Your resume is broken. How do we know? It’s just a hunch, but it’s likely true. As recruiters, we wade through the good, the bad and the “Dear God, do they even WANT a job?!” every single day. Too many resumes fall into the latter two categories. The good news, though, is that it doesn’t […]
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Searching for a job can be a humbling experience, and nothing can leave you more vulnerable than falling victim to a fake job listing. Like other online scams, fake job listings seem to be increasing, and some are becoming so sophisticated that they’re difficult to flag. Adding to the problem is that legitimate businesses have […]
Oops, you did again. You lied on your resume. The reassuring news is that you’re not alone. More than half of employers (75%, in fact) have caught a lie on a resume. But there’s the rub: Employers have caught the lies. Keep your resume inflated and you will eventually be found out. What can you […]
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We’ve all done things in the past we’d rather hide. If one of your past transgressions landed you a criminal conviction, you may be eager to sweep it under the rug and move on. When it comes to finding a job, though, that’s easier said than done. Here’s some advice when it comes to job […]
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One of the most devastating effects of a disaster like Hurricane Harvey is the spike in joblessness that it can create. Once the numbers are in, Harvey is expected to be among the worst disasters when it comes to creating unemployment. It’s shuttering businesses for months (some for good) and causing indefinite slowdowns in industries […]
As one of the fastest growing companies in Austin over the past decade, The HT Group isn’t only looking for job candidates for clients, we’re often hiring, too. And since we know a thing or two about recruiting top talent, we have exacting standards for those we add to our team. Before throwing your hat […]
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Our recruiters see hundreds of resumes a week—which means they have strong feelings about what a resume should include. Before you submit your resume for a job at The HT Group, make sure to take a second look at what you’re sending to avoid these mistakes and score points with your recruiter: 1. No attention […]
It’s hard not to get excited when someone seeks you out with a job offer, but it seems these days a lot of recruiters in tech have the same likelihood of delivering on their promises as that Nigerian prince who emailed you last week. At The HT Group, we take time and put in effort […]
Our staffing team has three types of placements: temp, temp-to-hire, and direct hire. But which one is best suited for you? Take our quiz to uncover your job-seeking priorities and find the assignment type that fits your lifestyle. Note: This quiz is meant to give a general idea rather than a definitive answer. Submit your […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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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If you’re looking for a job in 2017, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has good news for you. The Texas economy continues to expand, with payroll employment growing and wages increasing. Certain Texas cities like Austin are seeing impressively low unemployment numbers as well. In fact, Austin was recently named the best city for […]
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It’s easy to get distracted by a beer keg in the break room but it’s important not to overlook the job benefits that truly matter. This is easier said than done, as there are close to 350 perks being touted by various companies today (there were only 60 perks touted 20 years ago). Some of […]
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A wrinkled t-shirt with “SLACKER” embroidered across the front. You might imagine the item of clothing is among the wardrobe for a software developer in the Austin, Texas, gaming industry. And you’d be right. But it is also one of many horrifying examples of what job candidates have worn to job interviews. Velour track suits […]
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