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 […]

Seeking Out Critical Soft Skills in a Candidate-Driven Job Market

The well of available talent has never been drier than in today’s labor market. Unemployment stands at a near-record low, creating a market where fewer and fewer people are actively seeking work. These factors translate to market leverage for recent graduates and younger professionals who are currently on the job hunt. The longstanding, 3-to-5-years of […]

Top 4 Trends Impacting the Recruiting Landscape Today

We’ve come a long way since Rolodexes and newspaper ads were the kings of the recruiting world. These days, a host of players have formed a new dynasty in recruiting by combining technological advancements, introducing new levels of collaboration, and adapting to societal trends. Here’s a peek at a few of the most impactful trends […]

The Recruiting World is Evolving: What’s in Store for the Future?

A career in recruiting has long been a desirable home for job seekers who relish a shot to compete in a fast-paced, results-driven field. While the alluring elements of recruiting that drive people towards pursuing this high-growth career have remained unchanged, new technology continues to emerge that has revamped how the day-to-day work is accomplished—and […]