4 Great Jobs for Seniors Who Aren't Quite Ready to Retire
Some seniors approach retirement gladly. They can't wait to have all that time to travel, pursue their hobbies, and spend extra time with their loved ones. Other seniors don't have such a rosy outlook on all those unfilled hours.
5 Ways to Prepare for Your Phone Interview
Some job-seekers breathe a sigh of relief when a hiring manager opts for a phone interview over an in-person conversation. Before you celebrate, be aware that phone interviews do not always work out in the candidate’s favor. Without your physical presence, hiring managers may pay more attention to the little things that you are unaware of. Here are the “who, what, when, where and how” to remember when preparing for a phone interview.
For the Third Year in a Row, PeerSource Makes the Inc. 5000 Annual List of Fastest Growing Private Companies in America
Inc. magazine today revealed that PeerSource is No. 2337 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.
There Are So Many Reasons to Be Thankful
Today and every day, our team is thankful.
Some of our team members at PeerSource shared what they are most grateful for this season.
PeerSource Ranked One of the Top Private Companies in America
The Inc. 5000 list recognizes the fastest-growing private companies in America. PeerSource made the list this year for the second time.
“No company on the 2018 Inc. 5000 list has grown by less than 50 percent over the past three years,” reported James Ledbetter, Editor in Chief of Inc. Media.
Your Guide to a Career in Project Management
Colorado project managers received some of the highest salaries in the industry last year according to a list published by Zippia.
The list — which reported the 10 states with the highest project manager salaries for 2017 — ranked the Centennial State No. 6.
What is Shadow Banning and Why is Being Twitter Accused of Doing It?
President Trump sent out a tweet at the end of July that read — “Twitter ‘SHADOW BANNING’ prominent Republicans. Not good. We will look into this discriminatory and illegal practice at once! Many complaints.” In light of allegations that Twitter has shadow banned certain individuals, PeerSource interviewed 30-year veteran of Information Technology — Ajay Menendez — who is an expert in cybersecurity. Menendez broke down what shadow banning is, how easily it can be done and the ethical dilemmas faced by those in the tech world.
5 Entrepreneurs to Follow
Tales of ambition, innovation, trials and triumph — that's what the podcast, How I Built This, focuses on. Guy Raz, the host of the series, interviews high-profile entrepreneurs and gives an inside look into the journeys that led to the creation of the world's best known companies. PeerSource put together a list of five inspiring episodes that you need to add to your list this month.
10 Tips for the Transition from College to the Workforce
College seniors are often scrambling during their spring semester — worried about securing a full-time job, finding a place to live and preparing for the big transition that takes place after graduation day. I talked to Abbey Overlee, Talent Acquisition Specialist at PeerSource, who graduated from Colorado State University in May 2017. She offered me ten tips for transitioning from college to the workforce.
Why is Cybersecurity One of the Fastest Growing Career Fields?
The United States has a shortage of cybersecurity experts. Reports of huge breaches, like the one that happened at Equifax in 2017, have reminded Americans of the important role that cybersecurity specialists play in organizations. Between April 2017 and March 2018, there were 301,873 total online cybersecurity job openings in the United States reports CyberSeek — a project that falls under the U.S. Department of Commerce. PeerSource talked to Scott Bowman, Career Services Manager at SecureSet Academy, to get deeper insight into the industry and find out how his organization is training professionals to fill the gap.
5 Technology Meetups to Join in Colorado
The technology industry is booming in Colorado, touting the “third-highest tech-worker concentration” and ranking “sixth for average high-tech wage,” according to a report completed by the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade. With so many opportunities arising in the Centennial State, there has been a subsequent rise in technology meetups. PeerSource put together a list of five technology meetups geared towards developers that you do not want to miss.
Simple Ways to Enhance Your Personal Brand
How do you enhance your personal brand and set yourself apart from the masses? I interviewed Tami Palmer, a seasoned career advisor and job search coach who has counseled thousands of individuals on professional growth. With fifteen years of experience in the staffing and human resources management industries coupled with five years of experience as a career coach, she has become well-versed in the feat of marketing yourself.
