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  • Why You Should Take Advantage of Job Searching in the Summer—Or Should You?

    June 28, 2022

    This nagging question is commonly asked of professionals in the staffing and recruiting business by job seekers. And we’ll provide some answers to that question in this post. But first, let’s see what the experts at Forbes online had to say about summertime job hunting: Summer is a great time for hiring – and not […]

  • 5 Crossover IT Skills to Seek Out for IT Direct-Hire Candidates

    May 17, 2022

    We hear a lot about hard skills vs. soft skills in the world of information technology employees. But which side of the skill set equation is more important?  Candidly, both sides are essential. At Patel Consultants, we frequently talk about crossover skills that bridge the gap between hard and soft skills. The folks at CompTIA […]

  • Ace Your Interview – Top 10 Tips for Mastering Phone Interviews

    March 2, 2022

    Ace Your Interview – Top 10 Tips for Mastering Phone Interviews Before we share our Top 10 Tips to sharpen your phone interviewing prowess, let’s clarify 3 things: For YOU the purpose of the phone interview is to continue to move the interview process forward. Whether that means scheduling the next phone call, online interview, […]

  • How to Vet IT Candidates for Remote Jobs

    February 8, 2022

    Sometimes we can be our own worst enemies. As recruiting staffing and hiring professionals, we have to be mindful of “not seeing the forest for the trees” sometimes. Elon Musk, famous for hiring the best-of-the-best engineering talent, once quipped, “If Nikola Tesla applied to Tesla, would we even give him an interview?” So what can […]

  • Why You Need Flexibility & Transparency To Return To In-Office Work

    January 25, 2022

    Is your company planning to return to an in-office or mostly in-office workforce in 2022?  Our clients have been talking about this a lot lately. We also hear concerns and opinions from our job-seeker clients on the subject. I think we would all agree that the subject of returning workers to the office can be […]

  • How to Set and Attain Really SMART Goals for Your Company This Year

    January 11, 2022

    It’s hard to believe that another year has gone by already. But it’s a brand new year, and 2022 is full of promise. Companies are recovering from several challenging years for sure. But the future looks extremely promising!  Workforces are growing steadily again, and workforce management teams will be extremely busy this year.  So it’s […]

  • Ready For a Career Change? 3 Great Careers to Consider In 2022

    December 21, 2021

    Are you feeling bored with your current career path? Maybe you’re looking for a new opportunity to learn and grow? If so, it may be time to consider a job change.  It’s never too late or too early to make a switch. One of the keys to a new career path is knowing what type […]

  • 3 Steps to Ensure An Awesome Remote Onboarding Process

    December 7, 2021

    Hiring managers often ask us why the employee onboarding process is so important in the first place.  That’s a reasonable question. The hard part of the hiring process is the search and recruitment part, right? Well, sort of.  It turns out that onboarding can play a pivotal role in the overall employee retention strategy. This […]

  • 5 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Onboarding Process (Remote & In-Person)

    September 28, 2021

    Online HR information website HRMorning sums it up succinctly: “The goal of virtual onboarding remains the same as it was when you got to sit across the table from new hires…”  That’s a great way to approach onboarding.  So how can HR teams benefit from and improve their overall onboarding processes and technology? Here are […]

  • HR Pros Ask: How Can We Build a More Diverse and Inclusive Workforce?

    September 22, 2021

    Creating a diverse and inclusive workplace normally happens organically. By recruiting and hiring the best candidates, your business will naturally attract a diverse group of employees.  If you feel like you might need a little help attracting and fostering internal growth opportunities for a more diverse workforce, though, you’ve come to the right place!    At […]