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Slow and steady wins the race, right? Not in the case of hiring top talent! According to a Glassdoor analysis, the avera...
07/11/2019
The Benefits of Hiring Faster: Why Speed is Crucial | Mondo

Slow and steady wins the race, right? Not in the case of hiring top talent! According to a Glassdoor analysis, the average length of the job interview process in the US sits at 23.8 days. If your hiring process last several weeks or longer, it's time reevaluate it. Discover the benefits of hiring faster and learn why speed is crucial to netting your teams the hires they need: https://bit.ly/2Xttih0

Struggling to land the top Tech or Digital Marketing talent you need? A lengthy hiring process could be to blame. Discover the benefits of hiring faster.

According to a survey from CareerBuilder, 70 percent of employers screen job candidates via their social media profiles....
07/09/2019
How (And How Not) to Use Social Media During the Job Search - Addison Group

According to a survey from CareerBuilder, 70 percent of employers screen job candidates via their social media profiles. If employers are already looking at our social media profiles, why not leverage them to get on a target company's radar? Here are some dos and don'ts on how to use social media to land your dream job: https://bit.ly/2LMYMb7

Social media continues to be a main driver of networking in the professional world. Looking for ways to utilize these tools in your next job search? Here are some best practices for professional communication via social media.

Despite the fact that the hiring landscape has changed significantly because of technology, the post-interview thank you...
07/08/2019
Best Practices for Post Interview Thank You Notes - Addison Group

Despite the fact that the hiring landscape has changed significantly because of technology, the post-interview thank you note has never gone out of style — and never will! Learn how to write a strong thank you note to help you make a lasting impression https://bit.ly/2FM6Rcd

there are certain guidelines that will likely never go out of style. One of the most critical is sending follow up thank you notes

Did you know that satisfaction alone is not a reason for today's employees to remain loyal? In our recent Workplace Surv...
07/05/2019
2019 Workplace Survey - Addison Group

Did you know that satisfaction alone is not a reason for today's employees to remain loyal? In our recent Workplace Survey, 8 out of 10 respondents reported being likely or very likely to job search after one bad day of work. Learn what you can do to keep your employees happy http://bit.ly/workplacesurvey2019

With opportunities readily available to employees across industries, employers often struggle to retain their workforce. No employer wants to lose their most valuable players, especially given the high costs of...

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07/04/2019

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In today's battle for top talent, companies are pulling out all of the stops to stand out—even if that means relying o...
07/03/2019
Talent dogfight: Rock stars, heroes and misleading job postings as openings near record

In today's battle for top talent, companies are pulling out all of the stops to stand out—even if that means relying on over-the-top job titles, overselling the level of responsibility, or soft-pedaling the amount of hours and tasks required. Discover the risks you can run into on this slippery slope and why it's best to be transparent https://bit.ly/2NmJ1Kf

Companies are pumping up job openings in ads and interviews to stand out amid near-record openings and a smaller pool of candidates

It's no secret it’s a candidate’s market right now. But, before you accept your dream job, be sure to think hard abo...
06/25/2019
How to Negotiate a Job Offer

It's no secret it’s a candidate’s market right now. But, before you accept your dream job, be sure to think hard about what’s crucial to you and to negotiate. Tom Moran, CEO of Addison Group shares insight into how you can get what you really want in this Fortune Magazine article: https://bit.ly/2WSM8ZR #CareerAdvice #SalaryNegotiation #JobTips #WorkPerks #JobSeekers

Your chances of getting what you want in your next job are better than they're been in years, but you need to do these three things.

Did you know that barely half (53%) of job seekers say they’re “comfortable” negotiating with employers—even tho...
06/20/2019
How to Negotiate a Job Offer

Did you know that barely half (53%) of job seekers say they’re “comfortable” negotiating with employers—even though almost that many (47%) say they’re looking for a new gig because they’re dissatisfied with their current compensation? Discover how you can master the art of negotiation to get what you really want in in this Fortune Magazine article: https://bit.ly/2WSM8ZR #CareerAdvice #SalaryNegotiation #JobTips #WorkPerks #JobSeekers

Your chances of getting what you want in your next job are better than they're been in years, but you need to do these three things.

