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An Employee’s Perspective: Should You Be a Contractor or Full Time Employee?

February 26, 2020 in Candidates

 

When most professionals are ready to change their employment situation, their employment classification isn’t their primary concern. However, while wages and potential projects are better daydream fodder, the type of employment you choose now influences your technical skill maturity, professional growth, and career satisfaction in the future. So which employment option is best for you? […]

 

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The Impact That California’s New Assembly Bill Will Have on Your Business

January 28, 2020 in Hiring

 

As of January 1st, California companies that employ independent contractors will be required to reclassify them as employees, a landmark change that’s already posing challenges for many organizations. Where legal employment requirements were relatively vague before, now they are straightforward, necessitating a stricter standard of proof from companies. This extension of employee classification status to […]

 

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The Hiring & Salary Guide to Get Ahead of the 2020 Landscape

November 18, 2019 in Information Technology, IT Hiring, IT Salary

 

In an employment market where candidates have the upper hand, there’s no such thing as being too prepared. A number of things could happen in the coming year: unemployment may continue to fall, technological advancements could widen the already-extensive national skills gap, an economic downturn might even turn the entire workforce on its head – […]

 

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The 3-Step Guide for Preparing Your Business for an Economic Downturn

September 16, 2019 in Hiring

 

Nearly 75% of economists believe the nation will be in recession by the year 2021. Almost more confounding than that is the fact that, while 80% of business owners fear an economic downturn, a mere 44% have done anything to prepare. Even then, an astounding 36% shared that they have no intention to make any […]

 

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3 Strategies to Set Yourself Up for Long-Term Career Success

June 24, 2019 in Uncategorized

 

Successful professionals don’t just fall into their career paths – they strategize and strive daily to be their best. They embrace growth, as well as failure, and understand that the ride to the top has both peaks and valleys. Luckily for us, we can learn from their experiences, and use that information to our advantage. […]

 

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The Secret to Identifying Highly-Skilled Software Developers

June 4, 2019 in Uncategorized

 

Differentiating between highly-skilled and amateur software developers during the recruitment process poses a unique challenge for hiring professionals. Evaluating the qualities necessary for an exceptional developer goes beyond their technical experience – how does one examine a candidate’s ability to innovate or think creatively? How do you determine if they will collaborate well with their […]

 

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The 4 Most Effective Ways to Build Out Your Professional Network in SoCal

May 21, 2019 in Candidates

 

Even if you believe you have complete job security, you never know where your career could lead you next. To ensure longevity in your work, there’s no better security net than having an extensive professional network of peers with insight on job opportunities, connections to major players in your industry, or who give great referrals. […]

 

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5 Trends That Will Continue to Shape Recruiting in 2019

April 15, 2019 in Hiring, recruiting

 

As Q1 comes to a close, it’s the perfect time to reflect on the current recruiting landscape. Over the course of last year, we were introduced to a variety of trends, ranging from tech to politics, all of which were slated to have a major impact on the industry. Many of these projected shifts in […]

 

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A Jobseeker’s Guide to Building a Strong Relationship with Your Recruiter

March 4, 2019 in Candidates, Hiring, recruiting

 

Partnering with a recruiter has the power to take your career to the next level, unlocking unique employment opportunities and providing a great resource for industry insight. While some professionals believe that working with a recruiter is a one-time occurrence, it’s advantageous to develop a strong, long-term relationship with your recruiter. With their extensive knowledge […]

 

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2 Essential Metrics That Dictate Hiring Success

February 7, 2019 in Hiring, recruiting

 

Recruiting metrics are indispensable when it comes to successful data-driven hiring, allowing recruiters to optimize the hiring process and more effectively analyze talent. That being said, sifting through all of the metrics available will leave you with no time left for actual recruiting. We boiled down the two essential metrics that will dictate your hiring […]

 

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