The Biggest Tech Skills for 2018

The technology sector is in the midst of a five-year run of historically low unemployment, with the most recent industry unemployment rate clocking in at 2.4%. Open roles vastly outnumber available technologists, and that makes finding the right technology talent for your business a challenge at best. However, not all...

What Boston’s Salary History Ban Means for Technology Hiring Everywhere

In an effort to promote fairness and equal pay, salary history bans are spreading rapidly. It’s something hiring managers in Boston are well aware of, as the new law takes effect throughout Massachusetts on July 1st of this year. However, bans on asking applicants their previous salaries are something for...

Mind the Gap: 4 Ways to Go About Addressing Skills Gaps in Your Organization

Addressing skills gaps within organizations is no simple task. Whether you are looking to improve technical skills, like software or systems knowledge, or soft skills, such as coaching or leadership, there is no shortage of approaches you can take. From hiring and training to continuing education, these gaps in skill...

5 Questions You Should be Asking Your Staffing Partners

Talent acquisition is practically a science; there are multitudes of social channels to navigate, an often-specialized screening process, and what can be a very technical candidate sourcing process. While every recruitment firm has its own specific method of doing things, there are a few key questions that you should be asking...

You Get What You Pay for: Breaking Down Recruiting Fees

In today’s competitive marketplace, there is a constant push to shave more off the bottom line, and the recruitment budget is no exception. With the tightening of the purse strings, it becomes more and more important to justify your recruitment spend. However, with recruiting fees – like many things in...

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Be the Employee Every Boss Loves

Every manager expects their employees to work hard and do their jobs, but with just a little nudge you can stand out. These employees are the first ones to be considered when jobs open and it is time for annual pay increases. Here are 5 great tips to get you started.

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10 Ways to Win the Fight for Happy at Work

Whether it is just the daily grind or a career that is less than your passion, workplace happiness doesn’t always flow naturally. The true masters of the workplace can find happiness amongst it all. So here are 10 easy tips for staying happy at work.

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Hunting for a New Job Without Being Found

It is common to be employed while hunting for a new job, especially if you are looking to advance your career. Here are several strategies that you can use to avoid alerting your boss or other people in the department:

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An Effective Elevator Speech Opens the Doors to New Career Opportunities

When you are looking for a new job, networking is a critical step to help you connect with other people in the industry. You’ve probably heard the saying that you only get a single opportunity to make a good first impression, and networking with an effective elevator speech can make-or-break your job hunting efforts.

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Your Resume has these 4 Must-Haves, Right?

Modern technology has made it easier to apply to many jobs without much effort, which means that employers and recruiters are inundated with resumes when a job opening is posted. If you want the job, then you need to make sure that your resume outshines the rest.

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Quitting Your Job? 5 Considerations Before Deciding

Are you frustrated with your job and you are ready to make a career change?...

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You Said What? 7 Things to Never Say During a Job Interview

One sentence. That’s all it takes to derail your chances at the dream job you’ve been pining after for months – maybe even years. Employers focus on why they should hire you, but they’re also looking for reasons not to hire you. Read on to find out seven things you need to keep in the vault while interviewing.

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