Denver Startup Week 2015: Hiring Strategies for Your Startup 3.0

Denver Startup Week

Fall is an exciting time for EdgeLink Denver. Why? Because it’s time for Denver Startup Week 2015!

This year, Denver Startup Week events will be taking place from September 28th to October 3rd. Once again, we have provided sponsorship to this meeting of the minds, and our very own John Kingdeski, Contract Services Manager at EdgeLink Denver, will be contributing to a panel titled “Attract & Retain – Hiring Strategies For Your Start-Up 3.0.”

This session is scheduled for Wednesday, September 30th, from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm at Stack Overflow (1660 Lincoln st. 24th floor). John will be participating in the panel along with Rishi Malik of Parkifi, Josh Oakhurst of Skookum, and Samantha Schreiner of iTriage. Continue reading

Our Mid-Year Review of the State of the Denver IT Job Market

Sunny Day In Denver Colorado

The Denver IT market is finally getting its dues. Back in February, Information Week and Dice partnered up to release their list of the hottest cities for IT professionals and Denver was in the top 10. That’s no surprise to people in Colorado.

According to Dice, the average annual IT salary in Colorado’s capital is $94,940, which is eighth highest in the country. But where is the Denver IT job market expected to go from here? Continue reading

EdgeLink Denver Roots for Candidates in Go Code Colorado Finals

EdgeLink Denver Go Code Colorado

On May 21st, 2015, members of the EdgeLink Denver team witnessed the final round of the Go Code Colorado competition unfold first-hand. Sponsored by the state of Colorado, Go Code Colorado challenged development teams statewide to create apps using public sector, open source data to help local businesses make smarter decisions. The final round pitted nine teams against each other for one of three $25,000 grants and hands-on tech sector mentorship sessions.

Edgelink was represented at the event by Amanda Grochowalski and Ashley Martinez, both Senior Technical Recruiters on the EdgeLink Denver team. Amanda said, “one of our candidates was a member of the MentorMatter team and anyone who knows EdgeLink understands that we were ecstatic to see one of our candidates reach so far.” Continue reading

EdgeLink Builds Partnerships While Cosponsoring Colorado Ski Day

Colorado Ski Day

On April 24th, 2015, EdgeLink cosponsored a Colorado Ski Day event for its many technology partners along the gorgeous slopes of Colorado’s Arapahoe basins. The outing was hosted and organized by ViaWest with the help of EdgeLink, Market Creation Group, Brainspire, SLI Global, and Vista Solutions as a way of building greater bonds with existing partners and making new connections. John Kingdeski, Manager of Contract Services at EdgeLink, led the all-day outing for the EdgeLink team and had this to say about the event.

“Part of the EdgeLink difference has always been that we build lasting relationships with our customers. Why limit those interactions? I see fun events like this as an extension of that ideal. Plus, everyone had a blast on the slopes, whether they could ski powder or not.” Continue reading