Potential Dangers of Bypassing Recruiters

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A lot goes into searching for a new job. So why not enlist some help? A decision all job seekers have to make when they begin their search is whether to work with a recruitment consultant or apply directly to positions online or elsewhere. Anyone that has successfully gone through the job search on their… Read more »

Hiring to Stay Steady, But Skills Gap to Persist

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According to CareerBuilder’s Midyear Jobs Forecast, the end of 2016 will look similar to the beginning. However, we will see a new trend of higher wages. The increase in wages are due to competition for talent. Employers will most likely hire at the same rate as last year, but are looking for better qualified candidates…. Read more »

Conduct an Effective Phone Interview

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In-person interviews can be a significant time commitment, and sometimes you know right off the bat if a candidate isn’t a good fit, but still have to go through the process. Phone interviews are a way to perform the initial screening in a low-pressure manner without meeting in person until you know the candidate is… Read more »

Overcome the Skills Gap and Find Qualified Employees

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Skills gap is a familiar phrase for hiring managers – it refers to the discrepancy between the skills possessed by candidates versus the skills actually required for the job. With technology advancing at such a rapid rate, it can be difficult for educators and workplace trainers to keep pace. This can result in young workers… Read more »

7 Soft Skills to Look for in IT Candidates

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Hard skills are the specific competencies that can be taught, and what most IT professionals have. The best hires are not necessarily the ones with the most technical proficiencies – what sets apart the top IT candidates are soft skills, or the innate emotional or personality traits that make a person successful in the logistics… Read more »

5 Strategies for Managing Healthcare Staffing Shortages

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As healthcare services becomes more in demand due to an increasing lifespan and access to healthcare insurance coverage from government regulations, the healthcare industry is projected to fall significantly short in keeping up. By 2020, the federal government projects that there will be a healthcare worker shortage of approximately 24,000 doctors and 1 million nurses…. Read more »