DataTech News & Blog

February 6, 2020
job recruiter, tips, career

Should You Use a Job Recruiter?

When starting a job search, using a recruiter may have crossed your mind. But what are the benefits of using one? DataTech has a few considerations that you should think about before you decided to use a job recruiter or not. Job Recruiter Considerations It’s Who You Know It’s not what you know, it’s who you know. If you are thinking about a career change you might not have the necessary relationships within that new industry. A job recruiter has those special relationships with hiring managers that might give you the edge. Tell it to me Straight A recruiters job is to present the best possible candidate for the job. If they send someone who doesn’t fit the criteria of the job or is lacking the skills it can look poorly on the recruiter and agency. It’s in their best interest to be as truthful as they can with you, […]
January 24, 2020
human resources, tips, career

Would You do Well in Human Resources?

Human Resources or HR is an area of the business world that focuses on the people more than the daily operations. It’s often a career that gets overlooked, but it’s critical to a well-run business. At DataTech we are no strangers to human resources, so here is a list of things you should consider before you consider HR. Is Human Resources The Right Fit? Psychology Fascinates You A huge part of what makes a good HR person is an innate curiosity of what makes humans tick. Having an interest in psychology, sociology and managing people is vital to becoming a good human resources manager. Employees live complex lives and it’s your job to understand them and their different needs. You Love to Plan Planning is a trait that not nearly enough of us possess. Human resources are a very strategic part of the overall business. You will need to plan […]
January 17, 2020
co-working, office, employees

Misconceptions about Co-Working Spaces

Co-working is a somewhat new concept in the business world. With companies such as the almost defunct WeWork leading the industry, the new co-working wave has taken the business world by storm. At DataTech we offer a unique solution to Co-working that we feel is the best of both worlds. Let us dispell some popular co-working myths. Popular Co-Working Myths Co-Working is a Fad Many people who have been in the business world since the 80’s and 90’s feel that co-working is fad made popular by millennials. This is not true, co-working helps to foster a better workplace environment and promotes a more inclusive style of doing business. Within the right company, co-working works a lot better than the old cubical style of office space. Co-Working is for Start-Ups Co-working can be seen as a trend for start-up tech companies in silicon valley. While this is true, many companies in […]
January 10, 2020
career change, women, business

Steps to a Smooth Career Change

At DataTech we see all kinds of different businesses and employees here. Many of them have made a career change at least once in their life. In order to make this change successfully, it’s important that you follow some of these steps below. A Guide to a Smooth Career Change Ask Yourself Questions Asking yourself questions like “what do I want from a career?”, “Do I have the qualifications do obtain this career?” are a very important first step. Answering these questions will help you to grasp a realistic view of your goals. So sit down and start writing out some questions and answering them truthfully. Ask Around Seek advice from people you know that have made a career change. Ask as many questions as you can and try to learn from any mistakes they made. It would be more beneficial to ask people within the industry you are trying […]
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