April 29, 2013

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It’s Not Easy

It’s Not Easy

“It must be so easy being a recruiter now with so many people unemployed.” I frequently hear this comment from friends and acquaintances when they express their feelings about my profession. This statement couldn’t be farther from the truth. Companies that use recruiters are hiring highly technical and very specialized people. These people are usually […]

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August 19, 2012

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Technical Job Interview Tips

Technical Job Interview Tips

Let’s assume you’ve finished with the technical phone interview and you’ve aced it. You’re invited to the face-to-face interview where you’ll probably meet with the hiring manager, some peers in your department, an HR Manager and possibly the IT Manager or the CTO. Everyone will have questions for you, and since you’ve already passed the […]

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March 11, 2012

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Predictions

Predictions

One of the things I look forward to in the New Year is reading the technology predictions from the editors or bloggers for various tech sites on the internet (Forbes, InfoWorld, Global Knowledge, Information Week and Fast Company).  They do their analysis and attempt to predict what will be going on in technology, software languages, […]

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January 22, 2012

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LinkedIn Works

LinkedIn Works

I had lunch recently with a friend of mine who is an IT Manager.  He had been job hunting for 6 months and had just landed a new position.  That’s tough to do in this job market.  He started the lunch conversation with a thank you for my help in his getting the job.  Since […]

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June 17, 2011

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Then and Now

The year was 1996 and Computer Management, Inc was 11 years old.  We had no idea what the internet was really all about or how people would use it to connect with each other.  We had a website (called a “home page” back then) developed.  It was so unusual for a recruiting firm to have […]

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