MSP Coaching

By VAR_Staffing
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Aug 26th, 2014
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admin / VAR Staffing The high costs of a security breach only increase the importance of working with MSPs and VARs that employ the best and brightest industry professionals.  The post The high-stakes nature of IT security requires the right people to protect company information appeared first on VAR Staffing. Read More...
By Stuart_Selbst
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Aug 22nd, 2014
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Stuart Selbst / Stuart Selbst As with all good things that come to an end, I am officially announcing the end of operations for Stuart Selbst Consulting LLC. For the last 5 years of having this company, I have worked and consulted with both MSPs and VARs and have enjoyed many great successes. Naturally, this […]...
By VAR_Staffing
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Aug 21st, 2014
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admin / VAR Staffing Southern Florida tech firms recruit more than half of their employees from outside areas.  The post Less than half of South Florida IT workers come from the area appeared first on VAR Staffing. Read More...
By Karl_Palachuk
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Aug 15th, 2014
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Karl Palachuk / Karl Palachuk On Sale – Now Big Sale. Amazing Sale. You’re going to be sad if you miss it sale: Managed Services Operations Manual: Standard Operating Procedures for Computer Consultants and Managed Service Providers Note: This product is due to be released on September 1, 2014. Order now to get the amazing […]...
By Karl_Palachuk
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Aug 15th, 2014
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Karl Palachuk / Karl Palachuk In small business, the most popular financial tool is QuickBooks. They may not be your favorite tool, but chances are very good that you are using them. QuickBooks integrates with just about everything and is “the standard” for small business finance. See www.quickbooks.intuit.com. You may be using FreshBooks (www.freshbooks.co...
By VAR_Staffing
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Aug 15th, 2014
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admin / VAR Staffing The list of top 10 states for IT job creation is toped by Texas, Florida and North Carolina. The post Texas the top state for IT job growth appeared first on VAR Staffing. Read More...
By Stuart_Selbst
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Aug 12th, 2014
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Stuart Selbst / Stuart Selbst As a business consultant to Manage Service Providers, I often help my clients build a cloud offering to sell to their customers. The first thing I tell them is, “the cloud is for everyone, but not for everything.” Sometimes when I say this I get that “deer in the headlights” […]...
By VAR_Staffing
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Aug 11th, 2014
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admin / VAR Staffing According to the study, the demand for cybersecurity skills has increased at an exponential rate and the supply is not keeping pace. The post IT security skills gap continues to grow appeared first on VAR Staffing. Read More...
By Karl_Palachuk
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Aug 8th, 2014
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Karl Palachuk / Karl Palachuk If a PSA is the tool you use to run you managed service business, the RMM – Remote Monitoring and Management – tool is what you use to deliver your managed services. While there are three primary PSA vendors, there are at least a dozen “primary” RMM vendors. The primary […]...
By Karl_Palachuk
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Aug 7th, 2014
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Karl Palachuk / Karl Palachuk In Part I – http://blog.smallbizthoughts.com/2014/07/trust-in-business-part-i.html – I introduced the four stages in a trust relationship: Meet, Vet, Establish, and Maintain. That articles covers the first three stages, all of which are about setting up the trust relationship. Now let’s look at maintaining and transferrin...
By VAR_Staffing
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Aug 6th, 2014
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admin / VAR Staffing According to a recent article from USA Today, the tech landscape is pushing innovation and playing in larger role in all companies. The post Tech jobs boosting the economy appeared first on VAR Staffing. Read More...
By VAR_Staffing
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Aug 5th, 2014
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admin / VAR Staffing VAR Staffing released an infographic that examined the top five attributes of a technical engineer in the IT channel. The post Top qualities for technical engineers in the IT channel appeared first on VAR Staffing. Read More...
By Karl_Palachuk
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Aug 4th, 2014
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Karl Palachuk / Karl Palachuk Got some memos from the folks at SMB Nation. The big Fall event is in full swing. Registration is open. And the good hotel rates are good through August 28th. The primary site for the conference is http://fall2014.smbnation.com/.The primary site for the pre-day event is http://www.smbpreday.com/. Here’s the info: – […]...
By Karl_Palachuk
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Aug 1st, 2014
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Karl Palachuk / Karl Palachuk In Volume Two, Section II of the new books on SOPs, we’ll look at some important tools you need for running your company. The one tool most specifically designed to help you build a technology consulting business (computer consulting, managed services, tech support, etc.) is a PSA – Professional Services […]...
By VAR_Staffing
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Jul 31st, 2014
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admin / VAR Staffing Last week, Vice President Joe Biden spoke during the Veterans of Foreign Wars annual convention about a new training efforts being launched by the White House that will focus on getting veterans ready for high-tech opportunities in the private sector. The post White House makes veteran IT jobs push appeared first on […]...
By VAR_Staffing
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Jul 29th, 2014
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admin / VAR Staffing Recently, CEB released a new study of IT job creation and found that this trend of non-tech companies like manufacturing and health care will actually outpace the IT sector when it comes to hiring through 2018. The post Non-tech sectors dominate IT hiring appeared first on VAR Staffing. Read More...
By VAR_Staffing
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Jul 23rd, 2014
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admin / VAR Staffing According to a recent study from the Brookings Institution, opportunities in the STEM field take nearly twice as long to fill than those in the non-STEM fields. The post Study: Tech openings harder to fill appeared first on VAR Staffing. Read More...
By VAR_Staffing
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Jul 21st, 2014
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admin / VAR Staffing Recently, TEKsystems released the results of its second annual “IT Stress & Pride” survey. The post IT stress levels increasing for employees in all positions appeared first on VAR Staffing. Read More...
By Karl_Palachuk
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Jul 16th, 2014
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Karl Palachuk / Karl Palachuk Did you every stop to think about how much we rely on trust in business? It’s so ingrained into our decision making that we take it for granted. You’ve heard it a thousand times: We do business with people we know, like, and trust. Take trust out of that equation […]...
By VAR_Staffing
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Jul 15th, 2014
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admin / VAR Staffing The job market for talented developers has tightened and caused many businesses to start offering lucrative bonuses and higher salaries that are topping $100,000. The post Value of software development skills on the rise appeared first on VAR Staffing. Read More...