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5 Benefits of Technology Training

Technology is a necessity in today’s society. Almost everyone uses it in one form or another - cell phones, telephones, Smart TV’s, computers, voice texting, software applications, games and the list goes on.    If your employees don’t understand how to effectively use technology, especially in the workplace, it can hinder productivity and workflow.  We’ve pinpointed five of the most important benefits to training your employees on... Read More
at Wednesday, July 11, 2018
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Squash Interview Nerves

You have a great resume and a highly sought after skillset. Your recruiter just landed you an awesome opportunity.  Your resume got your foot in the door; now it’s time to sell your worth. After all, who knows your story better than you?  This is the time when it’s acceptable to brag about your achievements. Your interview is coming up, but you’re nervous. Nerves are often tied to feeling unprepared. Utilizing a repetitive method for answering interview... Read More
at Wednesday, April 11, 2018
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Technology Changes for the Next 25 Years

Way back in 1992 email had not arrived for most of us. You’d be skeptical if someone told you that in a few years you would carry a device that could function as a computer, providing access to electronic communications, the internet, news media and function as a camera. Windows 3.1 was the latest and greatest operating system. Fax technology was the premier communication method for businesses, and web browsers were still a thing of the future. Most office networks — for those... Read More
Posted by Dan Weddle at Wednesday, March 28, 2018
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Tips for Accountants: It Starts with a Great Resume

During an accounting job search it is important to understand that hiring managers are like buyers researching a product. Evaluating resumes is the research phase. They gather as much relevant information as possible to determine who to call for an interview. When seeking a new accounting position , you should treat your resume like the sales material it is. If you want to get a chance in the interview chair, it starts with a great resume. Start by Summing It Up Include a summary... Read More
Posted by Rebecca Plough at Tuesday, March 13, 2018
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How to Include Staffing Jobs on Your Resume

Many people are unsure how to list temporary or contingent jobs on their resume. You did all of your work at one business, maybe even at a cool company that would look good on your resume, but your paycheck came from a staffing company. So who do you list on your resume? The answer is simple: either or both . The key is to make sure it’s easy for a recruiter to understand what you did, where and when you did it, and why it matters. As long as you make that clear, and you’re... Read More
at Tuesday, February 13, 2018
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Donuts and Cyber Security

We all have a guy in our office who is willing to believe anything – especially in his email inbox. He sits at his desk every morning, with his daily donut, and opens every email and subsequently clicks on everything, then, proclaims his findings to anyone within earshot. You know exactly who I’m talking about – don’t you? Well, that guy is a hacker. Not in the traditional sense, but he’s still going to cause your business a giant headache. Most small to... Read More
at Wednesday, February 7, 2018
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Networking for a New Job

In the current job market, most people rely on the help of others to find their next position. If you find yourself job hunting, here are a few tips to maximize your networking. People When you begin the process, you should know the line of you’re interested in pursuing. Then, contact people you know in your personal and professional network and ask for 5 minutes of their time. Tell them about your employment intentions, and set up a time for an in-person meeting or phone... Read More
Posted by Scott Strickland at Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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15+ Tech Toys to add to your Holiday Wish List

The holiday season is upon us which means you're hunting for the perfect gift for everyone on your list. In anticipation, the ProTech team put together their technology wish list - here's what we're asking for this year.  Home Automation Systems Who doesn't want their heat, AC, doors and lights to be controlled via voice command? Just make sure you securely link your devices to avoid hackers and DDoS attacks.  https://www.smarthome.com Voice... Read More
at Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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Should You Refresh Your Hardware?

In today’s world, where cloud solutions seem to be the future, it is still important to maintain and upgrade your hardware infrastructure. These devices are used for day-to-day operations and are essential to your business. There is a point when your computer’s hardware becomes obsolete, end of life, or end of support. This basically means the device is unable to perform efficiently or lacks the support needed to maintain a secure environment. Being proactive in the replacement... Read More
at Tuesday, November 7, 2017
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10 Focus Areas for Cyber Security

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. But, at ProTech, we’re thinking about cyber security all year and you should be too. The goal of Homeland Security’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month is to engage and educate the public through events and initiatives that raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. At ProTech we know that cyber security is becoming more important for businesses of all sizes, so we provide services that address... Read More
at Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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