Blog: Ask a Recruiter

How To Win, or Lose, the Ideal Candidate

August 5, 2022 in Ask a Recruiter, Business Trends, Dallas IT Recruiting, Uncategorized

 

In the article What’s New and Fresh in the Candidate Experience? Absolutely Nothing by Kevin Grossman, Kevin describes the many touchpoints employers have that can improve candidate experience. However, frequent and respectful communication stands out as how to win or lose the ideal candidate. Read the entire article here, highlights below. Communication is Key There […]

 

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Employee Curiosity

July 21, 2022 in Ask a Recruiter, Business Trends, Dallas IT Recruiting, Uncategorized

 

According to a recent survey by Francesca Gino of the Harvard Business School and highlighted in a recent LinkedIn blog here, “only 24% reported feeling curious in their jobs on a regular basis and 70% said they face barriers to asking more questions at work.” Balancing between drones and discoverers, this report on employee curiosity […]

 

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Article Spotlight: Be Careful With The Layoffs

July 1, 2022 in Ask a Recruiter, Business Trends, Dallas IT Recruiting, Technology, Uncategorized

 

There has been a sudden shift in tech hiring trends. However, as major tech companies like Tesla announce layoffs and cancellations of job offers, the far-reaching consequences can hurt more than layoffs help the bottom line. In his article Be Careful with the Layoffs, expert Josh Bersin explains how some moves can have harmful, unforeseen […]

 

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In-Demand IT Skills

June 24, 2022 in Ask a Recruiter, Business Trends, Dallas IT Recruiting, Uncategorized

 

In-Demand IT Skills As unpredictable as the IT sector can be, certain skills remain in demand. Abhishek N. details the top IT skills for 2022. Three are highlighted below. Cybersecurity The article states, “Cybersecurity involves protecting systems, networks, and programs from attacks. Cyberattacks are usually intended to access, change, or destroy critical systems & sensitive […]

 

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3 IT hiring myths about generational differences

June 17, 2022 in Ask a Recruiter, Business Trends, Dallas IT Recruiting, Uncategorized

 

Although you would believe hiring in IT is based solely on resume facts, myths, fables, and folklore remain pervasive, especially around generational differences. Molly Waseka for The Enterprise Project explores three IT hiring myths here. Highlights are featured below. Myth #1: Older generations don’t use technology as much as younger generations Believing older generations don’t […]

 

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Article Spotlight: Pitfalls of Hiring Internationally

June 10, 2022 in Ask a Recruiter, Business Trends, Dallas IT Recruiting, Uncategorized

 

Although recruiting IT personnel internationally is nothing new, some firms late to the game face unforeseen challenges. Kate Stacey writing for techadar.com, describes specific challenges in hiring internationally. A few are highlighted below. Starting Too Late According to the article, “The added complexities of recruiting international workers can make the hiring process a lengthy affair. […]

 

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Top Trending IT Jobs

June 3, 2022 in Ask a Recruiter, Dallas IT Recruiting, Uncategorized

 

Volatility in the job market comes with the territory. However, things are looking strong for certain markets, especially in IT. In a recent review of the Occupational Outlook Handbook published by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, forecaster Daniel Greenspan offers some conclusions. The top three jobs in the IT forecast are featured below. IT […]

 

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