Category: Industry Trends

Top Recruiting Challenge: Onsite Job? No thanks.

Top Recruiting Challenge: Onsite Job? No thanks. Recruiting challenge onsite job;Women working from home and not onsite while sitting with pet dog

Great news! According to top recruiters, the candidate market has shown growth and job seekers have many new options. The top recruiting challenge? Finding candidates that will consider onsite opportunities. A top Matlen recruiter notes: “What I have been seeing from prospective employees is a resistance to go back onsite. There are so many other […]

2021 Graduates Job Search: Maneuvering the Employment Landscape amidst COVID-19

2021 Graduates Job Search: Maneuvering the Employment Landscape amidst COVID-19 2021 graduates job search; graduate in cap and gown, wearing a mask for COVID safety, while holding diploma

It’s almost graduation season for our college attendees, and across the U.S., their college experience for their final year was like none other.  Students may not have stepped foot on campus for months on end, or even for an entire year, due to distant learning and closed campuses mandated by COVID restrictions. As they work […]

The skills employers are looking for in tech talent right now

The skills employers are looking for in tech talent right now

With the world changing at a faster speed than ever, it can be hard to know what’s “trendy” or especially important with employers. While we don’t tend to lend much credence to “trends,” we do pay attention to what employers are especially interested in when it comes to hiring tech talent.  And right now, there […]

Which tech jobs are in demand right now?

Which tech jobs are in demand right now? tech jobs in demand

While we are no doubt living in unprecedented times, and many industries have been especially hard hit by the economic fallout of this pandemic, we are very grateful to report that tech jobs and tech in general has so far been very strong.  That means that, although the economy is largely struggling, tech jobs are […]

A real-world look at how strong mentorship can help you grow

A real-world look at how strong mentorship can help you grow mentorship

Mentorship and mentoring are popular topics around here at Matlen Silver. Mentorship is also very trendy right now in leadership development blogs and podcasts.  That’s with good reason. Mentorship has had a profound impact on everyone from successful athletes to Fortune 500 CEOs to everyone in between. In fact, it’s had an immeasurable impact on […]

How strong leadership and building the right team leads to success

How strong leadership and building the right team leads to success strong leadership

There are so many tropes and phrases about strong leadership and teams that you almost tune them out. Yes, leadership matters. Yes, success starts at the top. Of course, building teams of like-minded individuals most often leads to success. We hear these things so often, most of us probably fail to think about how they […]

What to consider as your office gets “back to work”

What to consider as your office gets “back to work” back to work

Slowly but surely, many areas across the country are getting back to work and returning to their offices. Our “new normal” may not look exactly like the normal we all knew before the words “coronavirus” and “COVID-19” became part of our household lexicon.  But, it will be some semblance of normal, and we will be […]

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