Author: Devin Hornick

Cost-Benefit Analysis: How to Decide When to Hire a Contract Worker vs Employee

By Devin Hornick on March 21, 2024 in Hiring


Business leaders today are navigating a landscape that prioritizes specialization and agility. Companies are increasingly seeking professionals who can swiftly step in, drive results for specific projects or challenges, and then transition out with minimal disruption. In fact, by 2027, 86.5 million people will be freelancing in the United States and will make up 50.9 […]


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What Makes a Great Recruiter? The 5 Qualities You Need in a Job Search Partner

By Devin Hornick on August 3, 2021 in Candidates, recruiting


Searching for a job can be daunting and time-consuming. There’s the search itself, the application process, including a customized resume and cover letter, and then, if you’re lucky, maybe an interview and job offer. But navigating the whole process on your own can be challenging. That’s why many job seekers turn to a recruiter. With […]


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

By Devin Hornick on February 26, 2020 in Candidates


When most professionals are ready to change their employment situation, their employment classification isn’t their primary concern. However, while wages and potential projects are better daydream fodder, the type of employment you choose now influences your technical skill maturity, professional growth, and career satisfaction in the future. So which employment option is best for you? […]


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The Secret to Identifying Highly-Skilled Software Developers

By Devin Hornick on June 4, 2019 in Uncategorized


Differentiating between highly-skilled and amateur software developers during the recruitment process poses a unique challenge for hiring professionals. Evaluating the qualities necessary for an exceptional developer goes beyond their technical experience – how does one examine a candidate’s ability to innovate or think creatively? How do you determine if they will collaborate well with their […]


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The Future of IT: IoT, AI, and Machine Learning

By Devin Hornick on May 21, 2018 in Big Data, Information Technology


The tech landscape evolves at a breakneck speed, with constant technological innovations impacting the way business is conducted across every industry. Organizations are now focusing on collecting data through the Internet of Things (IoT) and analyzing it with machine learning to create efficiencies at all stages of the business process, from more precise manufacturing to […]


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Here’s Why You Need a Shorter Interview Process

By Devin Hornick on July 19, 2016 in IT Hiring


Are you taking more than 30 days to fill positions? If so, you’re taking too long. But you’re probably not alone: The average time it takes to fill a position is at an all-time high, according to DHI Hiring Indicators, as its Mean Vacancy Measure reached 29.2 days in May, continuing this year’s historic highs. […]


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4 Realistic Tactics for Negotiating Salary in Your Next IT Job

By Devin Hornick on March 24, 2016 in IT Salary


We often notice two distinct types of people in our searches for the right IT candidates. The first are candidates who are uncomfortable talking about money, so they don’t. The others are overly confident about how much they think they’re worth and hastily skip ahead to salary negotiation without much forethought or preparation. Either way, […]


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KORE1 Hires Team of Technical Resources for Disruptive Technology Company

By Devin Hornick on February 11, 2016 in Recent Placement


Recently, a client in the disruptive technology space needed to hire many professionals, very quickly.  They were referred to Devin Hornick and his team at Kore1 to support this rapid growth initiative. Hiring so many technical resources in a short period of time can create a great deal of challenges for an organization. In concert with […]


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KORE1 Finds Manager, Financial Systems for Client

By Devin Hornick on November 19, 2015 in Recent Placement


KORE1 is proud to announce the successful placement of a Manager, Financial Systems for our client. Recently a KORE1 client could not find the talent they needed for a Financial Systems Manager.  The candidates they reviewed did not have the system experience, the salary range was off, and there was no one locally that could […]


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