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Monday, June 20th, 2011
my PC Techs, Expert Solutions You Can Trust, is HIRING!
my PC Techs is a locally owned team of information technology professionals based in Phoenix, Arizona. We provide honest affordable technology services to business and individual clients throughout the Phoenix metro area. Our goal is to help people better their lives through technology. We provide: computer hardware repair, software support, and a complete range of business IT Support services including consulting, upgrading, and server administration.
Immediate Hire: We are hiring immediately for a mobile computer repair / IT support technician. Your primary job function will include desktop, laptop, and server computer repair, computer installation, computer networking, software configuration, software installation, virus removal, user and email management, training, and general IT support. You must be able to service calls within the Phoenix metro area. Windows and Mac experience A+. Contract to hire.
OPEN INTERVIEWS IN JULY!
Interview Address: 15815 S. 46th St., Suite #116 Phoenix, Arizona 85048
What to Bring: Bring a pen and a current copy of your resume
INTERVIEWS ON SATURDAY, JULY 9th:
11:00 AM, Saturday, July 9th
Are You a Good Fit? The right person for this job enjoys a challenge, has fun working with computers, is social, and is quick and responsive. Visit our office Saturday at the interview time listed above to apply for our open position. This is an immediate hire for the right candidate. If you have any questions, call (602) 456-0150 or send us an email.
Thank you, and we’ll see you on Saturday!
Tuesday, January 25th, 2011
Company: my PC Techs
Location: Phoenix, AZ
my PC Techs is a locally owned team of information technology professionals based in Phoenix, Arizona, near Chandler Blvd. and the I-10. Our team is comprised of computer experts with many years of hands-on experience and we are currently searching for a fellow technology guru to join our family. The right person for this job enjoys a challenge, has fun working with computers, is social and enjoys meeting new people, is quick and responsive, and will appreciate our organizational culture of providing an honest service to help people better their lives through technology.
This is a mobile support, contract to hire position. You will service business and residential clients at home, in their office, or remotely throughout the Phoenix area. We repair computer hardware and software for residential and commercial clients, and provide a complete range of business IT Support services, including consulting, upgrading, and server administration. Your primary job function will include the following desktop, laptop, and server duties: Computer repair, computer installation networking, software configuration, software installation, virus removal, user and email management, training, and general IT support.
We have grown rapidly throughout the recession and have experienced even greater growth thus far in 2011. As a firm that deeply values our team members, you will be in an excellent position to share in this success as our operations continue to expand.
5+ Years of hands-on computer repair experience
MAC experience A+
For the right person, this could very well be the most rewarding job you’ve ever had.
To apply, email your resume to email@example.com
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Sunday, November 21st, 2010
November 21, 2010
my PC Techs is looking for a unique candidate possessing exceptional computer repair knowledge and a friendly personality with a desire to help make technology easy for others. If this is you, join our team! You will be given plenty of growth opportunity as part of a rapidly expanding Phoenix area technology team.
Here’s our ideal candidate:
A minimum of 5+ years hands-on computer repair experience
Good people skills
Previous sales experience (in any capacity)
Laptop repair experience
Active directory, Exchange, server experience A+
Data recovery experience A+
We hire experts ONLY. If you are not a qualified computer repair technician please do not apply. You will be tested for tech skills and required to pass a thorough background check as part of the interview process.
Still interested? Please send a detailed resume in Word or PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about my PC Techs, visit us online: www.mypctechs.com
Job Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Local candidates only
Reliable transportation required
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Monday, September 13th, 2010
The modern office is definitely an amazing thing to watch. Emailing, scanning, printing, digital document processing, online database systems, more. What isn’t done via computer in today’s office? As a business owner or manager in charge of running an office, it’s important to remember that productivity in a digital office is often directly tied to the computers that power the office. Office productivity can be boosted significantly with simple technology upgrades. When is the last time the computer systems in your office were upgraded? What about the network? ISP? Accessories, such as printers, scanners, copiers? How about recently added mobile computing technologies (laptops, smartphones)?
It is important for your office to stay up to date with the latest technologies. When humans using computers power the majority of the operations in your office, it makes sense that faster computers will allow for faster work and increased productivity. Computers that have become old and slow due to age act as a handicap to your employees, and will hold them back from performing at higher levels. In addition, the speed factor is not the only negative that comes from using old technology. Older computers, networks and accessories are more prone to fail, causing office staff to take time away from work to focus on bugs, viruses, errors, and repairs.
Every office should maintain a reasonable technology budget that allocates a reasonable amount of money to spend, every year, on technology upgrades. When planning this budget, you should go beyond simply looking to replace computers that break. You should be looking to make upgrades that will increase office productivity. Simple things like replacing still working old computers with faster units, installing faster printers, giving employees access to email while in the field via laptops or smartphones. In addition to upgrades, your budget should include regular maintenance. A technician should visit on a regular basis, as often as once per week. Your technician should keep your computers updated, solve minor errors, and perform cleanup tasks to increase performance. That will limit the amount of time office staff must spend fiddling with computers and will allow them to focus on their work.
Ultimately, faster computers in your office will allow your office to perform more efficiently. You will process more work and, as a result, your business will have the capacity to grow further and faster than ever before.
Wednesday, September 8th, 2010
Can anyone name a small business, or any business for that matter, that doesn’t rely upon technology for day to day operations? Computers play such an integrated role in our lives. Much like automobiles, it is important to maintain your computers and run periodic checks on them to avoid failure.
When doing routine system maintenance, there are several different areas of the computer that should be checked for potential problems. The operating system itself, installed software, updates and patches, anti-virus definitions, the network settings, the system fans, dust levels, hard disk drives, backups, and external devices! Some are more important than others. For example, if your hard drive fails, you could face some very costly data recovery issues. Dust is another one, dust and heat are the biggest killers of electronic components. A competent computer repair firm will have a checklist of items that a technician will run through, the hard drive and dust levels being just one of those, to ensure optimal performance.
Not to get stuck on the automobile analogy, but it’s so easy to do comparisons between that and computer repair. If you forget to change your oil, over time your engine suffers. If you go long enough, eventually your engine will fail. Computer maintenance is the same way. A lot of clients have come to us with failed hard drives. Sometimes we can get their data off pretty easily and recover their systems. In the worst cases, those hard drives need to be sent off to a lab where data recovery becomes extremely costly. Client with crashed hard drives are usually surprised when we tell them that the crash could have been avoided. There are warning signs that most equipment will give when things go bad, and the signs usually begin a while before the actual crash takes place. For hard drives, it could be slow performance, errors while working, errors in system logs, or even clicking or grinding sounds. Most computer fans make noises too when they are about to fail.
Our experts service and repair machines and are experienced in the different ways you can identify computer problems. If you hire a team of professionals that know how to keep your computers working, and have them come out monthly for a quick checkup, you too will be able to keep working. For most people, computer failures usually happen at the worst possible time. Like, right before an important project deadline. If your computer suddenly crashes or the network is not working you may lose work and income. All of this could be avoided with just a couple hours of preventative maintenance per month.
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