Consider hiring a U.S. veteran for your next open position. Veterans are disciplined team-oriented players that can add value to any employer's business. Here are some reasons why veterans make great employees: Trained Leaders The military trains people to be leaders. Veterans understand how to manage, motivate,...

Whether you're a business owner, a manager, or a co-worker, you've most likely felt the stress and anxiety that come from facing the need to initiate a crucial (and possibly uncomfortable) conversation. A crucial conversation is any conversation where the stakes are high, emotions run...

We make many decisions throughout the course of a day.  Some are small and inconsequential while others are large and can affect peoples’ lives and wellbeing. At some point in our careers, we have all made decisions that just did not work out the way...

The average professional spends 31 hours a month in meetings.  Many of us find that meetings can be full of talk, with little focus and no outcomes. If you’ve ever sat through one of those meetings, feeling like it’s a waste of time and a...

CIO’s are focused on meeting the upcoming deadline for the EU’s new stringent data privacy laws. The compliance requirements are onerous. They not only cover in-house processing and storage, but extend the same requirements to cloud vendors and third-party partners. What is GDPR? Global Data Protection Regulation...

As 2018 begins, business leaders will continue to be challenged to keep pace and adapt to the rapidly changing technology landscape. New technologies are requiring companies to evaluate employee skillsets and offer new training to staff with legacy skills, hire subject matter experts and contract...

The employees at DCS are compassionate about donating their time, energy, and money to help make the holidays brighter for those in need. Each year, DCS teams up with a variety of charity organizations in both Seattle and Austin.  “Throughout the year our team is...

Below are three trends that are changing the way recruiting teams find, qualify, and engage candidates. Advancements in technology and non-traditional approaches to hiring are requiring employers and recruiters to shift their approach to recruiting.   Workplace Diversity Companies are beginning to examine workplace diversity and...

The effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act by Senate Republicans has, for the second time in two months, failed get enough support. The Graham-Cassidy bill drew significant concerns regarding the coverage of pre-existing conditions and the establishment of block grants to states for Medicaid...