These days, every job interview process begins with a phone interview. Let’s face it, they can be awkward. It can be hard to have a solid, smart conversation with someone over the phone who you’ve never met before and can’t see their facial expressions to know if you’re hitting it out of the park or […]
Saying “Thank You” is such a simple and gracious act. Yet, as we go rushing through the day it can get overlooked making employees and colleagues feel unappreciated. Read on to learn how simple acts of gratitude can make a big impact on business success. Everyone Brings Their “A” Game When you thank someone for a job well […]
The current job market is fiercely competitive. There are more jobs than people to fill them and exceptional candidates are being snatched up in an instant. Here are four useful strategies for how you can attract top talent for your business edging out the competition. Speed Up Your Hiring Process Speed is becoming an essential […]
Although speaking up in the office can feel scary, expressing your opinions can be very beneficial. Consider these benefits: Shows You’re Engaged There is no better way to show you’re enthusiastic about your job and working hard than by talking about what you’re doing, sharing your thoughts and offering ideas. Leaders take notice of people who are active […]
James “Ghost” St. Patrick, the main character in the tv show Power, has a point when dealing with situations you can’t control. However, when it comes to hiring this is the worst frame of mind to have. If you’re a recruiter or hiring manager, you’ve probably gotten “ghosted” by candidates. They suddenly stop all communication with you. It’s […]
If it feels like everyone has their head in the clouds lately, they do. Cloud and IT Infrastructure jobs are the hottest positions in the marketplace. Candidates are eager to work for companies that will expose them to new technology. They want to be on the forefront of emerging capabilities to learn new skills and […]
Employers are struggling to fill jobs because the unemployment rate is so low. Hiring managers, human resources managers and recruiters are starting to take a more aggressive approach to filling their open jobs. Here are 4 tips to help you hire more effectively: If your job ad is not working for you, think about changing the […]
In the staffing industry, Recruiters and Account Managers often have a different perspective on a candidate’s commitment to a given open job they are trying to fill. Understandably the Recruiter who has a lot of time invested with a candidate will be sympathetic to their candidate’s desires, requests and schedules. Account Managers tend to be […]
You hear it all the time in staffing, unemployment for skilled technology workers is at an all-time low, with some markets seeing as low as 1% unemployment. These days, candidates with an impressive array of technology skills have more options than ever and can afford to be picky with the jobs they choose.
Many people think of a boss and a leader as being the same. However, they are very different. It takes more than just having people report to you to earn the title “leader.” A leader is someone people want to follow not just someone to meet with weekly for status updates.