6 Tips for Hiring the Best Employees

It’s important to hire the best possible talent. Having the right personnel can mean the difference between success and failure. Here are six tips for hiring the best employees for your business. Be Proactive Don’t wait for a vacancy to start looking for talent. If you wait until someone leaves, you’ll feel pressure to advertise… Read More »

TierPM Co-Founder Honored by CI Magazine

Congratulations to TierPM Co-Founder Marika Aquino on being named one of Commercial INTEGRATOR Magazine’s “40 CI Influencers Under 40: Class of 2015”!  Marika has been lauded by the magazine for her efforts in gaining recognition for TierPM’s focus and commitment to the Audio Visual industry by partnering with clients and job seekers alike to help deliver innovative… Read More »

Campaigning for the Right Job

Job hunting, like campaigning, is about connecting with the decision makers and convincing them that you have the right background, acumen and energy to get the job done. With two year election cycles, it feels that we are being exposed to never ending political campaigns. Some campaigns bring out interesting candidates and ideas, and some… Read More »

Skills Gap: Is It Real, and Who’s Responsible?

U.S. News & World Report (02/18/15) Andrew Soergel Although businesses increased hiring dramatically last year, about half of the respondents to PayScale’s annual compensation best practices survey said they were having trouble finding skilled workers to fill open positions. Seventy-five percent of recruiting firm professionals said there are skills shortages in the industries they work… Read More »

Working With Staffing Firms

Looking for Audio Visual talent can be difficult especially when you may not have all the right tools and resources to effectively look for qualified candidates. That is why many folks in the industry look to staffing and workforce solutions firms to aid them in their search. Working with a staffing agency is an excellent… Read More »

IT Executives Expect a Tough Hiring Environment in 2015

Information technology executives are predicting a challenging hiring environment this year, according to a new CompTIA report. Core IT jobs rose 2.4% last year, and unemployment is below the national average. Meanwhile, businesses are consuming more technology, and demand for IT workers is on the rise. Forty-three percent of the 650 IT executives surveyed reported… Read More »

Resume Tips – Improve your resume and get noticed!

Pulling together and updating your resume can be a daunting and sometimes intimidating task, but it doesn’t have to be. Below are the top five simple and easy resume tips to make sure your resume gets noticed by the right people! Make sure your current position and objective statement (yes make sure you have an… Read More »

Tech To Exec

Most newly minted managers find the transition from technician to manager to be considerably more difficult than imagined. The job duties are more complex than anticipated. Conflicts may arise. Projects frequently get delayed. And in the worst cases, morale issues develop and turnover escalates. What went wrong? And more importantly, how can you prevent these… Read More »

How to Give Employees Constructive Feedback

As managers, we intuitively know that giving and getting honest feedback is essential to grow and develop, and to build successful organizations.  So why is it that many of us put off giving feedback to our employees?  Maybe it’s because there are so many ways to mess it up. Here are some common feedback mistakes:… Read More »

Career Success

You know the old saying, “when the going gets tough, the tough become successful”?   Okay, well that may not be the exact saying but nonetheless it’s true. Even though our economy has hit a few rough patches the past year or two, some people continue to be extremely successful.  So how can you mirror that… Read More »