Today, many employers are focusing more of their efforts on the soft skills that candidates may have in order to hire them. One of the most significant soft skills that many employers are paying attention to is their ability to manage people. Leadership and management skills, the ability to lead others and manage them effectively… Read more »


With unemployment at 3.8 percent and the number of unemployed people at 6.3 million based upon the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics, and with an increase of 678,000 nonfarm jobs in February, the ability to hire talent continues to be a significant challenge. What can firms do to attract employees in this market? There are… Read more »

What are the biggest challenges for hiring today? (Part 3)

While finding the most qualified candidates is certainly the first challenge, the next part is how to evaluate them and determine whether they are a “fit” for your company. In this candidate driven market, where there is a shortage of qualified people, it is extremely important that you evaluate them properly as well. Even though… Read more »

What are the biggest challenges for hiring today? (Part 1)

One key realization today that all companies need to face is that it is and will continue to be a “candidate’s market” for the foreseeable future. The unemployment rate is quite low and there is a shortage of talented people in the job market. While some companies continue to have lengthy interview processes and move… Read more »