LinkedIn Profiles vs. Resumes

A common conversation. When speaking with a candidate I’ll ask for a resume and quite often I get, “just copy and paste my LinkedIn.” While there’s a list of every job they have had and their responsibilities in each position, LinkedIn content and resume copy should be different. Why it makes sense. It’s easy to… Read more »

Recruiting and Texting

  10 years later, texting has made its way into the recruitment mix as a valuable form of communication. I remember the first time it happened to me.   The year was 2010 and I had just finished talking to an amazing candidate. I submitted them to three or four jobs with some of my… Read more »

The 5 Most Valuable Things I’ve Learned in 5 Years of Recruiting

March 2019 marks my five year anniversary of working at Objective Paradigm. When I started, I had no experience and didn’t know the difference between Java and C# or Firewalls and Switches; I was completely oblivious. What I did have was a passion to succeed. While I’m still striving to be the best and learning… Read more »

Objective Paradigm Names Dayna Stoller New Chief of Staff

Meet Objective Paradigm’s Chief of Staff There’s a new title at Objective Paradigm and in the role, a favorite, familiar face. For almost three years, we have been beyond fortunate to have Dayna Stoller on our team. Over those years, Dayna has made a significant impact on the way we operate and celebrate our employees…. Read more »

Recruiter Relationships That Last

Making and maintaining our connections. It was over three years ago when I connected with a software engineer, we’ll call him Jim. Jim was a great candidate, he talked me through his career, skill set, projects, etc. but at that time he wasn’t really looking for a job. During my conversation with Jim, he mentioned… Read more »

5 Signs You’re Working with a Good Recruiter

Working with a recruiter can be extremely beneficial for your job search. You’ll get exposure to jobs you may have never found, guidance throughout the process, and even someone to negotiate on your behalf. Think of the recruiters you work with as agents for your specific skills and talents, much like an athlete or actor… Read more »

Keeping Your Job Search Timeline Straight

An offer might seem like a mythical, far away idea, but with persistence, confidence, and the right skills, you’ll be getting them before you know it. And, if your timing is right, you’ll get those offers around the same time. I find that one of the most important and often overlooked parts of the job… Read more »

What Technical Recruiters Look for in a Resume

Recruiters read a lot of resumes – some resumes are great, while others leave a bit more to be desired. If you’re a tech professional and not getting a response on the resumes you’re sending out, I’m here to help! Work these quick and easy tips into your next resume update to ensure you don’t… Read more »

Get Involved, Volunteer

Reflecting on what makes you happy. I’ve recently done some reflecting on myself, my relationships, my career, and what makes me happy and fulfilled. I have an amazing husband (newlywed!), incredible friends, a lovely home, and a great career – there is no denying how thankful and lucky I am. It was through this exercise… Read more »