Boulder Startup Crawl

EdgeLink is proudly sponsoring the Startup Crawl for Boulder Startup Week going on May 15 – May 19. The Startup Crawl will take place on Thursday, May 16, 2013. If you’re interested in attending you can sign up here.

The crawl provides companies in the startup phases with a way to promote their businesses and open their doors (and provide beers!) to the business community. And it’s all happening around beautiful Boulder, Colorado!
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The Q1 EdgeLink Loyalty Index Results Are In

EdgeLink Loyalty IndexWe’re excited to announce that the latest results for our ELI customer and candidate survey are in! Every trimester (March, July, and November) we administer the EdgeLink Loyalty Index (ELI). ELI measures EdgeLink’s Net Promoter Score and customer service performance directly from the customers and candidates we work with everyday.   The candid, honest feedback we receive each quarter serves as the bedrock for continuously improving our service quality.
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Interview Styles: Help or Hinder

When it comes to the personal interview, there are a variety of techniques and styles that can be successfully utilized. For the IT candidate marketplace, interviewing can become repetitive and grueling, as very few interviewers effectively discriminate themselves above the masses. The interviewer’s style and technique can significantly influence a candidate’s decision, as the experience is typically their first impression. The technique and style of the interview can make or break a candidate’s decision. Continue reading

5 Ways that Social Media Reaches the Candidate Pool

One of the biggest challenges IT recruiters face is sourcing the right candidates for recruitment. The days when a simple job posting attracted the best candidate are likely behind us, as the candidates you actually want typically don’t respond to job board postings. To get at this evasive talent pool, many companies have turned to social media as the medium of choice. It’s a more passive but generally much more effective way to attract the crowd you’re seeking. Although social media marketing is ubiquitous, especially within the recruiting space, it’s effective in reaching the right candidate pool. Continue reading

Hiring Your Start-Up Team

With Innovations Pavilion

The Denver area is a hotbed of bright and talented entrepreneurial individuals. With the uptick in new start-ups around the region, these organizations face the challenge of attracting and retaining the best IT talent, while competing heavily with much larger companies for the finest information technology resources.

On February 28th, John Kingdeski of EdgeLink will be Innovations Pavilion’s key presenter at their Ecosystem for Entrepreneurs Meetup. John’s presentation will address the “Top 10 Mistakes Start-ups Should Avoid.” John has recently presented this similar topic for Rockies Venture Club and continues to receive accolades from his presentation and insider tips for building a successful start-up organization. Continue reading