7 Secrets of Great Résumés

We recently ran across an excellent article by Forbes contributor, Jon Youshaei, and decided to share his insights while adding one of our own. Enjoy! The day I landed my job at Google was the day I decided to pay forward all the help I received on reworking my resume. After going through many resumes, […]

Why Scrum Works in Recruiting

For those who may be unfamiliar with the Scrum framework, it is an agile methodology most often utilized in managing software development projects and processes. With Scrum, a product or system is built in a series of fixed-length iterations called sprints that give teams a framework for delivering specified outcomes in a timely and consistent […]

Top 11 Interview Fails and Funny Stories

Happy August! While out celebrating a particularly successful month of July last Friday, I found myself asking the team about their experiences with interviews gone wrong. Some retold stories that they’d heard from years in the business and others shared cringe-worthy first hand experiences. Here’s my recap of their top interview fails and funny stories. […]

2015 Holiday Guide: Gifts for the Digital Pro

With the holidays upon us again, we thought that we’d help you find that perfect gift for the digital business or technology professional (or student) in your life. After all, isn’t continuous exploration, innovation and learning part of what makes we Digerati so amazing? Without further ado, here’s our Top 8 faves: 1. Pluralsight Give […]

Mobile Talent in High Demand: Impact & Analysis

According to a recent study by the Mobile Marketing Association, jobs in mobile advertising are rising by around 40 per cent year-on-year in the US, with around 1.4m expected to be employed in the sector in the US by the end of 2015. The same study claims that around 70 jobs are created for every […]

2 Big Changes in the Agency Talent Landscape [Video]

Talent is moving from agencies to brands, not just between agencies As brands take on more of an agency role themselves, it’s caused a lot of concerns in the agency world. Many agencies are adjusting to the new reality that some brands want to conduct business themselves and desire to be their own advocates. Due […]

Power Shift: Dealing with a Candidate-Driven Market

Welcome to H2-2015: How the Tables Have Turned! As the economy continues to rebound and the employment supply-demand landscape evolves for specialized talent, power is clearly shifting back in favor of candidates. According to the Harvard Business Review, “Job seekers hold more power than employees, a trend that seems to be deepening.” The HBR’s Recruiter […]

One Approach to Overcoming the Digital Skills Gap

Back in March, Capital One announced it will focus $150 million in community grants and initiatives over the next five years to help empower more Americans to succeed in an ever-changing, digitally-driven economy. With its new Future Edge initiative, Capital One will collaborate with leading educational and community organizations across the country to address areas […]

True Costs of a Mis-Hire

The cost of a mis-hire goes far beyond the operational inconvenience many perceive it to be. How so? Well, studies indicate that a “mis-hire” can cost companies three times the annual salary of the individual. Why does this happen? According to Harvard Business Review, 80 percent of mis-hires are caused by bad hiring decisions and […]

Top 6 Turnoffs for Candidates

Poor talent recruitment practices and hiring processes will often deter the best candidates from applying for an open position or otherwise engaging with a recruiter in your company’s search for its next star performer.  You know it (or at least you should) and we know it. Human capital may well be viewed as the most […]