Tag Archives | Software Engineer

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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Software Companies need to do more to retain employees .. Check out this great article!

As we know, its a white hot job market for software companies. Now more than ever, it’s important for companies to be more customer service oriented to employees. Thought this was a great article to help improve a company’s culture! Mark 7 Management Traits That Will Make All Your Employees Stay May 01, 2014 Posted […]

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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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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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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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