How Can You Attract Tech Talent as a Smaller Company?

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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 »

Writing Job Descriptions to Attract Tech Talent

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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 »

Stress in Your Tech Team and What You Can Do

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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 »

Why You Should Hire for Adaptability

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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 »

How to Manage a Difficult Employee

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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 »

How Speed Can Help Your Tech Recruiting Process

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If you’re looking for the best hiring results, you might want to think fast. No one wants to rush through the hiring process just to fill a spot, as you’ll run the risk of bringing on the wrong candidate without the benefit of quality conversations and the proper vetting process. However, you also don’t want… Read more »

Three Habits of Highly Effective Hiring Professionals

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Being an effective, efficient member of a hiring team is essential. Unfilled positions can cost your company money in the form of lost productivity or recruiting dollars and manpower. Finding the best candidates fast is becoming more important to businesses to help them remain competitive. Here’s how to improve as a hiring professional and become… Read more »

Out-of-the-Box Places to Find Candidates

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Sourcing the best talent is a priority for every business. Your organization’s success depends on the quality of its people. There are a lot of tried-and-true methods when it comes to recruiting and hiring, but sometimes businesses need to get a little creative to bring the right people on board. For some out-of-box ideas to… Read more »

Is Your Employee Onboarding Effective?

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Onboarding is a crucial part of the hiring process. It helps ensure that newly hired employees are “on board” with the basics of their new role and new company. Effective onboarding has shown to help increase employee contributions and success in their new job, as well as help them feel more engaged in their role… Read more »

How to Improve Your Employee Engagement

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Employee engagement is a key driver of productivity and reduced staff turnover at any business. More than job satisfaction – though that sometimes plays a role in engagement – employee engagement is about how invested your employees are in their role at the company, how much they feel connected to the mission and goals of… Read more »