DPP Blog - Work Life Balance

A Second Bite of the Apple: An alternative career for teachers

We get it. Teaching is tough. You thought it was your life’s calling, and you put everything into it. You loved the kids. You even loved the parents. You still do! But. Burnout: what is it and how to recognize it “Job burnout is a special type of work-related stress,” say the staff at the […]

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Attention, Teachers!

If teaching has not proven to be the career you had hoped,  we would like to speak with you!   Our firm is growing, and we would like to talk with you about an exciting career in professional recruiting. Please contact me at chris.dickenson@dppit.com, or call me at 803-978-1986 to hear more.

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Sparking joy: Our holiday family

Our DPP family has a tradition of sponsoring a family for the holidays through the local program, Midlands Families Helping Families. This holiday our family is a grandmother whose three teenaged grandchildren came to live with her. As we reviewed the list of needs, we discovered that beds were needed for each of the children. […]

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School-from-Home Accessories for Your Students

Are you gearing up for the back-to-school sales tax weekend? This year presents some new challenges as schools face choices between reopening for physical attendance, remote attendance or a hybrid model. When schools closed during the spring, parents and students were scrambling to  adjust to an unprecedented situation. Suddenly, both parents and students were working […]

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Now Hiring: Entrepreneurial People

DPP is looking for a few talented individuals to join our recruiting team.  Whether you are a staffing specialist, a sales associate, or you’re looking for a career where your success is built on the relationships you foster, our company may be the ideal fIT® for you. What we do: We find IT people who […]

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Set Yourself Up for Success in 2019

In preparing for that last hill of the physical and emotional roller coaster ride of the holidays, people turn to planning their New Year’s resolutions and goals. We’ve had a month or more of overeating, high spending, and putting our best foot forward not only at work, but with relatives and friends we often see […]

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When Mother Nature Wreaks Havoc: Hurricane Preparedness

Living in the South, we are blessed with good friends, deep family connections, amazing regional cuisine and some pretty amazing year-round weather. One can typically travel from the mountains to the coast in three hours. One of the drawbacks to living in the South is the annual hurricane season that begins June 1st and continues through […]

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Talking About Cyberbullying

School is back in session (yea!) and kids are out there being kids. We’d like our kids to have positive social interactions, and usually they do. But it seems like on every playground and in every cafeteria, there are bullies.Bullies. You remember them. Sometimes the schoolyard bully was obvious, fitting the stereotype of big kid […]

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Happy SysAdmin Day 2014!

In just a few short days, it will be SysAdmin Appreciation Day. Are you ready? Of course you are! But just in case… Friday, July 25 is the 15th annual day of giving the nod to our system administrators.  Those are the people who keep your network alive, your servers backed up, your computers virus-free. […]

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5 Things to Do While You’re Unemployed

Unemployment is something most people rarely plan for. Besides building a healthy bank account, and maintaining an active network of peers, there is often little you can do to prepare for unexpected unemployment and its aftermath. Getting that pink slip and being shown to the door is like getting a punch in the gut. It […]

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Lilacs, Lightsabers & Towels: A Celebration

What do lilacs, lightsabers and towels have to do with each other? If you know the answer without Googling it, then you should fly your Geek Flag proudly on May 25th. If you’re a bit confused, don’t panic. Keep calm, and read on. And if you don’t think you’re a geek, stick with us anyway. […]

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Celebrate Earth Day! Recycle Your Cell Phone

Did you know Americans dump over $60 million in gold and silver every year? Sixty million dollars of gold and silver laying waste in our landfills. That doesn’t include the copper, palladium and other precious metals also used in manufacturing our electronic gadgets.¹ That’s the economic story. E-waste also impacts our health.  The e-waste in […]

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