3 Ways to Think Outside of the Technical Recruiting Box

The technical recruiting industry is tough. As time goes on, it seems like more and more technical roles go unfilled across the U.S. This is great news for developers and technical people but it just makes the job of a recruiter much harder. With many job openings for candidates to choose from, companies are trying […]

IT Certifications Lead to Higher Pay (Again, Finally)

In the past few months some notable changes have made waves for technical recruiters across the U.S. From Ernst and Young making the decision to actively seek beyond college degrees to the DoD cracking down on cybersecurity with a new directive, the world of technical recruiting seems to be emphasizing the importance of certifications more […]

Ernst and Young Favors Online Assessments Over Degrees

Today I am fortunate to be sitting among the nation’s leaders in performance based assessments.  Experts from companies like VMWare and Palto Alto Software, to Tableau and Citrix. We are sharing experiences around best practices of performance based testing. Earlier this week professional services titan Ernst and Young made headlines for a significant change to […]

IT Recruiting Tops the List of Corporate Priorities

In November 2014, the United States had around “5 million job openings…the most since 2001.” Fortunately, this means that the U.S. job market is looking up in general, but the demand for talent is less than evenly spread between job titles or industries. In particular, technical talent is in demand now more than ever.  In […]

Top 3 Time Saving Recruiting Tips

The world of technical recruiting is a particularly competitive one.  As Business News Daily puts it, “You shouldn’t hire the first person who walks through the door, but you can’t spend months or even weeks making a decision, or the candidate you want will be long gone.” Instead of spending time reviewing hundreds of resumes […]

Making Strides Toward Objective Hiring

In a perfect world, the hiring process would be 100% objective 100% of the time. As a qualified job seeker, the benefits of objective hiring processes speak for themselves. Every candidate wants to feel like they are given a fair chance at their dream job based solely on their competence and talent. But nothing is perfect […]

Cybersecurity: The Transition from DoDD 8570 to DoDD 8140

If you had to wait months to get a new credit card after the infamous Target December 2013 data breach you might not be surprised to see the term cybersecurity dominating headlines. More recently, if you had trouble flying with American Airlines or United Airlines, you’re probably a little relieved there are more conversations focusing […]

3 IT Certifications to Add to Your Arsenal

IT certifications are revered by employers and individuals alike. In fact, research suggests that 65% of employers look at IT certifications as a differentiating factor among candidates who are equally qualified. So if you’re looking for a leg up in the job market, what IT certifications are really worth investing in? Keep reading to learn […]