2017 Central Florida Technical Talent Annual Report

executive summary If your company will be hiring engineers, software developers, or IT professionals in 2017 begin planning early! The market is HOT and by the end of 2017 projections are that over 50% of all STEM jobs will be in computer science-related fields. STEM jobs are experiencing significant demand growth and a diminishing supply driving salaries way up. Over 90% area respondents for this survey reported that they were planning on hiring engineers, programmers, or…

6 techniques any interviewer can use to covertly uncover hidden information and build rapport during an interview

During any  interview it is important to obtain details about the Candidate being interviewed and to build rapport.  Following are six recruiting Ninja secrets used by experienced recruiters that do both. By “Chip” Richard Cameron – Owner of Cameron Resources Group LLC (407) 359-1557 1. Ask open-ended questions During any conversation it is the listener who is in control, not the talker. Listeners are getting data, talkers are giving it. Open ended questions by design…

9 Things every Hiring Manager should know about the Candidate sitting in front of them

9 things every Hiring Manager should know about the Candidate sitting in front of them Compensation Data. Understanding candidate’s total compensation requirements is extremely important. This includes base salary, commissions, bonuses, and any options.  We have a variety of tools & techniques for both asking and negotiating on compensation. Where the live. If the candidate lives out of the area it reveals important information to ask if they are planning on relocating. Red Flag: When a…

Revolutionary Hair Sample DNA test to find Talent

“Everyone here has the sense that right now is one of those moments when we are influencing the future.” ~Steve Jobs Capturing, screening and storing resumes may soon be a thing of the past for the Orlando based executive recruiting agency Cameron Resources Group. Through DNA sequencing CRG has developed the world’s first #Genetic Tracking System [GTS] designed specifically to identify those with a high propensity to achieve and succeed – all from a simple…

How to Write a Compelling Job Description

Want to hire top talent? Then forget the idea of writing boring job descriptions. Job seekers are substantially more likely to engage with you if you write a compelling story about what the opportunity your advertising is all about. If you are having trouble writing a situational story, write a story of the company, position, people, and/or culture instead – almost anything is more exciting to read than a job description, so have some fun…

Want an A-Player? Practice your A-Company [elevator] speech…..

As a job seeker we are frequently told the importance of having a memorized elevator speech ready to be delivered when the window of opportunity opens. Concurrently if your company seeks to #hire the best in the industry it is equally important to have an A-Player speech readily available. This speech should be between 3-5 minutes in length (after practice) and cover topics important to A-player candidates. Areas of interest may include: healthcare, gym memberships,…

5 Attributes of Hidden (and Future) Technical Talent

If you were to look back over the last several hires that you have made, are you able to pair the attributes and characteristics identified during the interview process with the candidate’s work performance? Chances are good that you recognized green, pink, or red flags that later proved to be very telling about their future performance. A primary factor in finding hidden talent involves identifying these hard to measure traits & attributes. Following are five attributes…

In search of an ASIC designer – a short story

As a Senior Manager John needed to #hire an experienced ASIC design engineer yesterday. He didn’t have time to search, screen, and recruit for the A-player that his team needed so he reached out to a team that had long standing relationships with contract and full-time #ASIC engineers throughout the country. Do you need an ASIC Architect, Design, or Verification engineer? Call Cameron Resources today for help (407) 359-1557!