The goals of contingent labor procurement are to obtain the best people available at the current prevailing wage. No one wants to overpay for labor or have poor performers.  This newsletter is the first in a three-part series on how to achieve these goals by doing the following: Avoid using Staffing Managed Service Providers, i.e., outsourcing contingent labor sourcing Make liberal use of subcontracting to staffing agencies Utilize technology to maximize results ...

ComputerVault Office 365 Migration
Posted by Paul Angelo / September 21, 2017

ComputerVault has all the tools, networking and Microsoft Azure Connectors needed for migrating to the entire suite of Office 365 applications including Exchange, Skype for Business and SharePoint to the Microsoft Azure Cloud. These built-in tools make Office 365 Migration seamless for any desktop, phone, mobile device or the entire office IT infrastructure. Customers are free to host their applications wherever they provide the greatest advantages of cost and performance: ...

History had taught unforgiving lessons to India, from Moghuls to East India Company, and such discourses are often quickly digressed with religious and anti-western sentiments. We live in a globally interconnected world, so, developing enduring partnerships with those who share our values and using caution when dealing with those whose only goal is destroying or weaken us are absolutely important. In this article, I want to focus on the risks of not understanding backdoor threats of the big bad internet. I am talking about the digital security backdoor threats of the information technology (IT) network systems that are the modern equivalent of the historical conquests and Trojans. IT netw...

Staffing: The Advans Advantage
Posted by Paul Angelo / August 16, 2017

Staffing: The Advans Advantage GDP Growth was 2.6% in Q2 2017. Advans is seeing an uptick in hiring by our staffing customers, and they are telling us to expect an acceleration of hiring through 2018 to pre-recession levels. This summer, we hired several more recruiters in anticipation of future demand. Our customers are making changes too. Many...

As summer winds down and you are getting ready to send your children back to school, and some of them could be aspiring athletes, I wanted to introduce Coach Paul Reynolds who is a terrific athlete trainer. Coach Paul Reynolds is a Speed and Strength Coach in Worcester who specializes in training student athletes 1st grade through college. Wondering what's the twin brother thing? Remember Danny DeVito telling Arnold Schwarzenegger in the movie Twins when they meet for the first time "Oh, obviously! The moment I sat down I thought I was looking into a mirror."? We are that kind of twins! I am Indian American and let's say Paul i...