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The Thompson Wire
The Latest IT Staffing News & Trends
Q3 2016 


Thanks for Helping to Fill Backpacks with School Supplies
Thompson employees and consultants recently supported the Crying Voice Project’s “Fill the Backpack Drive” to support the students of D. H. Stanton Elementary School, the lowest academically performing school in Georgia. Following the Drive, students and their families were invited to enjoy an afternoon of activities while picking up their donated school supplies.

Crying Voice Project - Fill the Backpack Drive

Plan to Participate in My Camp Sunshine Fall Festival on Oct. 23
For the third straight year, the Thompson family will once again support the My Camp Sunshine Fall Festival, an annual event for children who are battling cancer. The kids enjoy an afternoon of fun—from a cake walk and arts and crafts, to pumpkin decorating, cookie decorating, carnival games, a moonwalk and face painting. This year’s festival is October 23. Plan to participate. Learn more


Understanding IoT’s Impact on Talent
As more and more items get smart, and the demand for actionable data across a huge variety of touch points increases, the Internet of Things (IoT) is poised to turn pretty much every industry on its head. How exactly IoT will impact everything—including technology hiring—is still up for debate, but we know it’s a phenomenon that is here to stay. 


Improve Your Recruiting: 3 Critical Areas
Examining and refining aspects of your organizational processes and structure can have a tremendous impact on your success. Start by focusing on improving just three key areas to help you better attract the right talent—the talent that innovates. 

Definition of Innovate


Ari Waller Appointed as Chief Recruiting Officer
Thompson Technologies recently promoted Ari Waller to Chief Recruiting Officer. He'll be responsible for leading all recruiting and sourcing operations. He will also advise businesses on recruiting and sourcing strategies specific to their business objectives. Learn more about Ari and his new role. 

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