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Strong Leadership and a Great Team Keep you on Top in Tech

Sometimes I feel as if I need to relearn my job every day – that’s the way it is in the tech industry. What’s cutting edge one day is yesterday’s news the next. Even though you hire the best people to lead your teams, executive leaders in the tech industry still need to be current on technologies. This applies both to leading a company and recruiting new hires for an industry in which demand outpaces talent. Stay on the cutting edge if you want to hire the... Read More
Posted by Dan Weddle at Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | 0 comments
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We're a Customer Service Company that Sells Technology

In the age of technology, it can be easy for us to forget the importance of personal interaction, communication and contact. Although this can be said about all industries, it rings a bit truer when we discuss the industry that produces the technologies that seemingly separate us. A strong focus on customer service helps reach through this divide and reassure clients that we see more than their network and tickets; it reminds clients that we see them. At ProTech, we know this to be... Read More
at Friday, May 19, 2017 | 0 comments
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Product Update: Exchange Server 2007

Microsoft announced in 2002 that it would commit to supporting enterprise products for at least 10 years. As such, all Microsoft Exchange Server 2007s have reached end of support.  This is a great opportunity to upgrade your business to Office 365, a cloud-based solution that allows you to work from every device, including your phone. The cloud is the future of computing and now is a great time to transition to a cloud-first business structure. Office 365 is secure and meets... Read More
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A Great Resume Gets Your Foot in the Door

What if your first step in applying for a job was sending a photograph of yourself to the hiring manager? You would take extra care to make sure that photo was a good one. You’d make sure your hair was neatly combed and you were wearing presentable clothing. You’d make sure the photo itself was of good quality, with balanced color and a crisp focus. That’s the way you should think about your resume – because it is, in effect, a snapshot of your talents, skills and... Read More
Posted by Chris Flatley at Thursday, May 11, 2017 | 0 comments
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Benefits of an IT Partnership for Small Environments

Small business owners are always looking for ways to increase profitability within their environment, but they rarely consider business technology. Technology is a great avenue to improve operations, which in turn, increases productivity and profitability. One way to achieve this is by collaborating with a Managed Services Provider (MSP). Some of the key advantages of introducing an MSP into your environment are increased efficiencies, improved cost management, heightened focus on your... Read More
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Understanding Your Business Technology

Most business owners aren’t familiar with their technology environments. This can cause a lot of fear surrounding technology and the unknown issues that could arise. Consider your initial reaction upon learning that your current technology isn’t protecting your business data from serious security vulnerabilities. You’re probably panicked just thinking about it. What if you learned that 60% of your employees spend up to two hours a day on non-work related sites. You’d... Read More
Posted by Jason Smith at Wednesday, April 26, 2017 | 0 comments
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Research & Feedback: Great for the Client, Candidate and Recruiter

When it comes to making job searches easier, two things are key – research and feedback. Both play an important role on either side of the interview table. Job candidates, clients and recruiters can all benefit from timely and honest feedback along with dedicated research. Research is Knowledge Candidates are encouraged to do research prior to interviewing with a company, not just to check for bad reviews, but to learn more about the company. This list from CIO.com ... Read More
Posted by Chris Flatley at Wednesday, April 12, 2017 | 0 comments
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Security Simplified: 5 Best Practices for Businesses

There is a difference between what people perceive as enough cyber security and what the industry recommends as best practices. The problem, especially in small to mid-sized businesses, is the notion that good security is impossibly expensive and/or complex.  So ask yourself: How much security do you really need?  The answer will help drive the right focus and the right solution for your business.  Because let’s face it: security can be complex.  Just look at a... Read More
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Are Delays Costing You The Best New Hires?

Are you losing good job candidates before you can put the offer in their hands? The best candidates usually have more than one iron in the fire and won’t wait around forever. Read on to see if you’re losing out by delaying too long in the hiring process. The Hiring Process The realization that you need to add to your current workforce using happens only when there is too much work and too few people to handle it. You need help, and you need it now. You want to move... Read More
Posted by Chris Flatley at Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | 0 comments
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Selling Memphis - An Easy Assignment

At ProTech, staffing and talent management has always been a big part of our business. As president, a big part of my job has always been “selling” Memphis and convincing qualified candidates to relocate. It’s an easy job selling Memphis. I’m currently enrolled in the Leadership Memphis Executive Program and through that association I’m seeing Memphis with new eyes, making it even easier.  I’m getting excited all over again about the... Read More
Posted by Dan Weddle at Monday, March 13, 2017 | 0 comments
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