Month: January 2019

How to Hire the Best Recruiter for Your Search

Engaging a recruiter to help with talent acquisition is a big deal. You have essentially hired a recruitment agency to communicate your firm’s value proposition to the individuals that make up your industry. Understanding the forms of recruiter engagement will help in qualifying the right headhunter to fill your unique search needs. Recruiter Engagement Overview […]

Is Your Hiring Process Properly Mapped Out?

Mapping out a succinct hiring process is one of the most crucial, yet underrated components of a talent acquisition strategy. Ushering candidates seamlessly through the process can be a major contributor to successfully landing passive, tier-one talent. We’ll review in detail three critical elements to mapping a hiring process: Laying the Foundation Defining the Hiring […]

How to Choose and Partner with Headhunters

Growing a team can be time consuming and add a significant workload on top of your day job. Hiring managers conducting their own hiring process quickly find that they turn into full-time recruiters as they get sucked into scouring job boards, browsing through hundreds of resumes and interviewing dozens of candidates. Read more about the importance […]

Navigating Candidate Driven Markets

Just as financial markets experience bullish and bearish swings, there are shifts between employer and candidate driven markets. The trend in IT over the past few years shows that candidates have the upper hand in the market and it’s unlikely to shift anytime soon. IT Employment Trends By mid-2018 there were 350,000 open Cyber Security […]

Tried and True Tips for Updating Your Resume

As a society our attention span has exponentially been reduced; a topic covered in psychologist Daniel Goleman’s book “Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence”. To adapt, job hunters must craft their personal value proposition on resumes in a concise and direct manner. As you craft your resume, consider its purpose, content, format and length. Purpose […]