Monthly Archives: November 2011

How Should You Handle the Dreaded Counteroffer?

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It may seem like a good idea: you have an offer from a new company and your current employer has just given you a counteroffer. It seems like the best possible scenario you could find yourself in. But wait a minute! Let us just take a second look at our options here. A counteroffer, on its face sounds like a great idea, but could be career suicide. In order to make a rational decision, let’s take a look at why you were interviewing in the first place.

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VisionIT CEO Provides Closing Keynote Address for “Michigan Emerging” Conference

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(Detroit, MI)

David H. Segura, CEO of VisionIT, a global leader in information technology consulting, managed services, staffing and vendor management, provided the closing keynote for the Michigan Emerging conference, hosted at Cobo Conference and Exhibition Center on November 14, 2011.

The address, titled “Dream Big, Hire the Best and Collaborate to Make Michigan the Comeback State,” detailed VisionIT’s exponential growth throughout the past 15 years, focusing on entrepreneurship, defining moments in the company’s history, community involvement and advice to inspire other entrepreneurs about the opportunities for business in Michigan.

“Michigan provides significant opportunity for businesses and entrepreneurs, but opportunity doesn’t necessarily equal success,” said Segura. “Working together to share best practices, businesses and entrepreneurs really are in the best positions to make our communities better and fix problems that have been existence for generations. Continued collaboration on the part of the business community is certain to make Michigan the comeback state.”

Michigan Emerging is a comprehensive, non-political, cross-industry, statewide annual event spotlighting the initiatives of universities, corporations and individuals. The goal of the conference is to aid in the development of a more diverse, robust and competitive Michigan – as well as help create jobs, jump start new careers and recognize incredible talent in the state – by bringing together the resources needed to highlight and facilitate the change necessary to create great wealth and industry. Segura was highlighted in the MLive feature on the conference: http://www.mlive.com/business/detroit/index.ssf/2011/11/michigan_emerging_five_things.html

ABOUT VISIONIT
? VisionIT, Inc. is a global leader in the areas of information technology consulting, managed services, staffing and vendor management. For close to 15 years, VisionIT combines focus, agility, streamlined operations and the most talented IT professionals to deliver unmatched services to many Fortune 500 corporations and large government agencies. With 20 U.S. offices, personnel in 38 U.S. states, and global operations in Puerto Rico, Mexico and India, VisionIT operates FAST. To learn more about this growing technology leader visit www.visionit.com

What are the Top Jobs in Demand in IT Right Now?

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If you are looking for work, or contemplating a change, you will be encouraged to know that there are many open positions out there, especially for those who have the most in-demand skills. VisionIT has over 2000 open positions today and would like to encourage any IT professional that is actively seeking work or contemplating a change to visit our website or contact one of our recruiters.

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Find a Job Using LinkedIn

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Social Media is taking on an ever-increasing role in our lives and the job market is no exception. Growing numbers of IT Professionals, especially the younger crowd are turning to social media to aid in their career development and job hunting. Many have been able to find a job using LinkedIn, which is the most popular professional Social Media networking site.

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Your Holiday Job Search

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Are we kidding? Talking about your holiday job search now? Nope, this is the time. Thanksgiving is around the corner and a quality job search takes a little time… There is a common misconception lingering through the rumor mill that looking for jobs during the holidays can equate to wasted efforts. It is often thought that companies are not working or hiring from the day before Thanksgiving until after New Years Day. This rumor, however, is not true. A holiday job search is probably the last thing that you may want to do during the season, after all, gifts need to be wrapped and parties attended. Who has time for a holiday job search?

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VisionIT CEO Keynote Speaker at NMSDC National Conference Expo Luncheon

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(Detroit, MI)

David H. Segura, CEO of VisionIT, provided the keynote speech for the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) National Conference Expo Luncheon on Oct. 31, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga.

Introduced by Xavier Serbia – reporter for CNN Español – at the NMSDC Business Opportunity fair, Segura focused on the current state of Minority Business Enterprises (MBE), successes, challenges and advice for growth so MBE firms can better support diverse communities. The speech titled: “Dream Big, Hire the Best, and Collaborate” received a rousing standing ovation and has been called by conference leaders one of the major highlights of this year’s NMSDC Conference.

“VisionIT has grown into a global MBE by leveraging the outstanding platform of NMSDC and operating with an audacious vision, hiring the best people and identifying the right strategic partnerships and collaborations,” said Segura. “It was a privilege to deliver the keynote at the Business Opportunity Fair and shed light on the impact successful MBE firms have on the communities in which we operate.”

VisionIT recently became a member of the NMSDC Corporate Plus program, which is focuses on top performing MBE firms with national and global capabilities. For more information about the recent NMSDC Conference and Opportunity Fair, click here.

ABOUT VISIONIT
VisionIT, Inc. is a global leader in the areas of information technology consulting, managed services, staffing, and vendor management. For close to 15 years, VisionIT combines focus, agility, streamlined operations, and the most talented IT professionals to deliver unmatched services to many Fortune 500 corporations and large government agencies. With 20 U.S. offices, personnel in 38 U.S. states, and global operations in Puerto Rico, Mexico and India, VisionIT operates FAST. To learn more about this growing technology leader visit www.visionit.com