Introducing the Objective Paradigm President’s Club

Objective Paradigm President’s Club In 2017, Objective Paradigm introduced the President’s Club to unleash the potential of our team. Our goal was to inspire employees in all functions of our recruitment firm to work together to achieve remarkable, measurable results that would be rewarded with a unique team experience. Leadership developed thresholds for Recruitment, Sourcing… Read more »

Databases need a clean up too!

The ice is melting – it’s time to clean up your databases! Long before my days of recruiting began “your database as your business” and having a massive database were the best ways to go. Inevitably, time changes all things and now with access to platforms like Human Predictions, LinkedIn, and Prophet; the database has… Read more »

Your Recruiter is the Best Wingman for the Job!

Your recruiter is the best wingman, woman, person for the job! Life is nice with a sidekick. Whether it’s your best friend, a mentor or an industry peer, tackling a big decision is easier when someone is there to listen. The same goes for having a recruiter you can trust, a recruiter that’s a sidekick… Read more »

Why Recruiters SHOULD Sweat the Small Stuff

Recruitment Professionals know that success means sweating the small stuff. Anyone who has been in the industry for longer than a week knows that this is a ‘dog-eat-dog world.’ You lose focus for just 10 minutes in this business and you could find yourself losing out to the competition. You absolutely cannot end up falling… Read more »

Why New Sourcers Should Participate in a Hackathon

My first Hackathon. On February 22, 2018, I competed in my first Sourcing Hackathon, alongside fellow OP Sourcer Alyssa Lloyd. Since I’ve only worked as a sourcer since September, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I had a lot of fun, so I want to share my experience, and also encourage other sourcers new to… Read more »

Company Culture Starts With The Candidate Experience

Your recruiting process is part of your corporate culture. What makes your company stand out from the rest? I’m sure you have reasons for why a top software engineer chooses your organization over all their options – so what is it? Differentiators – as employers, we all have them, and they are promoted in a… Read more »

Timing is Everything in the Career Search and Hiring Process

Timing is a powerful influence and determining factor in many important happenings in one’s life. As a Technology Recruiter, I zero in on the importance of timing during the career search and hiring process. I’ve concentrated my discussion in this post on the Software Engineering world, particularly the FinTech arena. Why is timing everything? Tech… Read more »

Think of Your Recruiter As Your Agent

Think of Your Recruiter As Your Agent In my previous posts, I talked about why to use a recruiter and how to hone in on the key criteria for your job search — now, I’d like to share a creative way to look at the recruiter / candidate relationship. When working with a recruiter, try thinking of… Read more »

How to Quit Your Job

You made it. You finally got that dream job after going through the ringer of onsite interviews and white-boarding sessions. There’s just one more step, and you’re more nervous than ever. …you are dreading putting in your notice to your current employer.   Even if you can’t stand your boss and the organization is a… Read more »

OP Sourcing Team 2017 Year in Review

Building Community as a Sourcer Means Teaching Others and Getting Involved. Sourcing is a critical part of the recruitment process and as a result we are seeing more and more agencies and HR departments build teams solely dedicated to sourcing candidates and providing technical recruitment support, training and research. At OP, we expanded our dedicated… Read more »