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Point-of-View: The Candidate Experience

Point-of-View: The Candidate Experience Professional receiving a phone call demonstrates that consistent communication enriches the candidate experience

We emerged from a global pandemic that saw a tech job market on the upswing. Seemingly to be in the clear, the tech job market is facing uncertainty and both companies and tech professionals are caught up in the midst of it, layoffs looming. Yet the job data tells a different story, illustrating high demand […]

Career Change or First Job: Women in Tech and Engineering Recruiting

Career Change or First Job: Women in Tech and Engineering Recruiting women in tech and engineering recruiting speaking about new opportunities

Today, the role of a recruiter is versatile, with the opportunity to learn about different industries, build a vast network, and have their hand in making a difference in someone’s life. For women, in particular, a role associated with career development, client services and talent acquisition is attainable through recruiting. And women may already be […]

Matlen Silver Names First Female C-Suite Executive as Chief Operating Officer

Matlen Silver Names First Female C-Suite Executive as Chief Operating Officer Matlen Silver Names First Female COO

The IT staffing and technology solutions firm announces long-time Matlen Silver executive Michele Beilman will be stepping into the COO role October 12, 2022 – Matlen Silver is pleased to announce the promotion of Michele Beilman to Chief Operating Officer effective immediately. In this role, Michele Beilman will be overseeing daily operations and administration for Matlen’s […]

Matlen Silver Named on SIA’s 2022 List of Fastest-Growing Staffing Firms

Matlen Silver Named on SIA’s 2022 List of Fastest-Growing Staffing Firms Matlen Silver fastest growing staffing firm list 2022

Press Release SIA’s Annual List Recognizes US Staffing Firms That Achieved Significant Organic Growth Over Five Years October 4, 2022 (New Jersey) – Matlen Silver announced it has been named to the 2022 List of Fastest-Growing Staffing Firms. Published annually by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) – the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions – the list […]

Making a difference with the best job descriptions

Making a difference with the best job descriptions writing job descriptions that are gender-neutral and unbiased

Well-written job descriptions go beyond outlining a position’s responsibilities and including a specific job title. Most job descriptions include these features, but the ones that attract the best applicants will be unbiased, inclusive and ensure diversity. Furthermore, when candidates are searching for the best possible jobs, their first impression of the company is the job […]

Time Management Tips for Recruiters: Focus on Work and Your Well-being

Time Management Tips for Recruiters: Focus on Work and Your Well-being Recruiter looking at his watch for time management

Recruiters are masters at managing a heavy workload amid seeking talent in a competitive field like technology. And they know the trick to recruiting the best talent out there is serious time management skills, both on the job and off. According to Forbes, “Implementing time management techniques can help you catch your breath and make […]

Creating an Intentional Work Culture

Creating an Intentional Work Culture intentional work culture creates a team environment

by Michele Bielman, SVP Regional Sales & Operations Work culture as a subject has been so heavily covered from various perspectives that often times it’s worrisome that its meaning could become diluted. Thankfully it still remains a critical, if not the most critical, differentiator for top organizations across the globe. Staffing firms, if not more […]

Recruiting Gen Z Candidates: How to Speak Gen Z

Recruiting Gen Z Candidates: How to Speak Gen Z Recruiting Gen Z candidates

(By Laura Vallina) With tech companies facing a hiring crisis, let us dive in to see where companies can develop strategies for recruiting Gen Z candidates and what staffing providers can do to help. With the current unemployment rate for tech workers at 1.7 percent compared to 4 percent in the general economy, Gen Z […]

The Return of Women to the Workforce

The Return of Women to the Workforce contemplating the return of women to the workforce

by Cameron Edwards, SVP Client Strategy and Operations It was a shocking number when I saw it. Pre-pandemic, the breakdown of women representation across our Matlen Silver spectrum was 46%, at a time when women comprised 50.4% of the US workforce in January 2020. Being that we are tech-based, that was a fantastic data point, […]

Money, flexibility, belonging: 3 things candidates want that will get them in the door

Money, flexibility, belonging: 3 things candidates want that will get them in the door talent searching for jobs with money, flexibility and belonging as priorities

Staffing providers must deliver the cold hard truth about what talent wants It’s no secret we are in a tight labor market. We read the reports on labor shortages and difficulties filling roles – for some it seems like the race for talent never really ended at all, there was just a detour during the […]

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