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The Importance of Big Data Staffing

Posted on April 11, 2019 by Nick Squires

    You probably use big data in almost every aspect of your business, from identifying your target consumer and the best way to market to them to testing the effectiveness of your logistics and managing your website. You do this with good re …

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What A Government Shutdown Means For Your Agency

Posted on April 8, 2019 by Nick Squires

  During the 2018-2019 government shutdown, which was the longest in U.S. history, more than 800,000 government workers went on unpaid leave or worked without pay. The shutdown also affected significant numbers of workers who contract with governm …

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Why Employers Need Staffing Agencies

Posted on March 15, 2019 by Nick Squires

When it’s time to hire new staff, companies either have their own HR personnel do the job or contract it out to a staffing agency. If you’ve never used a staffing agency before, you may be wondering about the benefits of working with a staffing agency …

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Do You Need A Bodyguard? A Deeper Look at Finding the Right Hire.

Posted on December 13, 2018 by Nick Squires

  Finding a bodyguard can be a difficult and time consuming process. You want to find someone who is easy to work with and whose characteristics match with your personality. Just like hiring a bodyguard can be difficult, hiring a new IT employee c …

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The Office: A Look at the Cost of Wasted Time

Posted on August 13, 2018 by Nick Squires

“I am running away from my responsibilities. And it feels good.”-Michael Scott Every office has time wasters, even yours. You know who they are. People who, like Michael Scott, are always running away from their responsibilities. When it comes time to …

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How Much Do Technology Professionals Really Make?

Posted on July 13, 2018 by Nick Squires

Are you considering entering the world of technology professionals, but aren’t sure what the future of the job market holds? We’ve done some research and are happy to tell you, the prospects are looking good. If you want to know what jobs are hiring, w …

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Is Your Career In Demand?

Posted on June 4, 2018 by Nick Squires

There’s a saying “Out with the old and in with the new”. In 2018 that saying is still true, as more and more companies are going digital. Some experts predict that most companies will have switched to advanced technology jobs by 2020, and will include …

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Smugglers and Scoundrels

Posted on May 10, 2018 by Nick Squires

Hiring new talent isn’t always easy. Finding the right person to fit what your company needs can be tough. Fortunately, The Computer Merchant is here to help. We work to provide IT staffing services to the technology industry across the United States. …

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You Know You Want to Be a Computer Programmer If…

Posted on May 9, 2018 by Nick Squires

If you’ve considered pursuing a career in computer programming, listen up. The computer programming industry is a fast growing and essential industry in today’s tech driven world. Because computer programmers create the code for software and operating …

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So You Want To Be A Web Developer?

Posted on April 10, 2018 by Nick Squires

If you’re thinking about pursuing a career in web development, listen up. If you want a job that encourages creativity, lets you work independently (maybe even from home), and is one of the hottest jobs on the market right now, web development might be …

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