How to Craft Job Descriptions That Attract Top Talent

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Creating a job description that accurately reflects the needs of your company while showcasing an appealing and exciting opportunity can be challenging. At High Country, we understand the intricacies involved in attracting top talent. Our goal is to serve as both a resource and consultant for our clients, ensuring your job descriptions not only capture…

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Ace Your Next Interview: 5 Tips for Success

The job interview is a critical component of attaining your next career opportunity. Whether you are a seasoned professional or are stepping into your first role, understanding the interview process can help set you apart from the competition. Through years of debriefing with candidates and clients, I have compiled a list of five tips that will help…

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Career Shifts, Retention Secrets, and Market Must-Knows

For January’s newsletter, I was asked for words of wisdom on employment market trends heading into 2024. Referencing a variety of reliable sources, all saying different things, I was able to project that 2024 is going to be another unpredictable year where no one knows what is going to happen until it happens. So, no…

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Who’s in Charge of this Mess?

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For January’s newsletter, I was asked for words of wisdom on employment market trends heading into 2024. Referencing a variety of reliable sources, all saying different things, I was able to project that 2024 is going to be another unpredictable year where no one knows what is going to happen until it happens. So, no point worrying…

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5 Talent Retention Strategies That Work

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Securing your dream employee is only the beginning. Now that job hopping has become the norm, the real challenge lies in keeping top talent engaged, fulfilled, and loyal. Through conversations with candidates at High Country, we have found that the most common reasons for employee dissatisfaction include micromanagement, stagnation, and underappreciation. Target these issues head…

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10 Tips for Navigating Career Transitions

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Deciding to make a change in your career can be scary, overwhelming, and full of unknowns. Understanding how to navigate the process can transform your search into a more empowering, manageable, and rewarding journey. Here are 10 essential tips to help you navigate your career transition successfully: 1. Assess Your Skills and Interests Whether you…

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2024 Insights, Open House, and More!

I just received an email asking if I had any newsletter worthy words of wisdom/potential thoughts on the markets and trends as we head into 2024. Ironically, the email prior to that request contained an article looking at where the markets are heading in 2024. The article was by an economist who was shouting out loud “the…

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5 Reasons to Partner with a Recruiter in 2024

In the changing landscape of the job market, the role of a skilled recruiter extends beyond simply filling job vacancies. As we step into 2024, let’s dive into why partnering with a recruiter at High Country Search Group can help reshape your approach to both recruitment and career growth. 1. Access to Top Talent We…

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Shifting Tides in Software Engineering Work Preferences

In the last 3 months I have completed an extremely detailed, comprehensive analysis on software engineers and their desire to work remotely VS in office … Here’s what I’ve found: (Disclaimer*** by “extremely detailed and comprehensive”, I mean I just talked to a whooooooooole bunch of developers like usual and I made some casual observations)…

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Festive Reflections: Embracing Growth and Gratitude

This is my favorite time of year. As I write this, my family is at the airport on our way to visit my brother and his family, marking the beginning of the holiday season – a time for relaxation and reflection. And in the business of recruiting, the period between Thanksgiving and Christmas (Hannukah for…

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