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Job Search Advice

Job Search Advice

This post is from a recruiting friend, “The Digital Marketing Headhunter”, Jim Durbin. Tips for Executive Job Search, but it can really apply to just about anyone with some tweaks. I would also add that I would recommend attending as many Industry Association Events, Meetups, etc in your field. This is my advice for executives looking for a job July 20, 2017 I give this list out to a lot of people – so thought it would simplify it to…

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DFW Tech Events in the Fall

DFW Tech Events in the Fall

Upcoming DFW Tech events, thanks to Tech Events Network for this list! http://techeventsnetwork.com/cities/dallas September 26th Commanding the Elm Architecture w/Kyle Kress from Dallas Functional Programmers G.U.G. – Garland User Group from Joomla! User Group – Dallas / Fort Worth September 27th Steve Hall (Founder & President, driversselect) from Startup Grind Dallas DataFirst Launch Event – Experience new ways to put your data to work from Big Data Developers in Dallas Free Crash Course: Intro to C# & .Net from The…

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HOW TO BECOME AN EFFECTIVE JUNIOR DEVELOPER

HOW TO BECOME AN EFFECTIVE JUNIOR DEVELOPER

Good podcast from Talking Code – October 2015 Good tips and advice for those looking to get in as a Junior Developer, or after a Code Bootcamp. Have a listen — http://www.talkingcode.com/podcast/episode-25-louisa-barrett/ Louisa Barrett of Haught Codeworks tells us about how to become an effective junior developer. She covers topics like finding a mentor, becoming a better teacher, being an effective pair programmer.  

Devops Manager – Dallas, Tx – Full-time, Direct Hire

Devops Manager – Dallas, Tx – Full-time, Direct Hire

New Opening: Feb/2016, know anyone?? Manager of DevOps Location: Dallas – off 75 Full-time, Direct Hire Salary – $120-130K + 15-20% bonus Improving Enterprises has partnered on a search for a Manager of DevOps with a favorite client looking for a direct hire to join their team. This financially STABLE company has a great culture and laid back environment. The company is in growth mode and this is a newly created position. About the Role: Unique opportunity to set the foundation…

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Think about your posture on your next interview – TED Talk

Think about your posture on your next interview – TED Talk

Might be a good idea to do a “power pose” before your next interview Amy Cuddy’s research on body language reveals that we can change other people’s perceptions — and even our own body chemistry — simply by changing body positions. watch here – TED TALK Why you should listen Amy Cuddy wasn’t supposed to become a successful scientist. In fact, she wasn’t even supposed to finish her undergraduate degree. Early in her college career, Cuddy suffered a severe head injury…

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LinkedIn Talent Article – 5 things recruiters do that drive candidates crazy

LinkedIn Talent Article – 5 things recruiters do that drive candidates crazy

Saw this posting today from the LinkedIn Talent Blog, Author Paul Petrone. I think it rings true for a lot of people. From the recruiter standpoint, unfortunately we have some trouble getting information from clients in a timely manner or they will just say “we pass” on a candidate and will not give specifics on why. These things can certainly make a job search frustrating for a job seeker. http://talent.linkedin.com/blog/index.php/author/paul-petrone As a recruiter, we assume you don’t want to annoy…

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How to work with a Recruiter

How to work with a Recruiter

In the IT Field, job seekers are typically in one of two categories, they either work with recruiters all the time as contractors, corp to corp, or W2 hourly or they change jobs every few years. Those that work as contractors, typically have a specific skill set and niche that there might be a few recruiters they work with in that skill set -(Business Intelligence & ERP both come to mind). Others may work in a general area (Systems, Networking, Java, .NET,…

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New Opening: Sept 14th – Windows Systems Engineer – DFW Airport area

New Opening: Sept 14th – Windows Systems Engineer – DFW Airport area

Here is a new role that we have available with a client in the DFW Airport area. If you are interested, email me at brandon@dallasetechrecruiter.com They are looking for a Senior Level Windows Systems Engineer  Immediate need, will move quickly. If anyone comes to mind, we offer $500 referral bonus. Full-time, direct hire – DFW Airport area Senior Level Windows Systems Engineer  Here is what they are looking for: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience 5+ years in Infrastructure experience 5+…

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