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20 09, 2018

Recruiting Top Level Executives with a Top Level Partner

By |2020-03-25T06:32:51-04:00September 20th, 2018|Recruiting Process|

Partnering with Kane Partners in your Executive Search The process of searching for top executives is not a task for organizations to take too lightly. For obvious reasons, finding and hiring an executive is much different than filling any other hole in the organization. During the search for a new executive, organizations are looking for [...]

16 03, 2016

The Importance of STEM Education & The Job Market

By |2020-02-18T05:07:41-04:00March 16th, 2016|Career Articles, College Education, Engineering|

Higher Education: What to Spend your Money on It is tough to generalize on this subject, as we each have unique gifts and passions. However, when choosing what to study at the University level, it may be helpful to think ‘S-T-E-M’. S-T-E-M stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. The ‘meatier’ degrees, if you will, [...]

4 03, 2016

What is the Role of a Good Recruiter?

By |2020-04-17T06:49:14-04:00March 4th, 2016|Recruiting Process|

Understanding the Importance of a Strong Staffing Partner Let’s face it, recruiters have a tough reputation; it is unfortunately well deserved in many cases. We’ve heard the horror stories; all of them. Some ridiculous and laughable, some tragic. Too often prospective candidates are contacted by recruiters wholly ignorant of what they are actually seeking. The [...]

25 02, 2016

How Do Recruitment Agencies Work? Answers on ROI

By |2020-02-12T03:39:53-04:00February 25th, 2016|Staffing Articles|

The Keys to Recruiting Agencies ROI We thought we would talk a little bit about recruitment ROI. “I have a ton of agencies at 15%, why pay full fee”, “We can’t afford fees”, “We have many applicants in our database” – Those are the reasons we hear about WHY NOT to use an agency – [...]

19 02, 2016

The World Has Changed, But Great People Still Make Companies Great

By |2020-03-19T06:20:25-04:00February 19th, 2016|Staffing Articles|

People Drive Successful Companies Despite the increasing number of moving parts in today’s business climate, from globalization, serial financial market tsunamis, and increasing regulatory compliance challenges….one thing hasn’t changed. Great people are required to make great companies. To stay competitive amidst this complexity, top employers are now venturing outside their standard recruiting patterns to hire [...]

30 07, 2015

Bolster New Skills During Job Hunt Down Time

By |2020-03-09T04:18:12-04:00July 30th, 2015|Career Articles, Interviews|

Keeping your Skills Sharp Between Jobs One of the things that will set you apart from other candidates is your versatility as a worker. Often times a company will look too deeply at one skill set and neglect the fact that a top candidate may have a multitude of skills that don't necessarily show on [...]

18 06, 2015

Social Media Explosion – Get the Whole Team Involved

By |2020-03-04T03:34:19-04:00June 18th, 2015|Company Culture, Social Media|

Recruiting through Social Media Many companies under-utilize their social media presence because they only assume that it’s good for one thing – bringing in prospective clients or attracting buyers of some kind. In reality, your social effort is reflective of your business as a whole, and that includes the people that work for you day in [...]

28 04, 2015

College Grads – The IT Field is Ripe for Top Talent

By |2020-04-09T07:15:45-04:00April 28th, 2015|Career Articles, Company Culture, Information Technology|

Freelance IT Positions and College Grads There has been an interesting trend of late which shows that for a number of reasons, college grads and talented younger workers are taking up freelance or contract jobs in much greater numbers. This is likely the result of many factors, one being the ever increasing demand for technical [...]