3 Signs it’s Time to Switch Jobs

For 32-year old Jason, the voices in his head were getting stronger. Workweeks were the worst. Getting out of the bed to make that one-hour commute to his office felt like a real drag while his mind played the same thing on an endless loop — “do I really need this job?” Having to struggle through the […]

3 Tips to Create a Resume That Wins Interviews

Are you applying for jobs and not hearing back? If yes, there’s a good possibility that the problem lies in your resume. When you consider that 95% of resumes never get past the first hurdle — the recruiter’s screening process — it’s not hard to understand why. With hundreds of resumes hitting the recruiter’s desk […]

Working With a Recruiter: The Secret to Finding Your Dream Job

One of the most satisfying things in life is working in a job you love. But finding it is that much harder. Fortunately, a lot of companies in tech are desperate for talent. If you’ve got the skills, the aptitude, and the passion, finding your dream tech job isn’t as daunting as it may seem […]

What’s the “Right” Work Environment for You?

Having worked in the IT Placement industry for close to three years, I’m constantly meeting people who describe their current jobs with words such as “boring,” “unfulfilling,” “too corporate,” “mundane,” etc… There are absolutely a wide variety of factors that can trigger or contribute to these feelings, but one of the most common reasons I’ve […]

Networking for Introverts

Tips to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone and Into Conversations In my career as a recruiter — which involves talking, and a lot of it — I have connected with and spoken to thousands of people. Yet, I consider myself an introvert. For many, this may sound like an odd combination. After all, introverts […]

Stuck In The Wrong Job? It’s Time To Explore The Job Market

We often hear stories about people putting up with jobs they hate for fear that there isn’t a better option for them out there (or they realize there might be something better, but don’t want to put themselves through the process of trying to find a new job). As a recruiter, I can tell you […]

The Art of Saying “Thank You” After Job Interviews

It’s that time of the year when we are reminded to practice gratitude. While yes, it’s the time to show our appreciation for everything in our lives, both big and small, I’m going to take this opportunity to discuss something that jobseekers often forget — sending a well-written ‘thank you’ note after a job interview. […]

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Counter Offers

Counter offers often seem like a dream situation. You’re ready to jump ship but when you tell the boss you’ll be leaving the company in a few weeks, he offers you better incentives — like a raise or a job promotion or both — to keep you. It’s hard to say “no” to an enticing […]

How Your Personality Determines The Right Job Fit

Are you calling in sick at work more often lately? Does getting ready for work every morning feel like a battle you’re losing? You’re not alone. Most of us have been through this at some point in life, but if you routinely feel physically, mentally and/or emotionally exhausted from work, the problem may be deeper […]

Top Ways to Strengthen Your Interview Process

While interviewing is one of the most important steps in hiring a new employee, it’s neither easy nor an exact science. Strategizing every move in the interview process is necessary to make the right hiring decisions as well as to keep top candidates hooked, which is one of the biggest challenges in today’s candidate-driven market. […]