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GeekMeet in November – Las Colinas

GeekMeet in November – Las Colinas

GeekMeet will be meeting in November at Aloft in Las Colinas. Come join other IT professionals to meet and talk tech. Details: Aloft Las Colinas 122 East John Carpenter Freeway Irving, Texas 75062 USA 6-8pm RSVP – www.meetup.com/geekmeet

Breaking into Tech – Dallas August 29th

Breaking into Tech – Dallas August 29th

I will be on a panel on August 29th at the Capital Factory in Dallas. Come join us. Sign up on Eventbrite  Description Curious about what it takes to navigate the tech industry in Dallas? Hear from a panel of industry experts who will share tips on what it’s like to work in tech – networking, job searching, promotions, and more. Learn about the unique Dallas tech community while enjoying refreshments and networking with our local students, alumni, staff, and…

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Job Search tools to help your sanity

Job Search tools to help your sanity

Searching for your new career can become an absolute blur or rapid applying/phone interviews and its easy to loose track of where you’ve applied etc. So here are a couple tools to consider to help you with your job search and they are free! Airtable:  www.airtable.com   You can use the Job Hunting Template with some already to go fields Company, Notes, Size of the co, Location, Link to the job etc. The beauty of Airtable is its like Trello…

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Dallas TalentNet Live 2018

Dallas TalentNet Live 2018

Had a great time participating on a panel for TalentNet Dallas 2018 with a great group of folks – Rachel Kennedy Izzy Saldivar Julian Placino moderated by Fanny Dunagan talking about today’s competitive recruiting market and best practices to attract talent with our companies from Improving, Bottle Rocket, GameStop, and the Container Store. It was a packed agenda with Toyota, Whole Foods, Allegis, Recruiting Daily, SouceCon, and many others represented speaking on: recruiting marketing, employment branding, sourcing, and AI. Shannon…

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GeekMeet Recruiter Panel

GeekMeet Recruiter Panel

Had a great time with Julian Placino, Izzy Saldivar, Rachel Kennedy talking about recruiting trends + tips this morning at Improving for GeekMeet. Also, a shout out to Fanny Dunagan with PathLynks for moderating the panel Great insights into salary negotiations, resumes, personal branding, among other topics. Thanks everyone for taking the time to share your experiences!

GeekMeet Meetup – Jan 24th @Lazy Dog Plano

GeekMeet Meetup – Jan 24th @Lazy Dog Plano

Join GeekMeet Dallas for our January Happy Hour hosted at the Lazy Dog & Restaurant in Plano. Kick off the new year and expand your IT network!! GeekMeet has been around since 1999 and is one of the BEST and longest-running IT meetup groups in Dallas area. We currently have over 1500+ members. www.geekmeet.com Lazy Dog offers more than 21 draft beers including several locally hand-crafted microbrews (craft beer samplers are available to allow guests a chance to explore); price-conscious wines…

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2010

2010

It’s only been a few weeks into the new year. I think we are all glad that 2009 is behind us. So far new hiring is looking like it’s heading in the right direction. I am guessing budgets have lifted a bit and headcounts have been approved. We are seeing more of an uptick in contract and direct hire activity. Let’s hope it continues for a more prosperous year for everyone in the DFW area.