Interview Tips From ATS

Jun 17, 2014   //   by Julie   //   Blog, Hiring Process, Interviewing, IT Candidate, Job Market  //  No Comments

The interview process is one of the most crucial parts of the hiring process. Your first impression and interaction with the interviewer will play an extremely vital part in whether […]

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Why the Skills Game only Gets You so Far

Jun 26, 2012   //   by Kevin OBrien   //   Blog, Hiring Process, Interviewing  //  No Comments

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It’s become a standard to receive requirements that outline a plethora of skills for which one candidate needs to match most in order to win the position. But is it realistic, and are there other determining factors that make the difference? Yes, of course there. Even if you don’t have every skill listed from a job description, as a candidate, you need to think about the extra details in order to help you land that next contract position.

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5 Keys to Building a Successful Candidate Relationship

Jan 24, 2012   //   by Kevin OBrien   //   Blog, Hiring Process, IT Candidate, Sourcing, Talent Acquisition  //  No Comments

We are entering a time where IT is evolving and the candidate supply is becoming more and more scarce. With this challenge comes a frenzy of opportunities that land in each candidate’s lap; giving them a variety of options at any given point. Of course, this quickly becomes a challenging situation for all of the staffing and services firms that are trying to land the best talent.

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Don’t Underestimate the Consultant Code of Conduct

Jan 15, 2012   //   by Kevin OBrien   //   Blog, Hiring Process  //  No Comments

Consultant Code of ConductIt’s not uncommon in our business for our competitors to send off a consultant to a client and let them work away. In the past, on-boarding was a very detailed, methodical process that took 1/2 a day to get consultants acclimated to new life with the company and the client. Now, we see our competitors sending off the new person to the site, on their own, and expecting them to weave their magic and do great things. However, this is a very dangerous model to follow.

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3 Reasons why Hiring Managers Should Provide Feedback

Jan 2, 2012   //   by Kevin OBrien   //   Blog, Hiring Process  //  No Comments

Many buyers of staffing services have commoditized the acquisition of talent. Understandably, this is a requirement when bringing in the masses. There is only so much time departments can spend on reviewing resumes and hiring staff in order to meet the expectations of business. However, there is a flaw in the process that if fixed, may help in the costs associated with hiring new talent. This article will shed new light on why giving feedback to staffing companies may help maximize the return on investment with your vendors.

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