Think exit interviews are simply an opportunity for employees to share frank and honest feedback? Think again!  Peg Buch...
06/14/2019
The ins and outs of an exit interview

Think exit interviews are simply an opportunity for employees to share frank and honest feedback? Think again! Peg Buchenroth, SVP of HR at Addison Group, discusses why exit interviews are essential and how the insight can lead to improvements. Click here for more: http://bit.ly/2ZkVrDu #CareerAdvice #ExitInterview #WorkCulture #EmployeeExperience #Candidates #Employers #HR #HumanResources

Leaving a job always comes with mixed emotions depending on the underlying reason that you’re moving on. In order to make a clean, healthy break, you will likely be asked to take part in an exit interview. While it might seem grueling if you’re itching to get out of there and start a new job, an...

Taylor Hadley, VP of National Recruiting, AIM Consulting, states that the best way for candidates to stand out to employ...
06/07/2019
How to be yourself while job hunting: 9 unspoken rules

Taylor Hadley, VP of National Recruiting, AIM Consulting, states that the best way for candidates to stand out to employers is to learn as much information in advance about the company, including the region, industry, team culture, and specific role. Why telling a candidate to “just be yourself” may not be the best advice and more unspoken rules here: https://red.ht/2MuN2fd

Job seekers have to walk a fine line between sharing and oversharing. Here's how to stay professional while letting your personality shine.

Tim Leylak, IT Branch Manager at Addison Group, was recently quoted in an article addressing the “10 Things Recruiters...
06/06/2019
10 things recruiters hate about you

Tim Leylak, IT Branch Manager at Addison Group, was recently quoted in an article addressing the “10 Things Recruiters Hate About You”. Tim explains that the number-one issue that slows down the recruitment process is the lack of open and honest communication. When recruiters are able to understand candidates’ needs up front, they are able to provide better opportunities. Check out the other 9 reasons here: https://red.ht/2XpoAwI

Tech job seekers have plenty of choices right now. But if you pull these moves that drive recruiters crazy, you may burn a bridge you'll need later.

As featured in HR Dive, can evolving technology and AI help screen out candidates who are not qualified for a position? ...
06/03/2019
The talent textbook: A new model for candidate screening

As featured in HR Dive, can evolving technology and AI help screen out candidates who are not qualified for a position? A new model for candidate screening could potentially help vet out unqualified candidates, but not without bias. Jen Wright, HireStrategy SVP of HR, explains the pros and cons of this model and how this technology could hinder the human perspective that recruiting brings to the table. Check out the article here for more: http://bit.ly/2Z42el1

Evolving tech and talent shortages complicate candidate screens, but recruiters can still widen the talent pool and bring a human perspective to assessments.

05/21/2019
Addison Group Wins Bronze Stevie® Award for Website Brand Strategy & Redesign - Addison Group

We are pleased to announce Addison Group has been awarded the Bronze Stevie Web Award for Website Brand Strategy & Redesign. “Our new website supports Addison Group’s recent growth and is set up to scale with future growth,” said Tom Moran, CEO of Addison Group. “With interactive features and an updated design, the Addison Group brand now has a strong identity.” Read more about our new website capabilities here: http://bit.ly/30BEQN5

Addison Group, a professional services firm specializing in consulting, staffing, and executive search, today announced it was awarded a Bronze Stevie® Web Award in the Business Services category of the 17th...

With unemployment at 3.6%, more new hires might be finding themselves in roles that aren’t what they expected. Peg Buc...
05/20/2019
This isn’t the job I signed up for: What now?

With unemployment at 3.6%, more new hires might be finding themselves in roles that aren’t what they expected. Peg Buchenroth, SVP of Human Resources at Addison Group, explains that the competitiveness of the current labor market has resulted in shorter and often less thorough hiring cycles. For more on unemployment rates and their effects on new hires, read more: http://bit.ly/2HiBdEd

The low unemployment rate has some employers overselling themselves–and new hires are winding up in roles that aren’t exactly as advertised.

