Author: Steve Quarles

KORE1’s Tom Kenaley Promoted to Senior Partner and Vice President

By Steve Quarles on September 22, 2015 in Inside KORE1


KORE1, a national provider of highly technical recruiting and staffing solutions, is proud to announce that Tom Kenaley has been promoted to Senior Partner and Vice President at KORE1. Tom has been a front-line contributor to KORE1’s recent successes and will be critical to the company’s growth strategies over the coming years. Tom has been […]


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KORE1 named to 2015 Inc. 5000 List of the Fastest Growing Companies

By Steve Quarles on September 10, 2015 in Inside KORE1


KORE1, a top provider of IT services and solutions in the Southern California area, is proud to announce that it has yet again been named to the 2015 Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Private U.S. Companies. This marks the third time that KORE1 has been featured on the prestigious list. “Being named to the […]


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How to Determine Cultural Fit in IT Candidates

By Steve Quarles on September 2, 2015 in IT Hiring


When an open IT position means lost performance in the face of looming deadlines, urgency in the hiring process is key – especially when the demand for IT talent is so much higher than the supply. But urgency can come with a cost, and needs to be carefully balanced with taking the time to thoroughly […]


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Behind the Scenes with the KORE1 Team: Brent Underhill

By Steve Quarles on July 29, 2015 in Inside KORE1


In the staffing industry, it’s easy for someone to say they’re working with your best interests in mind. But you need someone who can walk the talk. Meet Brent Underhill, KORE1’s Director of Recruiting. It’s his job to recruit top tech talent for our clients. Brent joined the KORE1 team four years ago and has […]


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

By Steve Quarles on July 21, 2015 in Candidates


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 […]


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KORE1 CEO, Brian Hunt, Named President of the Southern California Chapter of TechServe Alliance

By Steve Quarles on July 1, 2015 in Inside KORE1


KORE1, provider of IT services and solutions to the Southern California area, is excited to congratulate Brian Hunt, CEO at KORE1, for being named President of the Southern California Chapter of TechServe Alliance. The Southern California Chapter is the second largest Chapter of the TechServe Alliance, providing members with a valuable network of industry leaders […]


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

By Steve Quarles on May 6, 2015 in IT Hiring


As the business landscape continues to evolve and the struggle to find top talent persists, it’s worth re-evaluating your hiring practices in order to optimize your workforce. For instance, it’s becoming more common for many top IT professionals to choose contract and consulting opportunities over full time, permanent positions. But this trend brings with it […]


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What Top Talent Says About Working with KORE1! [Video]

By Steve Quarles on April 28, 2015 in Information Technology


At KORE1, our candidates and consultants are our #1 priority. It is our goal to position the careers of talented professionals for future success, and our deep relationships with our clients enables us to do just that. From training programs to extensive benefits, we take care of our people. Our core values are deeply ingrained […]


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Overcoming the IT Skills Gap

By Steve Quarles on April 7, 2015 in IT Hiring, IT Salary


In recent posts, we’ve discussed the skyrocketing demand for talented high-tech professionals, especially in Southern California. Unemployment continues to decrease, which surely means that many of the open positions out there are getting filled. Employers are winning top talent to their team with a careful balance of competitive IT salaries, outstanding growth opportunities, and a […]


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Exploring the Outlook on IT Hiring in 2015

By Steve Quarles on January 12, 2015 in Information Technology, IT Hiring


The New Year is in full swing and the employment landscape is looking optimistic as many people make New Year’s Resolutions to find new jobs. But does anyone really know what to expect for the year ahead? The tech sector in particular had a stable 2014, but what does this mean for the future of […]


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