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Great article for software company hiring managers – The 5 Biggest reasons the Wrong People Get Hired

Thought this was a great article by Lou Adler.. Always like what he has to say on recruiting, interviewing, hiring etc. How many times have myself or my colleagues sent software developers, software qa engineers, product managers, software managers, directors of engineering and vp’s of engineering on inteviews and scratched our heads upon hearing the feedback.. We’ve heard some […]

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Software company to tag texts with scents..unbelievable!

Thought this was a great article on a very cool new technology! .. Written by Sara Castellanos Technology Reporter- Boston Business Journal , May 7, 2014, 3:54pm EDT  French startup that lets users tag texts with scents will open office in Cambridge A French startup that has developed technology that lets users attach scents — such […]

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Keeping in touch with your candidates during the interview process

The software engineering market is very strong. There are multiple companies hiring for similar people. Recently, a java software engineer candidate shared a story with me. He said that he interviewed at software company X.. a company doing work involving big data . The platform is java, ruby and linux. He interviewed for a senior role […]

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Great article!.. “Feedback is the Breakfast of Champions: 10 Tips for Doing it Right”

At Techpros, we feel that feedback is critical. For the software engineers, managers, directors and VP’s that we represent, when we send someone on an interview, we think it’s critial to have as much feedback as possible, both positive and negative, especially if the interview didn’t go as well as we all had hoped. Also, […]

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Thought this was a great article for everyone..

The Unexpected Antidote to Procrastination by Peter Bregman  |   9:00 AM May 10, 2013 A recent early morning hike in Malibu, California, led me to a beach, where I sat on a rock and watched surfers. I marveled at these courageous men and women who woke before dawn, endured freezing water, paddled through barreling waves, […]

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Cleaning Up Your Social Media Image

Managing your online reputation through social media The current generation of recent college graduates has been dubbed the “Media Generation” for their frequent use of technology and social networking. By the time graduates hit the job market, young adults have already established a strong presence on social media like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Tumblr, […]

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