How the STEM Shortage Could Impact Your Company

by Anastasia C. Valentine on February 16, 2018


Over the years there have been many arguments regarding whether a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) shortage exists. The Bureau of Labor Statistics comments that the answer to that argument depends on which employment sector you are focused on. While there appears to be a surplus of STEM talent in some fields, others, such as software […]


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Preparing for the Top Technology Skills of 2018

by James A. Loizzi on February 16, 2018


With a new year comes new trends, job opportunities, and chances to grow and improve. In the 2018 Spiceworks IT career outlook survey of over two thousand IT professionals, 32 percent of respondents expect to look for or start a new IT job in 2018. Although many of these professionals are seeking a better salary, 70 percent […]


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“Building Homes and Lives in the Dominican Republic” -Featuring Resource 1 Team Member, Kristen Long

by resouce1new on December 20, 2017


Driven by strong philanthropic values, Resource 1 regularly encourages its team members to get involved in their communities. Recently, Account Executive Kristen Long had an eye-opening experience during her mission trip to the Dominican Republic. The trip was part of a church program that not only helps locals build new homes, but also allows the […]


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Resource 1 Announces New Account Executive, Rick Phillips

by Resource1 on November 21, 2017


Resource 1, a leading IT consulting firm in the Chicagoland area, is pleased to announce the addition of its newest team member, Richard Phillips. Rick has over 20 years of account management and business development experience and has focused on IT services and staff augmentation in the Chicagoland area throughout his career. His extensive experience […]


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Resource 1 Supports Local Education Foundation to Bring Robotics to Kids

by Resource1 on November 7, 2017


Resource 1, a leading IT consulting firm in the Chicagoland area, is proud to announce their partnership with the Oak Park Education Foundation (OPEF). The OPEF is a privately funded nonprofit organization that brings educational programs, including VEX Robotics, to students in the K-8 range. They provided a wide variety of STEM programming, while also […]


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5 Steps to Conquering Panel Interviews

by Anastasia C. Valentine on October 18, 2017


  As the IT labor market continues to tighten, employers are understanding the need to be competitive to attract and retain top talent. One area under tremendous scrutiny is the speed of an organization’s hiring process. Too short of a process may easily lead to making a bad hire. Too long of a process is […]


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