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What’s new in recruitment this year? Whether you are seeking a new role in 2017 or wanting to hire some top project resources, we’ve got all the latest hiring trends here. These 5 trends will shape how recruiting managers and candidates come together over the next 12 months and beyond. What does this mean for… Read more »

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Congratulations! You are moving to a new phase in your working life. Whether that’s taking on a role in a new industry, returning to work after a career break, starting to study part-time or something else, career transitions are never easy. Here are our tips for making the transition as smooth as possible. Transition 1:… Read more »

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Time and money are the two most precious assets for an organization. When it comes to recruitment, a staffing agency can save you both. Whether you work in a large organization with a well-staffed HR department, or a smaller company just starting to grow, the benefits of using a staffing agency can keep your projects… Read more »

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Is 2017 the year that you vow to get a new job? Let’s kick start your career search with these 10 tips for finding your perfect role. 1: Look Internally You might not expect a professional staffing agency to suggest looking internally for jobs, but it’s one of the most overlooked areas of opportunity! Building… Read more »

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You want a new job. But you don’t want to waste time applying to industries that have a surplus of skilled project resources. By knowing where the action is, you can target your applications and get yourself in front of the recruiters who are actively looking for people like you. In this article, we’ll look… Read more »

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Trying to stand out in a sea of applicants can be intimidating, but it doesn’t make it impossible. There are a few ways you can rise above the rest and make sure you are more than just a name on a page in a stack of 6000. 1. Apply Too often candidates get intimidated by… Read more »

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We’ve written before about how to feel confident as a candidate going into an interview (read those interview tips for project managers here). But what if you are sitting on the other side of the table? Conducting interviews – even if you’ve done dozens before – can still be a stressful experience. Take the strain… Read more »

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Hiring for any new position – when you haven’t had to recruit for someone in that role before – takes a little bit more thought than recycling the ad you used last time you needed someone. If you don’t have any project management experience, it can be even harder. What, exactly, do you need to… Read more »

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Scrum is an Agile development methodology, used by companies large and small all over the world. It’s a way of prioritizing feature developments, and while it’s common in software teams, it’s not exclusive to the domain of IT projects. According to the Scrum Alliance, the Scrum Master keeps the team focused on its goal. It’s… Read more »

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Whether you are a project manager onboarding a new member of the team, or a hiring manager recruiting a new project manager to lead a team, introducing new staff to an existing team can be a challenge. Make the onboarding process easier with these 5 things that all new project team members should know. They work… Read more »