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Did you ever stop to think that the talent you’re looking for to fill your most business-critical positions may not be looking for you … or even looking for a job at all? Well, chances are, it’s true. Nearly half of all currently employed workers have identified themselves as passive job candidates – those who… Read more »

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Can you land your dream job? With the right forethought and preparation, you can make it come true. Have confidence in yourself and, as long as you realistically feel you meet the majority of job qualifications, go for it. But it involves a lot more than just polishing up your resume and clicking “submit.” Focus… Read more »

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According to the U.S. Department of Labor, a hiring mistake can cost your company approximately 30 percent of an employee’s annual earnings. For example, in the case of a developer earning $60,000 a year, the real cost to your company skyrockets to about $78,000. Needless to say, there are only so many of those blows… Read more »

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As a senior HR expert in your company, you should always be thinking about how to best develop both your current and next generation of leaders. This may mean grooming someone to replace an executive who is nearing retirement or helping a current C-suite employee adjust to their role or prepare for their next career… Read more »

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Did you know that you can actually build your resume while you’re unemployed? Chances are you’ve been doing something important. You just aren’t sure how to convey this information. Focus on what you’ve achieved during your down time, so your resume speaks to your resourcefulness. Don’t sell yourself short. Three possibilities include:   Caring for… Read more »

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A strong relationship with a consultant can help your business – and your budget – go a long way. It’s critical to not only find the consultant who will achieve the best results for you, but also to cement a working relationship based on mutual trust, respect, and ongoing communication. Here are five tips to… Read more »

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Even if you’re not looking for a job right now, taking a call from a recruiter and listening to what they have to say may be the best strategic career move you can make. If the job the head hunter is calling about isn’t right for you, you can still build a relationship that may… Read more »

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Hiring new employees is expensive and time consuming. It’s well worth it, if you make the right choice the first time around, but a mistake can be devastating on many levels, including a severe hit to your bottom line. According to recent research, the average company in the U.S. spends approximately $4,000 on each new… Read more »

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There are a variety of ways partnering with the right staffing agency can help you jump your talent management hurdles. What it all boils down to is putting the right people in the right roles at the right time – and keeping them happy and growing in their careers within your organization. At TRC Professional… Read more »

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Security clearances are essential to working in certain jobs with government contractors or federal agencies that handle sensitive information. In addition, the medical, telecommunications and financial fields have an increasing number of positions where company data needs to be guarded and HR managers seek out candidates with current clearances. A Security Clearance Primer A security… Read more »