If you are looking for a remote job, I would recommend narrowing your search to jobs and companies where that would be possible, then asking for a day or two a week remote after you have proven yourself in 6-12 months. Asking in an interview about a company’s remote work policy is also a great way to help make a decision when an offer comes in.
“Change is not something that should be forced onto employees by management” says Elizabeth Becker, client partner at PROTECH. “Instead, employees should be involved in the planning and implementation of change. This allows management to enact changes in a way that improves the working environment, while improving organisational efficiency.”
South Florida’s IT sector continues to battle high turnover rates, survey shows – South Florida Business Journal
A majority of South Florida’s information technology workers see their industry as stagnant and would consider ditching their jobs for a position out of state, an annual survey of more than 1,000 local IT professionals reveals.
Nearly 60 percent of tech workers say they would leave state for better job according to South Florida Survey – Sun Sentinel
Employers beware: 91 percent of tech workers in South Florida say they would leave their employer for a better opportunity, in an annual survey of more than 1,300 tech professionals by ProTech Staffing in Fort Lauderdale. That’s up from 90 percent last year.
PROTECH Expert featured on “30 Experts Share The Most Common Misconceptions About Working From Home (Hint: It’s Not All Fun in PJs)” – Kununu
People thing you’re less productive working from home. In reality, working from home results in greater productivity vs working in an office. Think about all those times you have spent chatting with coworkers – you don’t have that luxury at home and that extra time becomes time spent doing work.
The Recruiting Reel: Bad Recruiting Habits You Should Stop Right Now (With Elizabeth Becker) – Featured on Fox Business
We all have bad habits. For example, some of us chew our nails, and some of us check our phones too many times in a day. But when your hiring process suffers from counterproductive, harmful tendencies, it’s time to make a change. This week, our featured expert, Elizabeth Becker, shares her insights on the topic of bad recruiting habits.
Recruiters associate the quality of your photo with your level of intent on finding on a job. “I’m looking for a professional and approachable photo,” says Elizabeth Becker, a recruitment manager for IT staffing firm PROTECH.
South Florida is home to a growing tech scene, and as more tech companies plant roots here, diversifying workforces continues to be a concern for many. I asked South Florida technology leaders to share their insight about how they found themselves in the tech space, current challenges facing women in tech and their advice for young women when considering jumping into a high-tech career.
“Don’t wait for [an employer] to mention a figure. Traditional advice says to never be the first to mention a salary target, in case they were planning to offer you more than your wildest dreams, but let’s be realistic—they’ll throw a low number out to see if you’ll take it, and once that small figure is on the table, it may be uncomfortable to go after anything substantially larger.” —Elizabeth Becker, client partner with PROTECH in Charlotte, North Carolina