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 »

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 »

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 »

4 Quick Tips for the Best Interview Possible

Job Seekers, are you preparing for an interview? The pressure of landing that next great job can be overwhelming. Combat the stresses by being prepared, which in turn, will boost your confidence, easier said than done, right?   Here are 4 tips for your next interview prep that will help you feel, and do, your best…. Read more »

Power of the Referral 2.0

Power of the referral 2.0 Give them, get them, experience the magic. About a year ago, I wrote a segment on how referrals in tech recruiting are typically the best candidates to work with. In ‘Make Referrals Part of Your Follow Up’ I focused on relationship building, and now, with 2017 winding down, I can… Read more »

Working With A Recruiter: Looking for a Job Can Be a Fulltime Job

Why work with a recruiter?   Because looking for a job can be a fulltime job. We’ve all been there, that moment when you decide you may want to kick some tires and explore different opportunities, see what the market is like for your skillset, or maybe it’s flat-out, time for a change.   No matter… Read more »

The Dirty Word in Recruiting… “Contract”

Tech Contracts Have Changed. Have You? It’s happened to everyone. You get a call from a Recruiter and the position they are pitching is GREAT! It has everything you’re looking for – exciting company, great job responsibilities, location is awesome, then…you find out it’s a contract opportunity. Once you hear that dirty word, “contract,” you’re… Read more »