Month: June 2012

Technology firms step up hiring efforts in California

When it comes to hiring the most talented workers, technology firms must compete against one another to attract qualified candidates to fill open positions. Perhaps the most popular region for these firms is Silicon Valley in California.

Searching for Perfect Candidate May Miss the Perfect Match

When hiring managers begin to write the list of qualifications, they build lists of everything they think they want in a candidate. It’s a process not unlike building a dating profile; pulling characteristics out of the air to describe the perfect match. In dating, people tend to understand that finding someone who matches that description is unlikely. When they find someone they like, it is almost a coincidence when they match even the broadest elements of the original profile.