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April 08, 2015
March displayed lower new job numbers amidst a general trend of increase in the market over the past year. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 126,000 new jobs; lower than the expected 245,000 by nearly half and the lowest rate since December 2013. This marks the first time in a year that t...

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April 08, 2015
February was another impressive month for nonfarm payroll employment, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The February 2015 unemployment report showed an overall monthly gain of 295,000 jobs, while the unemployment rate dropped down to 5.5 percent. This number is higher than the averag...

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December 09, 2014
November not only met, but exceeded, our expectations with one of the largest increases of employment over the past few years. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its November 2014 unemployment report, showing an overall monthly gain of a whopping 321,000 jobs – 100,000+ more jobs than the ...
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April, 2015
Keys to a Successful Job Transition For his book The First 90 Days, management advisor Michael D. Watkins surveyed more than 1,300 senior HR leaders and nearly 90 percent of them agreed that “transitions into new roles are the most challenging times in the professional lives of leaders.” About 75 ...
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March, 2015
Questions You Need to Ask During Your Job Interview A successful job interview works like a two-way street. Questions and answers go back and forth between the candidate and the HR person. Certainly the interviewer is leading the conversation in the early going by describing the job, desired qualif...
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February, 2015
Get Started in Cyber Security Companies such as Sony, Home Depot and Target made news last year, but not always in a way they wanted. All three were victims of high profile cyber-attacks in which private correspondence or personal data was stolen, exposing employees and clients to embarrassment and...
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January, 2015
As we begin our 30th year in business I wanted to take a moment and wish you well on behalf of all of us at Micro Tech Staffing. From our humble beginnings in a small basement room in Waltham, Massachusetts, we now have offices in 5 New England states, as well as in North Carolina, Virginia, and Ge...
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November, 2014
Seven IT Career Tips In many ways career advice in the IT industry is the same as any other. There are positions you’d like to have, companies you’d like to work at and certain work you want to do. But then again IT is different from others because it’s so dynamic. Consider the changes that have oc...
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October, 2014
Survey Says! Temp Work a Path to Permanent Jobs After more than five years of a steady but unspectacular economic expansion, skeptical employers are keeping their payrolls flexible by hiring temporary employees rather than permanent ones. But a new survey shows that contract employment has been...