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Jul 13

Common Technical Staffing Problems for Start-Up Businesses

Common Technical Staffing Problems for Start-Up Businesses

The American start-up scene is booming, and we aren’t just talking about Silicon Valley, Austin and Seattle. Start-ups are just as likely to be based out of cities like Denver/Boulder, Brooklyn or Chicago, or smaller, cheaper tech-friendly cities like Salt Lake City, Portland, or Dallas/Fort Worth. Today, it is possible to start a new business […]

Jun 09

3 Hidden Costs Of Recruiting

3 Hidden Costs Of Recruiting

How much does it really cost to staff an office of technical professionals? A good number of human resource and recruitment experts will speak to you regarding agency fees, marketing and campaign costs. However is that it? The majority of companies undervalue the role of outside resource providers while they’re looking to cut costs, which […]

Aug 11

Tech Startups Find Success Outside Silicon Valley

Tech Startups Find Success Outside Silicon Valley

With the concentration of tech talent in the San Francisco bay area and Silicon Valley you might question why any company that relies on engineering and technical staffing would locate anywhere else, but companies like Voices.com (London, Ontario), SendGrid (Boulder), and Tailwinds (Oklahoma City) have proven that tech startups can find success outside of Silicon […]

Jul 21

Writing Effective Job Postings for Technical Staffing and Recruiting

Writing Effective Job Postings for Technical Staffing and Recruiting

If your job postings are not attracting the right candidates, it may be time for a different approach.  An effective job posting is meant to attract qualified candidates; it is not intended to describe every detail of the job or every benefit included in the compensation package.  [See the video blog version below] I suggest […]

May 19

Technical Staffing – Tips & Hints

Technical Staffing – Tips & Hints

According to Heraclitus, an ancient Greek philosopher, “change is the only constant”. This is true in life, but it is particularly true in tech. Tech is constantly evolving and pushing forward, and Technical staffing requires more than simply staying on top of current tech trends and understanding industry best practices. It is often necessary to […]

Mar 24

Out of state candidates – Are they really ready to make a big move?

Out of state candidates – Are they really ready to make a big move?

As the competition for engineering and technical staffing heats up, many employers are looking out of state to find their next engineer or technical new hire.  Here in Denver there always seems to be a shortage of good software related resources (like most large cities in the US), but luckily there are many that would […]

Mar 03

Boutique Search Firms vs. National Chains

Boutique Search Firms vs. National Chains

Anytime I talk with a new client that is seeking engineers or technical staffing help, the conversation inevitably touches on their prior experiences with other recruiters.  Usually I’ll ask a simple question like “are you using any other recruiters to conduct this search?” and wait for a response.  It’s not uncommon for HR and engineering […]

Sep 30

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 […]

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