Looking to hire employees to fill open IT jobs in the next few months? It may not be easy, according to a recent survey.
Managers often check out potential hires’ social networking profiles before they’re hired. But should those profiles be given any weight when trying to decide who will be the best employee?
Many IT professionals tout certifications to help themselves stand out during the hiring process. But managers beware: Some certifications you see listed on resumes may not have been earned honestly.
Gauging a job candidate’s potential for success during an interview is always a challenge, but there are steps IT managers can take to help to make sure only the best pass through the interview process.
IT hiring is slowly but steadily picking up. That’s good news, but it also means some businesses may have a hard time finding people with the skills they need.
With so many people – including IT pros – currently looking for work, it’s important to write resumes that can grab someone’s attention. But these caught the hiring manager’s eye for the wrong reasons.
Folks with certain IT skills and experience are in high demand. While some types of IT employees will always be sought after, there are some new skill sets companies are looking for now.
Companies are paying closer attention to the certifications earned by potential IT employees. Unfortunately, that could also mean more applicants are lying about their certifications.
As the economy recovers, competition for IT talent is heating up. What skills in particular are in the highest demand?
If you interviewed two job candidates – one with the right technical skills for the job, and another with the ideal personality for your company and department – which would you choose?