Author Archives: EDI Staff

How to Test an IT Candidate’s Skill Level Prior to Hiring

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You’ve written (and rewritten) the job ad, promoted it like crazy, and screened dozens of candidates. You’ve seen more resumes than you can keep track of, and you think you’ve narrowed it down to a handful of interview-worthy candidates.   Up to this point, you’ve seen your candidates talk the…

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Should You Use Social Media to Find Candidates? Pros and Cons

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Let’s face it: the world is a different place than it was ten years ago, including when it comes to hiring. The age of social media has changed many aspects of hiring in recent history—everything from recruiting to screening. But is social media really an effective way to find candidates…

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Hiring Challenges in IT and How to Combat Them

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Hiring is a high stakes affair. It takes a lot of effort to find the right candidate for your position, and if they don’t work out, that’s time, work, and money that was essentially wasted. Not only is hiring difficult in general, but each specific industry introduces its own challenges…

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Most Common Hiring Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

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Companies make mistakes all the time. From employees to executives, no one is exempt from making mistakes now and then that could have a negative impact on the business in one way or another. Hopefully, most of these mistakes are not too costly, and will teach lessons that will help…

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Building Culture to Counter the Revolving Door

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The hiring process is a difficult one for job seekers, but it can be tough on employers, too. Companies often spend a significant amount of time and money finding, screening, interviewing, and hiring a new employee. It’s pretty frustrating, then, for that employee to quit a short time later. This…

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How to Better Prepare Yourself for Interviews

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You finally found the perfect job opening. You polished your resume, sent it in, and got called back for an interview. That’s all great…but now what?   For many people, an interview is a nerve-wracking part of the job application process. Unfortunately for them, the interview is also one of…

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What Is the Blockchain? A Simple Overview in 10 Quick Facts

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Advancements in technology are happening constantly in our world. As more and more industries rely on technology and digital systems to succeed, programs and procedures are set up to keep things running smoothly and securely.   One such program: the blockchain. Simply put, the blockchain is technology that makes cryptocurrency…

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Simple Ways to Protect Your Business From Cyber Attacks

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Technology has undoubtedly changed the face of business. In many ways, this is for the better, as technology speeds up transactions, streamlines processes, and minimizes many errors. Of course, with the good comes the bad, and when it comes to technology, the “bad” can sometimes be a security breach, or…

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3 Traits to Look for When Hiring an HR Manager

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Every hire your company makes is important. Each individual within your organization plays an important role in helping your team work toward its goals. A good hire can help move your company forward for years to come. A bad hire can cost you time, money, and morale.   If hiring…

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How Long Does the Professional Staffing Process Take?

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If you’re considering hiring a professional staffing company, you are clearly committed to making a good hire for your company. Professional staffing companies have expertise and experience that will help you find and vet candidates so you’re able to find just the right person for the job.   That said,…

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