1 01, 2020

5 Tips for More Hiring Success in the New Year

By | 2019-11-19T19:28:47+00:00 January 1st, 2020|Hiring|0 Comments

The New Year is here! Today is January 1, and 2020 is unraveling before us like the Yellow Brick Road in The Wizard of Oz. However, chances are good that you’re not looking for a heart. Or courage. Or a brain. Or even to go home, for that matter. But what you DO want are [...]

13 11, 2019

What the State of the Employment Marketplace Means for Employers

By | 2019-07-26T17:23:13+00:00 November 13th, 2019|Hiring|0 Comments

Right now, the U.S. economy is good. In fact, this is the second-longest bull market in this nation’s history and it could still become the longest. As a result, economic conditions are favorable for professionals and job candidates. Not only that, but there is also a significant shortage of workers and candidates in most industries, [...]

30 10, 2019

The 5 Ways an Employer Should “Sell” a Job Opportunity

By | 2019-07-15T16:38:08+00:00 October 30th, 2019|Hiring|0 Comments

There are many stages in the hiring process, and one of the most important stages is the final one: the offer stage. However, whether or not a candidate accepts an offer of employment is dependent upon all of the stages that preceded it, not just the offer stage. Specifically, an employer should “sell” the opportunity [...]

11 09, 2019

Why Employers are Okay with Job-Hopping Candidates

By | 2019-07-12T16:45:15+00:00 September 11th, 2019|Hiring, Job Seeker|2 Comments

Once upon a time, employers were NOT okay with job-hopping candidates. However, their collective attitude toward professionals who change jobs frequently has also changed. This provides an excellent opportunity in the marketplace for job seekers and candidates to grow their careers by pursuing new employment opportunities. So why have employers changed their minds? There are [...]

28 08, 2019

How to Spot Exceptional Candidates During the Interview

By | 2019-06-05T20:29:45+00:00 August 28th, 2019|Hiring, Interview|1 Comment

In a previous blog post, we addressed how to spot exceptional candidates on the resume. Now we're going to switch our attention to the face-to-face interview. One of the most important clues to look for during the interview is motivation. There are two types of motivation: Extrinsic motivation Intrinsic motivation With extrinsic motivation, a person [...]

7 08, 2019

How to Spot Exceptional Candidates on the Resume

By | 2019-06-05T20:29:19+00:00 August 7th, 2019|Hiring, Resume|0 Comments

There are many different components to a successful hiring process. There are some people who don’t realize it, but identifying top candidates is a crucial component. After all, if you don’t know who the top candidates are, then how do you expect to hire them? Or to put it another way, if you can’t spot [...]

5 06, 2019

The Correct Way to Present Your Opportunity to Top Candidates

By | 2019-05-01T13:51:07+00:00 June 5th, 2019|Hiring, Management|0 Comments

There is more than one difference between an active job seeker and a passive candidate. This is especially the case when you’re talking about a top passive candidate. And if you’re an employer in the Engineering and/or Information Technology fields and you’re looking to hire, then you should definitely be interested in hiring top passive [...]

15 05, 2019

The Worst Assumption an Employer Can Make About a Candidate

By | 2019-03-14T19:22:51+00:00 May 15th, 2019|Hiring|0 Comments

Making assumptions is a risky proposition. It doesn’t matter if the assumption deals with your personal life or your professional life. Risks abound. This is also the case for employers that are looking to hire. Making assumptions at any point during the hiring process can have disastrous consequences, and this includes assumptions about job candidates. [...]