Blog

3 Tips for Hiring Top Talent – Why the Interview Is More Important Than You Think

by Mark Schacter on March 25, 2020 in Candidate Interviewing

 

You have an open technology position at your company that needs to be filled quickly. The role requires an experienced candidate with certain skills and an IT background. You put together a job description, confer with relevant teams and managers for input, and begin your search for the perfect candidate. Soon, the applications are pouring […]

 

Read More

Lowering the Average Cost Per Hire of IT Talent

by Dane Walker on September 16, 2016 in Candidate Selection

 

Not every talent acquisition expense is set in stone. Certain costs, like salary requirements and benefits, almost have a minimum buy-in due to the competitive nature of the talent market. Other expenses relating to the actual hiring process allow for more wiggle room, if business leaders know which processes to streamline and where the average […]

 

Read More

Job Interview Tips: How to Prove You’re a Purple Squirrel

by EdgeLink on July 26, 2016 in Candidate Job Search

 

There’s a term that IT recruiters use to describe the otherworldly technical talent needed to fit the extravagant job descriptions some companies create: purple squirrel. These candidates have the exact background, skills and education that fit a position’s many complex requirements. And in reality, these fantastical animals don’t exist and neither do those 100% flawless […]

 

Read More

5 Signs You Need to Revamp Your Hiring Process

by EdgeLink on December 14, 2015 in Hiring

 

Are your hiring tactics up to snuff? The signs of trouble are often subtle, but the effects are hard-hitting. That is why we recommend you use the following situations as an advance warning that your hiring process is in jeopardy. Otherwise, you risk a loss of revenue, productivity, and your reputation once the damage has […]

 

Read More

Which Different Types of Interviews Are Best for Your Company?

by Mark Schacter on November 18, 2015 in Candidate Interviewing

 

What matters most when hiring a new employee for your company? Past experience? Future actions? Logical thought processes? Quick thinking? An ability to withstand pressure? Odds are good you have a mixed criteria. With that being the case, why would you stick to the constraints of one type of interview? Let’s be realistic: no single […]

 

Read More