How Soaring Demand Impacts Your Search for IT Talent

If you think it’s difficult to hire IT talent now, fast forward to 2024, when CompTIA predicts there will be 1.8 million unfilled IT jobs across the nation. But amidst soaring demand, the struggle to fill jobs has already begun. Consider these three eye-opening statistics about the current state of IT hiring: […]

September 19th, 2017|Categories: Trends|

The Perils of a Slow Hiring Process in the IT Market

2017 has so far proved to be notorious for drawn out hiring processes and subsequently frustrated candidates. Cross-industry data put the average time-to-hire at about 4 weeks, and in our experience, it’s not uncommon to see that number lengthen even more in the IT sector. […]

August 14th, 2017|Categories: Trends|

Exploring the Tech Scene in Atlanta

Home to the busiest airport in the world, Atlanta’s hub of activity isn’t limited to the airways. In fact, Glassdoor places Georgia’s capital at 24 in the list of top US cities for jobs, while Forbes claims that Atlanta is third out of five cities to become “tomorrow’s tech mecca,” ahead of Salt Lake City and Denver. Is it all just hype? Is Atlanta all it cracks up to be? […]

May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Atlanta, Career Advice|

Case Study – MDI Group’s Talent Development Program

MDI Group’s Talent Development Program Succeeds in Identifying, Developing & Deploying Key Talent


A Phoenix-based health and wellness company dedicated to expanding their domestic operations and global markets. The client’s mission is to transform lives through delivering quality products and services that promote weight loss, energy, performance, healthy aging, and wealth creation. […]

May 16th, 2017|Categories: Case Studies|

What Does a Career in Recruiting Really Look Like?

The vast majority of recruiters usually admit they “fell into” a career in recruiting. It’s a rare individual who aspires to work in the staffing and recruiting field, but once they get a taste, it can be one of the most rewarding jobs they’ve ever had. At MDI Group, our recruiters are the very backbone of our business. We know that the hard work they put in everyday is the reason we’re able to achieve success. If you’re wondering what a career in recruiting really looks like, here’s a look behind the scenes. […]

May 9th, 2017|Categories: Career Advice|

MDI Group Appoints New CFO, Frank Turner

Atlanta, GA – MDI Group, a national IT staffing and recruiting firm, today announced that Frank Turner is taking over the role of Chief Financial Officer, replacing Rick Hayslip, who is retiring from the organization. Turner will be working closely with the senior management team to drive growth and profitability as the company continues to strategically position itself within the highly competitive IT staffing landscape. […]

April 28th, 2017|Categories: MDI News + PR|

MDI Group to Hold 2nd Annual Techs Got Talent Networking Celebration

ATLANTA, GA – MDI Group, a national IT staffing and recruiting firm, has planned its 2nd annual Techs Got Talent networking event and appreciation party for May 4th, 2017. Taking place at Vinyl in Atlanta, the free event will feature a night of bands comprised of tech professionals, karaoke, stand-up comedy, and the opportunity to connect with industry peers and organizations. […]

April 25th, 2017|Categories: Atlanta, MDI News + PR|

Case Study – Infrastructure Support :: Workstation Upgrade for Banking Client

Banking Client Saves with Infrastructure Support Services


One of the nation’s largest commercial banking organizations with over 1,600 branches and total assets of $173.4 billion.


In order to meet the ongoing technology requirements of the financial services industry, the client needed to upgrade 10,000 workstations across seven states in its mid-Atlantic and southeast regions within a six-month timeframe. The client needed assistance in managing and coordinating the project, including configuration, installation and remote support activities. […]

April 23rd, 2017|Categories: Case Studies|

2017 Hiring Trends in Cybersecurity

It’s no secret that cybersecurity is the single largest challenge facing CIOs and tech leaders in 2017. With mass digitalization, exponential increases in big data volume, the growing popularity of the Internet of Things, and increasingly complex applications, security must not be an afterthought or a retrospective update. Across the nation, companies are scrambling to find top talent to secure their data and infrastructure, but finding the right professionals is problematic. Below, we explore several 2017 hiring trends in cybersecurity, with the hope that this insight will assist your search. […]

April 17th, 2017|Categories: Trends|

The Most Important Tech Skills of 2017

According to a survey of 500 IT professionals, 69 percent of tech pros search for new jobs because they want to advance their tech skills. This is an enlightening statistic, implying that organizations who are recruiting top tech talent should focus on selling the opportunity to learn new languages or tools, work with cutting edge technologies or collaborate on unique technical projects. […]

March 27th, 2017|Categories: Trends|