Sep 20, 2022 | 1 min read

Effective Hiring Strategies for the Long-Haul

By: Sienna Provvidenza


The labor market remains highly competitive, especially within the technology industry. Talent acquisition decisions continue to be critical conversations within an organization to withstand the changing business landscape.

Members of the Forbes Technology Council share their hiring strategies to ensure success in hiring evergreen candidates. Patrick Emmons, Founder and CEO of DragonSpears, shares the importance of hiring generalist roles over specialists.

Emmons states, "It's predicted that the business landscape will change rapidly." Acquiring talent for generalist roles allows the candidate to "apply different strategies and oversee big-picture processes," contrary to specialists who tend to be "hyper-focused." There's a risk of getting trapped in an individual silo, which "can get you stuck in the mud," he adds.

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About Sienna Provvidenza

Based in Delray Beach, Florida, Sienna Provvidenza is the Marketing Manager at DragonSpears. She graduated in May 2022 from The University of Tampa with a Bachelor of Science in International Business & Marketing and a Spanish minor. Sienna is responsible for event management, social media, content creation, and campaign management. She is passionate about driving impactful results to bring visions to life.