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4 Most In-Demand Marketing Skills in 2019

  Employers are in desperate need of skilled marketing professionals. According to the 2019 Marketing Talent Crunch Survey by Spear Marketing, 90 percent of employers say it’s difficult to find marketing talent, and 89 percent said their marketing department is understaffed. It’s not that there is a shortage of marketing professionals. The problem is, these… Read More »

How Can You Choose Between Two Great Applicants?

  Sometimes, you can’t find a single person that’s right for the job. Other times, you have two top contenders to choose between. When this happens, how can you make the right decision for your team, all so you end up with a great new employee? Here are some tips from Morgan Hunter, one of… Read More »

6 Tips for New College Graduates

  If you’re graduating college this month, consider yourself lucky. You’re entering the workforce at an amazing time. Unemployment is at its lowest level since 1969, there are more than 7 million available jobs, and starting salaries for new college graduates are higher than they were just a few years ago. Considering all this good… Read More »

Employers Plan to Increase Utilization of Staffing Firms in Next 5 Years

  Employers are struggling to find qualified candidates for their open positions, and many are turning to staffing firms for help. According to a survey by CareerBuilder, 54 percent of employers plan to increase their use of staffing firms in the next five years. “Even with new technologies pushing industry evolution, staffing firms will continue… Read More »

Are You Offering What Job Seekers Are Looking For?

  When you’re hiring, you want to find the best talent. That means sourcing those who have the right mix of technical skills and behavioral traits that will be an optimal fit for your company. But during the process, are you also thinking about job seekers and what they’re looking for in an employer? In… Read More »

Could Partnering With a Recruiter Be the Boost Your Business Needs?

  Hiring is always a challenge, but especially if you don’t have a dedicated HR team. It can be difficult to find the time to devote to this critical task. Partnering with a reputable Kansas City recruiter can provide the answer. But how specifically can your business benefit? Here’s a look at four ways: Insider… Read More »

Seven Ways to Implement New Technology in Your Candidate Search

  Technology has forever changed the way tech job candidates and employers interact. Rather than posting a position and screening talent, today’s approach to recruitment is more about engagement and relationships, all while using the most sophisticated tools available. That means if you’re still only sticking to traditional methods, you’re losing a competitive advantage when… Read More »

The Manager’s Guide to Recruiting IT Employees in 2019 and Beyond

  It’s a candidate’s world in IT. The lack of qualified technology professionals is even beginning to become a crisis in certain industries. For instance, as hackers run rampant, the cybersecurity field is experiencing a major shortage. One estimate puts that number at 3.5 million unfilled positions globally by 2021. So if you’re searching out… Read More »