5 Favorite Cities for Tech Jobs

Regardless of where you call home, the tech industry remains a strong field in which to build a career. The Bureau of Labor Statistics pegs tech unemployment at just 2.9% nationwide, compared to the overall national rate of 4.7%. If you’re an IT professional, it’s likely your skills are in high demand. Organizations face increasing competition amidst swelling demand and rising salaries, especially as technology leaders focus on projects and initiatives in cybersecurity, big data, mobile and enterprise digitalization. […]

March 21st, 2017|Categories: Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas, Fort Worth, Greenville, Phoenix, Trends|

MDI Group Wins Inavero’s 2017 Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for Third Year in a Row

Earned by less than two percent of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada

ATLANTA (February 16, 2017) – MDI Group, a leading national IT staffing and recruiting firm, announced today they have won Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for providing superior service to their clients and job seekers. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, Inavero’s Best of Staffing winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based completely on the ratings given to them by their clients and the permanent and temporary employees they’ve helped find jobs. […]

February 15th, 2017|Categories: Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas, Fort Worth, Greenville, Markets, MDI News + PR, Phoenix|

MDI Group Named One of Charlotte’s Best Places to Work

The Charlotte Business Journal has named MDI group to its annual list.

October 24, 2016 (CHARLOTTE) –  MDI Group, a pioneering IT staffing and recruiting agency, has been named as one of Charlotte Business Journal’s 2016 Best Places to Work. The award recognizes the extraordinary environment MDI Group has created for its employees, and has ranked them at or above the national average of companies in their same size category. […]

October 24th, 2016|Categories: Charlotte, Markets, MDI News + PR|

6 Leading Cities for Tech Employment

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that tech unemployment is hanging steady at just 2.0% across the nation. This inevitably leads to a smaller available talent pool, which presents a challenge to employers who are looking to quickly fill open IT positions; in fact, industry experts report that the average number of days to fill an IT position is at a massive 26.7 days – a full week longer than just a decade ago.

It’s no wonder, then, that competition for top tech talent is tight, with companies striving to provide increasingly more attractive job offers. It’s this trend that has in part resulted in a 7.7% year-over-year jump in IT salaries, the largest increase ever recorded. […]

August 9th, 2016|Categories: Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Dallas, Fort Worth, Greenville, Phoenix|

MDI GROUP NAMES SHANNON VOLK AS MANAGING DIRECTOR IN PHOENIX

June 8, 2016 (PHOENIX) – Today MDI Group, a leading national IT staffing and recruiting services provider, named Shannon Volk as the company’s new managing director of the greater Phoenix area.  In this role, Volk is responsible for attracting and retaining top talent, coaching the sales, recruiting and support team, and delivering elite customer satisfaction for clients of the Phoenix office. […]

July 12th, 2016|Categories: Markets, MDI News + PR, Phoenix|

Why You Should Use an IT Staffing Agency for your Next Hire

Your IT department needs new talent, and you have an HR department in place to help facilitate the hiring process.  So why should you even consider hiring a staffing agency? Utilizing a specialized staffing agency to recruit specific, in-demand skill sets saves everyone time and produces higher quality candidates. Here’s how you can maximize your time and find the right talent by using a staffing agency: […]

June 2nd, 2016|Categories: Atlanta, Career Advice, Markets|

The Insider’s Guide to Hiring Top IT Talent in Charlotte

The only constant here in Charlotte is change as our metro area continues to grow by leaps and bounds. Despite all the changes, one thing is the same: The demand for IT talent remains high. Although we have seen rapid population growth in the metro area, demand is still outpacing supply for IT talent here in Charlotte.  The unemployment rate for the IT sector (3.4 percent) is still well below the national unemployment rate (5 percent). […]

May 16th, 2016|Categories: Career Advice, Charlotte, Markets, Trends|

MDI Group Names Jeff Clement as Managing Director in Atlanta

May 09, 2016 (ATLANTA) – Today MDI Group, a leading national IT staffing and recruiting services provider, named Jeff Clement as the company’s managing director of the greater Atlanta area. In this role, Clement will be responsible for overseeing sales, recruiting and operations for the Atlanta office. Clement will be working out of MDI Group’s Atlanta headquarters located in Technology Park in Norcross, and serving clients throughout Georgia and Alabama. MDI Group also has offices located in Austin, Texas; Charlotte, N.C. ; Greenville, S.C.; Phoenix, Arizona; Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. […]

May 9th, 2016|Categories: Atlanta, Markets, MDI News + PR|

How to Get the Most Out of an IT Staffing Agency

Competition for IT talent nationwide is at its highest point since 2005, and staffing agencies can help give clients a leg-up in finding the best IT resources available.  But securing the IT professionals you need in current market conditions takes teamwork.   Here are some tips on how to get the most out of your staffing agency and make the relationship a win-win: […]

April 25th, 2016|Categories: Atlanta, Austin, Career Advice, Charlotte, Dallas, Fort Worth, Greenville, Markets, Phoenix, Trends|

Top 3 Pitfalls That Affect IT Worker Quality in the Hiring Process

“Don’t make these Texas-Sized mistakes when making your next IT hire”

There is a wealth of sunshine and opportunity here in the West, at least if you’re an IT professional. With IT unemployment rates at less than half the national average in Austin, Dallas/Ft. Worth and Phoenix, and big names like American Express, Bank of America, Dell and BNSF Railway competing for the same talent, it’s even more important that companies avoid common pitfalls that affect IT worker quality during the hiring process. […]

April 8th, 2016|Categories: Atlanta, Austin, Career Advice, Charlotte, Dallas, Fort Worth, Greenville, Markets, Phoenix, Trends|