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3 Tips to Improve Your Tech Job Shadow Program's Recruitment Rate

Liam Morgan 08/05/2019

3 Tips to Improve Your Tech Job Shadow Program’s Recruitment Rate

Across the nation, organizations struggle to fill key IT vacancies. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the US economy will require 100,000 new IT workers per year over the next 10 years, but only 60,000 new IT employees enter the workforce annually. This gap has pushed tech companies to explore new recruitment methods, and many have turned to job shadow …


Source: Recruiter – 3 Tips to Improve Your Tech Job Shadow Program’s Recruitment Rate

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Freelance vs. Full-Time: When to Hire Which Type of Talent

Liam Morgan 08/05/2019

Freelance vs. Full-Time: When to Hire Which Type of Talent

The rise of the freelancer is one of the most impactful workplace trends of the decade. Today, millions of people are taking on side hustles or leaving full-time jobs to freelance.

Meanwhile, small businesses need to keep their budgets under control. When it comes to cutting costs, talent often bears the brunt. Because hiring a freelancer is generally cheaper than hiring a full-time employee, small businesses often outsource …


Source: Recruiter – Freelance vs. Full-Time: When to Hire Which Type of Talent

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Employee Development Is a Critical Company Asset: 3 Reasons Why You Should Invest

Liam Morgan 07/05/2019

Employee Development Is a Critical Company Asset: 3 Reasons Why You Should Invest

Employee development: It’s a concept commonly invoked in HR and recruiting, but little action is ever actually taken to implement or improve it within an organization. Very few companies invest in strong employee development programs or effective software.

As a company leader or business owner, you can’t ignore that a lot of candidates are explicitly looking for development opportunities when they search for new jobs. Moreover, your existing employees likely …


Source: Recruiter – Employee Development Is a Critical Company Asset: 3 Reasons Why You Should Invest

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More Women in Leadership Makes Good Business Sense. How Can We Make It Happen?

Liam Morgan 07/05/2019

More Women in Leadership Makes Good Business Sense. How Can We Make It Happen?

Striking the right gender balance in organizational leadership roles can help a business better understand and serve its clients or customers. A truly diverse and inclusive organization better mirrors its customer base, which helps the company connect with those customers to nurture long-lasting, positive relationships that drive additional revenue and profitability.

Here’s how to make a more gender-diverse leadership team happen in your organization:

Leaders Must Make Room for …


Source: Recruiter – More Women in Leadership Makes Good Business Sense. How Can We Make It Happen?

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5 Ways to Bring Humor Into Your Next Interview

Liam Morgan 07/05/2019

5 Ways to Bring Humor Into Your Next Interview

Imagine you’re trying to decide which of two candidates to hire. One has all of the requisite skills, but their interview was incredibly boring. It’s possible they’re actually a robot. The other also has the right skills, and you had a great time chatting with them. There was lots of laughter to be had.

Unless you’re specifically looking for an android, you’re most likely going to hire the second person.


Source: Recruiter – 5 Ways to Bring Humor Into Your Next Interview

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The Lie We Tell Ourselves About Culture Fit

Liam Morgan 06/05/2019

The Lie We Tell Ourselves About Culture Fit

Everyone in the hiring world has heard of the concept of culture fit. It’s one of the most important ideas in modern recruiting — so important, in fact, that many companies won’t hire a candidate whom they deem to be “not a culture fit.” No matter how qualified that candidate is, they’ll be ejected from the process.

But what exactly is culture fit? It’s a good question, and one that more …


Source: Recruiter – The Lie We Tell Ourselves About Culture Fit

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Are You a Hard Worker — or a Workaholic?

Liam Morgan 06/05/2019

Are You a Hard Worker — or a Workaholic?

You like to work — and you like to work hard. There’s nothing wrong with that. Giving your all to a project fills you with a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction.

But beware: There’s a fine line between being a hard worker who takes pride in their efforts and being a workaholic who is actively harming themselves, their organization, and the people around them.

Thanks to our always-on world, workaholism is on the rise. In its wake, it is spreading burnout, stress, …


Source: Recruiter – Are You a Hard Worker — or a Workaholic?

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Meet These 3 Expectations to Hire Top Sales Candidates

Liam Morgan 03/05/2019

Meet These 3 Expectations to Hire Top Sales Candidates

You’ve done the heavy lifting. A qualified sales candidate has been identified, you have extended an offer, and the hiring process is in progress. The end is in sight for this open role. Now, you can take a deep breath and relax.

That’s the idealistic picture of the transition from the recruitment process to the hiring process. Unfortunately, it’s not exactly accurate.

According to a recent SilkRoad and CareerBuilder


Source: Recruiter – Meet These 3 Expectations to Hire Top Sales Candidates

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3 Ways to Boost Employee Retention and Engagement in Just a Few Minutes Per Day

Liam Morgan 03/05/2019

3 Ways to Boost Employee Retention and Engagement in Just a Few Minutes Per Day

It is expensive and resource-draining to replace great people when they leave. Hiring new staff takes a lot of time, energy, and money, all of which could be better spent on driving the business forward.

Turnover is a fact of life, but there are a couple of key things leaders can do to improve employee engagement and retention — and these things only take a few minutes every day. We’re not …


Source: Recruiter – 3 Ways to Boost Employee Retention and Engagement in Just a Few Minutes Per Day

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