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You just resigned. Or were laid off. Or were even fired. Now what? The end of a job, whatever the reason, is a major change in your life and is often accompanied by shock and anger. In most cases you…Continue Reading
I got a sad email yesterday from Path.to, a startup that was trying to match developers and designers with job opportunities. They offered a unique twist, allowing candidates to add their “human” characteristics, the ones that can’t be displayed in…Continue Reading
You’re out for a night on the town, you are looking great, and are excited about all the possibilities that the evening might bring. You visit a local hot spot and see an attractive person to connect with. You get…Continue Reading
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Imagine my surprise when I got an email congratulating me and Technical Connections on being one of the fastest growing companies in LA. So I quickly looked up our standing in the LA Business Journal and found that we are…Continue Reading
The concept of karma is not new – in fact, it’s one of the oldest ideas known to humanity. The idea that what we do today affects us tomorrow is as true today as it was at the beginning of time. …Continue Reading
One of the best resources you can utilize during your job search is a professional recruiter. There are many great articles about how to work effectively with a recruiter, including a recent post on the Technical Connections blog (How to…Continue Reading
I have recently noticed the emergence of a huge number of specialized technical agencies here in Los Angeles. These firms will focus on things like front end development or mobile or Ruby on Rails, etc. Their sell is that they…Continue Reading
You are an employee sitting at work in a full-time role – you aren’t very happy and your phone keeps ringing with calls from recruiters telling you about new contract opportunities around town. This is something new to you, that…Continue Reading
So you just landed the perfect new job, have given your two-week notice, turned down their counteroffer and need to figure out what to do with yourself at work as you wind down. First of all, it’s very important that…Continue Reading
Back in June when I was laid off, I was advised to reach out to recruiters for help with my job search. Although I spent a frustrating six months working with a few recruiting agencies trying to find my next…Continue Reading