If you have the skill, make sure you broadcast it!

In today’s world, we are finding more times than not that our clients and their customers are searching for someone who provides the skills of at least two different candidates—at least, we thinkthis is the case. Unless these Hiring Managers (HM’s) are creating job descriptions…

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What You Should and Should Not Expect from Your IT Staffing Firm

When I originally decided to commit to publishing a weekly blog, my goal was to try and alter the negative press that the IT staffing industry receives. Over the past nine months since joining Vector Technical Resources, I have met with nearly 175 prospects that…

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Why to Consider a Career in IT Recruiting

As kids, how many of us were encouraged to become lawyers, doctors or rocket scientists by our parents? Some time has passed since we were kids, and nowadays, we don’t necessarily advise our own children to take the same paths our parents once suggested. While…

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The Temp to Perm Service Model

Today, I want to focus on the ever-changing temp-to-perm product that most staffing agencies tout as their specialty.   Most staffing agencies are actually in what we consider the “temporary services business.” Some specialize in providing candidates on a permanent basis while others prefer long-term…

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Aligning the Recruiting Team with the Client

How often in today’s competitive market do we as recruiters really understand the job order that is being asked of us by our clients? Not only is technology changing at an even faster rate, but also some of the orders are so unusual that we…

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Misclassifying Workers and 6 Ways to Avoid It

Over the past several years, the government (specifically the IRS) has been cracking down on not just workers who misclassify themselves, but also their employers who allow the process to perpetuate. The Independent Contractor (IC) is becoming more and more prevalent over recent years—and not…

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What’s the Difference Between a Boss and a Leader?

From an early age, my grandfather was an instinctual entrepreneur with a knack for building relationships and businesses. He always told me, “the sign of a good leader is having others follow them.” The other day, this motto came to mind when my daughter sent…

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Top 10 Attributes of the Best External Staffing Companies

These days, it takes real talent to be a great staffing company. Finding qualified candidates isn’t just about resume searching anymore. Not only do the best staffing companies know how to find top candidates, but they are also flexible to the changing economic environment, tech-savvy,…

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