Year In Review: OP’s favorite blog posts of 2019

There’s something for everyone! Did you know the Objective Paradigm blog is filled with a variety of content written by our leaders, recruiters and sourcers? We feature candidate coaching tips, recruitment tools, emerging trends and observations along with event recaps and more. Big thanks to our team for their ongoing commitment and contributions.  In this… Read more »

People Change Jobs, It’s Ok

Whenever I talk to older generations about the work I do they are often fascinated by the fact that recruitment firms exist and that companies will pay 3rd parties to find and hire the right talent. Many are baffled when I share that some of the candidates I work with are in their 4th job… Read more »

Core Takeaways for Recruiters: ChiStartupWeek 2019

Last week, I published my first blog post with Objective Paradigm, a recap of my time at Chicago Startup Week 2019 – check it out here. While I shared many takeaways throughout the post, I wanted to narrow in on the core takeaways I’ll be focusing on to be better for myself, my organization, and… Read more »

Chicago Startup Week Recap

All I can say is WOW.  Monday, November 4th, 2019 was the kickoff of Chicago Startup Week! I left #ChiStartupWeek feeling grateful to be part of a community that supports new ideas and entrepreneurs. I also feel fortunate to be working for a company that partners with startups and plays a key role in diversifying… Read more »

Celebrating 20 Years of Objective Paradigm

On Thursday, October 17th, 2019 we celebrated our 20th Anniversary! Objective Paradigm (OP) launched in 1999 and has grown immensely ever since. We’re home to over 50 passionate recruiters, sourcers and hiring experts, and have been widely successful across the tech industry in the Chicagoland area, as well as New York, Florida, Texas and other… Read more »

Candidate Story: Going Back to Another Offer

I made the wrong choice, can I go back to another offer? I was recently working with a strong Developer candidate, let’s call him Joe. Joe had an offer from two of my clients, while he was interviewing for another job on his own. Joe ended up verbally accepting an offer with my client, but… 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 »