They were an 8000+ person firm in multiple locations, multiple states, who by natural cyclical attrition hired 200+ people a year. Their mechanism was simple – put a print ad (yes print! they hadn’t made a full commitment to the 21st century) and online ads in the right places and wait for the calls, emails and resumes to flow. And flow they did – like a tsunami, washing away even the most seasoned HR people.
As a hiring manager, you have a lot on your plate. You have your normal day-to-day work schedule that seems to be overflowing and never ending, and on top of all of that you have to find top talent for your team. This is a highly critical and time consuming affair and you need to be as efficient as possible to get it accomplished in a timely manner while still carrying a full work load. [Read more…]
Aegistech President Sam Tomarchio has interviewed hundreds of people in the IT sector over the course of his career. When asked for his top 10 list of qualities a hiring manager are looking for in applicants, this is what he told us. [Read more…]