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ABJ x Technology Navigators: Current State of Hiring in Austin, TX

  In early April, Austin Business Journal touched base with Technology Navigators‘ Managing Partner, Allen Goldsmith, to get a pulse on the job market in Austin, Texas amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. After being in the local recruiting industry for over two decades, our technology-based staffing agency has successfully weathered the storms of years past. “‘We’ve […]

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How To Nail Your Remote Interview: 5 Tips for Success

  As the coronavirus pandemic (also known as COVID-19) continues to spread throughout the world, more companies are turning to technology to support internal operations for the foreseeable future. Few industries have remained untouched by the effects of this devastating virus, so it’s no surprise companies are having to re-evaluate their approach to the current staffing […]

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The True Value of Networking

  LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner is asking the site’s 645 million members, who represent predominantly professional knowledge workers, to reach out and connect with someone beyond their peer group to expand career opportunities for those with weaker networks or no network at all. Weiner outlined the company’s initiative to help close employment opportunity gaps last […]

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Austin Outranks Silicon Valley as America’s #1 City for Startups

Sometimes, Austin folks feel like they’re living in the shadow of America’s major metro areas. But a new ranking of the best U.S. cities for startups flips the script by putting all of the nation’s largest cities in our shadow. In the ranking, produced by commercial real estate platform CommercialCafé, Austin appears at No. 1 among […]

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Austin’s Top Tech User Group Meetups: July 2019

Monday, July 8th starting at 6 pm Austin DevOps Meetup: PayTalk Time & Avoiding Friendly Fire in AWS AWS’s access model provides powerful opportunities for controlling who has what level of access to which resources. But with this awesome power comes awesome complexity. The inevitable shortcuts mean that a one-line bug could wipe out all […]

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2 Ted Talks for Recruiters Dealing With Stress

Mental Health Awareness Week May 13th-19th marks a special week that helps facilitate much-needed conversations about mental health. As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, it’s especially important to discuss stress and how to deal with it using the most productive and efficient means. Staffing professionals deal with stress from all types of sources, so […]

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Moving to Austin? Four Helpful Tips To Get Your Resume Noticed

  As Austin, Texas continues to draw new residents in masses, the job market continues to get tighter. With new positions getting filled by local candidates everyday, it may seem tough to make your experience stand out against the competition. If you are one of the many considering relocating to the rolling hills of scenic […]

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Happy Administrative Professionals Day!

We’d like to start out by thanking our own awesome team of administrators who help us all with tasks both big and small! You are all appreciated beyond measure! If you’ve ever wondered how the administrative professionals holiday came into inception, we’ve got the full scoop for you.  Three people led the effort to create […]

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Amazon Announces New Tech Hub With 800 Jobs

  It may not be an HQ2. But Amazon is still going big in Austin. After years of ramping up operations on the city’s north side at the Domain, the ecommerce super power has announced plans to open a new tech hub in Austin with 800 tech jobs to accompany it. Amazon says it has […]

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10 Tips to Boost Employee Engagement

  Employee engagement is a concept often ignored by organizations. After hiring a candidate, companies do not plan any strategies or policies which can keep the employee enthusiastic about work. This is an essential aspect of employee retention and promotes stability among employees for a more extended stay in the company.   Before knowing why […]

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  • “During my job search I worked with four recruiters and [Technology Navigators was] by far the most professional, friendly, and hard-working of them all. My recruiter had a great sense of humor that really put me at ease, and I got some great advice on interviewing. I enjoyed our face-to-face meeting; it really showed their interest in making the entire process go as smoothly as possible.”

    - Software Developer 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
  • “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 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
  • “Best. Recruiter. Ever. Hands Down.”

    - Sr. Java Developer 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.”

    - VP of Product Engineering, Cloud Computing 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
  • “I’ve hired technical staff through Technology Navigators at several companies over the last five 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’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
  • “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 jobs.”

    - Software QA Engineer in Austin, TX
  • “I appreciated getting to know my recruiter 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
  • “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
  • “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