The Importance of Candidate Experience for Hiring in a Competitive Market

candidate experience On average, positions are sitting open for 30 working days, the longest on record. Amidst the current candidate-driven market, being aware of job-seeker needs is crucial to remain ahead of the competition. By making candidate experience a major focus of your talent acquisition strategy, you’ll also lower internal costs and improve talent retention. Continue reading

EdgeLink Wins Inavero’s 2018 Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Diamond Awards

Diamond Award winners have won the Best of Staffing Award for at least 5 years in a row, consistently earning industry-leading satisfaction scores from clients and job seekers.

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PORTLAND, OR – February 15, 2018 – EdgeLink, a leading employment agency in the technology industry, announced today that they have earned Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Diamond Awards after winning the Best of Staffing Client and Talent Awards at least five years in a row 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 entirely on ratings provided by their clients and the employees they’ve helped find jobs. On average, clients of winning agencies are 2.3 times more likely to be completely satisfied and job seekers who work with winning agencies are 1.7 times more likely to be completely satisfied with the services provided compared to those working with non-winning agencies.     Continue reading

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