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25 05, 2016

5 Reasons You’re Not Hiring the Best Candidates

By | 2016-05-25T13:00:47+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Hiring, Management, Professional Placement Services|0 Comments

“Wait a minute,” you might be thinking. “We DO hire the best candidates . . . well, we want to hire the best candidates, anyway.” Take a moment and conduct a quick mental assessment of your organization’s hiring success. Do you hire A-players? B-players? Tell us you’re not hiring C-players. (In fact, you should be [...]

18 05, 2016

3 Things About Your Job Search That (Probably) Nobody Has Told You

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:32+00:00 May 18th, 2016|Career, Job Seeker|0 Comments

Actively search for a new job or passively exploring new employment opportunities is an endeavor often wrought with potential havoc around every corner . . . if you’re not properly prepared beforehand. Of course, everybody is under the often mistaken assumption that they are prepared for their job search—active, passive, or otherwise. However, just how [...]

11 05, 2016

Want to Stand Out? Become an Expert in the Hybrid Cloud

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:32+00:00 May 11th, 2016|Career, Job Seeker, Tasks and Skills|0 Comments

In our previous blog post, we addressed one of the big buzz phrases in Information Technology: “Big Data.” In this blog post, we have yet another such phrase: the “Cloud.” In fact, we’re going even a step further than that, to the heights of the “Hybrid Cloud.” According to SearchCloudComputing.com, the “Hybrid Cloud is a [...]

4 05, 2016

The Future: Big Data vs. Fast Data vs. Smart Data

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:32+00:00 May 4th, 2016|Career, Job Seeker, Tasks and Skills|0 Comments

For how many years now have we been hearing about “Big Data”? Everything’s about Big Data. It’s the “big thing” for organizations of all sizes across all industries. However, has technology finally passed Big Data by? Well, maybe not, but it’s certainly caught up to it. There are a couple of other phenomenon now on [...]

27 04, 2016

6 Characteristics of the Employee You MUST Retain

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:32+00:00 April 27th, 2016|Employee Relations, Management|0 Comments

There’s no doubt that skills and experience are paramount when considering which candidates to hire and bring on board as employees. Most hiring managers would agree wholeheartedly with that statement. But what about retaining employees? Does your organization take the same approach with retention that it takes with hiring? Does it devote as much energy [...]

13 04, 2016

5 Things Companies Absolutely Want in a Candidate

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:34+00:00 April 13th, 2016|Career, Interview, Job Seeker|0 Comments

Landing a great job is about more than having the requisite skills and experience needed for the position. Those are simply the tangible traits for which an employer is looking. No, companies want more than just the tangible. They want the intangible, as well, those characteristics that are difficult to glean by simply scanning a [...]

6 04, 2016

3 Bonus Tips for Working with a Recruiter

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:34+00:00 April 6th, 2016|Career, Job Seeker, Professional Placement Services|0 Comments

Earlier this year, we presented “5 Steps for Working with a Recruiter Effectively.” Those steps included the following: Send your resume. (Always) tell the truth. Brand yourself in a positive manner. Don’t omit information. Communicate. While those are the central steps involved when it comes to working with a recruiter, there are other things that [...]

30 03, 2016

5 Things That Top Candidates Consider in a Job Offer

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:34+00:00 March 30th, 2016|Hiring, Interview, Management|0 Comments

Every organization wants to hire the very best candidates it can, so they can turn those great candidates into great employees. However, in order to do that, you must “get inside the head” of top candidates in the marketplace. Remember, top candidates are already employed, performing at a high level for their current employer, and [...]

23 03, 2016

Web Designer or Web Developer? Become a “Unicorn”!

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:34+00:00 March 23rd, 2016|Career, Job Seeker, Tasks and Skills|0 Comments

In a previous blog post, we discussed “Exploring the Web Design Hiring Landscape.” Part of that post described the difference between web designers and web developers, including their general duties and the disparity in the average annual salary that can be earned by people in both positions. Before we continue, there are two distinctions that [...]