Sparks Group Client Blog

From Reactive to Proactive: How to Rethink Your Hiring Strategies

Currently, your company is operating on a reactive hiring strategy, but that probably isn’t working too well. Waiting to start searching for talent until there’s an opening on your roster promises...
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Is Your Return on Talent Falling Short?

Hiring new employees to join your team is certainly no easy task. In addition to choosing someone who fits into your company culture, you also need to find a candidate with the potential to provide a...
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5 Common Misconceptions About Staffing Agencies and Temporary Staffing

The staffing industry is not what it used to be. Not that long ago, most employers viewed "temp help" as a "necessary evil"--a last resort when a fill-in was needed for a low-level employee.
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Leveraging Big Data to Make Better Staffing Decisions

If your hiring process hasn’t been updated in years, you’re wasting time and money every time you fill an open position. An applicant tracking system allow you to gather pertinent information that...
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5 Tips For Scaling Your Recruiting Plan to Match Your Business Growth

When your business is growing at a rapid pace, it’s both an extremely exciting and incredibly stressful time. Most employers dream of having an overabundance of work, but great teams aren’t built...
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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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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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10 Questions to Ask Potential Information Technology Staff Members

It’s a relief to believe you have finally settled on the correct candidate. After carefully reviewing dozens of resumes and interviewing a number of prospects, you have chosen the right candidate to...
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5 Questions to Ask a Temporary Staffing or Executive Search Firm

Thinking about working with a staffing partner? This is a great way to streamline your hiring process and ensure you’re only adding top talent to your team. However, it’s important to know that all...
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How to Decide Between Using Temporary Help vs Hiring a Permanent Employee

Is your company a bit short-staffed? Do you need a team member with a very specific skill set? If you want extra help but are hesitant to make a hiring decision because you’re not sure if your...
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