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James Hatch

Recruiting Manager


James is a Recruiting Manager at EdgeLink who is dedicated to helping people meet their career goals. His professional experience includes nearly a decade in public education as a teacher, coach, and administrator. After receiving his B.S. in History from Eastern Oregon University, as well as two masters degrees from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, James returned home to Portland with his wife, Heather; daughter, Hannah; and son, Matt.


James is thrilled to be a member of the EdgeLink team because of our impeccable values and commitment to providing exceptional experiences to all. He strives to be an unwavering partner and advocate for his candidates, keeping their needs, desires, and ambitions at the center of his focus.

“Assume it is your job and your moment.”

Getting the Edge on James

What was your first job?

I was a pump attendant at AMPM when I was fourteen, definitely don’t miss those days.

What is something people don't know about you?

I played offensive line at Eastern Oregon University and I have since run five marathons.

Do you have any pets?

Darby, a Boglen Terrier (Boston and Beagle mix). He is a new addition to our family and we are still trying to figure each other out.

Blog Posts Authored by James

Has DevOps Reached Its Peak – or Is It Just Getting Started?

Ten years ago, the process of deploying new software features, fixes, and updates looked much different than it does today. Back then, Development and Operations teams functioned separately, and the lack of cohesion between application and infrastructure methods used by each team created challenges. When companies and IT professionals finally began to address this disconnect […]

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EdgeLink Recruiter Leads High Tech Networking Group Event for Mid-to-Senior Level IT Job Seekers

At EdgeLink, we pride ourselves on our commitment to our candidates, clients, and local tech communities. Attending and hosting events in the Denver and Portland areas helps us to sharpen our recruiting practices while assisting area professionals in furthering their careers. These efforts range from networking on the ski slopes to supporting local recruiter groups.

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