According to a recent Addison Group Survey, 40% of job seekers will wait for a response for a week after an interview be...
05/13/2019
Job hunters and recruiters at odds on recruiting timelines, survey says

According to a recent Addison Group Survey, 40% of job seekers will wait for a response for a week after an interview before they lose interest in a job. So how can job hunters and recruiters work together to create accurate timelines? This article explains how recruiters can build positive relationships with job hunters. Read more here: http://bit.ly/2HaTbsj

Just as recruiters want to reduce time-to-hire, job seekers expect to be hired in even less time than recruiters anticipate.

Vijay George, Director for our partner company Bridgepoint Consulting, explains how public-sector leaders can accelerate...
05/10/2019
How public-sector leaders can foster innovation now -- GCN

Vijay George, Director for our partner company Bridgepoint Consulting, explains how public-sector leaders can accelerate their innovation initiatives. To check out the strategies and technology that drives government, click the link: http://bit.ly/2J7EMPG

By delivering solutions in smaller increments, continuously improving to add value and leveraging private-sector best practices, agencies can enhance the services they provides to constituent

05/09/2019
The 10 most common reasons employees quit, ranked

According to Allison Betancourt, VP of People Strategy, a clear trajectory with guidance on how to achieve goals is something current employees look for in a company. So what are the most common reasons employees quit? Check out the article here for more: http://bit.ly/306SvvB

According to an analysis of data from over 250,000 employees.

HireStrategy is thrilled to announce that we have been named to the Forbes List of America's Best Recruiting Firms for b...
03/27/2019
America's Best Recruiting Firms 2019

HireStrategy is thrilled to announce that we have been named to the Forbes List of America's Best Recruiting Firms for both professional and executive search! These lists are compiled by Forbes in conjunction with independent research company Statista and recognize the top firms across the US. Learn more and view the full lists here: http://ow.ly/sYKW30ode5T

Forbes partnered with market research company Statistato determine just that with our annual ranking of America’s best recruiting firms. The list is divided into two categories: one for the top 200 executive search firms specialized in filling positions with salaries of at least $100,000 and anoth...

Job seekers who say the wrong thing during salary negotiations could leave money on the table, and in rare cases, risk n...
03/26/2019
What not to say during salary negotiation

Job seekers who say the wrong thing during salary negotiations could leave money on the table, and in rare cases, risk not getting the job. Regional Vice President Steve Spinner shares more: http://ow.ly/3Dzy30ocFwx

Finally, after making it through a grueling interview process you receive that job offer you’ve been gunning for all along. Still, there’s one more hurdle to cross, and that’s salary negotiation. Now, here’s a lesson that may surprise you: What you don’t say is just as (or potentially even...

Given today's competitive job market, organizations need to focus on keeping employees engaged throughout the entire lif...
03/26/2019
Employees Ready to Walk After 1 Bad Day on the Job - L&D Daily Advisor

Given today's competitive job market, organizations need to focus on keeping employees engaged throughout the entire lifecycle of their careers. Read more about the results of Addison Group's Workplace Survey here: http://ow.ly/NGNn30ocnDD

With record-low unemployment and companies from virtually all industries looking to hire new staff, employers need to know how to not only attract and recruit top talent but also retain it. Part of the attraction and retention game requires knowing what employees want—big salaries, lucrative bonus...

We are thrilled to announce that our new website is now live! Ready to experience it for yourself! Visit us at www.hires...
03/19/2019
The Top Washington DC Staffing Agency - HireStrategy

We are thrilled to announce that our new website is now live! Ready to experience it for yourself! Visit us at www.hirestrategy.com!

When critical positions are empty, you need exceptional people—and fast. HireStrategy is a premier professional services staffing firm that provides contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire services for a diverse client base within Washington DC and surrounding metro areas. HireStrategy partner...

Addison Group experienced tremendous growth in 2018, and things aren't slowing down in 2019! Want to learn more about wh...
03/18/2019
Addison Group Growth Resulted From Organic Growth, California Market Expansion - Addison Group

Addison Group experienced tremendous growth in 2018, and things aren't slowing down in 2019! Want to learn more about what's been going on with us? Check out our most recent press release: http://ow.ly/Iv9N30o5Hcm

IT and finance & accounting practice amplification, professional industry recognition and a website redesign round out Addison Group’s highlights for the year Addison Group, a professional services and staffing firm,...

