Is Social Media Hurting Your IT Job Search?

Is Social Media Hurting Your IT Job Search_

There are so many potential factors that can affect your IT job search, from the quality of your cover letter to the content of your resume and the strength of your handshake. Even when you feel like you’ve done everything right and made a great impression, you can still come in second to another job seeker.

The reality is that the tech job market is so competitive that you can’t afford to give a potential employer a single reason to dismiss you. Your social media presence might very well be one of those reasons. Everything on the internet is public to some extent, and the content that employers can see when they search your name can help you get the job or immediately take you out of the running. Below, we investigate why your social presence matters for your IT job search and what you can do to put your best foot forward.

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EdgeLink Wins Inavero’s 2018 Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Diamond Awards

Diamond Award winners have won the Best of Staffing Award for at least 5 years in a row, consistently earning industry-leading satisfaction scores from clients and job seekers.

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PORTLAND, OR – February 15, 2018 – EdgeLink, a leading employment agency in the technology industry, announced today that they have earned Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Diamond Awards after winning the Best of Staffing Client and Talent Awards at least five years in a row for providing superior service to their clients and job seekers. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, Inavero’s Best of Staffing winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based entirely on ratings provided by their clients and the employees they’ve helped find jobs. On average, clients of winning agencies are 2.3 times more likely to be completely satisfied and job seekers who work with winning agencies are 1.7 times more likely to be completely satisfied with the services provided compared to those working with non-winning agencies.     Continue reading

The Rise of Millennials in the Denver Tech Market

 

The Rise of Millennials in the Denver Tech MarketThe Millennial generation has been moving to Denver in droves. Between 2010 and 2014, the Denver metro area had one of the largest influxes of domestic migrants in the U.S. Many of these migrants were Millennials, who make up more than 20% of the city’s population. This influx is present in more than just the city’s general demographics: Millennials are also on the rise in the Denver tech market. For any Denver organization that is thinking about the future, it’s time to develop a hiring strategy that embraces Millennials and works to recruit and retain this generation of up-and-coming tech professionals.

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Reflecting on a Successful First Annual Denver Recruiters Event

Reflecting on a Successful First Annual Denver Recruiters EventEarlier this month, Denver Recruiters organized the first annual Fall Recruiting Conference at the Denver Aquarium. A rewarding experience for 200 industry professionals, the half-day event was sold out and attended by myself and Eric Adams from EdgeLink. The location was great, as beautiful aquariums filled with various sea life surrounded us at every turn outside of the meeting room. Continue reading