Creating a Supportive Work From Home Culture

  There are so many uncertainties today. How long will this shelter in place last? Will I get sick? What will I do if I do get sick? How do I work with my young kids around? Are my family members being safe? With the majority of people’s personal lives feeling so uncertain, people will look… Read more »

New HQ: OP’s Chicago Office Space

We moved! If you haven’t had the chance to stop by Objective Paradigm’s new HQ in the 200 WJ Building of Chicago’s Financial District, make that a priority in 2020! In the meantime, learn more about the design of our office space and how it’s impacted productivity, culture, and more in this Q&A with OP’s… Read more »

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 »