Top 7 Most Important Recruiting Trends to Watch in 2021

There’s no doubt that COVID-19 has thrown the entire world the biggest curveball ever. The evolving job scene reflects the endless stream of winners and losers, with moving goalpost added to the mix for good measure. While unemployment is high, individuals with a decent skillset realize that they are in control. That’s why it makes […]

Top Emerging Technology Trends to Watch in 2021

2020 was marked by the global pandemic response. Business continuity became the primary organizational goal of every business. Survival depended on quickly, securely, going remote. Social distancing requirements turned existing trends like digitization and remote work, into sudden mandates. Instead of a gradual adoption of new technology, there was a lurch forward. Technology trends have […]

COVID-19 and Hiring: Why Your Employer Brand is More Important than Ever

 Many organizations get hung up on how they convey themselves to their target consumer market – and rightfully so. After all, staying in business is impossible without the purchase of products and services.  However, a company is only as strong as its weakest link. Sustaining success with revenue, profits, and brand viability only happens when […]

Hiring Has Changed: Here’s What You Need to Know

For even the most prophetic of you out there, few could have imagined in early March that, by the end of summer, the strange ways in which our lives have changed in light of the pandemic would still be shaping our daily behaviors.  It’s difficult to describe just how drastically people and organizations have had […]

Tips on How to Hire and Onboard Virtually During Social Distancing

It’s already mid-April, and by now, most of us are better than we ever thought we’d be at measuring 6 feet with just our eyes.  In the era that will be bookmarked in history by social distancing, much has changed in our lives both personally and professionally. For the many organizations we know still need […]

How To Leverage Employer Brand to Hire and Retain Engineering Candidates

It’s hard out here for a hiring manager.  Today’s historically tight labor market has organizations across all industries entrenched in what has become romantically referred to as the “War for Talent.”  Companies scramble over one another for a chance to vie for an ever-dwindling supply of available candidates, exhausting all available means to attract, hire, […]

Why a Bad Hire is More Expensive Than Ever

There’s never been a “good” time to make a bad hire.  Missing the mark on a candidate, whether it’s an entry-, mid-, or senior-level position, has long topped the “Don’t Do This List” hanging from every hiring manager’s disk. Not only does a bad hire hurt the overall organization, but being responsible for that decision […]

The 4 Best Strategies to Retain Engineering Talent

As 2019 comes to a close, it’s doubtful that anyone has been able to dodge the headlines about the nation-wide shortage of engineering talent. If somehow your superhuman reflexes or lack of internet service have kept you in the dark, sorry, but your time is up—we’ll tell you now. The engineering talent shortage has emerged […]

A Day in the Life of a Recruiter

Odds are if you’re reading this, you’ve already put some time into thinking about life as a recruiter. You probably already know how exhilarating, fast-paced, rewarding and impactful it can be. You also probably know it’s a great fit for you if your motivated, energetic, ambitious and ready to make a difference in other people’s […]