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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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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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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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The “iCare Principal” for Best Software Interviewing Practices

As a software / IT recruiter for over 20 years I am amazed that over and over again, I hear from Software Managers, Software Directors and Vice Presidents of Engineering of software companies that there are candidates who come to interviews unprepared. They did not familiarize themselves with the company’s website. They did not try to […]

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Integrity in the Software Engineering Job Market?

I feel like my grandfather when I say “in the olden days” but I’d like to talk about a situation and would welcome any feedback and input. I know, speaking as a recruiter,  that recruiters can get a bad rap, but the truth is that recruiters are no different than software engineers and software companies […]

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Writing an Effective Resume for the Software Industry

Your resume is your calling card. It is a representation of you. A well written resume can make all the difference between getting interviews and not getting interviews. 1)     Keep it simple and be concise. Say what you need to say, however, unnecessarily lengthy resumes will lose the attention of the hiring manager quickly. 2)     […]

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