I’ve got a beef! Where are all the recruiters going???

Why have all the recruiters (or should I say Talent Acquisition Specialists) working in the big software companies been trained and grounded in search and recruiting firms?  Have you ever seen a recruiter at Google, Amazon et al. trained at said company from rookie status through to competency? No, I thought not! These companies don’t train – someone else does that for them.  Have a look through LinkedIn at the thousands of recruiters who work at the software behemoths.
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10 Top Tech Podcasts

Podcasts are an easy way to stay up to date in today’s busy world as they allow listeners to multi task, engage from any device, and digest information in bite sized chunks.  But with so many available it’s hard to know where to start. To to help you get started, we’ve compiled a list of go-to technology podcasts detailing a broad range of subjects.
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Were rabbit trappers the JAVA programmers of their time?

Recently in Hobart, Tasmania I meandered through what is called “The Soldiers Walk”. The Soldiers Walk is a gentle 2-3km walk with bronze plaques laid in front of a specially planted cedar tree. Each plaque uniquely represents a citizen of Hobart who had passed away through the course of the Great War. There are some
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Defining Career Moment – Bears & seals in the name of technology

The Cambridge dictionary describes a career-defining moment or action as “one that is very important in making someone successful in their job, or in deciding how they will be remembered.” At Mantech, we have talked about such moments a lot recently, and have decided to share some of ours to give you an insight into who the team are, and how they came to be where they are now.  Here, Laurie Green talks about taking a leap of faith and how it may just work out. […]

Defining Career Moment: Expletives, piercings & company culture

The Cambridge dictionary describes a career-defining moment or action as “one that is very important in making someone successful in their job, or in deciding how they will be remembered.” At Mantech, we have talked about such moments a lot recently, and have decided to share some of ours to give you an insight into who the team are, and how they came to be where they are now.  Here, Cameron Gillies talks about self expression, management and corporate values.
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Defining Career Moment: Stand your ground & ride into the sunset

The Cambridge dictionary describes a career-defining moment or action as “one that is very important in making someone successful in their job, or in deciding how they will be remembered.” At Mantech, we have talked about such moments a lot recently, and have decided to share some of ours to give you an insight into who the team are, and how they came to be where they are now.  Here, Pat Munro talks about career armageddon, intuition and standing your ground.
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Defining Career Moment: A night out in Japan & a call from the boss…

The Cambridge dictionary describes a career-defining moment or action as “one that is very important in making someone successful in their job, or in deciding how they will be remembered.” At Mantech, we have talked about such moments a lot recently, and have decided to share some of ours to give you an insight into who the team are, and how they came to be where they are now.  Here, one of our Senior Consultants Stephen Winnick talks about a sticky situation with his boss, and how, against the odds, he managed to come out on top.
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Defining Career Moment: “I have a life outside of work”

The Cambridge dictionary describes a career-defining moment or action as “one that is very important in making someone successful in their job, or in deciding how they will be remembered.” At Mantech, we have talked about such moments a lot recently, and have decided to share some of ours to give you an insight into who the team are, and how they came to be where they are now.  Here, our Team Manager Richard Center talks about the importance of work/ life balance and what it took to secure his job at Mantech 16 years ago.
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Women In Technology Part 2: Solar Analytics Senior Project Manager, Cindy Hung

As Cindy Hung knows, technology is primarily a male dominated industry.  With 16 years of management experience, 9 of which have been in technology, she recently made a career move that changed her perception of how the industry functions.  Cindy is now a Senior Project Manager at Solar phentermine no prescription Analytics, an international software startup at the forefront of the tech industry which also  seeks to actively include women in its workforce.  She describes this move as one of the best decisions of her career. In this two part series we chat to Cindy and Solar Analytics CEO, Stefan Jarnason about women in technology. You can find Stefan’s interview here.

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Women In Technology Part 1: Solar Analytics CEO, Stefan Jarnason

Solar Analytics is an international software startup at the forefront of the tech industry.  Their policies for attracting, hiring and retaining women are a breath of fresh air, in what is traditionally a male dominated environment.  Not only have these techniques helped to secure a productive team, but they have also contributed to creating an enviable company culture.  In this two part series we chat to CEO, Stefan Jarnason and Senior Project Manager, Cindy Hung about women in technology. You can find Cindy’s interview here.
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