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Technology Awards Gala in Richmond, Virginia

Written on May 21, 2014

Last week, the Morton Consulting team attended the 19th annual Technology Awards Gala hosted by RichTech in Richmond, Virginia.  The event is known as the “Academy Awards” of Technology and this year RichTech saw its highest attendance with over 700 thought leaders, innovators, and experts in the technology community in Richmond, Virginia.  The event was […]

 

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Skeet Shoot to benefit Virginia Home for Boys and Girls

Written on May 6, 2014

This upcoming Friday May 9th, Morton Consulting is participating in the 20th annual Virginia Home for Boys and Girls Skeet Shoot as a sponsor.  The Skeet Shoot will be hosted by the Conservation Park in Charles City, Virginia where teams will compete in both Skeet and Trap.  I’ve attended this event the past two years […]

 

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Morton Consulting at Venture Creation Competition

Written on April 28, 2014

Morton Consulting at Venture Creation Competition hosted by VCU   Last week, Virginia Commonwealth University hosted their 3rd annual Venture Creation Competition where undergraduate and graduate students competed for funding in hopes to turn their ideas into actually businesses.  Mark Morton, President of Morton Consulting, was honored to be one of the judges this year […]

 

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The Importance of Fun in the Workplace

Written on March 1, 2013

Throughout my career and in my current role at Morton Consulting, I have always been a strong believer in the Work Hard / Play Hard mentality.  This past week the team at Morton Consulting had our pictures taken to refresh some of the photos on our website and we took advantage of the opportunity to […]

 

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If the Pope can give notice, so can you…

Written on February 14, 2013

This past Monday, we all learned that Pope Benedict will resign as the 265th Pope in the Catholic Church at the end of February.  Telling you that it’s rare for a Pope to resign would be an understatement as the last time this happened was in 1415.   Now health concerns and age are attributed to […]

 

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Opportunities for Staffing in ACA

Written on February 7, 2013

Everyone, across all industries, has been talking about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) for well over a year now.  Whether you are for or against this legislation, it is now law and we will all spend significant time preparing our businesses for the many new rules, regulations, and reporting standards.  Cost and […]

 

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Value in the “Permission to Present”

Written on January 24, 2013

For those of you in the Staffing Industry, you know what I’m referring to when it comes to “Permission to Present”.  At Morton Consulting, we define this as clear permission to represent a candidate for a specific position at a specific customer.  We’ve seen “Permission to Present” really take off with our clients, especially in […]

 

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Our Partners

Written on July 12, 2012

When talking about customers at Morton Consulting, we are not just referring to the many businesses and government entities that we serve.  Our “customers” also include the highly talented — and often hard to find — candidates who will hopefully become employees or consultants down the road and thus part of the Morton team.  When Mark first […]

 

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Candidates in Today’s IT Market

Written on June 27, 2012

A few months ago, Richmond, VA was ranked by Dice as the 2nd fastest growing city for technology jobs. It is crazy to think that little ol’ Richmond holds one of the country’s most booming IT industries! However, this should come as no big surprise as the World’s largest IT industry is just two hours […]

 

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Impacts on IT Supply and Demand

Written on June 13, 2012

Morton Consulting and the staffing industry have seen a significant change in the marketplace over the past six months.  Despite being in the midst of a sluggish economy, demand for staffing services has remained consistent, perhaps even a bit higher, in comparison to last year.  There are a number of factors that impact the IT […]

 

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