The ability to effectively communicate verbally with colleagues, superiors, and clients is essential for every workplace, regardless of its industry, but good communication skills go beyond conversations. In today’s digital business world, it’s equally as important for employees to be able to write well. During a regular business day, we’re surrounded by instant emails and text messages where the use
Until recently, very few companies utilized video conferencing for interviews. Today, it is becoming more and more prevalent, if not commonplace. A video interview can either be live or in a pre-recorded question format. Both require preparation as it is a bit different from a telephone or face-to-face interview. How do you prepare for success? Make sure you have your
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