Why Recruiting is Like Dating

Apr 10, 2013   //   by Jay   //   Blog, Recruiting, Talent Acquisition  //  No Comments

Recruiting is like dating!
Finding the right candidate for a position can be a tough process filled with numerous pitfalls and formalities. A wrong decision early in the process can lead to misunderstandings and awkward conversations between the hiring manager and the candidate during the final stages of the hiring process. In a sense, recruiting is like dating for a professional partner. The employers and job seekers are both looking for mutually beneficial relationships that fulfill each other’s needs. Finding the right person who has similar personalities, goals, and interests can be a challenge when you don’t know where to start. As with any game, dating or recruiting, it is helpful to have a solid strategy.

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IT Skills Drought: A Growing Challenge

Feb 19, 2012   //   by Kevin OBrien   //   Blog, Economy, Sourcing, Talent Acquisition  //  No Comments

We’re all starting to feel the crunch of the IT skills shortage for a variety of reasons. At Advantech, we’re seeing this in droves as our clients are screaming for help with staffing in a number of areas across the enterprise. A great opportunity for all staffing firms, but a more pressing issue as a number of converging scenarios are likely to increase the needs as 2012 plays out.

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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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