Should I Hire an Inexperienced Candidate?

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Your company wants top talent, but it is competing with many industry rivals to recruit exceptional job candidates from a finite pool of qualified professionals. As such, your company should consider an outside-the-box strategy to add talent to your team: hiring inexperienced candidates. It may sound far-fetched to consider an inexperienced candidate for a role…

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Between the Lines — What the Resume Isn’t Telling You

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A resume provides insights into a job candidate’s education, professional experience, and industry expertise. At the same time, a resume may be telling you much more about a candidate. Ultimately, a resume can help you assess all aspects of a candidate if you know how to read between the lines. To do so, there are…

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Detecting the Ideal Candidate for Your Next Job

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    Recruiting is not a rotisserie chicken. You don’t “set it and forget it.” Our clients have top expectations based on the level of service we consistently provide. Ongoing client contact with the same Staffing Solutions Provider is something that sets Tech Needs apart.  Changes within companies – planned or unexpected – are commonplace.…

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Pros and Cons of Including Salary in Job Postings

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According to a recent Harris/Glassdoor candidate poll, American job seekers named the top three factors in searches: salary (67 percent), benefits (63 percent) and location (59 percent). Yet, the majority of descriptions on job boards do not include a salary range. Why, when salary is the top deciding factor for applicants?   There are many…

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Best Practices for the “making an offer” Stage

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    The strong economy in the United States means that job seekers have a plethora of opportunities. Companies within the industries of IT, finance and manufacturing are finding it challenging to fill positions with qualified applicants who have realistic expectations when it comes to compensation. Your dedicated Tech Needs Staffing Solutions Provider is a…

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Glassdoor Best Practices

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    Glassdoor is often the first website job seekers visit when they consider working for a company. During the last couple of years, employees have flocked to Glassdoor to post about their experiences at their current and former jobs. Glassdoor allows for anonymity for their reviewers, and frustrated employees or former employees have used…

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Recruiting Solution in the New England Job Market

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    The temporary staffing industry is responsible for placing more than 400,000 people into the workforce in New Hampshire and Massachusetts each year, according to the American Staffing Association (ASA).   New Hampshire has an average of 13,000 temporary workers weekly, with annual employment of 63,100. Massachusetts has 68,700 temporary weekly workers, with annual…

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Hiring Our Heroes At Fenway

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It was an honor for Tech Needs to participate in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes event with the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park yesterday. We were proudly represented by our own Sgt. Ryan Picard (Left) who has served 6 years and just reenlisted for another 4 years with The National…

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