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LinkedIn and the Passive Job Search

12 Sep

Recruiting can be a tough profession, especially in a market as tight and competitive as IT. When I talk to my friends and family about what I do, their common misconception is that it is easy. They believe there are thousands of qualified people on job boards waiting to find full-time positions. What they don’t […]

Doing the Right Thing at UDig

10 Sep

I’ve been working in the consulting industry for nearly ten years. Although it has gone by fast, there are certain situations that you remember and I’ve seen everything, the good, the bad, and the ugly. Fortunately, I haven’t been involved much with the latter two. Here I want to continue to focus on the good. […]

The Open Office Space Debate

8 Sep

There has been a lot of buzz recently about the idea of an “open office” among businesses. I read about it, often see this style in office environments I frequent, and have worked in an open office environment in the past. The great debate lies within one question: Distracting or dynamic? I’ve worked in several types […]

Getting to Know Connor Trombly, UDig Technical Recruiter…

4 Sep

Our next employee spotlight is a conversation with Connor Trombly, UDig Technical Recruiter. As we mentioned in our first employee spotlight, at UDig we have a list of guiding principles that govern how we operate – philosophies that demonstrate how we feel candidates and clients should be treated. These are all just words on paper […]

How to Get High Performers to Apply to your Company’s Job

2 Sep

Are you finding that your job postings aren’t attracting the right caliber of candidates? Has it been out there for a while collecting dust? You have most likely updated, refreshed and even spruced up your job description in an attempt to grab the attention of the high performers you are eager to hire. Your company […]

Getting to Know Ricky Lane, UDig Technical Recruiter…

28 Aug

Our next employee spotlight is a conversation with Ricky Lane, UDig Technical Recruiter. Ricky is another one of our team members that embraces our guiding principles that govern how we operate – philosophies that demonstrate how we feel consultants and clients should be treated. Here is a little bit about Ricky… Where are you from? Tappahannock, […]

InfoPath Officially Dead

26 Aug

Last week, I attended a user group focused on LightSwitch - a newer, developer focused platform. Within the first few minutes, the presenter mentioned that InfoPath is “officially dead.” The room full of developers was filled with applause, glad to hear that the BA focused platform will no longer be required. Although, the comment made by the […]

Creating a Lasting Impression

20 Aug

When you’re in the job market or searching for your next project, it can be easy to get bogged down with countless applications, multiple recruiters calling and ideally several interviews lined up. It can be easy to overlook the extra steps necessary to make a good impression if you aren’t organized in your search. At […]

Building a Wish List

18 Aug

Working with recruiters has become the nature of the business for many candidates, particularly in the IT industry. Qualified candidates get calls constantly from recruiters across the country, trying to push job opportunities on them that they may not be interested in or a good fit for. Recruiters can get a bad reputation for being […]

Employee Retention

15 Aug

I recently worked on a new position for one of our clients where one of the duties was helping with employee retention. This got me thinking about how some companies seem to do a really good job at keeping their employees happy so they don’t feel like they need to see if the grass is […]