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 »

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 »

4 Quick Ways to Ramp Up the Candidate Experience

As a Talent Acquisition Professional, what does “candidate experience” mean to you? To me, candidate experience is every single touch point that you have between your company and the candidate before, during, and after the recruiting process.   Here are some quick tips from my experience consulting at a variety of software and startup companies… Read more »

Compensation Regulations

Change is good, right? So what’s with all the chatter on the new impending regulations around compensation? NY is one of the first states to roll out a plan that would ban employers and third parties (agencies) from asking candidates for their current and historical salary information. The rules will likely be different from state-to-state… Read more »

Remote Tech Talent: Work Authorization

Work Authorization in 2017 Thinking about expanding your talent pool to new locations? My last post talked about the increased willingness tech organizations have in retaining top talent via a remote work scenario. This post surrounds work authorization and some of the changes we’ve seen over the last few years and what we can expect… Read more »

Supply and Demand: Remote Tech Talent

Supply and Demand: Remote Tech Talent As technology evolves, the world gets smaller and becomes even more connected. This has affected many aspects of our lives, and the recruiting industry is no exception. There are a number of different trends I could discuss — and some I will in future blog posts — but one… Read more »

The Salesforce Community Inspires Once Again: Dreamforce 2016

  Thank You, Dreamforce 2016 How lucky are we that the Salesforce community offers year-round opportunities to grow, connect, and share experiences? Earlier this month I had the pleasure of attending Dreamforce, the annual Salesforce customer conference in San Francisco, CA, for the first time! If you couldn’t make it, there are some fantastic highlights out… Read more »

What is Sourcing?

What is Sourcing, Anyway? I’m often asked what exactly a Sourcer is – at networking events and conferences, and whenever small talk turns to what we all do. I’ve gotten all sorts of reactions about it, too, running the gamut from “are you actually a cyber stalker?” to my favorite, “wait, did you just say… Read more »

Women in Technology, Thank You!

Here we go. My first blog post, please give me a long leash. To get the ball rolling, I’d like to highlight the importance of women in technology. You may ask why I chose this expansive topic. Well, I happen to love what I do in the technology space and have an extreme respect for… Read more »