Eric Osterman's Blog – November 2009 Archive (2)

Introducing Candidates to Your Parents

One of the most fun and stressful parts of being a recruiter is when a candidate you feel very strongly would be a good fit for a position meets the client for the very first time. One of my candidates had a big interview last week and I thought to myself “When was the last time I had this same feeling”? Then all of a sudden it hit me… it was when I returned to my hometown and brought my first serious girlfriend from college to meet my parents.

Looking back in time I thought it was… Continue

Added by Eric Osterman on November 8, 2009 at 12:30am — 6 Comments

Don’t let your career meet the same fate as Vista

It seems like it was just yesterday when Microsoft released Vista. I was working for a technology company in central Illinois at the time and we had a Vista release party. There was quite a bit of excitement and anticipation about the new OS but many people had a wait and see approach. I remember speaking with quite a few people in the IT industry during the event and the majority of people felt that XP was a reliable OS but liked the new bells and whistles that were associated with Vista. It… Continue

Added by Eric Osterman on November 1, 2009 at 1:00am — 1 Comment


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