This fact cannot be stressed enough; when the interview and hiring process drags on and on, top talent will give up and move on to other opportunities. A candidate-driven market naturally places candidates in the driver’s seat, thus shifting power away from the hiring company. This is especially true […]
Let’s face it; no relationship is perfect. There needs to be compromise, good communication, support and understanding. This stands true even when you think about working with your external recruiting partner. The Q Works Group has been assisting client companies with recruiting solutions since 2002. What I have noticed […]
As we hit the midpoint of Q3, it is a good time to reiterate some key recruiting trends to keep an eye on as the labor market and economy continue to flourish. If you partner with an external recruiting firm, it is important to make sure they have a […]
Actively searching for a new job, or considering an out of the blue opportunity, can be a very stressful (exciting, emotional) time in one’s life. The factors that surround deciding whether to accept a new position, or even consider looking for one, vary profoundly based on a candidates’ circumstances […]
The unemployment rate in May fell to 3.8%, the lowest since April 2000, which means saying we are in a candidate driven market is an understatement. The talent shortage has led to a surge in companies seeking outside recruiting assistance. That’s good news for our industry of course, but […]
In our previous article Understanding, Accepting and Embracing a Multinational Workplace, Part 1, we addressed how and why companies struggle when merging multiple nationalities (diverse cultures). Here we would like to offer tips from a management perspective on overcoming those obstacles and highlight some of the advantages of a […]
As recruiters in such a competitive employment market we are hearing about more offers being turned down and candidates dropping out of the process. So we wanted to share 5 ways you can reduce the risk of wasting anyone’s time.
Don’t make a low ball offer in today’s market […]
What do the following cities and states all have in common?
New York City
They all have, or will soon have, laws on the books preventing employers from asking about job candidate’s salary history. The laws state that […]
The likelihood of working in a multinational environment continues to increase as globalization extends its reach across numerous industries. Whether working for a small business or large corporation, it’s not uncommon these days in America to be exposed to more than one culture. Diverse international backgrounds and experiences can […]
Building on our article last month about Job Hoppers, companies have the opportunity to decrease turnover by implementing the valuable practice of the “Stay Interview” with current employees. This is certainly not a brand-new concept, but the current employment climate has forced companies to consider its relevance in the […]