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Tips to find good engineers and IT staff
Tips to find good engineers and IT staff

IT and engineering staffing can get tricky for some job functions.  Take software engineering for example; where most major cities have an unmet demand of 300 or more quality engineers at any given time.  In this week’s blog post I’ll cover some tips for finding well qualified technical talent for mission critical positions. As an engineer myself, I’ve worked with…

Contractor vs Direct Hire
Contractor vs Direct Hire

Decisions, decisions.  You need to hire a new employee and you’ve already started doing some phone screens, but you can’t decide if you want to hire someone direct or have them start as a contractor.  This week’s discussion will hopefully give you a few things to consider when making a decision between hiring a contractor versus direct hire placement.  See the video…

3 things to consider when using a technical recruiter
3 things to consider when using a technical recruiter

Using a technical recruiter can work wonders for your hiring process….except when it doesn’t. Working in the industry, I often hear about bad experiences that clients have encountered with a past recruiter. Many HR managers have trusted technical recruiters that they’ve used for many years, but just because a recruiter has consistently provided accountants and financial analysts in the past,…