Technology Navigators Celebrates Our BBB Accreditation Anniversary

Technology Navigators Celebrates Our BBB Accreditation Anniversary

Technology Navigators is dedicated promoting trust in the marketplace. That’s why we’re committed to the Accreditation Standards of the BBB, which serves Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas and the Permian Basin. According to BBB reports by Princeton Research, seven in ten consumers say they are more likely to buy from a company designated as a BBB […]

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Samantha’s Interviewing Tips

Interviewing can be one of the most intimidating things we have to do as job seekers. The pressure of feeling like one must “prove themselves” can shake even the most confident applicant. As a recruiter, I like to get my candidates to remember that an interview is your opportunity to prove your interviewer right. There’s […]

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Making A Difference

There’s an extraordinary experience that happens when a person discovers their self as someone who really makes a difference.   In the minutia of life, we all too often get wrapped up and forget the greater vision of what we see as possible for ourselves and for those around us.  Since every organization exists in the […]

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OUT with the old and IN with the new!

It’s been a long time coming but the day is finally here!!!  Presenting to you, our beloved blog readers, the NEW Technology Navigators website! In the last quarter of 2012 we dove into a conversation with the geniuses at Tilted Chair Creative around how to really offer more through our website.  We quickly discovered it […]

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New Year, New You!

Here at technology Navigators, we’re excited for what 2013 has to offer, and plan on taking advantage of the New Year and new beginning. Here are 3 easy guidelines that we are adopting to brighten our prospect, and sharing in hopes help improve your future! 1. Goals, not resolutions. Because, by now, most people have […]

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How to Avoid the End-of-Year Slump

You all know what I’m talking about: Business slows down, clients are less responsive, the office seems emptier and emptier, and counting down to five has become a daily ritual. Now if you’re lucky you office stays inspired and stimulated, for the rest of us, we’ve come up with 5 things to keep your motivation, […]

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Common Mistakes Recruiters Make

At Technology Navigators, we pride ourselves on our superior and skilled recruiters; however, we’ve all made mistakes recruiting. Here is our list of the most common mistakes recruiters make: 1. Blinded by paper qualifications • When a candidate looks great on paper they are not necessarily a fit for the client. You have to consider […]

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Counter Offers: the Not-So-Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

I decided that my next blog would be on counter offers. What they are, when we get them, why to take them, why to not take them. While doing my research, I got side tracked when I noticed one trend: not one article or piece of literature said “you should take a counter offer.” Instead […]

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The Secrets to an A+ Interview

Last week I took part in conducting a somewhat awful interview, so I decided it was time to give our readers some feedback on key practices to perfecting an interview. Here’s a brief anecdote of what happened. (this is what NOT to do!!) I prepped the woman, we will call her Kathy (not her actual […]

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Why Work in Austin, Texas?

As I mentioned in the last blog, Austin has become the 35th largest metropolitan area in the US. It is a big city but still retains that small town vibe. I recently went around asking people why they liked living in Austin. The answers were all over the board. I acquired various simple answers such […]

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Tech Industry in Austin

Over the past decade Austin has become the rising star in the technology industry. Austin is easily the hottest city for hiring. According to Simply Hired, “Austin (TX) had some of the best hiring conditions… Austin posted the highest month-over-month increase in job openings at 21.3%, almost double the next highest increase of 11.4%… It […]

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  • “Best. Recruiter. Ever. Hands Down.”

    - Sr. Java Developer in Austin, TX
  • “The Technology Navigators team has done an amazing job.  I have worked with many Rock Star firms and they have outperformed every one of them!  We have been blown away by the top notch candidates submitted and the short amount of time it has taken Technology Navigators to find them! Thank you.”

    - Hiring Manager, Data Warehousing in Austin, TX
  • “I appreciated getting to know [Recruiter Christy Mathew] and getting to know more about the interview process. It was the first time I have felt that a recruiter was partnering with me instead of me just being a potential placement.”

