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Are Most of Your Job Candidates Lying?

Have you ever spotted a lie on a resume or in an interview? It’s more common than you think. The latest research from CareerBuilder found that more than half of employers have caught a lie on a resume.

Pre-Employment Assessment: 5 New Questions to Ask Yourself

Adoption of pre-employment assessment tests grew by 21 percent between 2001 and 2013, according to the Aberdeen Group. Businesses that use a pre-hire assessment process are nearly 40 percent more likely than all others to be satisfied with their new hires.

How Do Non-tech Companies Compete for Tech Talent?

Technology is an essential part of business, no matter what “business” you’re in. As we discussed earlier this month, even non-tech companies are finding the need to add strategic C-level technology talent to their leadership.

Welcome to the C-Suite: Changing Face of IT Staffing

Remember Jimmy Fallon’s rendition of “Nick Burns: Your Company’s Computer Guy” on Saturday Night Live? If you don’t (or even if you do), you can watch a clip of Nick Burns in action here. The character represents the stereotypical computer guy who has manned the help desk at any given company (likely yours included) for decades.

Overtime Law Changes: 10 Things You Need to Know

The Department of Labor’s annual salary threshold for overtime pay is about to double for those staffing white collar employees, from $23,660 (the threshold now) to $50,440 (beginning in 2016). The news sent shock waves throughout the business community. But what does it really mean? Let’s break it down into the top 10 points you need to know when staffing your business.





Innovative Perks for Small Businesses

Netflix recently announced unlimited maternity and paternity leave for employees. Other companies like Adobe and Microsoft have some sweet maternity leave policies as well.

Why Great Employees Run Away

Employee retention has always been a major challenge for organizations, especially when it comes to retaining the best and brightest talent. Aberdeen’s 2015 Human Capital Trends study reveals three major reasons employees leave their jobs:

5 Steps to Making Temp-to-Hire Work for You

According to CareerBuilder, 46 percent of employers plan to hire temps or contract workers in 2015, up from 42 percent last year.

Executive Search: Why Size Can Be Deceiving

By Nad Elias, managing partner, The HT Group

Texas Dominates the Hardest-to-Fill Jobs in the U.S.

Skilled trade vacancies are the hardest to fill jobs in the United States for the sixth consecutive year. The problem hits oil and gas, construction, manufacturing and technology fields hard, which means Texas is the center of the target.