How to Kick Off a Conversation with a Candidate

With unemployment at record lows, it can be intimidating trying to navigate the candidate market. As recruiters, it is our job to attract top talent, even when it may be challenging to keep it. It’s vital to grab a candidate’s attention from the get-go. It today’s digital world, kicking off the candidate conversation is vital… Read more »

“Get on the phone!”

In today’s age, everything is instantaneous. We demand instant results, often instant food, and instant communication. We are constantly connected to people, whether it be through email, texting, or social media. When was the last time you called someone to talk about how your day is going? When was the last time you took a… Read more »

Candidate to Customer

The current job market is candidate driven. Top Talent has many options to choose from. Especially, within IT, we have seen the candidate shift from candidate to customer. This requires recruiters to shift their focus on sourcing, to marketing. By using marketing strategies, a good recruiter must now differentiate their organization from all the others… Read more »

4 Skills Recruiters Need to be Successful

Staffing agencies are everywhere. What sets one apart from another? PEOPLE. Future Technology Staffing believes that putting people first is the key to success. Our employees strive to assist both the client and the candidate, making sure it is a positive fit for both. Although we put our people first, our company is growing not… Read more »

Top Talent Today

A low unemployment rate in IT today is a good thing. It’s exciting to see tech teams grow and expand as technology takes over every aspect of our daily lives. However, it poses a challenge to businesses looking to expand their talent and grow their team. There are multiple different approaches companies are taking (including us)… Read more »

Five Traits of Talented Cloud Computing Candidates

If your company is beginning to dip its toe into cloud computing, you may be looking to hire more people for your Information Technology department to help make the transition easier. But what if you aren’t familiar with cloud computing, or IT in general? What do you look for in potential candidates? Here are five… Read more »

How to Hire Effectively for A Special Project

If your company is about to embark on a special project, you’re probably excited about the progress and success yet to come, but nervous about how you’re going to get it done. If you don’t have the manpower necessary to meet your deadline without stressing out your staff, consider working with Future Technology Staffing. We… Read more »

Five Signs You Are a Poor Interviewer (And What to Do About It)

Sometimes, no matter how much you prepare for an interview it still seems to go poorly. But how can you tell if the poor interview was caused by the interviewer, or you? Here are five signs that you are the cause (and what you can do to fix it!): 1. You don’t know who you’re… Read more »

Hiring a Contractor to Join Your Full-time Team? How to Make the Transition Easy For Everyone

Contract workers are fantastic for helping companies get through times that are unusually busy or finishing projects that are uncommonly large. But they do present a management problem: how do you bring a contractor onto your team while making them feel welcome and making sure your full-time workers are welcoming as well? Here are some… Read more »

To Find the Best IT Talent, You Need to Partner With a Specialist

Your information technology team is the most intricate department in your company. They’re responsible for managing all of your files, from e-mail to databases, while using hardware and software that are constantly changing. Keeping up with rapidly evolving technologies is part of the job for your IT employees, but your hiring manager shouldn’t have to… Read more »