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5 07, 2018

IT Recruiters: We’re all looking for the Goldilocks candidate…

By | 2018-07-02T09:41:10+00:00 July 5th, 2018|Recruiting Process|

…you know the one: not too much experience, not too little; not too much money, but not too cheap; not too many jobs, not too much attitude, but just enough so he/she projects an air of confidence. Well for both corporate and agency IT Recruiters, Engineering Recruiters and Technical Recruiters, finding the goldilocks candidate is [...]

21 06, 2018

Leaving your job? Some thoughts about making the announcement as painless as possible…

By | 2018-06-19T07:52:31+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Career Articles|

Your favorite IT Recruiter, Engineering Recruiter or Technical Recruiter has just gotten you that terrific job opportunity. You’ve been given a great offer and have accepted! Congratulations! All you have to do now is announce the news to your current employer. Simple, right? Well, if done correctly, it is simple. However if your resignation is [...]

31 05, 2018

Looking for a Purple Squirrel?

By | 2018-05-31T10:29:56+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Recruiting Process|

Most organizations we work with have a good handle on the value of a full life cycle recruiting firm like Kane Partners and effectively leverage every bit of the 100+ years combined recruiting experience our executive staff offers. They hire us, keep us involved from initial consultation through the interview and compensation negotiations. Active communication [...]

17 05, 2018

Career Stability: Working for Large or Small Companies

By | 2018-05-17T14:37:47+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Career Articles|

For many candidates company stability and, by extension, career stability is rising as an important factor when making career choices. If this issue is important to you, the question you may be asking is how to best identify and secure something as elusive as stability? A prevailing myth is larger companies offer superior career opportunities, [...]

3 05, 2018

4 Tips for Negotiating the Best Compensation

By | 2018-05-03T10:49:04+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Interviews|

When you find yourself in salary negotiations, circumstances will vary greatly, so good manners and common sense should trump all. However, here are some tips that apply to most situations: 1. Be patient. In other words, don’t rush the negotiating process. Many otherwise promising candidacies have been disrupted and even derailed when the candidate brought [...]

26 04, 2018

Interview Yourself First…

By | 2018-04-25T08:41:01+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Interviews|

Smart candidates work hard to prepare for interviewing. They spend hours on their résumé, seek the help of others, perhaps even pay for a professional service in their effort to create a great résumé. They Google and review the most commonly asked interview questions for the role they are seeking. Perhaps, they even read up [...]

6 04, 2018

Changing Jobs? Check Your Social Media Presence

By | 2018-04-06T15:57:41+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Recruiting Process|

We’ve visited this subject in the past but it is so important, it warrants a second look. The number of social media products we have access to seems to grow every year. There have never been so many ways to have your voice heard!  From sharing some good news, a funny-fantastic picture or video, to [...]

22 03, 2018

Social Media and the Successful Interview

By | 2018-03-22T13:00:12+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Interviews|

With all the social media tools available today, people have never been more empowered to make their voices heard.  Something important just happened? Share it on Facebook! Have a novel thought or clever insight? Tweet it! And why not? We can meet new people and have some fun while getting our-self heard; after all, nobody [...]

15 03, 2018

Resigning with Grace

By | 2018-03-08T15:53:05+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Career Articles|

Congratulations! You’ve just landed that new career opportunity you’ve been seeking.  Things are looking up; your career is moving forward. You’re excited about the new challenge. You’ll be taking on additional responsibilities with the opportunity to learn new and interesting things. All you have to do now is tell your boss you’ll be leaving.  Oh, [...]

22 02, 2018

Interviewing? Share Information In The First Person Singular

By | 2018-03-06T11:02:26+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Interviews|

Our Eagles won the Super Bowl! Best news to hit Philadelphia in quite a while! It was also great listening to the players and coaches share the  fun they had all year in their quest to bring the Lombardi Trophy to the City of Brotherly love. It was fun for them and it was certainly [...]