Insights

We constantly study the market and strive to provide valuable insights

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What are Employers & Candidates looking for?

What do employees look for in professionals they want to hire? And what do employees look for in their career opportunities? These are two important questions that should be answered when trying to find a good balance in the work place.

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Recent Surveys

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How Building a Quality Team is like Cooking

I have a passion for cooking. For me it's a way to relax, to flex my creative side and to bring together my friends and family. There are several principals most good chefs know that make for good food. I recently realized these same principals can apply to a good development team, especially when it deals with some of the smaller teams we help to find talent.

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It's Always Time for Change

Nothing seems to make people more uncomfortable than change, especially in a professional environment. Management teams, tenured employees, even junior staff members all seem to be resistant to things changing around them. It is really human nature; as familiarity breeds comfort, comfort breeds confidence, and theoretically... confidence should lead to optimal performance.

But what if it does not?

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Recent Blogs

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4 Steps to Getting the Most out of Networking

No one would argue against the benefits of networking, however how best to benefit from it is always not so clear cut. There is plenty of networking advice for various opinions on tips, so much so people even disagree with each other. Some of the specifics depend on the type of industry you work in and the types of company culture you are in, but there are still some overlying rules. Below, I have addressed the four basic steps for any networking event, regardless of the type of company you work, the industry you or in, or the type of event you are attending.

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Interviewing the Interviewer

Guess what? Oh, you heard? Yeah, that’s right... everyone seems to be hiring. All this hiring is good for everybody, but it’s especially good for the person that is well prepared. Nobody is better prepared for an interview than someone who is bringing a few questions of their own.

Traditionally, interviews have tended to be one-sided... but they don’t have to be. In fact, many hiring managers & interviewers PREFER when there’s more interactivity once the Q & A portion of the interview is reached. It’s important not to give the impression that you are not very interested in the role, or that you are only concerned about the compensation.

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