Dear Candidates: Help me help you!

February 29th, 2012 by Lynx, Inc.

Recently, I wrote about how important it is for our clients to be open and straightforward with their recruiter and this time, I would really like to focus on the candidate side.
When working with a recruiter, you must understand that certain things are necessary to have an open and productive relationship. The more open you are with your recruiter the better job we can do to represent you to our clients and help you throughout the entire process. Our job is to assist you in the following areas,

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Clients: How Well Do You Communicate with your Recruiter?

February 22nd, 2012 by Lynx, Inc.

“Being open and straightforward with your recruiter is essential for this partnership to work” – Most people would assume that this statement only pertains to the candidates that we represent.   However, this is just as equally important for our clients as well.

It is important for clients to disclose all relevant information regarding a position, whether it’s the first conversation or throughout the entire process.   Providing as much information to the recruiter is essential since our ultimate goal Read the rest of this entry »

Lynx Attends Mass TLC Big Data Summit

February 15th, 2012 by Lynx, Inc.

I attended the Mass Technology Leadership Council’s very informative Big Data Summit this morning at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge, along with my Lynx co-founder Sophia Navickas, and Senior Recruiters Ralph Boegel and Sam Schatz. It was an extremely interesting morning of speakers and Q&A panel sessions. It was also a great networking opportunity, and we caught up with quite a number of clients, candidates and other connections from the Boston software community. Read the rest of this entry »

Interview Preparation –“What makes you a more valuable candidate?”

February 6th, 2012 by Sophia Navickas

I am often asked to prepare people for interviews. There are many sources of the basics which are important but let’s get down to some specifics as they relate to software related recruiting.

Spend time thinking about the position you are interviewing for and what unique skills you bring to the table to address the needs of the client company. This is where you have a chance to talk about what goes beyond your resume. Believe it or not, strong technical applicants can look remarkably similar on paper. It’s the person you are and the value you bring that makes you stand out. Read the rest of this entry »

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