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How To Make Your Cover Letter Stand Out

Is your current resume preventing you from getting noticed by potential employers? If you answered yes to either question, pay attention. Writing a cover letter to include with your resume and application could be the difference between getting a paycheck and unemployment. A well-written cover letter is what you need to improve your chances of […]


Make the Most of Your LinkedIn Profile

With over half a billion users on LinkedIn, there is a good reason why you should be utilizing this professional platform. Whether you are looking for a new job opportunity or looking to network with like-minded professionals, LinkedIn is the social networking site to invest your time with. According to LinkedIn’s Marketing Solutions Blog, 61 million […]


How to Find Quality Candidates When Unemployment Is Low

It is a simple law of supply and demand: when there are more candidates, you have a better pool of qualified applicants. In a low unemployment market, you have fewer job seekers and they may not have the skills you need. When there is a low supply of unemployed workers, how do you find high-qualified candidates? […]


Don’t Let Uncertain Economic News Stymie Your Business

Refer to your news source of choice and you are bound to hear about employer reluctance to hire because of uncertainties regarding taxation, health care, the condition of the US economy, the European debt crisis and the associated long-term costs of hiring.  Despite these challenges, businesses still have needs for skilled human resources, whether to […]


IT Positions are “Hard to Fill”

In a Forbes.com article (The 10 Hardest Jobs in America to Fill – May 29, 2012), IT positions were cited as one of the hardest to fill positions in America.  While this news is probably not shocking to leaders in the IT industry, it is important to understand and react to deeper market conditions.   […]


Wasting Time Doing Job Interviews?

An article on BusinessInsider.com argues that the interviewing process most commonly used by managers today may, in 50 years, be viewed as out of touch and antiquated.  While author Ed Baldwin may be correct, his 50 year time line seems distant from the reality that hiring managers face today. “So you hire a programmer without actually […]


Partnering with a Recruiting Firm

As a business leader, how many people in your network can fill a vacancy on your team?  If, tomorrow morning, the best employee on your team resigned, what would you do? Depending on the manager, the organization and the position, the answers often vary… I network with many peers, but not too often with those […]


Finding the Right IT Talent

Depending on the source, unemployment rates in the Information Technology (IT) segment of our economy are well below 5%.  While much of our economy is trying to figure out ways to create jobs, the IT sector is figuring out how to fill vacant positions with qualified talent.  With near “full employment,” IT leaders are recognizing […]


5 Reasons to Outsource Recruiting

As the economy begins to move again and the unemployment rate declines, now, more than ever, a recruiting firm can prove its value to companies of all sizes. Landing the best talent, in less time, is a competitive edge for all businesses. Here are five reasons your company should consider turning to a recruiting firm […]


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