EdgeLink Recruiter Leads High Tech Networking Group Event for Mid-to-Senior Level IT Job Seekers

At EdgeLink, we pride ourselves on our commitment to our candidates, clients, and local tech communities. Attending and hosting events in the Denver and Portland areas helps us to sharpen our recruiting practices while assisting area professionals in furthering their careers. These efforts range from networking on the ski slopes to supporting local recruiter groups. Continue reading

Top 3 Most Attractive Benefits for IT Professionals

In order to attract and retain quality candidates in today’s cutthroat hiring market, employers have to get creative. Crafting a generous benefits package and offering other incentives can be the most effective way to recruit top IT professionals. In fact, 80% of employees would choose additional benefits over a pay raise. But, what exactly are they looking for? Here’s a breakdown of the three most enticing benefits for professionals in IT. Continue reading

3 Ways to Boost Your Career in the Evolving Gig Economy

gig economyThe rapid rise of the gig economy shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, an estimated 34% of the workforce – and 43% by 2020 – is made up of temporary workers. As the competition for gig opportunities heightens, independent contractors need to find ways to maintain their edge. Here are a few basic guidelines to boost your career in the evolving gig economy.  Continue reading

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