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Comrise Announces Exclusive Partnership with RightFit Data Intelligence

Published July 11th, 2016 by Michael

Comrise, Inc. Announces Exclusive Partnership with RightFit Data Intelligence, Inc.

Hazlet, NJ   June 10, 2016

 

Comrise Inc., an international staffing and consulting company serving clients in the US and Greater China, is pleased to announce today that it has signed an agreement with RightFit Data Intelligence, Inc. to become the exclusive staffing industry user of Rightfit’s cutting edge resume database visualization and search product RightView. The deal also includes industry exclusive use of RightFit’s JobView career portal visualization technology.

 

“Comrise has a long history of technical innovation in the staffing industry,” said Shelly Carolan, President of Comrise USA. “Our partnership with RightFit continues this tradition by providing our team with the tools needed to find the hidden talent our competitors can’t.”

 

Robert Bigini, VP of Product at RightFit Data Intelligence stated, “We look forward to a great partnership with Comrise. Exclusive access to our industry leading search visualization products will give them a tremendous advantage in a competitive sector.”  

 

The RightView tool utilizes advanced natural language processing and clustering algorithms to generate a visualization of common terms appearing in search results. Its super-simplified search interface allows recruiters to more efficiently mine their candidate pools and to gain valuable insights. The JobView tool applies this same visualization technology to career portals. This allows job seekers to see a visual representation of a company’s jobs which increases their engagement with the organization and makes it easier to find relevant positions, ultimately increasing the number of applicants received.

 

About Comrise:

Comrise is the bridge to first-rate talent for organizations that recognize the value of human capital. With locations in the U.S., China, and Hong Kong, we help our clients reach far and wide for both local and international resources which yield the highest return on their human capital investments. Headquartered in New Jersey since 1984, Comrise serves our clients as an international staffing and consulting company. For over 30 years we have delighted our clients and employees by focusing on customer satisfaction, innovation and cost-effective human capital management solutions.

 

About RightFit Data Intelligence:

RightFit’s mission is to utilize big data and advanced statistical methodology to radically improve the hiring process at all stages. Our team of data scientists, engineers, and staffing experts have developed products which empower HR and Recruiting professionals to more effectively search and analyze their resume pools. Our advanced visualization technology and vastly simplified user interface helps both the job seeker and hiring professional cut through the bloat to find each other in the most efficient ways possible. RightFit’s suite of customizable recruiting tools are bringing new levels of hiring success to companies both large and small.

Comrise, Inc. awarded Best of Staffing 2016!

Published June 20th, 2016 by Mak

We have exciting news at Comrise!

Comrise Inc. has been chosen as a Best of Staffing 2016 winner!  

With only 2% of staffing firms chosen for this prestigious award, Comrise is proud to be awarded "Top in Customer Satisfaction" in 2012, 2013, 2015 and now in 2016!  Check out the link here to learn more!  and see our previous awards below.

LinkedIn + IT Professionals = A Match Made in Heaven

Published June 19th, 2016 by Mak

With the development of the social networking site LinkedIn, the job market is more open than ever if you’re searching for a a career as an IT professional. LinkedIn makes it unbelievably easy to find open jobs by offering a search engine that allows you to search for the exact type of IT job you’re looking for. If you know how to find hiring managers on LinkedIn, you’re one step closer to finding the IT job of your dreams. However, you won’t have to look too hard, because in 2012, 93% of the recruiters on LinkedIn were looking for professionals, too.

First Degree Connection

A first degree connection on LinkedIn is someone that is directly connected to you. These first degree connections might be friends, acquaintances, or people you have met online using message boards or groups. By linking with people who you know to be hiring managers, you have a better chance of finding a job–and quicker. LinkedIn allows you to message your first degree connections, which makes it easier for you to get the word out that you’re searching for a job.

Second Degree Connection

A second degree connection is a connection of someone who you are connected to. If you have put out the word to your first degree connections, oftentimes they are able to set up an introduction for you to someone they are connected to–someone who may be looking for a new employee with your skill set. Taking advantage of your second degree connections is a great way to gain access to open positions.

