[Address During Memorial Day Ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery] My fellow citizens: In America’s cities and towns today, flags will be placed on graves in cemeteries; public officials will speak of the sacrifice and the valor of those whose memory we honor. In 1863, when he dedicated a small cemetery in Pennsylvania marking a terrible […]
Employee spotlight: Justine Stuckey
Core Technology Solutions is pleased to introduce Justine Stuckey as the new Office Administrator in our home office. Justine manages much of the behind-the-scenes work for CTS and we are so grateful to have her on our team. She is a valuable asset in our work. I asked Justine to describe her work and what […]
What’s So Good about Good Friday?
Good Friday is observed in what is known as Holy Week in the Christian tradition. Historically, Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday, the day when Jesus entered Jerusalem among a crowd of well-wishers waving palm branches at Him as He rode by. The Bible reveals a number of events during the succeeding days, including the […]
Do You Love Your Job?
February may be the month of love — hearts and flowers and such — but does that include your job? Do you love your work? Are you excited to make that hour commute or log in from home first thing in the morning to finish your projects, gather your team, or plan the next rollout? […]
2023 IT Job Prospects
CIO magazine has just put out its top 10 list of most in-demand IT jobs for 2023. Consider it a barometer of what companies will likely be focused on as they hire IT talent in this new post-pandemic normal for business. Here is some of their perspective on IT careers in the new year: The […]
If you’re not quite sure how to evaluate 2022, take some advice from the pithy saying above. Focus is everything! It captures the best subjects in the photograph and makes them clear and attractive. Focus in work and family and life is like that, too. Focus on what’s really a priority at work, keeping the […]
Do You Have a Christmas Story?
Much of the world is celebrating Christmas this weekend. Even in cultures that do not have a heritage of Christianity, people everywhere know something about the Christmas season, whether about the Christ-child in the manger or the big guy in the red suit with all the reindeer. Christmas is literally a global holiday. Of course, […]
Already Thinking about 2023 Resolutions?
So are you one of those who like to get a head start on the new year? Perhaps a bit obsessive about setting goals early? Or maybe the thought of shopping for those last-minute Christmas gifts pushes you to sit back down and knock out some new year resolutions? Whatever the reason you have for […]
What Are You Thankful For Today?
Thanksgiving Day is celebrated just once each year in America. We all love to gather with family and friends, eat lots of delicious food we normally don’t eat, swap stories, catch up, and take in a bit of football. Every family is different, but the main idea of having a special day set aside is […]
Want to be Noticed at Work? Be the Person who Matters More
Collaboration at work is the norm in most business environments today. There are some exceptions, those who succeed due to competitive sales goals, etc. However, much of what is made and many services that are offered to consumers don’t just happen through the efforts of one person. A team — usually many interrelated teams — […]
Honoring Our Heros
Did you know that there are nearly 20 million veterans in the United States who have served our country? Veterans Day, November 11 each year, has been observed for 68 years and it is a day just as cherished as other national holidays. If you have loved ones who have served in our armed forces, […]
Are You Tactical in Your Job?
Core Technology Solutions is looking for an experienced Tactical Coordinator for a large insurance client in the Columbia, SC area. Your planning, coordinating, and managing skills in the technical workflow space is needed. Find out more at Tactical Coordinator – Columbia.
Technology Jobs Continue to Grow Despite Uncertain Economy
Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) continue to report confidence in the technology sector with job growth, in spite of declines in other industries. New tech hires have continued for 22 consecutive months, with more than 80,000 new hires in September 2022. Analyses from leading tech consultancy firms conclude that IT jobs availability […]
“Before it was a federal holiday, Labor Day was recognized by labor activists and individual states. After municipal ordinances were passed in 1885 and 1886, a movement developed to secure state legislation. New York was the first state to introduce a bill, but Oregon was the first to pass a law recognizing Labor Day, on […]
Are You Ready For the Metaverse Office?
Zoom is one thing, but augmented reality in the office is quite another. One of the results of the global pandemic was the increase of virtual work. Many employees are now working from home. And many of these remote workers want to keep it that way. To be fair, companies are now seeing the benefit […]
Celebrating Freedom and Independence
Kerry J. Byrne wrote recently of a truly patriotic American named Julia Ward Howe: “Howe (1819-1910) gave the United States — and the world — some of the most inspirational words ever written. She penned “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” in November 1861, during a wartime tour of Washington, D.C., as Americans realized with […]
Hiring: Learning Management Specialist
About the job: Our client is seeking an LMS (Learning Management System) specialist who can assist with developing and automating processes and finding solutions in the LMS system Long term W2 contract position, US Authorized worker, No Corp to Corp. This position will be a hybrid role in Columbia SC, so this candidate needs to […]
Nashville: Senior IT Project Manager
Our client, a leading insurance organization, is seeking a talented Sr. IT Project Manager with at least 5 years of experience leading two or more concurrent project teams for a long term contract assignment. *Seeking only candidates local to the Nashville area, Will work in office first 90 days to get ramped up, and then […]
A Symbol of our Freedom
There are a lot of national holidays in America. Several of them are patriotic. One of the lesser noticed holidays that speaks to our national pride is Flag Day, occurring on June 14 every years. Here are some facts about this well-deserved remembrance of this honored symbol of our nation’s freedom from History.com: When the […]
Talent Shortages and the Tech Sector
Gordon Pelosse, of the Forbes Human Resources Council, recently wrote of the alarming talent shortage trends employers are seeing currently and projecting into the rest of 2022. Several factors are impacting employers as they scramble to find skilled talent: Higher education failings Graduates with mismatched degrees for their fields A shift of power from employer […]