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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LinkedIn Best Practices

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    Many job seekers already have a LinkedIn page because they heard it was a great way for employers to find them. It is. But, just copying and pasting your resume onto your profile is not going to impress hiring managers.   Here are five ways to step up your profile and make it…

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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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How to Deal with a Challenging Coworker

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We’re all individuals with vastly varying personalities, so it’s human nature that we’re all not going to naturally be the best of pals. All of us have had or will have a negative experience or uncomfortable experience with a coworker. Just by reading that sentence, you may have thought of someone who could fall into…

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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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Timken Hiring Event – Wednesday October 12th

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Hiring Event! Tech Needs and Timken Have a Great Opportunity for You!   Timken is a leading global manufacturer of highly engineered bearings, alloy steels, and related components and assemblies. Due to an increase in production Timken has partnered with Tech Needs as they currently have several production openings they need to fill immediately!     Wednesday,…

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How Employers Can Close the Skills Gap by Addressing the Gender Gap

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  Manufacturing faces a serious skills gap. This skills gap comes in part from under-representation of women in the industry. That under-representation is not only in the media, popular culture and other online sources, it’s represented in raw data. Women represent nearly half of the total U.S. labor pool, but just over a quarter of…

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