Instant Technology has strategic partnerships with leading trade associations and software providers. These partnerships underscore our commitment to providing our clients, candidates and employees with the highest quality professional resources and training.

Business runs better when IT runs at its best. That’s why more than 20,000 IT organizations – from the Global 100 to the smallest businesses – in over 120 countries rely on BMC Software (NASDAQ: BMC) to manage their business services and applications across distributed, mainframe, virtual and cloud environments. With the leading Business Service Management platform, Cloud Management, and the industry’s broadest choice of IT management solutions, BMC helps customers cut costs, reduce risk and achieve business objectives.



SmartSearch is a real-time, intuitive talent acquisition tool that centralizes sourcing, recruiting, applicant tracking and hiring activities by providing an online database where all the pieces come together – 24/7 from any PC, anywhere in the world.

SmartSearch is a flexible solution that serves staffing agencies, corporate employers, executive search, and consulting firms, with a highly scalable and self-configurable system that allows the creation of a customized and user-friendly work environment that optimizes communication and collaboration between recruiters, hiring managers, candidates, vendor partners, job boards, sourcing tools, and existing internal processes and systems.



At Orange Tree, we take the worry out of hiring candidates by offering a complete line of background screening tools, so you can be confident when you say, “You’re Hired.”

We’re one of the nation’s leading employment screening companies, serving clients ranging from single-store establishments to Fortune 500 companies. Our distinguished list of clients rely on us to provide a full range of screening solutions, from criminal background checks to employment and academic verifications.

In addition to providing the industry-standard services, Orange Tree Screening remains focused on addressing the areas where you really need help – like risk management, strengthening hiring policies, improved compliance and speeding up the hiring process. Call today for more information regarding best practices in background check and drug screening solutions. 1-800-886-4777



MicroTrain Technologies is a growing education company providing the very best hands-on instructor training and professional certifications for individuals and corporations throughout the Chicago area. MicroTrain offers a full range of Information Technology, Project Management, Application, and Development courses designed to accommodate every skill level.

MicroTrain was founded in 1999, and has since provided quality training to tens of thousands of professionals in the Chicago area, making us one of the largest and most successful training companies in the city. At MicroTrain, we built our business by providing not only the most up-to-date training covering the latest and most relevant topics, but also showing a dedicated and unsurpassed focus on our customers to create the ideal educational environment. In addition, unlike so many other training companies today, MicroTrain continues to provide live, professionally certified trainers for each class, ensuring students maximize their learning and emerge ready to use the information to advance their careers. Learn more at



Prove It! is a division of Kenexa, a leading provider of Human Capital Management. Our tools assist employers in both the Hiring and Retention stages of the HCM continuum. We help organizations ensure better hiring decisions, as well as assess the training needs of the workforce.

The Prove It! division was founded in 1993, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. We have established ourselves as one of the fastest growing technology organizations in the world by continually consulting with our clients, which drives the performance and development of our associates, products, and services.


logo_issaThe Illinois Search & Staffing Association (ISSA) is comprised of professional staffing firms that provide temporary and direct hire staffing solutions to a vast array of industries and companies. The ISSA represents small, medium and large staffing companies, including both independent and nationally affiliated firms. Its members are staffing industry professionals who work together for the common good of our industry.



The Illinois Information Technology Association (ITA) exists to be a leading change agent that drives growth, development and retention of technology-focused businesses and talent in Illinois by providing connections, information, promotion and leadership.

The Illinois Information Technology Association (ITA) serves members in Chicagoland and throughout the State and exists to help grow the number of successful businesses that create, deploy and utilize information technology as a core part of their organization.