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On behalf of my entire team at Blue Horizon and myself, it is with the utmost respect and honor that I extend our appreciation for those who are serving and have served in the US Armed Services. Unfortunately, for as long as history has been on record, there is virtually been no place on earth… Read more »

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The heavier users of the H-1B program, technology companies are continuing to feel the punch from the USCIS who has made the process of renewing current H-1Bs more difficult.  In fact, the stringent process of acquiring a new one is now in place for renewing existing H-1Bs.  Keep making it more difficult and say good-bye… Read more »

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At Blue Horizon Tek Solutions, it’s not just about the bottom line; it’s about the people. Headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, Blue Horizon was established with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. With locations in New York, New Jersey, North Carolina, Orlando, Florida, Blue Horizon deploys IT consultants to… Read more »

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Your Next Hire Can Be a Military Veteran By, George J. Thomas, Managing Director, Blue Horizon Tek Solutions, Boca Raton, Florida You’ve heard it before and you’ll continue to hear it,” The demand for skilled workers, specifically in STEM related fields outstrips the available supply”.  And, per the Bureau of Labor Statistics this will go… Read more »

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As you may or may not know, employers in specific cities (including the Big Apple) are no longer permitted to ask you for your current salary during the interview process (Hooray!).  There are a myriad of reasons for this, regardless, you need to seriously think about your strategy when that question pops up during your… Read more »

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  Question….Why do Human Resource Professionals and or Hiring Managers literally freak out when a candidate asks for a 25% bump in base salary when that new base is well within the budget?  Is the concern they’re afraid someone might find out?  If so, don’t worry employees ask their colleagues what they’re currently earning, not what… Read more »

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CLOSING is the Ultimate in Sales, Isn’t It? ARE YOU A CLOSER? Closing is the name of the game in any sales situation, wouldn’t you agree?  And wouldn’t you agree in Staffing it’s very expensive to lose a candidate after hours of interview time, only to get a turn down? So…. YOU the hiring manager… Read more »