2019 – A Year in Review

by admin on January 3, 2020 in Ask a Recruiter, Dallas IT Recruiting


Hindsight is 20/20 – or in this case 2019. Let’s take a look back at our favorite stories from last year.


4 New IT Disciplines That Will Be Game Changers

Here are four IT disciplines that are dynamic and will be in demand for the foreseeable future.



When Hiring IT Professionals, Speed Is Key

Employers are being forced to compete with each other at an entirely new level when it comes to hiring top talent. Not only because the market is changing and expanding rapidly. Top talent now expects offers to come quickly.



Essential Business Skills for IT Professionals

While staying current with ever-so-fast moving tech skills is critical for IT professionals, it is only half of the battle.



Multiple Offers? Choose Wisely

You are on your game and in demand. So much so that you’ve found yourself in the enviable position of having multiple job offers. How do you choose which offer to accept?



Mastering Soft Skills Employers are Looking For

Today’s employers place a lot of value in employees’ soft skills. Many hiring managers say that soft skills account for 50% of their candidate assessment. This is extremely important to IT professionals.



Three Unorthodox, But Effective Recruiting Strategies.

Recruiting top IT professionals in today’s market is very competitive. It is increasingly difficult for employers to stand out and attract top talent. Traditional recruiting strategies are not likely to vanish, but perhaps it’s time to shake things up a bit.



What should you ask a hiring manager during an interview?

You are confident you will have quick, thoughtful responses to all of the tough questions that will be fired your way. But what about toward the end of the interview when the hiring manager asks, “Do you have any questions for me?”



Avoid Common Interview Mistakes Most Hiring Managers Make

To err is human. Volumes have been written about mistakes candidates make during interviews, but what about hiring managers?



Conducting Effective Technical Interviews

The top reason candidates are eliminated is lack of required technical skills. Many hiring managers save technical questions for the end of an interview; however, I suggest those should be asked early on in the process.



Achieving Work-Life Balance when Working from Home

Along with all of the benefits people get from working at home, the territory also comes with a potentially serious downside. Many employees find it hard, if not impossible to separate their professional and personal lives.



How to Find Your First Job as an IT Professional

You’ve finally graduated, or perhaps completed a long list of professional certifications and you’re ready to land that elusive first job as an IT professional. The thought alone of entering a new field for the first time can be overwhelming. Where do you start?



Use the Holiday Season to Boost Your Career

Tis the season to give your career a little boost before we head into the new year. Here are five ways you can use holiday parties, a friendly get-together, and that much needed time off to assist your career.


Danielle Foppe is a Recruitment Manager at Business Centric Technology. If you are interested in learning more about how to get the best IT talent in the Dallas metroplex, contact Danielle specializes in recruiting IT talent in Dallas, Ft. Worth and North Texas. If you are looking for a rewarding career contact us today.