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The Top 3 Hottest Jobs Right Now

By, Nick Lombard, Sr. Analyst with DIVERSANT, one of the largest IT staffing firms in the U.S. It's a fact, IT Jobs in the U.S. are surging right now, and while there's a broad variety of popular IT positions available, we've zeroed in on the top 3 hottest jobs that companies are looking to hire for right now. 1. IT Security With the growing number of cyber threats on the rise every day that affect entire organizations, cities, and countries (think of the recent WannaCry virus), IT Security jobs have never been hotter in the U.S.   In fact, there are…

Consultant Spotlight, Somashish Roy, Senior Project Manager

Congratulations to Somashish for demonstrating excellence! Mr. Roy's outstanding performance with one of our banking and financial clients has earned him the recognition as a Top Performer. Responsible for several high priority projects as a senior project manager, "he demonstrated his skills consistently by following up on outstanding issues, driving the teams to complete tasks to meet timelines, and escalating to management in a timely manner when deliverables are at risk," stated the client. "He takes the initiative to identify opportunities on how he can contribute to the strategic goals of the team." Mr. Roy sets the bar high as a star…

Monthly Hiring Report

July Hiring Report Welcome to our 2nd issue of the Monthly Hiring Report. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a positive job growth with 222,000 jobs added in June. Unemployment continues to be low at 4.4%. The majority of job gains was in the area of health care. Job losses reported at 4,000 from the information sector. This tech skill highlight for this month is Network Engineer with 728,820 job postings which demonstrates that there is a high demand for this talent. Career Builder also reports that there are only 101,700 candidates actively seeking jobs in this area. If your company is having a…

Monthly Hiring Report

June Hiring Report We are pleased to launch our first issue of the Monthly Hiring Report. This report provides insights to the job market in terms of unemployment rate, job gains, and job losses in specific industries. Because IT talent is in high demand, a different tech skill will be highlighted each month along with the expected compensation for the job and an overview of how easy, or difficult, it may be to find quality talent for that specific role. Click on the image above to view this month's issue.  If you have any questions regarding this report, please get in touch at…

Consultant Spotlight, Greg Herrin, Project Test Coordinator

Thank you Greg for your exceptional partnership. Greg Herrin is recognized as a Top Performer by one of our banking and financial services clients. Joining the team late into the project, "Greg led the project teams to deliver and execute the Project Test Plan for the entire project including end-to-end testing," mentioned by our client. Utilizing his skills of high accuracy and great attention to details, he completed numerous documentation revisions to ensure that the actual work was recorded correctly. "Greg was always professional, maintained a positive attitude despite the twists and turns in the "ask" for the project, inspired a collaborative environment, tactfully…

Consultant Spotlight, Supratim Pal, Systems Engineer

Supratim, we appreciate your excellent work! In the words of our client, "Supratim Rocks!" As a Systems Engineer, Mr. Pal is recognized as an outstanding partner to our client. "On a daily basis, he steps up to run down numerous alerts and errors and is often called on to stand by for my team when we have to step away for a few minutes. Supratim's attitude and professionalism exemplify the Company's Values of Delivering together and Trusting the team."  In this role, teamwork is a critical component when working in a corporate environment along with creativity and innovation. Supratim definitely exhibits…

5 Facts About Memorial Day

Memorial Day typically is the kick-off for the summer season with outdoor festivals, community gatherings, and pool events. As many will be celebrating the long weekend, it's important that we remember the reason for this holiday. It's to honor our fallen soldiers who have served our country. On that note, below are five facts about this important holiday. It's a Federal Holiday Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering those who lost their lives while serving our country. This day is often confused with Veterans Day, which is the day to honor all U.S. military veterans. Observed last Monday…

Gene Waddy Receives “Leader of the Future Award”

For Immediate Release, Press Contact: Teena Touch , teena.touch@nmsdc.org (212) 944-2430 x127 National Minority Supplier Development Council Honors Leaders in Supply Chain Diversity on May 17th Gene Waddy, CEO of Diversant, Among Honorees at Black-Tie Gala Event at New York Hilton’s Grand Ballroom On Wednesday, May 17th, the 2017 National Minority Supplier Development Council Leadership Awards will recognize the dynamic corporate executives, minority business owners and NMSDC affiliate council presidents for outstanding leadership that has a positive impact on their companies and resonates throughout the NMSDC network. The black-tie gala event at the New York Hilton will begin at 6:30pm, will include dinner…

Consultant Spotlight, Sujesh Kumar Balakrishnan Nair, Applications Systems Engineer

Sujesh Kumar, thank you for making a difference Sujesh Kumar is being honored for his significant contributions as an Applications Systems Engineer with one of our banking and financial services clients in North Carolina. He has been instrumental in helping our client “overcome hurdles, successfully accomplish objectives, and meet timelines to deliver a quality product.” Sujesh’s great work earned him a Change Agent Badge because of his “vision, persistence, open mindedness, leadership, and trust.” As an Applications Systems Engineer, one has to have a solid understanding of the world of internet and web applications. He also has to be able…

Consultant Spotlight, Doug Overman, Systems QA Analyst

Congratulations to Doug Overman for his outstanding achievement Doug Overman has been recognized by one of our banking and financial services clients in North Carolina for his valuable contributions to the team.  As a Systems QA Analyst, Doug has received consistent feedback from the project managers on his team regarding how well he is doing with managing high-level projects. He has been doing such a great job that the team started requesting him specifically for their projects. Working as a Systems QA Analyst requires one to be able to prioritize work, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and work under pressure in a complex environment.…