Understanding the Shift: Embracing the Rise of Contract Staffing

Over the past few months, we’ve observed a notable shift in hiring preferences, with an increasing number of businesses opting for contract staffing over full-time direct hires. This transformation in hiring strategies can be attributed to several factors that reflect the evolving landscape of the workforce and business dynamics. At True North Consultants, we remain…

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The Art of Respecting Candidates in the Interview Process

The interview process is not just about evaluating candidates; it’s also about showing them respect and consideration. Treating candidates with respect not only reflects positively on your company but also helps in creating a positive candidate experience.  Here are some ways to ensure that candidates feel respected throughout the interview process: In conclusion, showing respect…

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Should I change jobs in 2024?

Considering the unique challenges and opportunities that 2024 is bringing, it’s essential to evaluate your current situation and make an informed decision. Here are some steps to help you decide whether a job change is right for you: Remember that career decisions are personal, and there’s no one-size-fits-all answer. Take your time, weigh the pros…

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Enhancing Business Agility with Contract Employment Services

The Power of Contract Employment Services One of the primary advantages of contract employment services is the ability to tap into a vast pool of specialized talent. Whether you need a seasoned project manager, a skilled software developer, or a marketing expert with niche expertise, contract employees offer a versatile solution. These professionals often bring…

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Career advice from TikTok? Consider the following things before doing so.

In summary, TikTok can be a fun platform for entertainment and inspiration, but it should not be the sole source of career advice. Make sure to do thorough research and seek guidance from credible sources and professionals when making important career decisions. If you have any questions on this subject, reach out to one of…

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Candidate Ghosting: A Rising Trend in the Hiring Process

In today’s competitive job market, finding the right candidate can be a challenging task for employers. However, what’s equally disheartening is the increasing trend of candidate ghosting. Candidate ghosting refers to the act of candidates abruptly cutting off communication with potential employers during the hiring process, leaving employers in the dark. This phenomenon has become…

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When interviewing, don’t say anything to get excluded

This information came from an article I read that was written by Skip Freeman, a long time recruiter / trainer. This is very true so preparing for interviews is critical. “The entire hiring process is NOT based upon the concept of inclusion. Rather, it is based upon the concept of exclusion. Let me elaborate. Contrary…

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All people are entrepreneurs

“All human beings are entrepreneurs. When we were in the caves, we were all self-employed … finding our food, feeding ourselves. That’s where human history began. As civilization came, we suppressed it. We became “labor” because they stamped us, “You are labor.” We forgot that we are entrepreneurs.”          – Muhammad Yunus,…

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