By Richard Arneson
The gig economy. It’s a workforce phenomenon that, while prevalent in most professions, is taking the IT industry by storm. Companies are turning to staff augmentation to help address their steady need for IT professionals who possess the right work experience with the perfect level of expertise. But finding the perfect IT professional can take months for organizations who don’t combine the IT staffing teams with a vast professional IT network. And that’s exactly why one (1) of the world’s largest medical manufacturing companies with offices worldwide turned to the staffing solutions experts at GDT. It was an easy decision for the client; for years, they have utilized GDT’s Staffing Services, whose professionals have placed candidates that continue to provide the client with innovate technological solutions that drive positive business outcomes.
Cutting-edge solutions can’t be left up to chance
As is usually the case, the client’s needs were immediate. They required several IT professionals who could onboard rapidly and make immediate impacts. And they needed them to perfectly assimilate to its corporate culture and the “personality” of the IT department. The client’s road to digital transformation included SD-WAN and its software-defined approach that enables them to deploy additional offices more easily, provide faster network traffic, increase bandwidth, enhance visibility into the network, and, of course, lower IT costs.
In addition, they required a Security Engineer whose experience can only come from working in an IT organization responsible for providing IT security for offices that span the globe and have tens of thousands of employees.
Seek first to understand, then to be understood
Before their recruiting and vetting process began, GDT’s team of staffing professionals took the time to not only ensure they understood the client’s precise technical and professional needs, but that candidates would maintain the right soft skills―time management, organization, adaptability and communications―that would enable them to perfectly “blend in” with their new environment.
In less than one (1) month, GDT’s Staffing Solutions professionals were able to provide the client with experienced, talented engineers who possessed the perfect expertise and experience needed. And, of course, GDT augmented the client’s IT team with individuals who time and again have earned the respect of peers and management due to their exemplary work ethic.
GDT Staffing Services―utilizing more than a just a professional network
GDT’s team of staffing professionals call on their 20+ years of experience delivering IT professionals who help clients enjoy operational efficiencies, reduced costs and an enhanced ability to drive key initiatives. They not only utilize a database of IT professionals with the highest certification levels in the industry, but their extensive network is segmented to match the most specific of client needs with IT professionals who can draw on years of expertise and empirical knowledge.