Industry Insight, 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.
- What to Focus on When Recruiting Top Candidates
With the unemployment rate for tech workers at its lowest point ever, recruiting in the field continues to remain at its most competitive.
In June 2020, a lack of skilled labor led to a historically low 2.8% unemployment rate among tech jobs compared to the national average of 13.5% for all other occupations. That demand has ... Read More +
- Why Your Online Presence is an Extension of Your Resume + 5 Things to Keep in Mind
Everyone has an online presence of some sort – whether it’s social media or a professional profile. The question is, what does your online presence say about you?
Ten years ago, Forbes predicted that by 2021, online profiles would replace resumes in terms of how recruiters and human resources managers search. Study after study since then ... Read More +
- Tips to Streamline Your Onboarding Process + Save Time This Year
While a lot of time and attention is often put into finding the right candidate for a position, it’s important to understand the process of hiring a new team member does not stop there. Every onboarding process requires careful planning and attention; otherwise, you’re at risk of losing a good candidate in less time that ... Read More +
- 5 Ways to Remain a Valuable Member of Your Team
One in three employees in the United States are either in a different position than when they started 2020 or they are unemployed altogether, according to a recent survey by two leading universities. People are also accepting lower paying jobs, due in part to the instability created by the COVID-19 pandemic, and many are scrambling ... Read More +
- 6 Tips to Writing Emails People Will Actually Read
With digital communication more prevalent than ever – especially with the rise of remote work – writing a productive email people will actually read is an underrated and useful skill to have.
Concise and action-oriented emails can keep projects moving and earn the respect of your peers. They can even go so far as to propel ... Read More +