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The talent market is tight. And the unemployment rate has changed very little, holding currently at 3.6 percent. As an employer, it can be frustrating and daunting to try to find much needed talent. To pipeline talent, hopefully before it’s needed too desperately, try these four strategies: Build Your Brand: Building a ...

As a client company working with a staffing provider, your staffing partner should be: Positively contributing to your employer brand. Pipelining talent ahead of hiring needs. Attracting your targeted hiring profile(s) to your company. Decreasing time-to-fill rates and making markedly positive contributions t...

Not unlike the differences between finance and accounting, there are different staffing models – and terms and conditions – depending on the role and responsibilities, the level of the open position, and, in some cases, the number of open positions there are. For high volume staffing, a managed service provider (M...

Green Berets are known as “the quiet professionals.” Their operations are designed to be done in secret, and for their work to go largely unnoticed and unrecognized. To operate this way takes a great deal of planning, cooperation, and, teamwork. Medically retired Green Beret Patrick Gaumond, had these team buildin...

Blockchain, the secured, encrypted, decentralized digital ledger used to record transactions, is not mainstream yet – but it’s getting there, slowly. Investments this year by the likes of FedEx, IBM, Mastercard and Walmart – even Facebook has its own blockchain technology, Libra – could lead to more un...

It’s Halloween week! But candidate ghosting is a phenomenon that can happen all year long – if you don’t know how to correct it. What is Candidate Ghosting? Ghosting is when someone ends all communication, usually abruptly, without an explanation. Ghosting can happen over LinkedIn, email, or the candidate ca...

You may check the box on the technical requirements for landing an IT job in today’s competitive environment but having well practiced soft skills are what can set you apart, says Kolby Dean, Market Director in Dallas for The Intersect Group. Below are a list of soft skills every IT professional should be well practiced...

Speed wins. During the final stage of the interview, offer the person you like the job. This shows that you’re decisive and interested, so much so that you’ll break protocol to speed up the process. The job market’s too tight to wait too long. Sweeten the deal. This isn’t always the cheapest o...

Here are three job seeking tips to live by! Do not put ‘retired,’ ‘transitioning,’ or ‘looking for’ in your LinkedIn headline. LinkedIn, like Google, operates on an algorithm and your headline is weighted heavily in that equation. It is prime real estate. Do not use words recruiters an...

Establishing a mobile presence can have a significant effect on your business – positive if the app offers benefits to your customers and employees and it’s easy to use, negative if it fails at either of these goals. When well planned and executed, a mobile app can increase revenues, enhance credibility, help buil...