Leveraging LinkedIn for Your Job Search

Do Recruiters look at your LinkedIn? Yes. Recruiters are using LinkedIn on a daily basis to find and message you; not to annoy you, believe it or not. From keeping up-to-date with the whereabouts of former colleagues and classmates to accessing interesting articles and finding networking groups, LinkedIn offers a lot, but most importantly, you can… Read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Consider A Counter Offer

Congratulations! You’ve accepted a new position with a new company and it’s time to give the boss your notice. You do, and they present you with a counter offer. Now what? Not everyone leaves a job to make more money. There’s the commute, the technology and tools being used, the work environment, a demanding boss… Read more »

Be Prepared for a Counter Offer When Giving Your Notice

Are you prepared to receive a counter offer? Step 1: You make the decision to leave your current employer and start looking for a new job. Step 2: You’re taking calls in the parking lot and sneaking out to complete the rigorous interview process. Step 3: You get an offer. Celebrate! Great! Congratulations! Step 4:… Read more »

Are You Ready For A Relocation?

Relocating? Why not. Relocating can be scary, but it can also be rewarding. Moving across the state, country, or world, is feasible and it’s happening. However, it is a tough process that can be daunting to even to start. Whether you are targeting a certain location, presented an opportunity for relocation, or desire a remote… 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 »

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 »