The Importance of Data Positions

We discussed in the past how Big Data is impacting businesses.  Being able to analyze business and work-related data is becoming increasingly important.  Industries across the board are working feverishly, using their data to understand customers and employees.  The better you understand the data, the better you manage your business.  With data ruling much of […]

Microsoft & LinkedIn – Now What?

Unless you’ve lived under a rock, the hottest news this month is that Microsoft received regulatory approval for the purchase of LinkedIn for $26 Billion.  Since Microsoft announced its intention to purchase the social network giant, we’ve all waited and speculated what that would mean.  Now, thanks to the regulatory approval and Microsoft CEO Satya […]

How Important Are Background Checks?

According to a recent survey, “More than 1 in 4 Employers Do Not Conduct Background Checks of All New Employees.”  With the average cost of a new hire on the rise and the additional cost of a bad hire, it’s astonishing that more employers aren’t conducting background checks.  If you know anything about our business […]

3 Ways Employers Save by Using a Recruiter

As an employment agency who works with employers every day, we’re always striving to find cost-saving measures.  The rising costs of recruiting is an ongoing and real struggle for businesses.  That said, with the right partners and strategies in place, any business can learn how to save money while recruiting.  One of the quickest ways […]

Employers: Tips on Recruiting Emotionally Intelligent Talent

One aspect of hiring quality staff members is finding those special candidates who are emotionally intelligent. Before you target them, employers need to understand the entire scope of what that means.  Emotionally intelligent people by definition have the “capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and […]

2016 Workforce Trends To Continue in 2017

Workforce trends affect us every day and like all things, they change over time.  In today’s business economy, the employers who have a pulse the latest workforce trends, stand to gain more from their recruiting efforts.  Some of the hottest workforce trends in years past, were trends like casual attire, flexible working schedules, and working […]

Employer Tips for Scanning a Resume

We’ve posted several articles on employer recruiting tips and what to look for when searching for the right candidate.  Today, we’re focusing on reviewing resumes and how to spot a great candidate when reviewing multiple resumes.  Indeed, it’s an art to be able to scan a resume in a quick and efficient manner to find […]

2017 Starting Salary Trends

Since we’re well into the fourth quarter of 2016, by now many companies are in the final recruitment planning stages for 2017 and some already have their budgets set. Unfortunately, one growing trend that could impact their efforts is an increase in starting salaries. According to a newly released guide, starting salaries are set to […]

3 Ts for Interviewing Top Talent 

Within the last couple of months, I received some random inquires asking; “How long should an interview take?” Many of these inquiries are from those who have reached out for a free consultation so after hearing that question more than a couple of times, I decided to post about it. Hopefully, employers and job seekers will […]

Hiring Outlook for Q4 2016

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics department released their monthly jobs reports stating steady findings. The number of unemployed persons remained unchanged at 7.8 million in August, and the unemployment rate was 4.9 percent for the third month in a row.  Based on these reports of a stable economy, most of the country has positive […]