Sparks Group Client Blog

How to Leverage the Benefits of Temporary Employment

The old adage, ‘the only constant is change’ rings particularly true in describing the climate and character of the current job market across the country. The labor force is shifting, with more and...
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5 Tips for Development a Great Talent Acquisition Strategy

It’s that time of year again. You might recognize it, that time when you look around and take stock of all of your accomplishments and missed opportunities from the last twelve months and set your...
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7 Seasonal Hiring Strategies to Leverage in the 2017 Tax Season

It’s only late November, but you’re probably already starting to get distracted by the holidays. Right now, tax season is the farthest thing from your mind, but you need to move it to the forefront....
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How to Recruit Passive Candidates and Simplify Your Hiring Process

When your organization has an opening, you probably post the position on your HR site and on many popular job boards. This method almost certainly produces a high volume of candidates, but quantity...
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The Pros and Cons of Hiring New Graduates

Spring has officially arrived, and with it – college graduation season. If it hasn’t already begun, you can expect an influx of resumes from recent graduates eager to enter the workforce. Many...
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4 Ways to Attract Top IT Talent

The market for top IT talent is highly competitive. It's essential to be proactive and make yourself attractive to top candidates. What steps can you take in the coming year to beat the competition...
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3 Reasons to Increase a Job’s Salary When Hiring

Will Bumping up Employee Compensation Allow You to Hire Higher-Caliber Talent? It’s always discouraging to post an open position at your company and receive a lukewarm response. If you’re not getting...
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Interview Red Flags: Which Are Real Knock-Out Factors?

How quickly times change! Just a few short years ago, companies had to wade through dozens of resumes from candidates scrambling to find any job in a tight economy. Today, the same hiring managers...
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A Look at What Modern Job Seekers Look Like

What began in 2015 is now the new normal: nearly 60 percent of new jobs in the United States now require skills held by just 20 percent of the population. The Georgetown Center on Education and the...
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Hiring Strategies: Internal vs External Recruitment

Getting the right talent into the right roles is one of your most important tasks, but is it better to promote from within, or is hiring from outside the ideal solution? The answer depends on the...
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