Recruitment and selection challenges for small companies

Recruitment is a challenge for every company, but for small businesses, it can be even more difficult. Competition with larger firms can make a small company seem less attractive. Many job seekers believe there’s more opportunity for advancement and better wages and perks with a larger employer. But small business has its advantages, as well. For most recruiters, it’s a

Hiring your company’s first IT professional

For many businesses, venturing into tech hiring is a new challenge. Companies that previously outsourced their IT needs are often looking to hire their own talent to assure they get the service they need. But often, they don’t have the skills to make an effective hire. Some turn to consultants to help them with the hiring process: others hope for

The Talent Wars: What can you do for me?

The talent shortages that employers are facing around the globe are pushing them to rethink priorities. A recent survey showed that for executives, the most pressing emerging risk to business is a lack of qualified employees and candidates to fill existing roles. The competition heats up As business competes for the job seekers that are available (or willing to make

Collaborative Content Feedback Helps Employers Identify Potential Talent

Upskilling is the new paradigm for workers and business. A recent report from McKinsey revealed 32% of today’s workforce, regardless of age, will need retraining in the next 12 years. For some workers, retraining will not be an option: the same report cites 60% of workers can have almost one-third of their job replaced by automation today. That would displace

5 New Year’s Recruitment Resolutions for Tech Recruiters

A new year brings new possibilities and new challenges to employers. With the start of a new cycle, businesses often asses what their needs will be for the coming year. Forecasts for headcounts that maintain productivity and even to project growth are top of mind in every company. In today’s challenging talent market, acquiring and maintaining talent are more important

Watchword for 2019: Upskilling

Whether you’re looking for talent in the technology market or in any field, the watchword for the coming year will be upskilling. With technology advancing so quickly, every industry is feeling the pull toward the future. Remote workers are accessing learning and assignments via their smartphones; desk workers are seeing new SaaS and apps shifting the way they work, communicate

Five Tech Trends for 2019

Tech promises to push the boundaries of what we’re doing today and open up opportunities for what we can do in the future. Smart businesses are watching tech trends with an eye on how they can adopt them, and what kind of workers they’ll need to get in on the action. Mixed clouds The cloud held the promise of limitless