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May 24, 2022

Virtual Call Etiquette

Attending virtual calls has become part of almost every professional’s daily routine. Whether an internal meeting or a meeting with clients, proper video etiquette is always something to pay attention...

May 17, 2022

Social Media Screening: Invasive or Insightful?

Social media is used by almost everyone in today’s world. People use social media for a variety of reasons whether it be personal, professional, or social. Is it too invasive for a recruiter or hiring...

May 11, 2022

AI in Recruiting

Business priorities in 2022 have shifted around talent recruitment. Is Artificial Intelligence (AI) the future of recruiting? What do studies show about the success of AI in recruiting? Here is Sudina...

May 3, 2022

Post Interview Questions

Nervous to ask questions at the end of an interview? Don’t be! Interviewers will appreciate your questions whether they are about the company as a whole, or personal experiences at the company. Here...

April 28, 2022

Maryland Job Report

Last week the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the job report for the month of March. In March, Maryland saw the lowest unemployment rate since the beginning of Covid-19 in 2020. Jobs In March,...

April 26, 2022

The Cost of a Bad Hire

Finding a perfect candidate for a job is a steep task to face. The cost of a bad hire can end up costing more money and time than you can imagine. Here are a few facts about the consequences of a bad hire....

April 19, 2022

The Future Is Hybrid

Companies are clear that post pandemic working will be hybrid or work from home (WFH). Other than that, the details are spacey. Many people expect fully remote positions, but is that the healthiest option...

April 13, 2022

Why You Don’t Need A Fancy Resume

A resume is a way for people to express their professional careers. Many people have different formats, colors schemes and themes for their resumes, but is this all necessary? Having a very complex resume...

April 8, 2022

Virtual Interview – Guide To Success

Virtual job interviews are one of the biggest challenges candidates have to face due to COVID. With over 72% of interviews still being held via video call, it is safe to say this is the new interviewing...

March 25, 2022

Maryland Job Report – February

Maryland gained 16,700 jobs and the unemployment rate decreased to 5.0% in February. Compared to this time last year, Maryland jobs are up by 92,100. That is an over-the-year increase of 3.5% Jobs Added...

March 10, 2022

Importance of Updating Your LinkedIn

How often do you update your LinkedIn? Should you be updating your career achievements? Should you be sharing more content? Here is a guide to updating your LinkedIn profile whether you’re searching...

March 4, 2022

Salary vs Schedule : What is more important to candidates?

Covid-19 has severely impacted the way candidates view jobs. Many candidates nowadays would rather choose a WFH job vs. a job that is in-person with better pay. Why is it that people would rather work...

February 17, 2022

Candidate vs. Employer Market

Going into 2022 the media has portrayed the job market as candidate driven, is this still true? Where is the job market headed in 2022? Candidate Driven The candidate-driven market is when candidates have...

February 11, 2022

4-Day Work Weeks. The Future of The Workforce

There’s been discussion about the potential benefits of working a four-day week instead of a five-day week. Making 32 hours the norm instead of 40 has both pros and cons. Here is an argument for both...

February 8, 2022

Maryland Job Report

According to the preliminary survey data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics , Maryland gained 4,700 jobs and the unemployment rate decreased to 5.0% in December. This is the lowest unemployment rate since...

February 1, 2022

How To Write A Job Description In Today’s Market

Capturing candidates in today’s market can be a difficult task. Using the correct language, the right amount of bullet points, the appropriate amount of requirements etc. all play a key factor in a proficient...

January 24, 2022

How Salaries Changed In 2021

2021 was an unpredictable year for the job market. With increasing work from home (WFH) positions, The Great Resignation, and the lasting effects of COVID-19, no one could accurately predict how the year...

January 19, 2022

2022 Salary Increases

In 2022, companies are planning to hand out the most extensive raises the nation has seen in over a decade. Reasons for Wage Increase The American population are awaiting their biggest wage increase in...

December 27, 2021

Maryland Job Report

Another positive month for Maryland as jobs were added and the unemployment rate is still decreasing. Jobs Added Maryland gained 8,400 jobs in the month of November. That is 5,600 less jobs added compared...

December 14, 2021

QuitTok: A Controversial Social Media Trend

The great resignation has taken over the popular social media platform “TIk Tok”. Individuals are using this platform to publicly announce they are quitting their corporate jobs. Why are they leaving...

