AI Talent For Hire: Distinguishing Machine Learning and Deep Learning Engineering Talent

The race for AI talent has erupted seemingly overnight. Companies are jockeying for the best talent, yet many are unable to define exactly what type of skills they need, how to compensate these engineers, or advertise the correct title to attract the right talent. New technologies have always created a fast-paced hiring environment, but the…

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Why are Companies Reluctant to Continue Interviewing New Candidates?

Why are companies so reluctant to keep interviewing new candidates when someone is already in the third or fourth round of interviews? Too often, companies bank on one applicant who is already in process to fill the job.  It’s one of the biggest mistakes that organizations make during the hiring process.  The job market is…

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How Quickly Your Staffing Partner Should Deliver Resumes

How quickly do you expect to receive resumes from your staffing partner? Recently Talener asked that very question to get a better understanding of the expectations that our clients have in regard to receiving resumes.  Once they have engaged our services and have completed an intake call for a particular position, how long do they…

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Hiring Transparency Translates to Filling Jobs More Efficiently

The Talener team has been speaking with more technology candidates recently who are on the job market for the first time in years.  Whether they’re actively seeking new employment or were part of some of the technology layoffs this past year, none of them are looking forward to the interviewing process. It’s daunting to find…

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Are Executive Positions More Difficult to Fill?

Are executive-level positions more difficult to fill? There are fewer executive positions available in an organization. There are also fewer people who have achieved this level of experience. Thus, it would stand to reason that these top rung jobs are inherently more difficult to fill. When companies need to fill these c-suite positions, they often…

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Its OK to be Wrong: Bad Policies Drive Away Talent

Hiring is a dynamic process. Negotiations, budgets, career goals- they are all moving parts that change the outcome every single time you bring on a new employee. Everything from market conditions to global pandemics affects how we approach finding, on-boarding and retaining top talent. Most recently, companies have made a push for hybrid & back-to-office…

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Eliminating Professional Gaslighting

Staffing is always a wild ride, and this year was no exception. Phrases like ghosting and quiet quitting flowed freely within recruiting, talent acquisition and people operations. Then another word made headlines as Merriam-Webster named gaslighting as its word of the year in 2022.  Solidly in 2023, the candidate-employer relationship continues to be complicated. Most…

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Hiring is Human: The Argument Against AI in Recruiting

The Human Element At its core, recruitment is inherently human. More than matching people to jobs, we match people with specific skills to other people with skills. Together they form a brain trust, capable of using their experiences and talents to solve problems and generate new ideas. Recruitment goes beyond keywords and skills sets. It…

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Evolution of Machine Learning and Its Impact on Hiring: A Paradigm Shift

In the fast-paced realm of technology, the evolution of machine learning has revolutionized industries, from healthcare to finance, by offering groundbreaking solutions to complex problems. As this transformative technology continues to advance, its influence on the hiring landscape cannot be underestimated. In this article, we delve into the evolution of machine learning and its implications…

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Hiring Technology-Based Jobs for the Remainder of 2023

As the technological landscape continues to evolve at an unprecedented pace, so do the hiring trends in technology-based jobs. The second half of 2023 promises to bring about exciting shifts in the way companies recruit and onboard tech talent. From remote work becoming the norm to the rise of niche skills, staying ahead of these…

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