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 »

Make Referrals Part of Your Follow Up

Building Relationships One ‘trend’ that hasn’t faded in my eight years of recruiting experience is that the best candidates are the ones that nobody knows about. How do you find them? Referrals. These candidates don’t have their resumes on a job board, they aren’t on a mailing list, and their LinkedIn profile might not be… Read more »

Dreamforce 2016 and Why You Should Plan to Attend DF17!

Dreamforce 2016 and Why You Should Plan to Attend DF17! Last month, I reviewed my Top 5 Dreamforce Highlights and now I’d like to inspire you to attend Dreamforce where you can get up close and personal with the community behind the success of the platform. Set your 2017 goals now! Why you should attend… 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 »