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

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

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

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

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.

Networking for a Job: 7 Ways to Work a Room

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.

Workplace Sexual Harassment: Lessons from the Fox News Case

Recently Fox News agreed to pay $20 million to its former Fox & Friends anchor Gretchen Carlson to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit against its former CEO, Roger Ailes. The payment came with an unprecedented public apology as well. Ailes was at the helm at Fox News for more than 20 years in what is now being reported as…

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