Back to Work – Hiring in the 2020 Recovery

As organizations shift to the new normal and return to work, there has been a notable shift in hiring trends that are likely to remain in force for the remainder of 2020 and beyond. As a hiring manager, it’s more important than ever to ensure your organization is able to accommodate the shifting needs of candidates. This is vital to ensuring the long-term retention of top talents and achieving sustainable development. Read on as we discuss some of the top hiring trends for 2020. 1.     Determining In-demand Skills The first thing that hiring managers must ask themselves is which [...]

Job Boards Are Less Effective for IT and Technology Related Jobs

There was a time when job boards were all the rage for job seekers. All you had to do was to post your résumé on a job board and wait for employers and recruiters to view it. You could also easily apply for a job opening you were interested in. But today, finding jobs is a completely different ball game. The time has drastically changed.   Job boards lost their effectiveness once social media took the world by storm. LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter is what job seekers prefer to use these days to network their way to the relevant [...]

What to Do When You Have Two Strong Tech Candidates

First off, congratulations to the IT managers of SMBs! You are fortunate to have found two tech candidates that are willing to work for you. Many companies are struggling to find one these days. Here are some tips when you have two strong tech candidates and how to make the best decision. One of the responsibilities of modern IT managers today is to find the right tech talent if there are any open positions on your tech team. This process of hunting down the best tech talent out there is not as easy as it seems. Choosing the right [...]

Ask These 7 Questions in an Interview to Make the Company Want to Hire You

Interviews are not really a walk in the park. Not only do you have to be equipped with sufficient information regarding what the company does and what your role requires you to do, but you also have to revise the basic knowledge regarding your line of work. Considering that an interview is one of the most important stages of a hiring process, most employers have a keen eye on how you perform. Do a good job here and you would be considered good to join the company. Make sure you do a good job by having some great questions [...]