Without fail, year in and year out, beloved Peanuts’ character, Linus, sits in a pumpkin patch on Halloween night waiting for the Great Pumpkin to appear. Much to his dismay, it fails to turn up. Nevertheless, he remains undefeated and vows to wait again next year. He believes the Great Pumpkin is out there. …Continue
One of the first steps in evaluating a developer for an open role is taking a deep dive into their resume. Whether it's a traditional resume, their Developer Story, or even their GitHub profile, one of the first things you'll look into is their education. Did they go a good school? Did they complete a Computer Science program?
But that's the old way of…Continue
Collaboration is a major concern of managers and for good reason. Collaboration in the workplace has a plethora of benefits. Collaboration “allows employees to feel more connected to their jobs and co-workers, reduces stress at the workplace, makes their jobs easier, allows for more work freedom, and in general makes them happier people” says Jacob…Continue
When we approach most Talent Acquisition and HR people that need to update or fill gaps in the company's computer science and information technology systems, they don't normally look at products and services offered by start-ups. Even after most offer trial runs and beg for beta testers to try out their shiny new software companies will reluctantly just stay with the same old traditional tools they have been using for last 15 years.
As if the software that a team just spent most of…Continue
In conversations I have had over the last few months, I have been asked by a couple HR VPs and Directors that they wanted to launch into social media recruiting and wanted to know how I would do it.
Going forward, I think my first question I ask is “why do you want to go on social media?” It seems everyone wants to be on social media…it’s cool…it’s what Google or Amazon is doing so I do too…etc. These are the wrong answers! You do not go into social media recruiting…
From 2000 - 2013, a position as a software developer yielded a salary increase over 25 percent. In some industries, like healthcare and IT, are talent shortages. Hiring the correct number of employees with the right skills sets is important, regardless of the industry. Here are four such diverse industries that…Continue
Entry-level sports jobs are the best (and sometimes only) way to get your candidate's foot into the sports industry door. To choose the one that suits your candidate best, you must know where your candidate stand in terms of skills and competencies.Continue
International Recruitment has always been a part of the Talent Acquisition Industry so I’m sure that most of us will be familiar with the process especially since we’ve gone through it at some point of time. When it comes to US Staffing or UK Staffing we’ve encountered that as well while going up the Career Ladder. But what are we supposed to do when we’re doing Asian hiring i.e. seeking Talent to fill China position and are looking for Shanghai Talent?
Staying on the topic at hand…Continue
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