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Hate Your New Job? 4 Important Moves to Consider

April 18, 2017

You painstakingly navigated the job search process and accepted a great offer. Congratulations! But, almost immediately after starting your new job, you spot red flags. Perhaps the job description doesn’t match what you’re being asked to do or you feel you’re being thrown to the wolves without proper training. Maybe your new manager isn’t as…

The State of the Performance Review

April 11, 2017

Does anyone love performance reviews? Certainly not the 34 percent of Millennials who say they have been driven to tears during at least one. Nearly 20 percent of women and 25 percent of men of all ages have cried because of a performance review (you read that right: even more men than women). Performance reviews…

Recruiters Sound Off: 6 Ways to Be the Worst Recruiting Client Ever

March 29, 2017

Did you know you may sabotaging your recruiter’s efforts around every corner and not even know it? We asked our recruiters to share their biggest frustrations when it comes to working with staffing and recruiting clients. The information they offered can serve as an invaluable resource when it comes to optimizing your recruiting efforts to the max.

4 Recruiting Lessons Learned By Eating Girl Scout Cookies

March 28, 2017

Congratulations! You made it through another Girl Scout Cookie season. Whether you realized it at the time or not, you were exposed to some “sweet” lessons about recruiting while you binged. Scout’s honor!

The Salary Question: How to Field It, When to Ask It

March 21, 2017

Salary. It’s often the elephant in the room when it comes to job interviews. Too often, employers fall into one of these scenarios: Either they bring it up early, with the dreaded, “What was your salary at your last job?” or “What will you expect to get paid?” Others may stay completely silent and dance…

#Winning March Madness at Work

March 14, 2017

About 51 million office workers join office pools and contests during March Madness (including those of us at The HT Group). Between time spent filling out brackets and watching tournament games live, the total loss of productivity during this time is estimated at $4 billion. But, wait! Is that really true? A different survey found…

The HT Group Welcomes a New Managing Director for Its Professional Services Division

March 1, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 20-Year Veteran Executive Recruiter Craig Patterson assumes the leadership position at one of Austin’s fastest growing human capital firms Austin, TX (March 1, 2017) – The HT Group, a total-solution human capital firm, announces the addition of executive recruiting veteran Craig Patterson as Managing Director, Professional Services Division. As Managing Director, Patterson will…

3 Top HR Lessons from the Wells Fargo Camp

February 22, 2017

Wells Fargo has been in plenty of hot water lately when it comes to employee treatment and misconduct. While it’s easy to dismiss their troubles as problems only a large financial corporation could have, there are important lessons all HR managers should heed.

Passive Job Seekers: More People Are Searching for Jobs Than You Think [INFOGRAPHIC]

February 21, 2017

If you’re struggling to find high quality candidates to fill job openings this year, you may want to consider searching “off the grid.” Passive job candidates are a great catch, as long as you know where find them.

Networking for a Job: 7 Ways to Work a Room

February 14, 2017

If you’re looking for a job but you’re skipping networking events, you’re doing it wrong. Take a look at this advice from a few of Austin’s top business leaders and networking experts on why networking is key, and how to work a room for the best results.

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