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With tickets in hand and dreams beyond the clouds, people all over the country will wait anxiously tonight to see if the Powerball drawing for $1.5 billion can help turn their aspirations into reality. Match a few numbers, and you can set yourself up for life. It’s an interesting backdrop as we contemplate the essence… Read more »

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If you love your profession in life, it becomes an art form. Recruiting is a space that encapsulates everything from temporary staffing to C-Suite search, and the industry is as broad as the day is long. What I do every day is Executive Search. Perfecting my technique in the hunt for the right fit is… Read more »

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The proliferation of Cloud Enabling Technology continues to create differentiation and spawn innovation. It allows companies to provide a significant amount of product development to enhance the customer experience. Cloud Enabling Technology reduces time to product launch, creates cost efficiencies, promotes global access and inspires overall business transformation. Whether it is a cloud enabling software,… Read more »

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Datum Strategy and DES Recruitment (DES) partner to deliver best-in-class Information Governance and Big Data management services with industry leading talent. Today, the DATUM team is widely recognized by software vendors, analysts and systems integrators as the expert perspective in elevating Information Governance and Big Data maturity to support improved business performance and growth strategies…. Read more »

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This year, DES Recruitment, Inc. is celebrating its fifteen year anniversary. We have accomplished a great deal in that time and we have learned many lessons. Here is where we have been and where we are today: Since inception, we have been a strong Contingency Search firm We then developed our Hybrid Recruiting Model to… Read more »

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I recently had a conversation about talent gaps with the CTO of a bio-chemicals company, and asked what causes him the biggest pain. “Sure”, he said, “there is always a need for good Ph.D. chemists and chemical engineers; experts in formulation chemistry and synthesis. What is really challenging is finding people with those skills who… Read more »

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What is a passive candidate and why is recruiting them so important?  The passive candidate is a talented and qualified individual currently employed within either a target company or industry, but isn’t actively looking for a new opportunity. They do not apply to open requisitions or distribute their resume, but may periodically network with recruiters… Read more »

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Baby Boomers are the group of Americans born between 1946-1964. They make up 25% of today’s US population as per the US Census Bureau. That is 75 million people. Of that 75 million about 60% are in today’s workforce. That number was 82% just 10 years ago. The eldest in the group are now in… Read more »

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A good recruiter is committed to his clients and their success.  However, for a recruiter to truly be great, then she or he needs to be passionate about success.  They need to define success in terms of the specificity of the client need.  They need to feel that sense of urgency that the client has… Read more »