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The Continued Rise of Consultants in the Workforce

26 Jan

2015 is predicted to be a great year for IT professionals.  The unemployment rate is continuing to drop for IT workers and pay is increasing.  Competition in the technology world continues to increase and therefore companies are forced to keep up by raising pay rates.  This also means that there are more opportunities to work […]

Life at UDig an interview with Director of Marketing, Amy Thompson

12 Jan

2015 promises to be an exciting year at UDig!  As Andy mentioned in his recent blog post, we are evolving our organization to allow us to continue to develop the best consultants to be better partners to our clients.    We have aggressive plans for the months ahead, so make sure you are following us […]

The Future of Cloud Services

12 Dec

Though there are many Cloud services available today, Amazon Web Services (AWS) continues to dominate the market. Within the past few years there has been a huge increase in competing services that offer a variety of features in order to attract buyers.  However, AWS has still managed to come out ahead of them. Why? One […]

Get Paid

10 Dec

Just recently, I came across an interesting article titled “Which Programming Languages Pay the Best” written by Nick Kolakowski.  After reading the article I thought it would be a nice continuation of my previous blog posts about technologies that are in high demand.   It was interesting to see from their data what jobs are in […]

What are you looking for in a leader?

3 Dec

A client in the logistics and trade industry recently tasked us to help them identify a high performing Technical Project Manager to join their team. One quality the hiring manager mentioned and also included in the job description was she wanted a Project Manager to embody servant leadership. The concept of servant leadership has been […]

Giving Thanks

26 Nov

This week marks the great tradition of Thanksgiving in America.  The turkey, the family gathering, and, of course, football! Since founding UDig, I’ve spent the last 13 thanksgivings as most business owners do – reflecting on how our business has grown, worrying about the future and, most importantly, being thankful for all this business has […]

7 Key Steps to Building a Billion-Dollar Team

21 Nov

Stanford recently held a 2-week series on how to build a great company culture.  Brian Chesky, Airbnb CEO, and Ben Silbermann, Pinterest CEO, were two of the guest speakers.  Chesky asserts that if you have an amazing product, but you can’t build a great company, then your product doesn’t matter…it will not endure. I found […]

Thoughts from FICO World

14 Nov

I’m writing from “FICO World”, an annual product and services showcase for one of our customers, Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO).   A Northern Virginian, I didn’t have to think long about accepting the invitation to head to San Diego for this conference in the middle of November!  The agenda is jam-packed, a real  educational whirlwind – […]

Getting to Know Mike West, UDig Technical Recruiter…

13 Nov

Our next employee spotlight is a conversation with Mike West, UDig Technical Recruiter. As we mentioned in our first employee spotlight, at UDig we have a list of guiding principles that govern how we operate – philosophies that demonstrate how we feel candidates and clients should be treated. These are all just words on paper unless the people […]

The Importance of Making a Good First Impression

11 Nov

A series of experiments by Princeton psychologists Janine Willis and Alexander Todorov reveal that all it takes is a tenth of a second to form an impression of a stranger.   I wanted to write this blog help you use your first impression to work for you in the job search process. Think about meeting a […]