Recently, I spent some time listening to hiring frustrations from various HR leaders. Hiring managers and HR recruiters indicated that they’ve lost good candidates to their competition. As I began to probe into why it might be happening, it became evident that their hiring process is playing a role in losing top talent. Each company has a process they follow.
Austin’s economy is trending positively. Our unemployment rate in Austin is below the national rate. According to The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, “the Austin economy continued to expand in March. Growth in the Austin Business-Cycle Index held steady at a low level compared with other large Texas metros. Average wages have grown at a rapid pace, and residential real
Competition For Talent Is at an All-Time High With competition for talent being at an all-time high, how do you compete? If you are an up-and-coming company, it’s hard to attract talent because potential candidates may fear your survivability. If you are an established company, the individuals with hot new ideas want companies who are on the cutting edge. With
When most of us think about a job interview, we naturally think the candidate must do all the selling. They are expected to sell their: Accomplishments Capabilities Personality and professionalism Future (meaning their value to the company) Some interviewers believe they are in the position of power, sometimes with an attitude of “impress me or you’re
In many ways, your resume is your calling card. It’s also commonly the first impression you will make. Whether you have put together an overview of your background or a formal resume, this document sets the stage for assumptions to be made about who you are and what you do. Bearing that in mind, you need to put some care