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 »

#2011was a Great Year for #Boston #Software #Recruiting at Lynx

December 28th, 2011 by Lynx, Inc.

As 2011 comes to a close, here are my observations about some of the #trends in the Boston software community as reflected by the recruiting work Lynx did this year.

  1. #Hiring demand for talented software professionals started the year strong and got stronger. Our business was up over 40% from 2010, and we have more search assignments currently underway than any time in the last decade. All signs point to this continuing in 2012.
  2. The bar for hiring was high. No matter what level of experience, top performers with good track records could often have their pick of multiple offers. On the other hand, average and below-average engineers are finding it increasingly difficult to remain employed in #hightech. Like society at large, there is much less of a software #middleclass than before.
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