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The top 10 most difficult tech jobs for companies to fill

The top 10 most difficult tech jobs for companies to fill

This article  http://mashable.com/2016/05/12/top-ten-hardest-hires-tech/#32Qi7QouqSqf  seems to validate what recruiters in the DC Metro area have been saying for quite some time.  The market for Software Development talent has been extremely tight.  Now take a tight market and try to find suitable candidates that possess high-level clearances.  That’s the task many government contracting or ...[Read More]

Candidate Outreach by Text

Candidate Outreach by Text

We at Recruiting Associates have not done much candidate outreach via text, but Mike Wolford makes a compelling case for it.  Check out his article here: Sending Out An SMS: Recruiting Texts From Last Night. We may give it a try with a small sample group to see how the outreach is received by our candidates.

Very good article on sourcing

Very good article on sourcing

I found this to be a solid article on sourcing: http://bit.ly/1TEhi2d The author’s approach is very similar to Recruiting Associates’ preferred method when starting a new sourcing assignment.

What is the best way to contact candidates?

What is the best way to contact candidates?

Have you ever wondered if, “You’re doing it wrong.” when it comes to contacting candidates?  Finding the perfect resume is great, but it’s virtually useless if you are unable to make contact with the owner of that resume. Recruiting Associates has found that our initial candidate approach tends to work best via email.  It’s a tried and true method that pays the most d ...[Read More]