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 »

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 »

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 »

Are You Suffering From Burnout?

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Stress can be a side effect of every job. Tight deadlines, last minute projects, important client presentations, and co-worker tension can all lead to difficult days and stressful situations. If there’s no reduction in stress, it can easily lead to burnout. Burnout is a dangerous symptom of intense stress, and it can happen to anyone…. 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 »

What to Do if You Didn’t Get the Job

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Applying for jobs can be like a job in and of itself. Searching job boards, working with recruiters, perfecting your resume, customizing cover letters, going to interviews, writing follow up emails, and then the waiting. And even after all that work, sometimes it doesn’t work out in your favor. Rejections happen – it’s part of… Read more »

Five Soft Skills to Look for in Tech Candidates

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When you’re looking to hire the best talent, you’re probably looking for things like experience, education, certifications and even professional organizations. You might call references and double-check project portfolios. But in addition to making sure they have all the technical and experiential qualifications in place, the best candidates are usually more well rounded and have… Read more »

Is Your Interview Process Scaring Away Candidates?

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By now, Google’s infamous job interview brain teasers have become the stuff of legend. To wit: “A coin was flipped 1,000 times and there were 560 heads. Do you think the coin is biased?” While a thorough and rigorous recruiting and vetting process is necessary to ensure your company is attracting and retaining the best… Read more »