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Michael Gardon

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Tips to hire the best employees

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Here's your weekly update from Careercloud. New on Here are a few of the recent articles from Careercloud! How To Hire Software Engineers Why is it so hard to hire software engineers? These roles are highly technical and often demand stellar people skills. The best software engineers are both creative and precise, able to listen and take feedback, and come up with new solutions to complex problems.

It’s no wonder that candidates for software engineering roles can be hard to find. Competition for technically skilled candidates is high, and job openings are growing faster than universities and bootcamps can churn out qualified applicants. If you’re struggling to hire a software engineer, here’s what you need to know.

How To Hire A Graphic Designer Whether you’re looking to hire a graphic designer as a freelancer or a full-time employee, there are a few things you need to think about before you ever open a req with HR. Here’s how to figure out what you’re looking for in a graphic designer, which skills and experience are most essential, and how to recruit the best candidates for the job.

If you’re ready to hire a graphic designer now, get started with ZipRecruiter. ZipRecruiter distributes job postings to 100+ job boards and employers can get started for free.

Struggling to hire qualified candidates? Knowing how to interview can help you find top talent and onboard them quickly.

The key is to create an interview environment that will encourage job applicants to share their best selves while allowing you to make a compelling pitch for your organization. Here’s what to do before and during an interview to recognize and engage the best future employees.

New on Careercloud Radio ​The Careercloud Radio podcast has featured some amazing guests! Rejection is Protection With Noa Shaw In this episode, Justin Dux chats with Noa Shaw. Noa Shaw is a certified life coach who guides his clients to become better versions of themselves by helping them identify and understand their purpose and achieve what they want in life. Whether you’re searching for more meaning or fulfillment in your personal life and relationships, or seeking to establish the confidence and accountability to realize your business, career and leadership goals, Noa can help you chart your path and develop the tools you’ll need to grow. With over 20 years of experience working in addiction treatment and helping clients rebuild their lives in the aftermath of trauma, Noa specializes in helping guide his clients from the depths of darkness into a life filled with beauty and light.

Taking Yourself And Your Team To The Next Level With Kelly McClellan In this episode, Justin Dux chats with Kelly McClellan. Kelly is a Career and Leadership expert with over 20 years of experience in training and developing people, leaders, and teams. With more than 3000 coaching hours, she is on a mission to help people create a life and career they love.

Equal parts coach, consultant, and cheerleader, Kelly works with clients in financial services, healthcare, CPG, and technology who are looking to take themselves and their teams to the next level.

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Good help isn’t hard to find when top talent looks for you. With a strong job market, employees prefer companies with good cultures, competitive pay and advancement opportunities. Giving employees what they need will help you get — and keep — the top talent that you want.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in the U.S. is 5.9% as of June 2021, down from nearly 15% reported in April 2020. In the spring of last year, lockdowns and preventive measures had severely affected most on-site sectors, and remote work led to limited opportunities for fresh graduates looking for internships and entry-level jobs. Simultaneously, many who would be considered top talent chose to retain their occupation, resulting in a limited pool of experienced applicants for the majority of the mid-sized businesses on the market.

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Talk soon! The Careercloud Team

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