News & Updates

Value of Talent Development vs. Talent Recruitment in an Emerging Tech Market

For the past few years, I’ve been living in one of the fastest growing technology economies in the country (yes, Orlando), helping rapidly growing tech and software companies develop talent attraction and recruitment plans. Demand for numerous positions and skills-sets is consistently outweighing the actual size of the talent pool in Orlando. Engineering talent, technical talent, SaaS …
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Employee Health and Safety as a Benefit

One of the most frequent questions I’ve been asked by candidates the last few months is, “What has ‘Company X’ done to make sure their employees are staying safe and well with COVID-19?” Potential employees want to know, unsurprisingly, what organizations are doing to protect their people in the midst of a global pandemic. The …
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How To Nail A Virtual Interview

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, companies are rearranging their approach to interviewing and hiring. While some are pausing their hiring efforts for a few weeks, the good news is that many aren’t! They’re simply moving their in-person interviews to phone calls and video calls. For a few giggles, if you haven’t seen the …
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What Candidates See When They Research Your Company

Hiring managers, be honest: Have you ever Googled your company? Do you know what your company looks like to the rest of the digital world? When people apply to jobs, they are going to research your website, search for reviews, and ask around to see if they know anyone who’s ever worked there. Wouldn’t you? …
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Joey’s Tech Talk | Apple Music, Porsche & Samsung

This week on Joey’s Tech Talk… Apple Music’s New Web App Apple Music just launched a public beta version of their new online music streaming application. This is the first time Apple Music has been officially offered on the web and they are hoping to create better accessibility to their product and increase user adoption. …
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Reference Checks 101

Let’s talk about reference checks. Be honest – there are co-workers, managers, bosses, and other people in your world that could speak on behalf of your behavior at work … right? As part of BlueWave’s recruiting process, we conduct professional reference checks. We have a set list of questions we’ll ask about your experience & …
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