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The Latest IT Staffing News & Trends
Q2 2016



Community Service at the Hall County Animal Shelter

Throughout May, Thompson employees rallied around the heartfelt cause of supporting pets without homes by collecting items for the Hall County Animal Shelter. Much-needed supplies such as food, cleaning materials, and towels and blankets were shared with the many deserving pets that are awaiting adoption. 

To find out how you can support the Hall County Animal Shelter, please visit their Facebook page.  


Is a “No Telecommute” Policy Limiting Your Tech Talent?​

To remain competitive in recruiting and retaining top IT talent, many companies are exploring different kinds of flexible work arrangements, including telecommuting. The reason? The best IT talent expects it. 

Importance of a Telecommuting Policy

Why You Should Consider Out-of-State IT Candidates

Sometimes, you have to look beyond your backyard to find the best IT talent your organization needs. While it may take longer, hiring out-of-state candidates is often a big win for both companies and candidates. 

Out-of-State Candidates

IT Rationalization: The Why and The How

Never before have businesses, and people, had such incredible access to information. But with the volume of moving parts that must be managed, concepts such as IT rationalization and application profiling are essential to be competitive and produce successful results.

IT Rationalization

On our blog, check out IT rationalization broken down into simpler terms:
Part 1 and Part 2


Thompson was recently named one of Atlanta’s “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For,” and joined in the celebration with other local organizations on June 21st at the Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center. Thompson and the other winning Atlanta companies for this year’s “101 Best and Brightest to Work For” were assessed by an independent research firm which reviewed a variety of workplace metrics, including employee enrichment, education, achievement and more. 
Founded in 1995, Thompson Technologies is a precision IT staffing firm that provides exceptional IT talent to clients across diverse industries on a contract, contract-to-direct and direct hire basis.