Current Employment Outlook & Projections

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I hope this finds everybody safe and sound.  Challenging times for all, but hopefully opportunities as well. The past few weeks, I have been working with many firms across the country as well as fellow recruiting companies to gauge the employment market and make some projections.   Here are some highlights from my notes that I… Read more »

How COVID-19 Has Changed Recruiting for The Tech Industry

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While other industries may be faltering, the tech industry is bigger than ever. With more people working remotely and investing in B2B and B2C technology, tech companies are scaling up rapidly. But the world is changing, and companies need to change with it. How has COVID-19 changed the modern face of recruiting, and should those… Read more »

Recruiting Challenges & Solutions During Crisis

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The news over the past couple weeks has been very challenging to say the least.  The Covid-19 Pandemic has every recruiter and human resource professional scrambling.   I have been in the business for 35 years and have never experienced anything similar to this.  This crisis will get worse in the United States over the weeks… Read more »

Why Hiring Veterans for Technical Positions Is A Win-Win

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Looking to hire employees? Considering hiring veterans. Veterans are highly trained professionals who often need to suddenly jump into and acclimate to the workforce. Veterans Are Disciplined and Experienced Veterans have extraordinary levels of knowledge, and they’re extremely experienced and well-trained. They can draw from their experience in IT to move from the public sector… Read more »

10 Secret Tips to Hiring the Right Employee In the Tech Industry

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Hiring in the tech industry can be a minefield. So much goes into training tech employees, and they can decide to leave at any time. How can you make sure that you get and retain the best? Here are ten top secret tips from a hiring manager. 1. Don’t be too restrictive with your initial… Read more »

How to Stay Motivated When Searching for a Technical Job Over the Holidays

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It’s hard to do anything over the holidays, let alone something as stressful as searching for a job. But it still has to get done. Here’s what you can do to remain stress-free and stay motivated, even during a difficult time. Set “Business Hours” For Your Job Search While you’re looking for a job, you’re… Read more »

Don’t Wait for the Perfect Job to Fall in Your Lap – Go Out & Get the Job of Your Dreams

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Don’t spend year after year in a job that you hate, waiting for the perfect job to come around. Finding the job of your dreams takes time and effort, but it’s a rewarding process in the end. The Perfect Job Doesn’t Come Out of Nowhere On average, it takes about six weeks of consistent looking… Read more »

How To Effectively Use Texting As Part of The Hiring Process

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The vast majority of businesses are now using texting as a part of their hiring process. Texting is a lot like email: it’s a fast, informal way to connect with a candidate. Most people today prefer to get a text rather than a call. It’s unobtrusive, doesn’t put them under the gun, and lets them… Read more »

6 Tips to Hire the Right Person for a Technology Position

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Hiring for technology jobs is a challenging task. With the market as competitive as it is, and so many new technologies emerging, it can be difficult to really zero in to the employees that are going to stay for the long haul. Here are a few ways that you can tell whether a candidate is… Read more »

Hunt For Talent is Getting Tougher!

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Is the talent market softening? My travels so far this year have taken me across the United States to large government contractors, medium and small commercial companies and the answer is a resounding NO!   The demand across the board continues to build to record levels and the supply of qualified professional and non-professional workers is… Read more »