Recruiting and Texting

  10 years later, texting has made its way into the recruitment mix as a valuable form of communication. I remember the first time it happened to me.   The year was 2010 and I had just finished talking to an amazing candidate. I submitted them to three or four jobs with some of my… 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 »

What Technical Recruiters Look for in a Resume

Recruiters read a lot of resumes – some resumes are great, while others leave a bit more to be desired. If you’re a tech professional and not getting a response on the resumes you’re sending out, I’m here to help! Work these quick and easy tips into your next resume update to ensure you don’t… Read more »

Working with a Team Mentality

Effective teamwork in the modern workplace is an idea that seems fairly easy to execute on paper, but when it comes down to the interactions of different humans, it turns into a gamble of how cohesive that group can work and succeed with each other. Ending up with a high-functioning team will not only make… Read more »

Focus with an Organized & Clutter-Free Work Zone

If you are losing focus and getting distracted, it’s probably time to get organized. Days in the office FLY by and organizing, de-cluttering, and implementing new productivity tactics start to seem impossible and less important than the work itself. Many of us are spending our work week in the same spot, so why aren’t we… Read more »

Winning Through Storytelling in Recruiting

Being an excellent storyteller alone isn’t going to automatically make you a great recruiter, but it will definitely be the differentiator between being good and being great. When looking through my network and the parallels between high-performance recruiters and high-performance sales professionals, the ability to successfully tell a high-impact story is indistinguishable.   I am… Read more »

Empathy and Genuinity in Recruiting

Looking back at SourceCon Vegas and the sessions I attended, I can’t help but recognize how each one continues to influence my workday. With tips on candidate engagement, technical sourcing tactics, and discussions on platforms and tools to find the best candidates, SourceCon provided days worth of knowledge-bombs that resonated with me and enhanced my… Read more »

Networking events, what’s the point?

I’ve never been the biggest fan of networking events. They seem forced, awkward, and I never quite got the point of having small talk with strangers. But after pushing myself, I have to admit, I changed my attitude. How did this transformation take place? First, I registered and attended a couple different events a week… Read more »

Sample Schedule for Busy Recruiters

What does your daily recruitment timeline look like? With multiple tasks and moving parts across the recruitment process your day can take an unproductive turn quickly. Did you know having a routine can increase your productivity and improve your placement rate? From a time management standpoint, there are two ways to work your desk, production-oriented… Read more »