Author Archives: Nicolas

Help! My Recruiter Keeps Wasting My Time with Crappy Candidates

What should your recruiter be doing for you?  What really is their role in the process and what do you need to contribute to ensure their success? Your recruiter should provide 3 primary functions.  First, they should assist you with

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7 of My Favorite Tips for How to Attend a Networking Event

Finding the Right people Networking events can be a real waste of time,

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6 Steps to Handling the Verbal Offer

So you made it through the interview process, and your old boss just sent you an email saying someone from your new potential employer called them for a reference. Soon you expect you’ll be getting a call from them to extend

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The Ultimate Way to Ask Questions in Your Next Interview

A great interview will often feel like a comfortable conversation and will flow back and forth between the candidate and the interviewer.  This is not always the case of course, but helping the interviewer to feel comfortable that they will work well with

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4 Key Steps to Prepare to Win Next Interview

There are a million things that could be done to prepare for an interview, but most of the interview preparation articles I read focus on what I would call “Interview 101” and fail to address the critical step of setting yourself apart.

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Learn Your DISC Profile to Improve Communication

This week we thought we’d share some insight on one of the best ways we’ve found to improve the effectiveness of our work communication through learning your DISC profile. If you ever visited our offices (you know the corner office

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A Better Resume: Evidence of Your Work Performance

Employers value results and getting things done, and it’s important that your resume speaks to your experience and provides evidence that you are a results-oriented producer in the workplace. So use the questions and guidance below to brainstorm for some

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How’s The Market? More IT Jobs in the Region Today than Pre-COVID

Our clients rarely talk to us when their recruiting is easy or simple, so when we do hear, it is often a surprise that it isn’t easier to find better candidates while we’re still in the midst of a global

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Who Do I Know: How LinkedIn Can Help You Find Your Next Great Employee

Whenever a new position opens up on their team, a good manager always asks themselves, “Who do I know?” Of course our first thought would be to go with someone familiar, perhaps even someone we’ve worked with successfully in the

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4 Steps to Closing Your Next Interview Like A Pro

The end of an interview is a lost opportunity for many.  You may have read interview coaching materials that suggest that you close out the interview by asking for the job, but clearly they don’t mean for you to ask,