Every once in a while, new buzzwords make their way through recruiting circles. In the case of candidate engagement, this “buzzword” has legs for sure. Candidate engagement is trendy right now because it’s important right now. Everywhere you turn, there seems to be another headline touting the importance of candidate engagement, or how to improve […]
About Manuel Vidal
Manuel Vidal is the Chief Executive Officer of The Matlen Silver Group. After starting his career as a recruiter in the staffing industry, Mr. Vidal rapidly rose through the organization and held positions as a Sales Executive, then Sales Lead, then COO before stepping into the role in 2019. Mr. Vidal is a dynamic CEO who has worked in the IT staffing industry for over 22 years. His passion for creating strong and collaborative teams that will support consultants as they take the next step in their career path has led him to take the helm of and lead one of the fastest-growing IT staffing firms in the industry. Mr. Vidal believes that by creating a company with a strong culture of “doing the right thing” for its employees, clients, and consultants, growth becomes a natural outcome. Mr. Vidal is a graduate of Mansfield University. In his personal time, he enjoys coaching soccer, traveling to visit family in the Azores, and spending time with his wife, two sons, and twin daughters.
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Why does a positive candidate experience matter? Simple, because in today’s socially connected world, the term “word of mouth” no longer applies to just your close circle of friends or colleagues. In today’s hiring climate, with the help of platforms such as LinkedIn, Glassdoor and Twitter, a candidate’s experience, positive or negative, can be blasted […]
Identifying Top IT Talent in a Tight Job Market Identifying and recruiting highly qualified IT professionals with high-demand skillsets is one of the biggest challenges for a staffing company. With the current climate of low unemployment rates, a growing gap in skills-sets, and companies in need of IT talent for their critical projects as soon […]