• How To Increase Employee Productivity In The New Year

    January 24, 2023

    Is employee productivity on the rise or declining in U.S. workforces as we enter 2023? The news that worker productivity is generally flat or declining, as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as we head into 2023, may not surprise you. But what are the reasons for the decline in worker productivity? Quiet quitting […]

  • Here Are 4 Leadership Skills That Will Help Retain Employees In 2023

    January 10, 2023

    How critical are leadership skills in the employee retention equation? The answer, it turns out, is they’re extremely important. Forbes added some timely context on the profound effects of leadership skills on a workforce in a recent article: You’ve heard it before — people don’t quit jobs. They quit managers. Poor leadership may burn down […]

  • 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 Sincere, Budget-Friendly Ways to Give Back To Your Team this Holiday Season

    November 22, 2022

    Can you believe 2022 is already coming to a close? It was another challenging, but rewarding, year for the team at Patel, and our clients feel the same way. 2023 will undoubtedly present hiring teams, human resources professionals, and recruiting companies with new staffing and hiring challenges. But, along with our clients, we’re optimistic and […]

  • The Benefits Of Flexible Hiring And Staffing Solutions In Uncertain Times

    November 8, 2022

    The last two years have definitely been candidate-friendly hiring markets in the extreme.  And 2023 doesn’t look like it will be much different, especially for knowledge workers of all stripes. We know, we know, we’re not quite finished with 2022 yet. But with the holidays right around the corner, we thought we’d offer some recruiting […]

  • 5 Can’t-Miss Tips to Building a Diverse & Inclusive Workplace

    October 11, 2022

    Diversity, equity, and inclusion are often thought of as a unified workplace strategy. In this post, we’re going to focus on tips for building a diverse and inclusive workforce. So let’s get started with a great definition of DEI in the workplace from the folks at BuiltIn:         DEI stands for diversity, equity, and inclusion. Diversity […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 Ways to Keep Employees Motivated During Summer Months

    July 26, 2022

    Summer is here! Vacations are in full swing, beaches are crowded, and baseball games abound, yay! Did anyone mention work? OK, I think we made our point. HR professionals, team leads, managers, and executives want to know how to keep employees engaged over the summer.  We’ll discuss four techniques to keep employees motivated and engaged […]

  • Is Your Company’s Communication Effective? Here’s What You Need To Know

    July 12, 2022

    We all want to know if we’re providing effective corporate communications. Our hiring manager and human resources clients are especially cognizant of the need for exceptional communications in the recruiting and hiring process.  But what exactly are corporate communications? We found an excellent definition on Wikipedia:  Corporate communication is a set of activities involved in […]

  • Here’s How To Create A Mental Health-Friendly Work Environment

    May 24, 2022

    It’s May, and it’s Mental Health Awareness Month again. Companies of all sizes, human resources professionals, executives, and hiring professionals are committed to becoming more conscious of mental health issues in the workplace. The whole team at Patel wanted to give a shout-out to mental health professionals and to our clients who have made great […]