The High Cost of a Bad Hire in IT

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The cost of a bad hire, especially in the IT industry, can be staggering. Companies need to do as good of a job as possible when hiring new employees, in order to avoid the high costs associated with bad hires. Bad hires happen more often than most people think, even when recruiters and hiring managers… 

Tips for Using a Personal Blog to Snag a Job

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It’s more important today than ever before to think outside the box to find a job. One great way to showcase your talents and industry knowledge, while also getting your name established as an authority in your field, is to create a personal blog. Here are a few great tips that will help you get… 

Management Tips: How to Have Negotiating Power – Even With Hard-to-Fill Jobs

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When it comes to filling jobs, some positions are harder to fill than others. Unfortunately, it’s even more important to get the right person for these “harder to fill” jobs than for more common positions where candidates and applicants abound. Even in a challenging job market, there are some jobs where it seems nearly impossible… 

5 Advantages of Partnering with a Staffing Agency to Land a Job

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Today’s job search can feel like a full-time job in and of itself. In many circles it’s suggested that you treat it as if it were exactly that. That being said, there are wise and not-so-wise ways to handle your job search. Handling your job search right from the start can mean the difference between… 

Using LinkedIn to Find a Job: Avoid these Mistakes

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There’s no denying that social networking sites like LinkedIn can prove extremely beneficial to job searches today. The problem is that few people are actually utilizing this incredible resource in a way that can have a positive impact on their job searches. There is a right and a wrong way to use LinkedIn and any… 

Top 5 Hardest Jobs to Fill in the IT and Engineering Sectors

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Could we still be in an environment where so many are desperate for jobs that there are some fields still struggling to find employees? That is exactly what is happening in some specific fields. In IT and engineering, there are certain positions that command a certain level of experience and training that are in short… 

Still Having Trouble Finding a Job? 5 Ways a Venteon Recruiter Can Help You Get a Job Over Your Competition

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If you’ve been searching for work for any length of time, then you know how frustrating it can become. With all the career portals, resume and job websites, and an ever growing number of unemployed candidates vying for the same few assignments. This is especially true when it comes to industry specialties and careers in… 

Happy Holidays from Venteon!

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Venteon would like to wish all of our clients and associates a warm Holiday Season! It has been a great year, with many new companies that have decided to allow us the privilege of placing high quality candidates into brand new part time, full time and contract assignments. This has created hundreds of new jobs… 

How a Staffing Company Leverages New Technology to Find You the Best Financial Candidates

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Recruiting today is an exciting field to be in, particularly because of modern hiring technology that has made it more effective than ever before to find great candidates. In the past, good candidates only came by way of referrals and exhausting hours of searching through networks. Now, staffing agencies have millions of candidates accessible through… 

Make Your Performance Evaluation Process for Engineering Employees as Painless as Possible

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In most technology firms, every year, comes the standard performance review for all engineering employees. While this can be a somewhat nerve-wracking process, filled with dread on both sides of the fence, it doesn’t have to be. Annual reviews for engineers, while more technical in scope, can be a good time to identify strengths and…