December 6, 2021

November National Job Update

November brought the 2nd lowest amount of jobs recorded in 2021, but the unemployment rate is on a steady decline. What does this mean for the current state of the economy? Here is an in depth look of...

November 22, 2021

Maryland Job Update

Unemployment Rate Maryland gained 14,900 jobs and the unemployment rate decreased to 5.7% in October. This is the lowest unemployment rate since the beginning of COVID-19. The unemployment rate has been...

November 9, 2021

Mistakes When Working From Home

Working from home is the new wave that every employee wants to be a part of. Whether it be a full-time work from home position or a hybrid schedule, employees are taking every opportunity they can to get...

October 25, 2021

Maryland Job Report 3rd Quarter 2021

In September, Maryland gained 1,200 jobs and the unemployment rate has started to die down. The main concern right now is the national hiring shortage due to potential candidates staying unemployed and...

October 21, 2021

Underqualified with High Expectations

A growing issue in the current market. The salary demands for job seekers are turning many employers sour on the market. Many candidates in today’s market have ambitious salary requests/demands, this...

October 11, 2021

Hiring Talent in 2021

As we emerge from the pandemic, employers face the challenge of hiring qualified and dependable talent. The talent deficiency pre-pandemic still exists, and the competition to hire is rising at an uncontrollable...

September 30, 2021

The Forever Changing Workforce: Upskilling

Upskilling is not a new idea in the workforce, but it is a subject that everyone is talking about! So, what to do? Offer more training courses to employees? Read more in our final blog (3/3) of the Forever...

September 24, 2021

The Forever Changing Workforce: Reskilling

As technology is forever advancing, some tech skills will become less relevant while others become pivotal. Here is blog two (2/3) of our three blog series on The Forever Changing Workforce. Importance...

September 14, 2021

The Forever Changing Workforce: Skilling

The world is constantly throwing curveballs at businesses. Every week there is a new technology, app, trend or method of working that puts the prior idea in the dirt. Your company should be prepared for...

September 9, 2021

The Great Resignation: A Solution for All

Is the era of The Great Resignation directly affecting you? What can employers and employees do to combat the effects of the Great Resignation? Find out in part 3 (3/3) of our Great Resignation blog series!...

August 31, 2021

The Great Resignation: Market Impact

The Great Resignation caught so many employers on their heels because it contradicted everything traditional management thought they knew about labor markets. So, how is The Great Resignation really affecting...

August 26, 2021

The Great Resignation: Introduction

What is The Great Resignation? Why is it happening? How is it affecting the market? What are some solutions to this era of uncertainty? Here is part one of three (1/3) of The Great Resignation Introduction...

August 18, 2021

Top 3 Techniques to Improve Workforce Productivity

Every employer wants to run a smooth and efficient business. Every employee wants to work for a company that provides them with everything they need. So, how do employers manage to maintain and improve...

August 10, 2021

Maryland July Job Update

As businesses have reopened and the economy has started to rebound, Maryland has seen a drastic increase in job postings. Recent Update Over the past six months, the Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE) has...

August 6, 2021

The “Golden Window” in Recruiting

When is the best time to recruit? When is the “Golden Window” for recruiters? The answer is when lots of good candidates are available, actively paying attention and willing to talk to you. You also...

July 29, 2021

5 LinkedIn Hacks That Will Get You Noticed by Recruiters

Having troubles getting noticed by recruiters on LinkedIn? Here are a few tricks to help boost your portfolio and make you stand out to recruiters. Promote Yourself and Your Achievements Promoting yourself...

July 21, 2021

2021 Tech Trends

Interested in the latest tech trends? Look no further. Here are the 3 biggest tech trends of 2021 so far based on our poll. Cyber Security To some, cyber security may not seem like a tech “trend” since...

July 15, 2021

Maryland Unemployment Update

Unemployment Maryland gained 11,500 jobs and the unemployment rate decreased to 6.1% in May. It has now been 13 consecutive months that Maryland has seen job growth. Since January 1, 2021, MD has gained...

July 7, 2021

How WFH Has Impacted Today’s Workforce

Working from home has been a blessing to most, but when do you draw the line when it comes to WFH rules and requirements? Here are a few issues companies are facing as a result of the WFH transition Job...

