Act Quickly in a Candidate Driven Market in Texas

The economic downturn that we faced for several years created an interesting problem for employers. For years they were in the driver’s seat when it came to employment negotiations. A market that was saturated with unemployed professionals allows for businesses to pay less for specific skills. However, as the tide has begun to turn the… Read more »

Improve Your Job Descriptions to Land Top Talent

You are probably required by your Human Resources department to make sure that a proper job description is on file for each of your employees. Many managers slog through the process and develop very dry and legal sounding documents. However, when advertising for a job it is too easy to copy these lackluster descriptions into… Read more »

What to Look for in a Candidate Social Profile

Social media profiles are becoming important to the hiring process for many companies. Since the practice of searching private profile pages is still legally gray area it is important to understand what you should and shouldn’t look for. Here are 5 things to think about when searching public profiles for your next hire. Be cautious… Read more »

Career Management: You Need a Plan

Your career, just like other relationships throughout your life, benefits from your care and attention. You get out what you put in. In order to have a great career it is important that you create a plan that you can refer to at various points along the way. Here four things to know about developing… Read more »

Easy Steps to Create a Killer Reference Letter

There are several occasions in a manager’s career where writing a recommendation letter comes into play. It may be when a stellar employee moves out of state and asks for your help when they’re looking for a new job. It may be a layoff situation for an employee you would prefer not to let go… Read more »