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Vector Technical Resources Named to the Washington Business Journal’s 2015 Best Places to Work List

Vector Technical Resources (Vector), an award-winning IT staffing firm servicing the Washington, D.C. area, announces today that it has been selected to The Washington Business Journal’s 2015 Best Places to Work List. Winners are selected through feedback from a representative percentage of its total employees…

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Energy Sector Offers New Opportunities for IT Professionals

The energy sector has been booming over the last several years. Traditional power companies are constantly updating their delivery systems to keep up with technical advancements and government regulations. There has been a push in recent years to update and secure the aging and vulnerable…

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Vector President, Marc Berman’s Interview with Wendt Partners

Recently, I sat down with Wendt Partners at the Tower Club of Tysons to chat about business, leadership, and life. When I launched Vector Technical Resources, I hired Wendt Partners to help me with my business continuity planning and focus our strategy for growth—they truly…

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In Today’s IT Channel, Finding People with the Right Tech Skills is Just the Beginning

Recently, I was having lunch with the CEO of an IT security company, and we were talking about what she really needs in IT staff. “Let me tell you what I don’t need,” she said. “I don’t need somebody who will work 9:00 to 5:00 and go…

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Is Your Interview Process Effective? | Strategic IT Staffing Solutions

How Effective Is Your Interview Process? Most companies know the importance of having an effective hiring process, however, few companies know how to execute effective interviews. A solid interviewing process is the key to identifying strong IT candidates. Without a strong strategy in place, companies…

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The Best Job Imaginable? How to Achieve Maximum Success, Fulfillment, and Growth as an Entrepreneur

We’re all entrepreneurs here. True, we operate in different industries and adhere to our own set of goals, but there is one common thread that connects us all – the desire to drive innovation, achieve success, and position our organizations for growth and future achievement….

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How to Become a Strong IT Leader – Strategic IT Staffing Solutions

The Key to Being a Great IT Leader There are some leaders that seem to motivate their teams with little or no effort, while others struggle to get things done.  How do those great leaders manage to drive results? Through the realization that it is…

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Do You Have the Soft Skills to Be a Great Leader?

Individuals advance in their careers when they conquer new skills and drive goal achievement. However, when organizations look to their workforce to identify future leaders, they also look for soft skills. Leaders must be able to drive decision-making efforts motivate their teams, and that can’t…

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Leadership: What’s Your Style?

There are several styles of leadership that exist in the corporate sphere. There are advantages and disadvantages to all leadership styles, and some people are more drawn to one style over the others. Often times the culture of an organization determines which style of leadership…

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The Value of IT Staffing Firms

Over the past year, I have heard numerous rumors that the staffing industry would be replaced by the likes of Linkedin, Google, and a variety of other sites. According to the rumors, these alternatives would eventually eliminate the need for an IT staffing firm. I…

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