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Technical Connections Continues to Grow

Technical Connections, Inc., a leading provider of technology staffing services to Southern California for close to 30 years, is pleased to announce that Amy Pickard has joined the organization in the role of Staffing Counselor. Amy’s experience as a technical…

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Technical Connections is Growing

Technical Connections, Inc. is pleased to announce its recent hire of Renee Heatherly, who joins the company as a Staffing Counselor. Renee will help TCI further strengthen its client and candidate network throughout Southern California. Renee brings 15 years of…

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How to Leave Your Job

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…

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You Can’t Disrupt Human Interaction

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…

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Marriage without Dating. Recruiting Agencies and Letters of Exclusivity.

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…

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Hard Work, Lots of Team Effort, and Strong Ethics

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…

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Karma’s a Beach — A Summer Blog

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. …

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Interview Your Recruiter

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…

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Specialized Tech Agencies – Missing the Big Picture

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…

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Re-thinking Your Opposition to Contract Positions May be a Good Idea

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…

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