“In today’s world, where candidates have optionality, candidates need to be guided through an educational process where they can assess the opportunity at hand,” Nick Cromydas, CEO of Hunt Club, a recruiting agency. “This includes vetting the current team, their potential managers and an understanding of the health of the business.”
Have you ever known anyone who moved to another state because they were inspired by a television commercial with a celebrity voice-over or a placard on the side of a bus? Neither have I. Yet I have known professionals who were recruited by headhunters or approached by people with mutual connections in their networks to apply for new jobs.
About to be interviewed for a project manager position? While it’s important to prepare answers for the questions the employer might ask you, it’s also key to prepare some questions of your own. The quality of questions that a project manager asks during an interview is often the tipping point of offering them the job, said Rema Deo, managing director of 24By7 Security, Inc.
If the tech gig you were once thrilled to land feels like a dead end, you might be wondering about your next move. Rest assured, you’re not alone. Every IT career will hit a wall at some point, but there are some subtle signs that things aren’t going to get better.
If there were any doubts about the candidate-driven nature of today’s job market, April’s employment report puts those to rest. The report, which was released on May 4 by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, revealed that for the first time in nearly a half century, unemployment has dipped below 4 percent.