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How Relevant is Glassdoor Info when you are Quietly Thinking about Applying to a Job Posting? Get the Straight Scoop This Way:

So you are ready to make a career change. You are gainfully employed but you have had it with your boss OR long hours OR boring work OR lack of growth, whatever the case may be. You’re in luck, there is lots going on now in terms of career opportunities, BUT it is “the devil […]

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No-Fear Interviewing: 3 Tips

Know Something, Ask Something, Contribute Something It’s a great time to be a job seeker in Sacramento!  Which on the one hand means you can be choosy, but on the other means you may have to go on a lot of interviews to find that perfect position.  Whether you are fresh out of college and […]

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Making the Most Out of Your Candidate Interviews

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Losing Top Candidates in the Interview Process? Here are Five Dysfunctional Roadblocks in Your Hiring Workflow that Candidates Hate

The competition is fierce for top talent in almost all job functions, especially for information technology and accounting and finance. The unemployment rate for Northern California is 3.1 (Santa Clara County) to 4.6 (Sacramento County) overall. In I.T. and other high demand job functions, there are negative unemployment rates. What this means to a growing […]

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Lower Than Expected Job Offer? Upsides to Consider-

Don’t Rule Out a New Opportunity Until You Take These Factors Into Consideration: When changing careers, no one wants to take a step back with salary. However, making a change for the better, especially when it propels you towards your three to five year career goals (create them if you haven’t already) and your personal […]

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Why Job Offers Should Be In Writing

Verbal Offers Don’t Feel Solid to Candidates Yes, there are companies out there that offer positions verbally, relying on the outside recruiter or HR department to extend the details in an email, over the phone or in person. These companies tend to be very casual in terms of culture, which is an appealing culture for […]

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Design to Retain- Fundamentals on Keeping Great People and How to Influence Managers to Act

It’s One Thing to Build High Performance Teams, It is Another to Keep Them Your charged with delivering quality products and services and you need great people on board to make it happen. Hiring great people who fit is only part of the challenge. Once you have hired, it’s imperative to provide a culture and […]

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Attention Great Team Leaders: Who is Producing Results on your Team and How Can You Recognize Them?

Right-On Ways to Invest in Your Team To Build Loyalty and Better Work Output Employee engagement is key to success for your department, projects and company. As a manager, you will make your own life easier if the people who are delivering results on your team are satisfied with their work and role on your […]

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Hire Talent that Inherently Understands the Business Need-Ask These Five Questions in the Interview

We have all had someone on our teams that just loved new technology whether or not it really added value in the enterprise. Even I, from time to time get roped in to bright, shiny new trinkets, apps, training and webinars. Technology Marketers know that smart, ambitious people love to learn and seek out better, […]

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HR Pros-Four Pillars to Stand Up the Framework to Hire Top Talent in 2017

New Year, fresh start! The business climate is competitive and if you are in HR, your company is depending on you to deliver top talent quickly for open positions. The new year brings opportunities to freshen up your strategy, up your game and deliver even better results than last year. With the talent market continuing […]

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