4 Ways Your Digital Presence Attracts Hard-to-Find IT Candidates

4 Ways Your Digital Presence Attracts Hard-to-Find IT CandidatesAt a time when 73% of CEOs are concerned about the availability of key skills, business leaders are turning to better employer branding in order to recruit elusive tech talent. In 2017, branding relies heavily on cultivating a strong digital presence. When proper strategy is applied to social media platforms, websites, emails, and other digital channels, it attracts IT candidates in a number of ways. Continue reading

EdgeLink Wins Inavero’s 2017 Best of Staffing® Talent Diamond Award and Client Satisfaction Award

Best of Staffing 2017 EdgeLinkEarned by less than two percent of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada

PORTLAND, OR – FEBRUARY 16, 2017EdgeLink, a leading employment agency in the technology industry, announced today they have once again won Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Talent Diamond Award and Client Satisfaction Award for providing superior service to their clients and job seekers. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, Inavero’s Best of Staffing winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based completely on the ratings given to them by their clients and the permanent and temporary employees they’ve helped find jobs. Continue reading

The Future of the Workplace: What’s Real and What’s Hype

The Future of the WorkplaceThere is possibly no word in the English language better suited to inducing daydreams than the word “future.” Some see the word and immediately think of robots and flying cars, while others envision paperwork being completely replaced by digital programs. Whatever the case, we all can agree that the world changes rapidly, and the future of the workplace is one that will not be the same as it is today. There have been many predictions in the media about the future of the workplace; let’s take a look at what’s real and what’s just hype. Continue reading

Denver Startup Week 2015: Hiring Strategies for Your Startup 3.0

Denver Startup Week

Fall is an exciting time for EdgeLink Denver. Why? Because it’s time for Denver Startup Week 2015!

This year, Denver Startup Week events will be taking place from September 28th to October 3rd. Once again, we have provided sponsorship to this meeting of the minds, and our very own John Kingdeski, Contract Services Manager at EdgeLink Denver, will be contributing to a panel titled “Attract & Retain – Hiring Strategies For Your Start-Up 3.0.”

This session is scheduled for Wednesday, September 30th, from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm at Stack Overflow (1660 Lincoln st. 24th floor). John will be participating in the panel along with Rishi Malik of Parkifi, Josh Oakhurst of Skookum, and Samantha Schreiner of iTriage. Continue reading

Should You Be Working with a Staffing Firm?

Should You Be Working with a Staffing Firm

Competition in the current IT market is nothing if not fierce. Less than five years ago, employers had their pick of a plentiful liter. Now, the roles are reversed. Highly qualified candidates have an almost celebrity status, receiving offers from countless companies that all want a piece of them.

Those companies that move fast, using all the available resources at their disposal, are winning out. At times, that means augmenting internal hiring practices with the abilities of a professional staffing agency. But before you reach out to a staffing partner, ask yourself the following questions. Continue reading