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Mark Spoor replied to Tirtis's discussion 'AIRS Certification worth it?'
"Seems to me that the consensus is that its always worth it if someone else pays for it. I would like to get feedback from someone who paid for it out of pocket."
Jan 20, 2011
Jerry Albright commented on Tirtis's blog post 'The life of a Technical Recruiter'
"This has the makings of a RBC Top 100 thread. Tirtus - your words make me feel the vibe on your desk. Mat - are you kidding me? That nails it. But then someone drops some Rocky in??? Word. To all this."
Aug 7, 2009
Chernee Vitello commented on Tirtis's blog post 'The life of a Technical Recruiter'
"Very funny, there are so many highs and lows within this industry within a give day or hour! But the ride is worth it in the end."
Aug 7, 2009
Farhan Ahmed commented on Tirtis's blog post 'The life of a Technical Recruiter'
"Very nicely written. ... and factual ... !!!!"
Aug 7, 2009
Elizabeth Johnston commented on Tirtis's blog post 'The life of a Technical Recruiter'
"Great post"
Aug 6, 2009
Chandra Kant Sharma commented on Tirtis's blog post 'The life of a Technical Recruiter'
"Yes, you are rite. As Micky said to Balboa: "I din hear no bell". Thanks for energizing."
Aug 6, 2009
Mat von Kroeker commented on Tirtis's blog post 'The life of a Technical Recruiter'
"Great post!! Good thing you haven't worked for city, county, state or federal IT contracts--- you would have hung yourself by now. I was "weaned" on gov't contracts that take months and months before the HM's even LOOK at…"
Aug 6, 2009
Dieter H. Lehnert commented on Tirtis's blog post 'The life of a Technical Recruiter'
"I too want to thank you for your upbeat message which reminds us all of the good times ahead!"
Aug 6, 2009

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Software Solutions Inc.
Which industries do you work in now?
Financial, Government, Healthcare, Industrial, Services, Technology

Tirtis's Blog

Would you hire YOU?

Posted on December 3, 2008 at 8:55am 1 Comment

You spent all your life savings, mortgaged your home, borrowed from a bank and opened up a Staffing company. You are searching for a Senior Recruiter. Would you hire YOU? If your entire business depended on the recruiting abilities of one person, would you hire YOU to be that person?

Somehow, somewhere and for some reason, you chose to be a recruiter. It offered an excellent earning potential. You got excited and showed up to work. In the beginning, you were very teachable. You were… Continue

There is no future in any job. The future lies in the man who holds the job.

Posted on November 19, 2008 at 2:55pm 1 Comment

George Crane uttered these words. Recruiters are facing difficult times right now. The demand for our expertise has diminished greatly. Companies are firing people and it is our job to find them jobs. Well, when most of the companies are letting people go, our own job is in jeopardy. IT sector has been hit dramatically during these crises. Technology is one of the areas that gets hit hard during economic turmoils. After all, IT is not a necessity like health care and… Continue

Death of a Recruiter

Posted on November 14, 2008 at 11:30am 3 Comments

Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" playwright was about Willy Loman who chose the sales profession because he could earn more money. He was a good salesperson but later in his career, he faced all sorts of family and career challenges. Leaving family issues aside, recruiters who chose their profession in the late 1990's are facing their own serious career challenges.

Back in 1998, I stumbled across the recruiting profession. The money was great and the closures were easy. The… Continue

The life of a Technical Recruiter

Posted on September 30, 2008 at 4:00pm 13 Comments

You hit the snooze button on your alarm clock for just few more minutes. You are not sure if you want to get out of bed and head to your office. It is cold outside and the commute is an hour and half by bus. After all, you know what's going to happen. You will search for candidates for chewed-out "requirements," submit couple of candidates and wait for a feedback. In between, you will email lots of candidates with no responses. You will leave so many voice mails and no call backs. You then… Continue

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At 1:33pm on November 14, 2008, Nancy Ford said…
Thanks for the comment on my blog Tirtis! I appreciate it!
At 11:05pm on October 1, 2008, Susan Kang Nam said…
Thank you for reaching out Tirtis ~ Best! Susan PS - My family is in NJ as well :) - are in Bergen County ~ best! Susan


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