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Three tips to help anyone transition smoothly into an agile environment

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Leona Hobbs appears as part of our Leaders Series, conversations with tech and media leaders about influential trends and topics in their field.  Companies are extending agile processes beyond software development. Many candidates we speak to are interested in working in this type of dynamic, iterative teamwork-driven environment. This could be a startup that uses agile software development o... continue reading >

Looking to get hired by a startup? Here are 10 ways to stand out

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This post first appeared in StartupNorth on July 19, 2012. Occasionally I interview a developer that really impresses me with their ability to make their profile come to life beyond their resume. Want to know what makes these developers stand out? Here are my top ten tips for making a big impression. Many of these tips work for both a resume and, once that stellar resume gets you in the do... continue reading >

How not to lose your development job to outsourcing

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One of the biggest threats to developers today is the outsourcing and offshoring of their jobs. How can developers make themselves so valuable to an organization that outsourcing is no longer a threat? To be more precise, how can developers today add more value to their organizations so that if tomorrow they’re faced with having their job offshored, they can adapt and grow within their company? ... continue reading >

Bringing you insights from thousands of professionals, execs & experts in tech and digital media

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As recruiters, we’re right in the thick of the tech and digital media industries. We interview an average of 10,000 tech and media professionals every year and we’ve worked with dozens of innovative and award-winning companies – including Braham Top 300 Tech Companies, Deloitte Fast 50 winners and Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies. We thought it was about time to branch out and ... continue reading >