June 24, 2021

Why Working For A Public Accounting Firm Is Great For Your Career.

Why start a career in public accounting? Here’s a list of reasons why public accounting is great for your career. Variety of work When working for a public accounting firm you are going to deal with...

June 16, 2021

Why You Should Engage With An Executive Search Firm

A company’s HR department can only do so much when trying to source talent. A company’s HR department has many other roles to factor in other than sourcing talent, limiting their time spent on...

June 9, 2021

The Disconnect between Workplace and Workforce Post Pandemic

As vaccinations and relaxed health guidelines make returning to the office a reality for more companies, there seems to be a disconnect between employers and their workers over more than just remote work....

May 19, 2021

Maryland Salary Insights 2021

Interested in Maryland salary information? Here is some information about the current state of jobs in Maryland and how salaries are changing. Maryland Overview As of May 5, 2021, the average annual pay...

April 29, 2021

Boutique vs National Search Firms, Why Boutique Is The Best Decision

In this dynamic era of the job market, choosing the best search firm can be a tough decision. Do I use a national firm? Or do I stay local? Here are some reasons why using a boutique, local recruiting...

April 8, 2021

5 Must-Do’s For A Job Interview

Job interviews can be nerve wracking, especially during a pandemic. Virtual interviews are a new concept to us all, here are 5 tips to consider when you have a job interview coming up. Dress To Impress...

February 18, 2021

The Dos and Don’ts of LinkedIn

Especially in this day and age, a professional online presence is essential to your job search. Here at Sudina Search, we can help you to effectively build and use your LinkedIn profile for hiring success....

December 18, 2020

4 Ways Financial Services Companies Can Combat the Effects of COVID-19

Financial institutions around the world are working to address the effects of COVID-19 pandemic. The professionals at Sudina are in contact with many financial services business leaders every day, and...

December 18, 2020

Understanding the Gen-Z & Millennial Candidate

Whether you’re looking for an experienced or entry-level candidate, understanding the differences between the generations is vital to successfully place a candidate. What attracts Gen-Z and millennial...

December 16, 2020

Talent Deficiency in the Marketplace – How to Find and Retain Competitive Talent

In an ever-changing job market, and one in which most workers experience several career shifts, employers are pondering more than ever how they can acquire and retain competitive talent. Here are some...

December 16, 2020

Why You Should Never Consider a Counteroffer

Extending an offer of employment is a monumental endeavor – your company is communicating to the candidate that you value and desire them, and that you are willing to compensate them for their skills...

December 16, 2020

How to Be an Outstanding Candidate Today

The job market is dynamic and fluid, which can make it difficult to navigate. Especially in recent months, when thousands have seen their employment shift, pivot, or end, understanding what employers are...

December 16, 2020

Why Some Companies Are Being Forced to Outsource

When you hear “outsourcing,” you probably think of a warehouse-esque call center overseas. While this is an example of outsourcing, it is an extreme and less-common form of it. The practice of outsourcing...

December 16, 2020

Candidate Ghosting: Why They Might Be Disappearing

When your firm is looking to expand, publishing a job posting online is only the beginning. The hiring process entails coordination with your HR personnel and the candidates themselves, as well as orchestrating...

December 3, 2020

The Top Skills Accounting Firms Are Looking for in 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically altered the way recruiting, finance and accounting firms do business, in ways we hadn’t anticipated.  Employees and employers all around the world adjust to working-from-home...

October 19, 2020

Should I Meet with A Recruiter If My Company Isn’t Hiring?

Even if your team is currently at capacity, it’s important to establish a relationship with a recruiting firm so when unforeseen hiring needs arise, you’re prepared. At Sudina Search, our goal is to...

October 19, 2020

Why Relationships Matter in Recruiting

At Sudina Search, our approach isn’t about finding the largest quantity of candidates. It’s about establishing the relationships with the right talent so we understand what motivates them, what they’re...

September 21, 2020

How Has COVID-19 Transformed Recruiting?

The pandemic has shifted the workforce in ways we hadn’t anticipated. For many organizations, remote work is the ‘new normal.’ Employees are adjusting to remote work and homeschooling, companies...