• 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Tips On How to Conduct an Effective Mid-Year Employee Review

    June 14, 2022

    It’s time for mid-year employee and workforce performance reviews already.  Managers and team leads will gain valuable insights into the state of their employees’ satisfaction, motivation, and job performance. This process should also help HR teams and hiring managers get a better handle on some vital employee retention and satisfaction metrics.  But how do you […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • HR Professionals Demand Strategies To Improve Employee Retention

    April 26, 2022

    How important is employee retention? We decided to see what the experts at Entrepreneur had to say in a recent article: Employees add a considerable amount of value to your business processes and help you attain your organizational goals. While it is crucial to hire fresh talent regularly, it is equally important to retain the […]

  • Can A Recruiter Help You Grow Your Business? Yes, Here’s How

    April 19, 2022

    I think we would all agree that It’s hard to grow your business if you can’t fill open jobs.  And the banking and finance experts at Go Banking Rates agree. From a recent article: It’s very likely that 2022 will see an expedited hiring process as employers move faster to secure talent in a tight […]