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Small companies need good talent as much as any other business – sometimes even more. In order to grow and succeed, smaller businesses rely on smart, capable employees to help drive their mission forward. With the market for tech talent so competitive, it can be harder for small businesses to attract the top talent without… Read more »

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Do you know how to stand out and get hired? While there is no shortage of tech positions, there is also no shortage of qualified, talented candidates applying for the same positions. In some cases, you need more than a strong employment history and educational background to get noticed for the positions you want. What… Read more »

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Finding the right talent for your next tech position is a mix of several things, including where you’re posting your job descriptions and if you’re utilizing the help of a connected tech staffing firm. Another thing that can really help drive engagement with your job posting is writing a great description of the company and… Read more »

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There’s no denying it – rejection from a job can be rough. It can be especially hard when you’ve reviewed the post and not only found that you’re an exact match for what they’re looking for but you can also see yourself excited about getting up every day to work in that role. If you’ve… Read more »

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Stress is a natural part of life. It’s common at work too. But when stress gets too high, it can be detrimental to the health of your employees and the health of your business. Here’s what to look for and how to help. The sure signs and how you can handle them. More sick days:… Read more »

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If you’re feeling stagnant and bored at work, you’re much more likely to feel unmotivated, stressed out, or irritable. Plus, if you can get your manager’s attention and demonstrate your value, you’re much more likely to be thought of when a promotion is available or to earn a raise at your next review. If you’re… Read more »

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There are a lot of qualities that hiring managers and HR professionals look for in a candidate – enthusiasm, communication, intelligence and more. One of the most important qualities employers are looking for in new hires today is adaptability – the ability to handle change. Why is adaptability important? Businesses face a lot of change…. Read more »

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Retention is a key factor in the process of hiring and managing people. Recruitment can be expensive, and turnover can lead to expensive disruptions in business, so companies have a vested interest in making sure they work hard to keep those they hire on board for the long haul.  How can you raise your retention… Read more »

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Employees come in all different types. Some are bubbly, some are efficient, some are mild-mannered. From different personalities to different skill sets and interests, managing a team of people – never mind overseeing a whole organization full of them – can be tricky. What does it mean when an employee is ‘difficult’? How do you… Read more »

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The whole job-hunting process starts with your resume. A resume is a convenient way for HR professionals to get the highlights from your career and get a feel for your education and experience; however, recruiters see a lot of resumes. It’s important to make sure yours is accurate and effective to make sure you have… Read more »