Industry Insight Archive. All previous entries of a blog written by members of our team, provides perspective on trends we’re seeing in hiring practices, salaries, company culture, and a number of other topics that may affect you as an employer, or a candidate searching for a new position in the technical market.

  • How to Create Job Descriptions That Attract the Perfect Candidates   How to Create Job Descriptions that Attract the Perfect Candidates   First impressions make all the difference, but unless you’re meeting prospective candidates face-to-face, many times a written job description is the only first impression they’ll have of your company. Here are a few tips you can use to create job descriptions that attract top talent, ultimately saving ... Read More +
  • 5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Recruiter   Starting the search for a new position – or even thinking about pursuing new opportunities – can be a big move that requires a lot of preparation. In every case, connecting with a professional recruiter can help make the process more efficient and fruitful for you.   While LinkedIn is typically a good place to start, finding ... Read More +
  • How To Know When It’s Time To Move On   Leaving a position can be difficult for many reasons: loyalty to an employer, attachment to your team, even uncertainty surrounding the job search. Regardless of those difficulties, however, it’s better to recognize early when it’s time to move on. Staying too long can result in leaving on bad terms, which no professional needs to do.   Here ... Read More +
  • Tips on Evaluating a Resume with Employment Gaps     Tips on Evaluating a Resume with Employment Gaps There’s often negative stigma associated with candidates who have employment gaps on their resume. Skipping over qualified candidates because of those gaps, however, could be a significant mistake in today’s world where talent is in high demand. Here are some ways you can evaluate a resume fairly so that ... Read More +
  • How Does Inflation Affect Salary Negotiations?   With costs continuing to rise and purchasing power declining, inflation is taking its toll on almost every aspect of life – from routine purchases like buying groceries to major decisions like salary negotiations.   Although many companies are used to paying a premium for top technical talent, capital flows are tightening on non-profitable tech companies across the ... Read More +
  • 8 Tips for a Winning LinkedIn profile   It may be tempting to ditch all social media these days, but you can’t ignore the power of LinkedIn. Especially in tech, the platform is a powerful tool used by employers, recruiters, professionals and job seekers.   Engaging with it and using it to expand your network can make a huge difference in your ability to attract ... Read More +
  • Proven Ways To Speed Up Your Hiring Process   In a job market where qualified talent is already difficult to find, time is of the essence – especially for candidates who are working full time and managing families while interviewing for multiple positions. In order to ensure good talent doesn’t move on before you seal the deal, you may need to consider streamlining your ... Read More +
  • 3 Things Every Hiring Manager Should Look For   Although the demand for tech talent has made it a job hunter’s market, that doesn’t mean landing a position will be easy. Hiring managers are still maintaining a discretionary eye on candidates – and for good reason. As far as resumes and experience, for example, when reviewing candidates, more positions does not always equate to ... Read More +
  • Tips to Improve Your Resume in 2022 Although where and how we work has changed drastically over the past 2 years with the rise of remote work and digital meeting spaces, there’s still no replacement for a good resume. No matter which position you are applying for, you still need a concise, professional resume to attract the attention of hiring managers. Here are ... Read More +
  • How to Identify a Fraudulent Candidate   For years, the tech market has been infiltrated by fraudulent candidates trying to wedge their way into the industry. As an employer, it can be challenging to spot authentic candidates over those faking skillsets for a variety of reasons. Although background checks may already be required at your company, it’s also always a good idea to ... Read More +