Denver Startup week just wrapped on September 20th and all I can say is, it was pure awesomeness. This is the 3rd year it has taken place and it is great to see the growth each year. This year, there were so many sessions at capacity that people had to sit on the floor and stand in the back – which they didn’t mind doing because the sessions were so great! I heard multiple people say how they wish they could have attended all the sessions as all topics were timely and exciting. Continue reading
On July 26, 2014, I had the great experience to volunteer for ChickTech at their MidSummer Picnic. EdgeLink encourages all its employees to get involved with organizations or programs that are important to them or that they are passionate about. This was the first ChickTech event that I was a part of – but is sure not to be the last. Continue reading
We’re excited to announce that the latest results for our ELI customer and candidate survey are in! Semi-annually, Inavero administers the EdgeLink Loyalty Index (ELI). ELI measures EdgeLink’s Net Promoter Score and customer service performance directly from the customers and candidates we work with every day.
Being able to analyze our performance and making changes to improve service to our candidates and clients is the contributing factor to EdgeLink being awarded the 2014 Inavero Best of Staffing in Talent and Client Satisfaction. The candid, honest feedback we receive each quarter serves as the bedrock for continuously improving our service quality.
Finding top IT talent in today’s market is no walk in the park. The unemployment rate in IT remains low at 3.5% (Dice.com) and less college graduates are picking technology as a major, shrinking the talent pool. However, the growth in IT projects and jobs has not slowed. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts employment in IT growing 3.9% annually over the next 10 years while all other industries average only a 1.3% annual growth. As a result of all this, professionals in charge of hiring IT talent are having a harder time finding the right people to fill their jobs. This makes the recruiting and hiring process that much more important. Continue reading