Resume Red Flags That You Should be Aware of

Reviewing resumes is a delicate art. There are some many things to consider when you need to hire a skilled and qualified individual for your open position. And for all the reasons you consider a candidate, you also need to rule them out in some cases. What are some of the red flags that you… Read more »

The Cost of a Bad Hire in Texas

The wrong hiring decision can have detrimental consequences for your business. Taking a risk on a candidate who doesn’t fit in with your company can be dicey. The total cost of a bad hire adds up quickly and goes way beyond their salary. One bad hiring choice will cost your company time and money, and… Read more »

6 Step Resume Proofing Process

Your resume is the very first impression you make with a potential employer. More often than not this two page document is received blind. The hiring manager doesn’t know who you are or why they should consider you for the opportunity. You own the responsibility of ensuring that your resume is as good as it… Read more »

5 Ways to Identify Future Leaders for Your Company

It isn’t enough in today’s competitive marketplace to simply hire the best candidates. Few employees are content doing the same functions for years on end. Dissatisfaction often stems from not feeling challenged or appreciated. The best way to counter this problem is to identify and hire individuals who can become leaders in your company. Here… Read more »

Hiring Nightmares to Avoid: Not Acting Quickly in a Candidate Driven Market

The job market has changed forever. During the recession, jobs were lost and many never returned to the business landscape. As new jobs were created and companies began to pick up hiring steam once again, the market turned from employer-driven to a new candidate-driven experience. Unlike the job boom in the 90s, this market looks… Read more »

10 Ways Office Culture Can Make You an Employer of Choice in Texas

Your corporate culture is your very identity. It is made up of so many different aspects from your mission statement to the way you treat your employees. If you’re looking for amazing new talent to add to your company you may want to think about your culture and how to sell it to prospective employees.… Read more »

How to Write a Great LinkedIn Recommendation

The LinkedIn recommendation may never replace old fashioned work references but they are surely making the process easier for employers and their potential employees. When you’re writing a recommendation for someone what are some of the rules and requirements? How do you write a good paragraph without feeling rushed or disingenuous?  Here are a few… Read more »