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Tim Duffy - Lifecycle Staffing Services BDM

Tim Duffy

Tim Duffy is a Lifecycle Staffing Services BDM at Connection with more than 25 years of experience. When he has free time, Tim enjoys spending time with his family and is an avid sports fan. 

Areas of expertise:HiringIT HiringIT Staffing

Articles by Tim Duffy


The Right IT Recruiter Can Help Find Your Unicorn

How to Get The Talent You Need, When You Need It

by Tim Duffy | 06.14.16

In IT recruiting, a job description is just the tip of the iceberg.

Employers may say they want a data analyst, but what they really want is a data analyst with experience in healthcare—who is also an expert in security and compliance. Or maybe they want a mobile applications developer—one who really gets how interior designers think.

Tags:CIOCloudComplianceHealthcare ITIDGITRecruitingSecurityStrategic Hiring


DIY IT Is So Yesterday

Manage Changing Technologies with an Expert Partner

by Tim Duffy | 05.10.16

It’s not so much that IT is broken than that the pace and volume of change are accelerating so rapidly that trying to do it yourself is too difficult in terms of complexity, timeliness, and cost. IT management must deal with more devices, more applications, more data, and a wider variety of workflows than ever before. Whether to achieve specific objectives that fall outside internal capabilities or resources, or for outsourcing 100% of IT to focus on an organization’s core strengths, a partnership is increasingly the preferred way to go.

Tags:CloudDigital TransformationITIT StaffingMobile technologyOutsourcingTechnology Deployments

IT Careers

For Those Hard-To-Fill IT Jobs

Try Direct Hire Placement

by Tim Duffy | 04.29.16

It’s tough to find the right IT skills you need when you need them. When a technology is on the cutting edge, few people have experience with it, and competition for them is intense. Over time, more workers pick up the skills—but by then, the IT world has moved on to the next big thing. Along the way, projects languish and companies miss out on lucrative opportunities. How can you ensure your organization keeps pace with technology? Read on.

Tags:DataDirect-HireHRITIT StaffingNetworkTechnology

Job Search

Contract-to-Hire IT Staffing

A Win-Win Approach

by Tim Duffy | 04.25.16

The so-called “Gig Economy” is a growing trend. The numbers are stunning: About 40% of the U.S. workforce—up from 31% in 2005—take part in the gig economy. But for technology companies and departments, hiring permanent staff is the better solution in many cases. Even better—getting to test-drive staffers before you hire them. We’re talking about Contract-to-Hire Staffing, and Connection is your go-to source to find the right people for the long term.

Tags:ConnectionContract-to-HireGig EconomyITManager


Should You Hire Contractors?

Advantages of a Temporary IT Staffing

by Tim Duffy | 04.20.16

Today’s technology makes it easier than ever to scale your business. Attracting new customers, which used to mean labor-intensive mailing and sales calls, can now be done by providing an online click button. Product development, which once demanded intensive in-house resources, can be done efficiently in the cloud. As a result, your business can grow much faster. But will you have the staff you need to provide top-notch service to your new customers?

Tags:CIOCloudMeidcareSocial SecurityTechnology