    - Lead Software Engineer in Austin, TX
  • “During my job search I worked with four recruiters and you were by far the most professional, friendly, and hard-working of them all. You have a great sense-of-humor that really puts the candidate at ease, and you gave me some great advice on interviewing. I enjoyed our face-to-face meeting; it really showed your interest in making the entire process go as smoothly as possible.”

    - Software Developer in Austin, TX
  • “I have worked with several other technical recruiters in my past.  The Recruiting Consultant I worked with at Technology Navigators coached me to land a great job here in Austin, TX.  He gave me detailed advice on how to answer questions professionally during and post interview process.  I am very pleased with Technology Navigators’ professionalism and would highly recommend any technical job seekers to use them.”

    - Software QA Engineer in Austin, TX
  • “I have really enjoyed working with my Recruiting Consultant at Technology Navigators. He has by far had the most open and easy to work with demeanor out of the numerous recruiters I’ve talked to. His attitude is refreshing in this business! I plan to continue working with Technology Navigators in the future, whether it is to find another gig in Austin or elsewhere.”

    - Software Developer in Austin, TX
  • “The whole team at Technology Navigators played a big part in getting me my new job. I particularly appreciate my Recruiting Consultant, who was very helpful in every possible way starting from setting up the interview, making sure I was there on time for onsite interviews, following up after interview, getting feedback etc. He worked with me until I got the offer. I will definitely let Technology Navigators know if my friends are looking for job.”

    - Software QA Engineer in Austin, TX
  • “I’ve worked with Technology Navigators for over a decade and they are simply the best. They take the time necessary to understand the requirements of the position being filled and send only qualified, fully vetted candidates. This saves me untold hours wading through resumes. They are the first people I turn to when I need to make a tough hire.”

    - Chief Technology Officer, Software in Austin, TX
  • “Technology Navigators is my go-to team when I have a technical position that is particularly hard to fill. Allen Goldsmith and his team work with me to find the exact right candidate and I appreciate their thoroughness in screening, candidate preparation and follow-up.”

    - Vice President Product Engineering, Cloud Computing in Austin, TX
  • “I’ve been working with Technology Navigators for a decade because they save me time and money by providing me with the best candidates in the shortest amount of time. After working with Technology Navigators for ten years, I asked them and sixteen other agencies from Austin and around the country to help us recruit five Java stars. We hired three from Technology Navigators.”

    - Software Development Manager in Austin, TX
  • “Thanks for keeping me updated on the progress of the interview process. That means more to your candidates than you realize and engenders loyalty and credibility. It’s professional, and already you stand head and shoulders above 99% of the recruiters with whom I speak.”

    - Software Developer in Austin, TX
  • “I’ve hired technical staff through Technology Navigators at several companies over the last 5 years and the team has consistently provided high quality personnel with the specific technical and value backgrounds to fit seamlessly into my organizations. They maintain high levels of communication with staff they have placed, as well as hiring managers long after placements have started. I highly recommend Technology Navigators!”

    - Director of IT, Software in Austin, TX
  • “I first started working with Technology Navigators several years ago. Back then I did not have many hiring needs. However, Technology Navigators stayed in touch on a regular basis. When I moved to another company with a large number of open positions, I immediately called them. They were able to quickly find outstanding technical applicants to fill our positions. I have continued my relationship with Technology Navigators, and it is a great feeling to know that I can always count on them to provide highly qualified people anytime, and many times with very short notice.”

    - Software Development Manager in Austin, TX
  • “Technology Navigators has been a great partner to help us identify and hire great Software Engineers.  Not only do they find great technical talent but they understand our company culture and work hard to find candidates that will enjoy and thrive within our environment. They have always been very responsive to our needs and helped us work through any concerns with the candidates. Looking forward to many more years of hiring with Technology Navigators!”

    - Director of Product Engineering, Software in Austin, TX