Interviewing for Cultural Fit

Even if a candidate has all of the right skills, that doesn’t guarantee they’re the best person for the job. Selecting an individual who doesn’t fit into the company’s culture could lead to issues, leading you to seek a replacement sooner than you originally planned. To help ensure you don’t make a costly mistake in… Read more »

Why Behavioral Interview Questions Are Important

When you’re hiring a new employee, you want to learn more than just what skills they have to offer. At a time when cultural fit is becoming more important in the workplace, you need to determine whether a candidate’s motivations, characteristics and personality are appropriate for the role. Behavioral interview questions are designed to help… Read more »

Are You Asking IT Candidates the Right Questions?

Many companies find it challenging to hire IT professionals, especially if the interviewer isn’t well-versed in the particular specialty. Often, a tech employee’s success isn’t just based on possessing the right skills, so a simple checkbox approach won’t be sufficient. To make sure you are hiring the right candidates, it’s important to ask the right… Read more »

Understanding the H1 Market

Companies looking for hard to find tech skills often consider turning to the H1-B visa program to find foreign workers to fill their positions. While the program can connect businesses with highly skilled candidates, it isn’t without a level of risk. Aside from the strict requirements for bringing in H1-B workers, there is also a… Read more »

10 Things Your Staffing Agency Won’t Tell You

  Choosing to use a staffing agency is often a big business decision. However, you can’t make the right choice regarding the firm you select without the right information. To help you understand the staffing industry better, here are 10 things a staffing agency won’t tell you. Your Competitor Pays More Staffing firms work with… Read more »

What To Consider When Hiring for Outcomes

    When reviewing candidates, most hiring managers put heavy emphasis on existing qualifications. This leads to decisions being made based on aspects of the job seeker’s history, such as their experience and education, as well as their skill set. While this approach can be effective, it doesn’t guarantee the right kind of employee was… Read more »

The Power of the Remote Worker

When it comes to hiring top talent, companies often have to step outside their comfort zone to attract the best candidates for their open positions. One of the benefits making headway in organizations of all sizes is the ability to work remotely. Whether it is an occasional option for otherwise traditional employment arrangements or a… Read more »

How to Hire Self-Starters

Being able to use one’s own judgment to solve problems and make decisions is critical in the IT field. Having to take the time to explain every detail of situations as they occur isn’t ideal in a fast-paced environment, and can cripple other team members who are working on joint projects. So, how do you… Read more »

Does Your Business Culture Matter to Prospective Employees?

Every business operating has a particular culture regardless of its size. It is a reflection of the company’s values, attitudes and priorities based on the actions of its employees and leadership. Additionally, the physical environment is also considered part of the larger equation. And cumulatively, the culture can be seen as a positive or a… Read more »

Minimizing Millennial Turnover

One of the biggest complaints regarding millennials in the workforce is their reputation of being job hoppers. Hiring managers are hesitant to choose candidates who appear to have short histories with their previous employers, especially since the investment required to get a new employee settled in can be quite high. So, how do you separate… Read more »