By Mark Knowlton

TechScreen first launched in 2016 as a way to give IT recruiters a more reliable means of engaging with hiring managers and candidates. …


By Mark Knowlton

IT staffing firms have no shortage of challenges in trying to deliver services to their clients. Buyers often look at staffing firms like they are commodities because of their sheer numbers and the fact that the industry does see a fair amount of turnover.

New hires…


A majority of IT staffing sales people are not paying for themselves

By Mark Knowlton

The expression ‘you get what you pay for’ seems widely applicable, unless you ask someone who buys IT contract services.

IT Staffing firms often hear gripes from clients regarding the fees or contract mark-ups they are required to pay. The analysis usually goes no deeper than “You…


By Mark Knowlton

TA executives often need more solutions that their budgets can cover.

They must balance the need for using technology to meet business demand with picking the right blend of tools that don’t break their budget. If it were ONLY that simple.

There are almost too many choices…


By Mark Knowlton

It’s nice when your expectations are exceeded, but it is truly rare when they go beyond your most wildly optimistic ambitions.

I was checking in on clients last Friday and I caught one who had a real issue. He said he was frustrated by the process one…


May 20, 2020

From the time we launched our initial Beta for TechScreen in June of 2015, we were confident that were introducing an unparalleled tool that empowers IT recruiters to perform a meaningful screen on the front end of the hiring process. …


Staffing sales people need TechScreen as much — or more — than recruiters.

When I started TechScreen in 2015, it was meant to scale the process I had been using to screen IT candidates dating back to the late ’90s. …


TechScreen was originally built to help recruiters do a more effective job in screening IT talent, which it does. However, time has revealed that screening isn’t the most impactful element our tool offers.

The biggest impact we offer is the fact we help you influence the hiring manager’s decision-making process…


Speaking to a developer can be daunting for a recruiter. This is especially true for a junior recruiter, but self-confidence is not a surrogate for detailed knowledge even when you are talking about a veteran recruiter.

There are plenty of recruiters who kid themselves into giving themselves more credit than…


Artificial Intelligence is easily the hottest term in HR Tech. All the categories — Sourcing, ATS, HCM, assessments, video interviewing — are feverishly looking for ways to inject AI and machine learning into all of their products. …

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