More than 10 percent of the workforce in the U.S. is made up of independently contracted workers. It’s predicted this statistics will only increase in the next 10 years, with contracted and freelance workers growing to possibly half of America’s workforce. Before this statistic increases, it’s vital to your business understands the difference between a contract worker and a full-time employee. When making the decision … Continue reading Hiring Alternative Workers VS. Full Time Workers
We all know the phrase “Happy wife, Happy life”. Well, it could be argued that the same could be said for employees. When our employees are happy, granted the capacity to maintain a good work – life balance and a certain degree of autonomy, the work they produce surpasses those who are overstretched and stressed out. The problem some employers face is giving up a … Continue reading Give Your Employees Autonomy; See The Results Pouring In.
I believe that when you get the ‘people factor’ right within a company, success follows. Sure, there are strategies you can set, and business processes you can establish or adjust. But to meet business objectives and maintain a competitive edge, a company needs great energy. That spirit comes straight from our people. That’s why this culture spotlight initiative we are launching — Why I Love … Continue reading A Peek into RCMT’s Culture
RCM Technologies Bill Gargano was featured in CIO Review Magazine. Here is his take on the pharma and life sciences industries. Pharmaceutical and life sciences companies are caught between a rock and a hard place, running hard to innovate and keep pace with changes brought about by digital technology. In the wake of fewer blockbuster drugs, smaller budgets, and increasing specialization and regulations, small and … Continue reading Where Business Proficiency Meets Technology Expertise
When Rini isn’t excelling as a senior technology recruiter for RCM Technologies, she’s spending her time with her husband and their four year old daughter Myra or getting the new house ready for baby number 2! With only three months to go until her due date, she can’t wait for their newest addition to join the family. Continue reading Meet RCMT’s Rini Patel
Strange to think that it was only a few years ago that we were preparing to visit shopping malls and department stores after Thanksgiving, which felt like we were getting ready to go into battle. Braving the parking lots, the crowds, the lines and the overworked employees zapped the energy out of you. Today, while it’s still a struggle to find a parking spot at … Continue reading Holiday Shopping: The Millennial Way
Myriam recently experienced the trip of a lifetime, exploring Italy and Prague — courtesy of her son. If she didn’t have her dream job waiting back for her at RCM Technologies in Puerto Rico, she might have been a little more sad to leave the Tuscan sunshine. We’re glad she didn’t let the Italian air hypnotize her too much though, as we would be lost … Continue reading Meet RCMT’s Myriam Santos
An article recently published by the NY Post revealed that 39 percent of graduates would prefer to spend a week in jail if it meant that their student loan debt would be forgiven. In a study where 1,000 undergrads and 1,000 post grads were asked what they would do in order to erase their student debt completely, in addition to going to jail, 51 percent … Continue reading What Would You Do To Get Your Student Loans Forgiven?
Having worked in the human capital management (HCM) industry for more than 20 years, I have known far too many clients who have experienced negative fiscal consequences due to poor understanding and execution of open enrollment programs. With an average cost of healthcare of more than $20,000 per family in 2019, with employers covering nearly 70% of that, I’m never surprised when clients reach out … Continue reading How To Improve Your Open Enrollment Success
I’ve worked in the human capital management (HCM) industry for more than 30 years, and it never ceases to amaze me how companies underestimate the effort required for year-end tasks. Many companies attempt to complete year-end tasks along with daily tasks using the same amount of resources, a sure way to push existing employees to their breaking point and increasing burnout. Burnout is a serious and growing … Continue reading Turning Year-End Stress Into Year-End Success
Maddy is killing it as a recruiter and account manager. When she’s not working at RCMT’s Puerto Rico office or traveling around the island to visit consultants and clients, Maddy and her dogs love hanging out on their plantain farm with her husband and friends. And if they are both off from work, you’ll find the Vega family on the beach or boating on the … Continue reading Meet RCMT’s Maddy Vega
A strong job market is both a blessing and a curse. There are plenty of opportunities that need placements, but it also means candidates have twice as many jobs to filter through. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate hasn’t been this low, about 3.7 percent since 1969. There are so many opportunities to choose from, it’s becoming more common for candidates … Continue reading Implementing Modern Recruiting Techniques In Your Company
Kathy has been a recruiter with RCM Technologies since 2013 and is an expert at all things life sciences, which she is very passionate about. But her real passion lies in the arts. Whether it’s singing at her desk to practice the latest choir ballad for the NJ Conservatory or rocking out at her husband’s live shows, music is what her life is about. In … Continue reading Meet RCMT’s Kathy Falcone
Sharon has been with RCM Technologies since 1999, when her childhood dream of being an actress didn’t pan out. We consider ourselves lucky in that respect. Otherwise, she would never have had time for us. At least now Sharon shares her time with RCMT and her Aussiedoodle Oreo vs. millions of adoring fans. Continue reading Meet RCMT’s Sharon Edwards
The average entry level job opening attracts 250 resumes. That’s 249 college grads all vying for the same job as you. They have the same qualifications, the same work experience, and the same GPA that you maintained throughout your college career. You’ve all done volunteer work, suffered through multiple minimum wage jobs, and possess the same basic knowledge of Excel. So why did you get … Continue reading From College To Career: Patience In The Face Of Rejection