IT Member Spotlight: Sumal Paravath

We spoke with Sumal Paravath, Enterprise Innovation & Digital Architect at Land O’ Lakes about challenges that IT leaders face and tips that he can share with the future generation. Sumal is an active member of the Think IT Association, a peer professional development network of more than 3,500 members founded by York Solutions. Think IT…

2 IT Tasks Your Company Should Automate

2 IT Tasks Your Company Should Automate

Artificial intelligence and machine learning open up new opportunities for your organization to save time and money, while increasing efficiency, reducing errors, and improving overall operations. In a CIO article published earlier this year, experts recommended making automation a strategic priority, pinpointing the tasks or systems you can automate to free up employee time to…

How to Hire Veterans

How to Hire Veterans

In 2018, there were more than 19 million veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces, making up about 8% of the adult population in the country. Veterans entering the civilian workforce bring a wide range of talents, experiences, and skills to their new positions. Many employers are interested in adding more veterans to their organizations but…

Midyear Outlook: The State of IT Hiring

With an unemployment rate of 3.7% in the US in July 2019, filling much needed positions gets extremely difficult. Even tougher is the situation in the IT industry. The IT hiring market is highly competitive and finding the right talent gets more and more difficult, especially with an industry unemployment rate of 1.3% – which…