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Ready for your Skype close-up?

Written on June 24, 2016

You wisely took our recent advice on how to prepare your resume and you’ve made it to the next stage – the Skype interview. It is as important as the in-person interview and, for a remote job, can replace the in-person interview entirely. So, you need to ace it. Here’s how to get ready. Prepare […]

 

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Writing the Resume That Puts You Out Front

Written on June 16, 2016

You have one chance. Fifteen seconds, 20 if you’re lucky. You’re being judged and you aren’t even there. It’s your resume. The good news is there are things you can do to make that resume a shining ambassador for you. The bad news is that, badly done, it can get you disqualified before you even […]

 

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The Triple Constraint: Fast, Cheap or Good

Written on June 10, 2016

  Picture a three-legged stool. Saw one of the legs in half and the stool falls over. It doesn’t matter which leg is shortened, because as soon as it is, the stool collapses. Now assign each leg a name: Budget, Schedule and Scope. This is the triple constraint and it’s the stool every project stands […]

 

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Agile May Be What You Need

Written on June 3, 2016

Then again, it may not Agile is the software development process or method that works in regular, short cycles, known as sprints or iterations, to deliver functional, potentially shippable products. It keeps the work fresh and relevant to the market, ensuring market competitiveness. Basically, it’s develop, test, implement, ship, innovate, develop, test and repeat, in […]

 

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Tips for the Job Hunter

Written on May 23, 2016

We recently published 10 tips for HR managers and hiring companies on how to get the most of their relationship with a recruiter. It’s only fair that you, the job seeker, get some suggestions that come from our experience filling more than 500 slots since we opened our doors in 2006. Be clear and straightforward. […]

 

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10 Tips for a Better Relationship With Your Recruiter

Written on May 13, 2016

Finding the perfect employee The pressure is on. You’ve got a staff opening and you’ve got to get it filled – fast. If you are leaning toward working with a recruiter or staffing firm, but you’re not sure how to proceed, here are 10 tips to help ensure a successful outcome for everyone involved. Ask […]

 

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Top 3 Questions To Ask Your Job Recruiter

Written on May 6, 2016

Your business is going well. In fact, it’s great. Congratulations! Now you have to hire for a key position because you don’t have the skills in house, or your team is already overstretched, or a new opportunity means new thinking is needed. Or maybe someone has moved on or you had to let someone go. […]

 

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Top 3 Reasons to Use an Outside Expert for Your Next Hire

Written on April 27, 2016

Finding and hiring the right person for your next job opening is an expensive, time-consuming and sometimes frustrating endeavor. A poor hiring choice also has costs in lost productivity, poor employee morale, and possibly a negative impact on client solutions – which can mean a hit on your company’s reputation. But why hire a recruiter? […]

 

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After 10 years serving the tech industry, we’re still having fun

Written on April 20, 2016

We’re celebrating our 10-year anniversary in the next few months and as we kick off the celebration I have a few thoughts I’d like to share. First, a huge thank you to the companies who have trusted us to help them find the right person for their open positions again and again. That our clients […]

 

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Morton Consulting at RVA Career Expo

Written on March 6, 2015

This upcoming Monday, March 9th, Morton Consulting along with 85 other employers will be participating in Richmond’s Premier Professional Job Fair, the RVA Career Expo.  This is an event hosted by the Richmond Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association in partnership with Career Prospectors and JAM.  The event will be located at The Cultural […]

 

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