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 »

Five Employee Retention Strategies to Implement

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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 »

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 »

The Top Agile Certifications that Will Fast-Track Your Career

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Agile may sound like an industry buzzword, but it’s actually an important IT skill that can help advance your career. Agile refers to a way of working that focuses on processes that promote adaptable project management. It also encourages teamwork, accountability and adherence to best practices with an emphasis on flexibility. The Agile method of… Read more »

Tips for Following up After the Interview

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The interview is over and you’re feeling accomplished and relieved. But now what? The waiting between leaving an interview and hearing back from a company can be one of the most nerve-wracking or stressful parts of the job application process. Is it a good idea to follow up with an employer and ask if they’ve… Read more »

Tips for Making Your Resume Stand Out

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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 »

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 »

Top Tech Certifications You Need in Your Career

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If you’re looking to increase your pay or advance your career, you don’t want to simply wait for the opportunity to open up or a promotion to land in your lap. While being a top-performing employee can increase your chances for a better position or a pay raise, there are other ways to ensure that… 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 »