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Q4 Hiring (article)

Q4 Hiring (article)

RECENT ARTICLE FROM NETWORLD IT headcount expected to rise in Q4, CIOs say Business confidence on the rise, and 9% of CIOs expect to expand IT departments in Q4 By       Ann Bednarz, Network World September 20, 2012 09:52 AM ET More CIOs are planning to expand their IT departments in the coming quarter than were three months ago. But compared to other professions, projected IT hiring in Q4 lags behind fields such as legal, sales and marketing, according to new…

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New Referral Program

New Referral Program

Ask me about our new referral program (July 15th – Dec 31, 2012). We will pay out $500 for any referrals who get placed for at least 60 days. Referral Guidelines: 1. Referral does not already exist in our internal database. 2. Referral has not applied to one of our current open positions in the last 60 days. 3. If the candidate you refer is hired for Improving or an external client through our Networked Recruiting, you will receive a…

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What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Taken from Business Insider — Although we may never know why we didn’t get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters’ decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of “six seconds before they make the initial ‘fit or no fit’ decision” on candidates. The study used a scientific technique called “eye tracking” on 30 professional recruiters and examined their eye movements during a 10-week period to “record and analyze where…

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Current Openings

Current Openings

Dev Manager / Irving – $110-115K / Saas Model, Agile, Java or .NET experience background Java Engineers – openings  for contract and direct hire – (Dallas, Fort-Worth areas) Project Manger (Agile/Dev) – Irving, contract to hire Lead .NET Developer (ASP.NET / MVC) – Richardson – $120K UI Developer – Deep Ellum ( UX and front end) SQL Developer – Uptown Dallas

Crossroad Career Transition Workshop – April 14th

Crossroad Career Transition Workshop – April 14th

Career Support Ministries Crossroads offers a couple of ministries geared toward helping you find a job or enhancing your current occupational life. Even better, both ministries are mindful of a career-person’s schedule. Career Transition Workshop When it started, Crossroads Bible Church’s Career Transition Network was one of the Dallas area’s first church-based groups to help people searching for employment. The network now hosts a free Career Transition Workshop eight months out of the year. Human Resource professionals specialized in recruitment…

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Keeping Track?

Keeping Track?

If you are currently in the job market – I would encourage you to keep a list of your contacts and companies. So many times I ask candidates which companies or positions they have applied for and they don’t have any idea. They go on the internet job boards and apply to all the positions they see without doing much research on the company. When you apply to a position or hear about a position, keep track of your opportunities in a…

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LinkedIn

LinkedIn

Is your PROFILE up to date on LinkedIn? This is becoming the #1 tool for recruiters to find you. If you are searching for a new position or testing the market, make sure you have your LinkedIn Profile up to date. As you may or may not know, there is a feature called INMAIL that recruiters can use if they have paid a monthly fee for upgraded service. However, if you want to be found, follow these tips. Fill out…

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Microsoft .NET Salary Survey

Microsoft .NET Salary Survey

TAKEN FROM VISUAL STUDIO MAGAZINE – CLICK HERE FOR THE ENTIRE ARTICLE Salary Surveys Visual Studio Magazine’s 2012 .NET Developer Salary Survey Our first annual salary survey shows that developers aren’t just surviving, but thriving. By Kathleen Richards 01/04/2012 When we set out late last year to do our first-ever salary survey, we weren’t sure what we’d find. The global economy continues to limp along, and unemployment in the United States remains stagnant. Layoffs are still a very real possibility…

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Crossroad Career Transition Workshop – Sat, Nov 12th

Crossroad Career Transition Workshop – Sat, Nov 12th

This is a great job FREE workshop for Job Seekers. Learn about resumes, job interviewing, networking, applying for jobs, etc. Crossroads Career Transition Workshop November 12, 2011 9am-4:30pm Spring 2012 dates January 14, February 11, April 14 & May 12 Instructors: Gail Houston and Leslie Mason from Intuit Locke Alderson with Alderson & Associates Gayle Bridgeman with LHH Lori Davis with DISYS Dirk Spencer – Creator of Resume Psychology © What: Crossroads Bible Church’s Career Transition Network, one of the…

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