How to Gain Valuable Information in the Job Interview

As a job seeker, your most important task is to gain as much information as possible while selling yourself to the hiring manager. This can be a delicate balancing act between gaining and giving information. But there are a few things you should ask or look out for that can give you valuable insight into… Read more »

Use LinkedIn to Get Real Info During Hiring

Current standards indicate that most serious job seekers should have a basic LinkedIn profile. But what does that mean for employers? When you’re looking for a new candidate for your open position, and you turn to LinkedIn, what are you really looking for? You can use LinkedIn to get real information that can help inform… Read more »

Why It’s Important to Set the Tone Early in the Job Search

Job seekers are eager to start work. They may have been on the hunt for the perfect opportunity for a while, even if they are highly skilled, so they want the process to go quickly. But from the hiring manager’s perspective, that isn’t always possible. It is critical that you manage the expectations of your… Read more »

How To Prepare Your Hiring For The New Year

The 2015 sales strategy is probably already on the books but have you thought much about your hiring strategy for the next year? Hiring is often a reactionary response to trouble in the office and problems that need to be solved. However, recruiting has its own set of metrics that you should take into account… Read more »

How To Use Your Current Employees To Attract New Ones

                      Are you using the full potential of your employees to be brand ambassadors? Your happy employees are your greatest asset and they may make the difference when you’re looking to hire the best and the brightest to add to your team. Here are a… Read more »

3 Ways to Improve Culture and Attract Candidates

Most candidates today are looking to work with organizations that provide more than a paycheck and benefits. As Generation Y becomes the majority of our workforce over the next several years they are leading the charge for corporate responsibility and better work/life balance. It is possible to make small, inexpensive changes to your company culture… Read more »

Act Quickly in a Candidate Driven Market in Texas

The economic downturn that we faced for several years created an interesting problem for employers. For years they were in the driver’s seat when it came to employment negotiations. A market that was saturated with unemployed professionals allows for businesses to pay less for specific skills. However, as the tide has begun to turn the… Read more »

Improve Employee Training for Retention

Employee turnover has been a big problem for businesses since our economy has started to recover. Some individuals who accepted ill-fitting jobs to continue to earn a living began to seek new opportunities. Companies who recognize that their staff is their best asset are looking for good advice on retaining star employees. Here are 7… Read more »

Develop Your Recruiting Strategy: Mobile vs. Desktop – Here’s How

Is mobile recruiting really the future of hiring? In order to answer that question experts have been looking at the habits of job seekers on line including how and when they search. If we compare mobile to desk top computing we can see some trends that may prove interesting for hiring over time. Here are… Read more »

Attract Candidates By Being Socially Conscious

“Social Consciousness” is a concept that many businesses are talking about today. As it turns out, companies who lead the pack in social programs are attracting the best talent to their doorsteps. Concerns about environmental and social issues are affecting everyone, and job seekers notice when a company takes a stand. You may want to… Read more »