How to make your resume stand out

By |2022-07-18T15:36:25-05:00July 18th, 2022|Blog|

Your resume is your first impression with a hiring manager. Not only do you want the hiring manager to clearly understand how your skills will bring success to their company, you are also competing against dozens or even hundreds of other resumes just to get seen. Kristin Hughes and Shelley Casino—two recruiting experts with Odyssey Information [...]

5 Best Practices to Avoid Job Offer Rejections

By |2022-04-28T10:19:24-05:00April 25th, 2022|Blog|

Job offer rejections are on the rise in this crazy competitive job market. What can employers and hiring managers do reduce this headache or avoid it altogether? Kristin Hughes, Shelley Casino and Ben Coan—three recruiting experts with Odyssey Information Services—participated in a LinkedIn Live webcast where they discussed hiring best practices that will help organizations [...]

How Improving Database Performance Leads to Smarter Business Decisions

By |2022-02-03T15:14:03-06:00February 3rd, 2022|Blog|

Data holds valuable insight into organizational productivity, customer habits, and proactive decision making. Unfortunately, most businesses fail to recognize their operational data as their most valued asset simply because it doesn’t appear directly on any financial statements. As a result, business leaders often fall short of utilizing their data to the fullest potential. In [...]

A Professional’s Guide to Becoming PCI Compliant

By |2022-01-12T08:47:58-06:00November 29th, 2021|Blog|

Industry security standards, including PCI compliance requirements, are becoming stricter every year as security breaches at large corporations drive the need for tighter controls and audit processes. Platforms have grown in power and reliability, attracting more solutions that have expanded access to internal and external business data and networks. Old practices such as security [...]

IT Incident Management: How to Create Accurate Support Documentation that Reduces Downtime

By |2021-10-11T14:27:38-05:00September 14th, 2021|Blog|

When your IT systems are unexpectedly interrupted, how and why the incident occurred doesn’t matter. At least not in the moment. The only thing that matters during an abrupt downtime is getting your business up and running again as quickly as possible. This is why every business should have an IT incident management plan [...]

IT Infrastructure Monitoring: 6 Reasons to Partner with an MSP

By |2022-06-02T11:00:07-05:00April 5th, 2021|Blog|

There’s no doubt IT infrastructure monitoring and management are critical to your organization’s success. You don’t know what could go wrong or when. Hardware problems at any hour, batch not completing at night, telecom issues, software updates gone wrong—the list is long, especially when you alone are the entire IT department. IT production support [...]

Odyssey’s Kristin Hughes Wins 2021 SourceCon Grandmaster Challenge

By |2021-03-30T10:38:40-05:00March 30th, 2021|Blog|

On the heels of its 20th anniversary, Odyssey Information Services is celebrating another milestone: Its first SourceCon Grandmaster Challenge champion. Kristin Hughes, director of recruiting and senior technical recruiter, recently was announced winner of the 2021 global sourcing competition that places talent acquisition professionals in a race against the clock to find people online [...]

IT Infrastructure Monitoring: 5 Best Practices You Should be Doing Now to Improve Efficiency and Minimize Downtime

By |2021-10-05T11:06:04-05:00March 17th, 2021|Blog|

Diminished productivity. Unplanned downtime. Delayed connection. Our world is so dependent on technology working flawlessly that the smallest hiccup in your IT environment can ruin a customer’s experience and leave a lasting impact on your brand’s reputation But don’t fear because infrastructure monitoring is here. IT infrastructure monitoring is the continuous monitoring of your [...]

Disaster Recovery: How to Prepare Your Critical Systems Before Disaster Strikes (Infographic)

By |2021-10-04T14:29:48-05:00February 22nd, 2021|Blog|

What happened to Texas' power grid during Winter Storm Uri last week serves as a stark reminder that we must always be prepared for the unexpected. While the vast majority of us in the technology world will never experience an infrastructure failure the size of Texas, even the largest companies and organizations can underestimate [...]

4 Solutions for Employers to Fill Tech Jobs Faster

By |2021-01-11T13:34:22-06:00January 11th, 2021|Blog|

Despite the setbacks and uncertainty many organizations continue to face during the COVID-19 pandemic, technology jobs remain in high demand particularly in areas of cybersecurity, architecture and software development. As companies continue to adjust to the rapid shifts in technology brought on by the pandemic, employers must also adjust their recruiting habits to quickly [...]

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