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10 Best Questions To Ask In Job Interviews

Questions About the Position 1. “How will you measure the success of the person in this position?” This gets right to the crux of what you need to know about the job: What does it mean to do well, and what will you need to achieve in order for the manager to be happy with […]

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As Austin’s Tech Scene Explodes – Are We Still As Weird As Ever?

Walking distance from the pink dome of the Texas Capitol building, there were whiskey samples, tamales and Nerf guns. The Virtual Reality crowd talked Augmented Reality. The millennials in YETI shirts and the gray-haired post-hippies in psychedelic vests racked up points in a 3-D shootout on Space Pirate Trainer. And then there was Tim Porter, […]

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October 2018 Brought Austin, Texas Even More Hiring Growth!

Over 150 million workers in the U.S. have LinkedIn profiles; over 20,000 companies in the U.S. use LinkedIn to recruit; over 3 million jobs are posted on LinkedIn in the U.S. every month; and members can add over 50,000 skills to their profiles to showcase their professional brands. That gives us unique and valuable insight […]

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Forbes’ Four Tricks To Ace Your Next Job Interview

Check out these four tricks from Forbes on how to ace your next job interview!   Practice Hands-Free Confidence Curb   nervous fidgeting   such as tapping your fingers,   shaking your leg   or twirling your hair during the interview. Instead, pay close attention to keeping your hands relaxed. Face an open palm towards the hiring manager. This […]

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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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National Day of Civic Hacking in Austin

The second annual National Day of Civic Hacking is almost here! On May 31 – June 1, cities around the world will hold hackathons to create and build technology-based solutions to problems in their local communities. Whether you’re a software developer, entrepreneur, or just a citizen, get involved and support one of the two events […]

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How to Write an Effective Resume

As TechNav’s Market Manager, Scott Beardsley leads our team of Recruiting Consultants and Sales Directors with over 20 years of experience in the field of technical recruiting to back him up. In this post, he shares his insight on how to keep your resume from ending up in a hiring manager’s trash.

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

    - Sr. Java 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 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
  • “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