Candidates

The Career Decisions that Matter More than Money

In the current full-employment landscape, IT professionals have the upper hand. Companies are bending over backwards looking for quality tech talent which, in theory, should make the job hunt easier than ever. The reality of the matter is, choosing the right position can be an even more difficult decision when there are a plethora […]

By |August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Candidates|Tags: |

4 Boston Tech Jobs on the Rise

Boston is thriving. By 2030, the city will have reached a population of 709,000, a number it has not seen since before 1960, and employees in the city are more productive than the average American worker. Boston’s tech sector is an integral part of the city’s success, with a mix of innovative startups and […]

By |February 26th, 2018|Categories: Candidates, Information Technology|Tags: |

How H-1B Visa Uncertainty Affects U.S. Employers, Job Seekers, and Consumers

After a call for H-1B visa reform earlier this year, the talk surrounding the topic has been never-ending. Months later, there are still no concrete law changes or indications of what the future of the H-1B program will look like. This is causing mass confusion and concern for companies and job seekers everywhere who […]

By |September 26th, 2017|Categories: Candidates, Hiring||

Strategies for Landing Your Dream Tech Job in LA

When we look at the Southern California tech industry, we see exceptional job growth and continually improving unemployment rates. But what does that mean for the typical IT jobseeker in LA and the surrounding metro area? It’s a sentiment we hear all too often as an LA-based IT staffing firm. No matter what the […]

By |May 25th, 2016|Categories: Candidates||

Questions to Ask in a Tech Interview that Set You Apart

One of the fundamental things to understand as a candidate in a job interview is that it’s ultimately an opportunity to start building a relationship. A surprising number of candidates neglect this insight and end up treating the interview like an obligatory transaction in the hiring process, guaranteeing they’ll disappear into the mass of […]

By |August 13th, 2015|Categories: Candidates|Tags: , , |

Helping Your Community Helps Your Career: Devin Hornick Shares His Insight

How are you using your professional abilities to help make a difference? KORE1 partner Devin Hornick was recently interviewed by Russ Williams, founder of Passkeys Foundation, to discuss exactly that.

Passkeys is a nonprofit foundation focused on inspiring Orange County leaders to use their skills and resources for the good of their community. This weekly […]

By |July 21st, 2015|Categories: Candidates|Tags: , , |

What to Do When Deciding Between Multiple Job Offers

We’ve spent a lot of time taking a look at the employer’s perspective of the current IT market in the Southern California region. By now, it’s clear that demand is skyrocketing and companies are getting competitive for the top tech talent. The only conclusion is that it’s a candidate’s market, plain and clear.

But what […]

By |June 17th, 2015|Categories: Candidates|Tags: , , |

An Employee’s Perspective: Should You Be a Contractor or Full Time Employee?

Last week at KORE1, we discussed the various pros and cons of hiring contractors vs full time employees. But what if you’re the employee or contractor, and you’re trying to discern which scenario is the best route? Below is the guide for you.
As employers face the struggles of hiring in a competitive candidate market, […]

By |May 13th, 2015|Categories: Candidates|Tags: , , , , |