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Nov 07, 2011 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Insight into UX Careers

Insight into UX Careers

One of the toughest searches we do is for exceptional designers...

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Nov 03, 2011 | Post by: Gwen Moore Comments Off on Nailing the Phone Interview

Nailing the Phone Interview

Phone interviews are a common step in the hiring process in today’s market...

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Oct 20, 2011 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Resumes for a Career Change

Resumes for a Career Change

http://www.fins.com/Finance/Articles/SBB0001424053111904332804576540560574814434/Ten-Things-Career-Changers-Need-on-Their-Resume A better resume will certainly help you if you are looking to change careers.  However, it’s my experience that changing careers is pretty difficult right now.  In today’s market, companies are under intense pressure to perform.  Bringing someone from outside may offer fresh perspectives but there will still be

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Oct 11, 2011 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on The Value of an MBA

The Value of an MBA

The Wall Street Journal asked students if an MBA is ‘worth it’. If they asked executive recruiters, I think they would find, that for people early to mid stage in their career, yes, the degree is definitely worth it. I guess I should add the disclaimer that I toiled through

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Sep 08, 2011 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Does Your Resume Need Botox?

Does Your Resume Need Botox?

As you might imagine, I am asked all the time for feedback on resumes.  It’s tough to coach friends and family in the first place but my friends over 40 are impossible.  Has to be one page.  I need to cite that I programmed in Fortran when reptiles roamed the earth. 

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Aug 30, 2011 | Post by: Gwen Moore Comments Off on Standing Out in the Crowd

Standing Out in the Crowd

Got Passion? I recently met with a group of candidates and was reminded once again of how small things can make a huge difference to recruiters and hiring managers.   Take for example the simple way in which you show up and carry yourself.  When you’re evaluating a slate of candidates

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Aug 05, 2011 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Hiring Like It's 1999

Hiring Like It's 1999

http://www.businessweek.com/technology/hiring-like-its-1999-08012011.html It’s an entertaining article, and hey, who doesn’t love free food?  But I’d argue that when you are in line at the Taco truck at Dreamforce, you’re more likely to be thinking about how bad your feet hurt or how good the guy in front of you looks in

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Aug 04, 2011 | Post by: Paula Lerzak Comments Off on It's not just about the money…

It's not just about the money…

It’s all about choices, not just the money for the up and coming, highly sought after technical talent in Silicon Valley.  Let’s face it, if an employer wants to land the ‘A’ players they must be able to lure them in with not only a healthy base salary and bonus/options, but

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Aug 01, 2011 | Post by: Paula Lerzak Comments Off on Facebook and the Job Hunt

Facebook and the Job Hunt

Social Media has become a meaningful (not just fun!) set of tools when evaluating and vetting candidates.   While many candidates are trying to build a promising future, they must not only consider having a flawless CV, but also ensure they are representing themselves positively in their social network.   Yes, you

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Jul 28, 2011 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on The Art of Reference Checks

The Art of Reference Checks

It used to be that a reference check was a ‘check box’ item after an offer was made, a CYA of sorts.  But these days, you just have to read the headlines to see prominent leaders who have fibbed on their resumes—ok, blatantly made stuff up, committed crimes and who

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