Mike Hanes's Blog (3)

Looking For Honesty and Integrity in Dallas IT Consulting Companies

I was in IT for several years before being laid off a few years ago. I was laid off right before September 11, 2001 and was working on my MBA in eCommerce at the time. I found myself in a very difficult situation as many other people did during that time. Because I was working on my MBA and was almost finished, companies I interviewed with considered me 'over-qualified' for most positions I applied and interviewed for.

I stumbled into IT…


Added by Mike Hanes on June 14, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Recruiters must commit to excellence and consistently raising our standards when it comes to working with our clients.

I was screening an IT candidate the other night for a developer position with one of our Dallas IT clients and noticed that the resume he had emailed stated that he was a BA on his last 3 positions. I told him thanks for his resume, but my client needed a developer. He said he was a developer and I asked why his resume stated he was a BA. He said that the last Dallas IT Consulting/Recruiting firm he had spoken with had "tweaked" his resume to match a requirement one of their clients had open.… Continue

Added by Mike Hanes on April 1, 2010 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Truly Partnering With Your IT Clients

Truly Partnering With Your IT Clients

Many IT Consulting/IT Recruiting firms seem to lack an understanding on what it means to partner with their clients’ in a long-term relationship. It seems that some firms are just concerned with billable hours and one-off placement fees than actually serving their clients true needs. A case in point was a situation I encountered at one such firm in which I was employed. I was an account manager of a financial client where we had placed a… Continue

Added by Mike Hanes on June 22, 2009 at 12:54pm — 1 Comment


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