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How to Assess Soft Skills

How to Assess Soft Skills

By Melissa Davis | Sep 21, 2021

Assessing soft skills is critical to find a true fit for a candidate and your culture. In this blog, we share over 25 interview questions used to assess soft skills including attitude, communication, leadership and problem-solving skills.

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The New Hiring Practices You Need To Win Talent Today

The New Hiring Practices You Need To Win Talent Today

By Melissa Davis | Aug 26, 2021

With the global job market in crisis, hiring managers must be willing to change to be successful—particularly when hiring for technology jobs. Candidates are flooded with opportunities right now in this ultra-competitive market. To succeed, a company needs to be organized, communicative and quick—and change their fundamental mindset on defining job descriptions.

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Pedigree vs Skills Based Hiring

The Shift From Pedigree Based Hiring to Skills Based Hiring

By Melissa Davis | Apr 22, 2021

The best tech companies agree—college degrees are out, and skills based hiring is in. With 25% of IT workers today operating without degrees, it restricts the candidate pool, and is unfair to talent.

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Job Description Cover

5 Tips On How To Write an Attractive, Effective Job Description

By Melissa Davis | Mar 23, 2021

In today’s ultra-competitive talent market for IT, writing effective, competitive job descriptions is a must for hiring managers.

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Perfect Storm Recruiting Technology

Perfect Storm Is Hitting Technology Recruiting—What You Need To Know & Do

By Melissa Davis | Mar 1, 2021

Recruiting for technologists has never been harder than it is right now 2021, and forces are converging to make it even worse. A perfect storm that will pit companies against a scarce market and demanding candidates just landed on the technology recruiting market-and it’s set to get much, much worse. Today, companies disoriented by remote…

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How to write a standout resume

Webinar: How to Write a Standout Resume

By Stacey Schneider | Jun 30, 2020

Writing a standout resume in today’s busy, digital world is not the same as it was 5 or 10 years ago. First, your resume will be parsed by a myriad of recruiting and HR systems to become part of a search engine to find candidates. Then, once a resume gets to a hiring manager, you…

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2020 IT Salary Guide Atlanta

Elev8’s 2020 Salary Guide for Atlanta Technology Jobs

By Melissa Davis | Jun 19, 2020

Our 2020 Salary Guide for Atlanta Technology Jobs gives both job seekers and companies hiring top IT talent the most up to date view on the Atlanta, Georgia job market. The guide includes updates on big trends affecting the overall Georgia job market, including COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter. The report also covers top technology areas…

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Black Lives Matter in the workplace: HR & recruiting

How to Recruit & Build Diversity Supporting Black Lives Matter

By Melissa Davis | Jun 12, 2020

Five tips on how to support allyship for Black Lives Matter in the workplace for business leaders, human resources, and recruiters.

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Video Interviewing Tips For Candidates

Video Interviewing 101—For Candidates

By Melissa Davis | Mar 31, 2020

Whether you’re new or already familiar to the video interview, these remote interview best practices can help you optimize your interview process while successfully recruiting the best candidates for the job.

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