Tag Archives | IT recruiter

Great article on interviewing tips: 9 Signs you didn’t land the job.. by Amanda Augustine..

As a recruiter, having sent many software developers, managers, and vice presidents on interviews with backgrounds in java, .net, ruby, javascript, nosql, aws etc, it’s always about the competition. How many other candidates are interviewing for the same position? How do you compete?  At Techpros, we prepare every candidate we send on an interview beforehand […]

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Software industry counter offers.. then and now!

In the olden days of recruiting, back in the 80’s and 90’s. Software Recruiters believed that accepting a counter offer would likely lead to disastrous results. Tales of companies firing candidates months after they accepted a counter offer were rampant. In those days,  if a software engineer with C++, linux kernel or windows  gave notice, the company […]

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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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Great quick read article on resume writing! .. Thought this might be of interest..

Four of the Most Common Resume Mistakes Jaclyn Castek  |  July 26, 2012 Preparing your resume can be one of the most important steps in the job application. This is not only because it is what is needed to apply for the job, but is often the first thing an employer looks at. There are […]

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Working with multiple Recruiters?

So you’re engaged in an active job search.  It’s a hot job market and you are interviewing with several companies.  You could be a software engineer, QA engineer, manager, director or VP with Java, Ruby, C++, PHP or Asp.NET experience.  You’re working with several of your favorite recruiters and have a number of interviews in play.   You […]

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Hiring tip for software talent: Hurry up and wait doesn’t work!

You are looking for software engineer, software manager or software team lead with a specific skill set. You need this person yesterday. You call your favorite recruiter and it just so happens, he knows someone who is just about to start to look outside. He knows this person would be a great fit for your […]

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Do the Demo!

Recently, our candidate, a UX Manager was interviewing with a SaaS Software Company. He was doing everything right. He had gone on 2 full rounds of interviews and was the reviews were glowing into the 3rd and final interview round. One comment was “Hire him! He is the best candidate we have so far!” This candidate was […]

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5 Tips for a Winning Resume

We are pleased to have David Roper, founder of A-Script, share 5 tips about building a better resume.  Mr. Roper’s background includes extensive and wide-ranging career development consulting and lecturing, and teaching.  Techpros has been successfully referring clients to David Roper for a number of years and we have received many accolades about David for his work on […]

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Staying Current & Staying Fresh in the Software Industry

As a software product development executive I place a high value on professionals who take the time to stay current and on top of emerging trends in their field. Recently I recruited and interviewed candidates for 2 project team roles for one of my clients, and in doing so reminded myself how much I value […]

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Phone Interviewing: Best Practices in the High Tech Industry

Since a phone interview is typically a screening tool, your goal is to be invited to meet in person with the employer. Some high tech companies phone screen routinely, while others IT companies phone screen to overcome potential concern. Do you know which is the case? Either way, put forth your very best effort. Your […]

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