Top Five Reasons Good Employees are Leaving for Better Opportunities

Investing in a process to retain good employees, is equally as important as a good hiring process. The job market is a dynamic and rapidly changing landscape. It’s important for employers to stay informed on its changing demands by keeping a pulse on how your employees are feeling about working for you. Knowing how you stack up against the competition can give you a competitive advantage if translated correctly. As a staffing company that exclusively caters to Managed Services and Cloud Solution Providers, Bowman Williams keeps an ear to the ground. Here are the top five reasons good employees leave for better opportunities.   Continue Reading

The Top Ten Things MSPs Should Consider When Hiring New Staff

1.      There is value in outsourcing your hiring

Whether your company is large, small, or somewhere in the middle, hiring is a process, and not a short one. Many companies simply don’t have the time or resources to commit to the process that is screening potential applicants and interviewing. There is a great amount to be said for assigning that job to an outside company.

Companies that specialize in hiring know what to look for in a resume, how to screen for the best applicants, and have a continual pool of talent to choose from. While many companies do their own hiring, and do it well, some simply don’t have the resources to expend, and if that is the case, looking into a hiring agency may be a smart move. Continue Reading

How To Spot That Golden Resume

The secret to spotting a golden résumé is to first accept the fact that you are probably not going to find one perfect IT candidate who meets all of your desired qualifications, fits in perfectly with your MSP office’s atmosphere, and performs above expectations with every single project. You need to approach the hiring process with realistic expectations about what you really need from a candidate. Once you know what you are truly looking for in a prospective employee, it becomes much easier to spot the résumé that is right on target.

How to Get the Résumés Rolling In

Before you find that golden résumé, you will have to have some process in place for collecting applications from qualified candidates. There are so many avenues to recruiting these days that you may have to experiment with which forums generate the best matches for your particular needs. Most employers go one of two routes: 1) posting a job opening online or 2) hiring a professional staffing company to recruit candidates. Continue Reading