Job Postings & HR Musings

4 Ways to Find Information Technology Problem Solvers

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If you’re hiring information technology or EDI specific workers for contract or permanent positions, you need people who look for good solutions. Be familiar with these four questions, which allow an individual to showcase their problem-solving skills.   #1: After Describing the Project to Be Completed, Ask, “What Types of…

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5 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Remote Worker

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Information technology is changing the workplace and impacting the way companies are hiring and selecting their best employees. When interviewing candidates for remote jobs, it’s a good idea to ask how the prospect functions on a daily basis. You need to get a clear picture of how they balance personal…

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5 Tips for Job Seekers On LinkedIn

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Nowadays, the moment you apply for a job, you are instantly examined on social media; the first being LinkedIn. Employers are are using these social outlets to verify who you are (in more ways than one), while also looking for any red flags. As a job seeker, social media can…

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Where Are All the Good Candidates?

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You have an urgent need to fill a spot on your team. You’ve got a deadline. So far, your recruiting efforts have come up short. Your “No” stack is six inches high. The last person you interviewed showed up to your office wearing a t-shirt and track pants; they had…

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Illegal Interview Questions You Might be Asking

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Recently the topic of diversity in the workplace came up here at EDI Staffing. It’s a mission of ours to maintain a qualified and diverse candidate database, but we are constantly trying to figure out an appropriate way to approach the subject. We are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a…

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Top Reasons for a Job Change

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The days where employees remained at a company as ‘lifers’ is long gone.  According to a November 2014 CNN report, Americans are quitting their jobs voluntarily and moving on to other positions at the fastest pace since early 2008.  Many people are feeling confident that there may be a ‘better’…

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A Recruiter’s Perspective on IT Supply & Demand

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As the summer begins and companies are crunching numbers for their end of year or getting ready for the third quarter, the analysis of supply and demand in the workforce and economy is continually being calculated. I am not an Economic Market Analyst, but as a professional IT Recruiter at…

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The Importance of Exit Interviews

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Exit interviews are crucial to running a business. You may think you know the reason why an employee is choosing to leave; but chances are, you’re pretty far off. While we’re often focused on finding that next employee, we should also take the time to evaluate why this person has…

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Seven Revealing Interview Questions

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For many job seekers, the interview process is a rather simple one. Why? Because most hiring managers are asking the same-generic questions. They’ll notice that candidates are firing off answers before they can even complete their sentence- Is it just that these candidates are well prepared or is it that you are under-prepared?…

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The Amusement Park of Job Hunting

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Last week I took a vacation to Florida with my family to escape the insurmountable snow here in the northeast.   My wife & I have a two and a half year old son named Brandon, and we decided to take him to a place all kids dream of going to,…

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