8 03, 2018

Is There a Difference Between Staffing and Recruitment?

By | 2018-03-07T09:29:57+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Staffing Articles|

Staffing for IT, engineering and manufacturing job openings describes the process whereby candidates with specific skills are interviewed and hired to fill an open position with an operating company. It usually involves contacting and communicating with known candidates that possess the necessary background and skills required to successfully complete the project or work as defined [...]

10 08, 2017

Tough Time For Finding Talent

By | 2018-03-07T15:17:06+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Staffing Articles|

The US Unemployment rate was 4.7% in May according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Not taking under-employment or any other factors into mind, the reality is it is HARD for employers to find people. This difficulty is rampant in highly skilled trades like Information Technology, and low -end labor where reports are coming in [...]

20 06, 2017

Recruiting Woes

By | 2018-03-29T16:25:20+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Staffing Articles|

A technical manager I know posted a scathing review on LinkedIn about a competing agency. Apparently, he gets numerous bot emails about how they have the perfect job for him, identifying a specific position they have in mind. Apparently, they are usually way off base, perhaps not even in his field. This post had legs! [...]

18 04, 2017

Why Use A Recruiter To Find A Job?

By | 2018-03-29T16:32:05+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Staffing Articles|

Have you ever seen the videos where celebrities interview each other by answering the questions people Google about them most frequently?  It’s hilarious. It got us thinking, what do people google about recruiters?  So we did a bit of research and you’d be surprised by the variety of crazy things people Google in reference to [...]

12 04, 2017

3 Exciting Careers in the Field of Robotics

By | 2018-02-08T16:34:36+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Staffing Articles|

One of my closest friends is about to graduate from the University of Pennsylvania with a Master’s in Robotics and has accepted an amazing job in the Bay Area working for a company that makes surgical robots, how cool is that!? I learned that The University of Pennsylvania has an amazing Robotics department and the [...]

21 03, 2017

What Are You Worth? Determining Compensation for Professionals

By | 2018-03-29T16:36:23+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Staffing Articles|

Effective May 23rd employers and recruiters in Philadelphia will no longer be allowed to ask prospective employees their current compensation. In January, Mayor Kenney signed into law the Wage Equity Law. The law was enacted to combat wage discrimination against women and minorities, a noble and worthwhile effort and cause. Debate remains as to whether [...]

21 02, 2017

The Good, The Bad and The Ad Response

By | 2018-02-08T16:34:37+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Staffing Articles|

Whether you’re a recruiter or a hiring manager with a company, you are constantly going through resumes.  This can be a very frustrating task, and not just from the perspective of trying to find the right candidate.  In a world that has given us the ability to find and connect with individuals in a number [...]

19 01, 2017

Care and Feeding In the Employment Line – Part 4

By | 2018-02-08T16:34:38+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Staffing Articles|

The Employer – Managing Your Reputation. In Part 1 of our “Primer” we laid out that the various parties involved in the hiring process (Job-Seeker; Hiring Manager; Human Resources/Legal; Senior Management; Friends and Family) are part of a communal process and that each has responsibilities to ensure that a healthy and happy match is hatched. Part [...]

10 01, 2017

The Weigh In: Job Boards vs Staffing Agency

By | 2018-02-08T16:34:38+00:00 January 10th, 2017|Staffing Articles|

Job boards are everywhere. There are several hundred of them in a dozen different verticals.  (In fact there are so many that when we tried to find out the total for this blog we were unable to find a complete list or number published anywhere!) You’ve probably heard of the largest job boards like Monster, [...]