Group Discussions

Groups are a great feature of LinkedIn. There are many different types of groups you can join, and you’re bound to find one that appeals to your area of expertise. By engaging yourself in group discussions, you may find job opportunities that you wouldn’t have come across otherwise. Spend some time with your groups. Check your profile and make sure that it is completed, and then join in with group conversations. Groups are a great way to build your reputation and connect with people who might be able to help you in your job search.

The Comrise Sales and Recruiting team uses LinkedIn every day to connect with hiring managers and job candidates like yourself. Connect with us today to find out how we can use our combined connections to help you leverage your next IT or Big Data job.

Use Your Communication Skills to Land a Great IT Job

Published June 19th, 2016 by Mak

While many in the information technology field may take offense at Ryan Tate’s March 2012 Gawker.com article, “The Tech Industry’s Asperger Problem: Affliction Or Insult?” which pokes fun at Mark Zuckerberg and others in the world of technology by inferring that they exhibit Asperger-like behavior, many outside the field might tend to agree.

One of the most difficult issues that many tech employees have when looking for IT jobs is the ability to communicate with those outside their area of expertise. As writer and HR consultant Deborah S. Hildebrand suggests in her article, “Best Job Interview Tips for Information Technology Job Seekers,” IT job seekers can seem a bit like the brainiac character Sheldon Cooper on the sitcom “The Big Bang Theory.”

Hildebrand offers these tips for IT job seekers to consider when looking for a new position.

  • Control your desire to pontificate. You know a lot and you want everyone else to know it or perhaps you can’t help but share. If this is the case, here are two suggestions. Contain yourself until you’re sure of the level of understanding of the other person and learn to adjust your communication for those who lack a strong technology background.
  • Don’t allow your spotlight to shine too brightly. While it is important to make sure you stand out for your accomplishments, don’t forget you are not alone. Be sure to speak about team projects and achievements as well.
  • Seek more information. While you’re busy sharing the stage with team mates, don’t forget to share it with the interviewer. Allow the recruiter or hiring manager an opportunity to provide more information by asking questions. “Otherwise, they’re liable to think you lack curiosity or true interest in the job.”
  • If you know it, show it. Be prepared to demonstrate your tech skills. Practice the night before by writing code and check out Codility.com for a sample test.

Communication isn’t just about talking. It is about exchanging information. You can do that orally as well as in writing. IT job seekers need to be able to demonstrate both. As Hildebrand writes, “No one knows better than you what you are capable of doing. Learn how to communicate properly before your next job interview.”

For more information on conducting a job search or for help finding the right IT opportunity for you, contact us.

Gartner Study Points to Big Data and Cloud Computing’s Role in Energy and Utilities Industry

Published June 16th, 2016 by Mak

The IT landscape continues to rapidly grow, particularly for companies in the energy and utilities industry where both the public and private sector are embracing new technologies, relating to big data and cloud computing to improve operational efficiency.

In fact, according to a recent Gartner report, “…10 Technology Trends in Energy and Utilities,” both of these sectors will continue to implement technology solutions based on an array of developments within big data and cloud computing, aimed at enhancing smart city technologies. As a result, this trend points the way for a highly-skilled, trained, and educated workforce to lead out the tasks in the following areas:

Big Data

Anything and everything having to do with big data in pursuing “smart grid development” will rely increasingly on IT as well as Operational Technology (OT) staffing; this, to handle all the advanced infrastructure, such as:

“…remote asset monitoring, event avoidance and self-healing networks. In addition to significantly impacting data volume, smart grid initiatives will produce a different variety of data, such as temporal, spatial, transactional, streaming, structured and unstructured.”

Cloud Computing and SaaS

The utility industry may lag behind in incorporating the use of the cloud because of “security and reliability concerns.” However, the move to adopt across-the-board applications and SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) offerings are led by cooperatives, transmission operators and smaller co-ops and municipalities.

“IT and OT Convergence”

With rapid developments in the technology for monitoring existing equipment and systems, the utilities industry will look to a bigger investment model that will include room for IT and OT personnel.

 

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