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  • Do You Have The Team You Need To Achieve Success In 2023?

    December 6, 2022

    Another year will soon be behind us.  2022 has been a challenging but extremely rewarding year in the recruiting and hiring space for the Patel team and our clients. So we wanted to gratefully wish all of our clients a very warmhearted Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!  As we head into 2023, human […]

  • 5 Simple Tips To Make A Good First Impression At Your New Job

    October 25, 2022

    Congratulations, you landed your dream job! Now you want to make it through that critical first three to six months. Or maybe you’re still looking for your dream job? At Patel Consultants, we help exceptional candidates like you with the tools you need to take control of your professional career.  In this post, we’ll discuss […]

  • Here’s Why Contract Staffing Can Be an Excellent Choice for IT Roles

    September 20, 2022

    Contract staffing is not a panacea for solving all of your workforce challenges.  But depending on your job requirements, it can be an excellent solution to fill IT jobs. This post will discuss the strategic use of contract staffing solutions and contract workers to fill critical IT needs in companies of all sizes and scopes.  […]

  • How to Attract Gen Z employees to Your Company—And Why You Should!

    September 13, 2022

    Hiring managers are looking for creative ways to recruit and hire more Gen Z job candidates.   It’s still a hyper-competitive employment market in 2022, and the trend for 2023 doesn’t appear to be changing much. Our team is seeing more great Gen Z candidates looking for job opportunities. Some of these job seekers are just […]

  • I Feel I’ve Earned A Raise. What’s the Best Way to Discuss It With My Boss?

    August 23, 2022

    Are you a knowledge worker that thinks you deserve a salary increase? If so, you’re not alone. In this post, we’ll discuss the best way for employees in the knowledge workforce to approach their boss for a raise. It’s not as difficult as you might think. Something is wrong if you haven’t discussed compensation with […]

  • How to Make Your Hard-to-Fill IT Jobs Stand Out to Candidates | Patel

    August 9, 2022

    How hard is it to fill IT jobs with top-notch professionals in 2022? We don’t see the candidate-friendly IT hiring market changing any time soon. And the experts at Fortune Magazine agree with that assessment. Here’s what they had to say about the IT job market in 2022: Talent strategy has emerged as a top […]

  • 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 […]