5 key mistakes to avoid when negotiating salary with a candidate

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Here are the 5 key mistakes to avoid when negotiating salary with a candidate   Due to a talent shortage in industries like engineering and information technology there has been a shift in salary negotiation.  Where the power once was in the hands of the hiring manager, in today’s market many employers are finding that… Read More »

6 Tips for checking references

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Are you taking reference checks seriously?   Think you’ve found the right candidate for the job?  Make sure to still conduct a reference check. Too many managers pass off reference checks to the HR department for a quick check, usually done by email, or sometimes they skip them entirely.  Why put so much time and… Read More »

The top 6 reasons to use technical staffing agencies

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  With the current technical job market unemployment rate nearing 2.5% more and more companies are turning to technical staffing agencies to recruit hard to find talent. Below are the top 6 reasons to use a technical staffing firm. 1. With deep talent networks IT & Engineering staffing agencies can drastically reduce time-to-fill cycles, finding the… Read More »

Improving Employee Retention

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Your best and brightest employees can easily command the same dollar in a competitor’s company. Skills are scarce, and employers are willing to pay for them. So while compensation and benefit inducements have historically proven powerful motivators, they are now merely requisites to getting skilled employees through the door. To truly excite and challenge knowledgeable… Read More »