Today's job market requires recruiters to adopt a whole new set of skills. Director of Internal Recruiting Claudia Johns...
03/14/2019
Recruiting in the

Today's job market requires recruiters to adopt a whole new set of skills. Director of Internal Recruiting Claudia Johnson shares tips on how to navigate the new world of ghosting, low unemployment and job seeker swagger: http://ow.ly/EQIT30o2N7v

It’s a weird time in the job market right now. You probably already know about the record low unemployment and the strong labor market if you’re a recruiter, but the bottom line is there are far fewer unemployed people seeking work than roles to fill. Or put another way, most of the top talent i...

Addison Group's Workplace Survey found that 8 out of 10 employees are likely to search for a new job after just one bad ...
03/07/2019
2 Simple Strategies to Improve Office Culture | Best Money Moves

Addison Group's Workplace Survey found that 8 out of 10 employees are likely to search for a new job after just one bad day at work. Looking for ways to improve your office culture? Read more here: http://ow.ly/WKmt30nXCl5

2 simple strategies to improve office culture. Poor company culture is one of the main reasons employees look for new job opportunities. Improve workplace culture and boost job satisfaction and retention in the process.

Staffing sometimes gets a bad rap but if you are in the business of working hard and helping people achieve their dreams...
02/21/2019

Staffing sometimes gets a bad rap but if you are in the business of working hard and helping people achieve their dreams then this is the right career for you. Check out University of Maryland alum Dani who joined our HireStrategy office last year after graduation. Stop by our booth at the UM career fair today 12-5 EST to learn more! #HireStrategy #UniversityofMaryland #recentgrad #careerfair

Starting a new job is stressful but starting a job in a new state is a whole other level. Dylan Dean knows these feeling...
02/20/2019

Starting a new job is stressful but starting a job in a new state is a whole other level. Dylan Dean knows these feelings all too well. Last year he moved to Chicago after graduating from the University of Kentucky. If you are interested in moving to a new state come talk to us today at the UK Career Fair! Stop by our booth to learn about our openings - we have offices all across the country! #lexington #weareuk #universityofKentucky #seeblue #careerfair #recentgrad

Are you a recent graduate or will you be graduating this spring? Do you want a career that is fun, challenging and rewar...
02/12/2019

Are you a recent graduate or will you be graduating this spring? Do you want a career that is fun, challenging and rewarding? Then you should stop by JMU Career & Academic Planning career fair TODAY 11am-3pm. We’re hiring and offer many great perks - on-going learning & development, uncapped earning potential and more! JMU alum and current Addison Group Business Development Manager, Emily Jacobius will answer any of your questions – you can email her at [email protected] #HireADuke #JMUCareerFair #jointhegroup #addisongroup #hirestrategy

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1875 Explorer St
Reston, VA
20190

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HireStrategy is a full-service professional staffing firm providing contract, direct hire and executive search solutions for employers in the Washington DC area. Our diverse client base represents a wide range of industries, including technology and media, financial services, professional services, energy & green technology, federal services, education and non-profit organizations. Our recruiters specialize in providing candidates with personalized career management advice and placement services in the Technology, Finance & Accounting, Sales & Marketing, Recruiting & HR and Administrative fields. HireStrategy has been ranked the No. 1 staffing firm in the Washington DC area, honored by Inc. magazine as one of the 500 fastest-growing firms in the country and named a "Future 50" firm by Washington SmartCEO magazine. We've also been recognized as a "Great Place to Work" by the Washington Business Journal, as well as a "Best Place to Work" by Washingtonian magazine. Our executives are recognized thought leaders in their fields, regularly contributing their insights on economic, employment and workplace issues to the Washington Post, USA Today, the Washington Business Journal, the Wall Street Journal and major broadcast and cable television networks, including NBC, CNN and PBS.

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Monday 08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday 08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday 08:30 - 17:30
Thursday 08:30 - 17:30
Friday 08:30 - 17:30

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(703) 547-6700

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