LinkedIn: Your Social Resume

  By: Angela Tran, Sales and Marketing Lead– El Segundo, CA You’re a working professional, you have a LinkedIn account.  You would most certainly be wise to, since LinkedIn is a recruiter’s #1 social network.  Setting up or cleaning up that profile can be intimidating.  What do you say, what don’t you say?  What’s going…

A Pledge to be Better

By: Leah Chan, Lead Recruiter– El Segundo, CA I know—you do not want to hear this, but—being a technical recruiter is not easy. We often come across as pushy, sleazy, overbearing and selfish. Unfortunately, this negative stigma follows most sales professionals. In this over-saturated market recruiters are a dime a dozen and good recruiters are…

Hiring technology professionals in today’s market: What’s changed, and what’s the same

By James Kennedy, Practice Manager/Technical Recruiter–El Segundo, CA The economy today looks a lot different than it did in 2008, which of course is a very good thing. Unemployment has dipped to 4.2% nationally; and with that come a lot of great opportunities for businesses—and a fair share of challenges, especially when it comes to…