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Culture Was a Recent Word of the Year – for Good Reason


Largely due to its tracking of which words were looked up the most, Merriam-Webster announced “culture” as its Word of the Year for 2014.  Chosen at the end of each year (2015’s ...
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Internet Killed the Recruiting Rock Star


We live in an amazing time of electronic convenience and instant gratification.  You can video chat with a friend on the other side of the world, order almost anything imaginable and ...
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Enough with the Data Entry! Where & How Staffing Can Take Back Time


Ever have that fantasy where you can freeze and unfreeze time? I have. As the world stands still, I reshape the arc of a weak basketball shot and give myself the game-winning basket. ...
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The Accelerated Rise of the Skilled Onshore Freelancer


Freelancing is getting a ton of attention these days. One recent study predicted that by 2020, over 50% of the American workforce will be doing freelance work in some fashion. Welcome ...
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Is The Tech Gender Gap Improving?


We know tech has a gender problem. Fewer women are starting IT careers due to gender bias, and those who do make it through the recruiting landmines often leave the field. This ...
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Why January and February are the Best Months to Start Your Recruitment Activities


As a head hunter, you’ve probably wondered the same thing at least once in your career: Is there a best time to recruit people? The simple answer to this is yes. Just as there are ...
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Multitasking: Put on Your Sourcing Hat When You’re Reference Checking


Staffing and recruiting companies are busier now than ever before. The economy is continuing to grow and a new wave of millennials are entering the workforce. The upcoming college graduating ...
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Making Transactional Recruiting Metrics Transformational


The recruiting process used to be fairly straightforward: A position would open, and you would work to fill that position with the right person. Today, there is so much more to it. ...
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Job Hunt Monday: A Staffing Organization’s Favorite Holiday


One New Year’s Resolution that millions of Americans make every year is to find a new job. That resolve, along with some post-holiday blues and a case of the Mondays, adds up to a ...
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The Best Interview Questions for Virtual Jobs


It can be a challenge finding good employees, and it becomes even more so when hiring for a virtual role. When you don’t see employees every day, you have to trust they are working ...
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