5 Common Resume Mistakes and How to Avoid Getting Your Resume Thrown Out in the First Six Seconds
Many people tell me that “recruiters spend an average of six seconds reading a resume.” What are the quick things that they look for to determine if a candidate is the right fit? I asked a recruiter who has had thousands of resumes come across his desk — Trevor Richards, Account Manager and Technology Recruiter at PeerSource. He described five of the most common resume mistakes and provided insight into how to avoid these common hang-ups.
Exploring our Beautiful Colorado Backyard
The PeerSource team works hard in the office, but we also make it a priority to relax and enjoy our time off. Here are some photos from our "out of the office" adventures at Chatfield Reservoir.
2018 PeerSource Beach Club Strategic Planning Trip in Cancun
Congratulations to Anna Page and Erika Eiland, two of our talented IT recruiters here at PeerSource who qualified for the 2018 Beach Club trip to Cancun, Mexico. Every year we like to take our top team members on a strategic planning trip to celebrate their hard work. Our CEO, John Snellings, and his wife, Chris, took Anna Page and her husband, Tim, to this beautiful destination. Erika was sadly unable to join us, but she is awesome!
Denver Business Journal Award
PeerSource was once again listed on the Denver Business Journal’s Top Direct Hire AND Contract Firms lists! Thank you to all the relationships that helped make this happen.#DenverBusinessJournal#GoTeam
Weekend in the City
The PeerSource team works hard in the office, but we also make it a priority to relax and enjoy our time off. Here are some photos from our "out of the office" adventures in Denver. Our intern, Sami Snellings, enjoyed her weekend exploring downtown — from Union Station to Avanti Food & Beverage to Wazee Street.
Denver Open Source User Group
We wanted to give a shout out to the Denver Open Source User Group#DOSUGas a fantastic one to attend. Last week we had a special presentation on#Elasticsearchto which we were in attendance as the beer sponsor. Thank you to our recruiter Abbey Overlee (on the left) for discussing our open jobs!
Colorado Technology Association annual C Level @ Mile High
PeerSource was once again in attendance at Colorado Technology Association’s annual C-Level @ A Mile High. Our team was busy networking with some of Colorado’s most influential Tech companies and IT leaders. Thanks again @ColoTechAsn for a great #CLevel2018 - Always an awesome way to build relationships and get out with our technology peers!
Off to the Aquarium
The PeerSource team works hard in the office, but we also make it a priority to relax and enjoy our time off. Here are some photos from our "out of the office" adventures. One PeerSource team member started off the weekend by going to the aquarium.
Quick Trip to Arizona
John Snellings, CEO of PeerSource, took a quick trip to Phoenix, Arizona this month.Here are some of the highlights.
A Time of Celebration
CEO, John Snellings, and his wife, Chris, celebrated Christmas with their family in Kansas. PeerSource hopes that you had a wonderful holiday season with your friends and family.
Exploring the Cherokee Ranch and Castle
The PeerSource team works hard in the office, but we also make it a priority to relax and enjoy our time off. Here are some photos from our "out of the office" adventures. John Snellings, CEO of PeerSource, and his family took a tour of Cherokee Ranch and Castle. The castle is located in Sedalia, Colorado.
Fall is in the Air
Fall is in the air, so that means long drives in the Rocky Mountains, morning sunrises at Red Rocks Amphitheater, and raking leaves with the family (by raking, we mean "playing in").
The PeerSource team works hard in the office, but we also make it a priority to relax and enjoy our time off. Here are some photos from our "out of the office" adventures.
Exploring the Colorado State Capitol
The PeerSource team works hard in the office, but we also make it a priority to relax and enjoy our time off. Here are some photos from our "out of the office" adventures. This week, one PeerSource team member explored the Colorado State Capitol building. We are proud to live in such an incredible state.
2017 PeerSource Beach Club Strategic Planning Trip in Washington, DC
In 2017, the PeerSource Beach Club Strategic Planning Trip had a peculiar destination — Washington, D.C. Trevor Richards was PeerSource's first-ever qualifier.
We knew that he was a newlywed and his wife, Chandra, wanted to visit a "big city." With Sami Snellings interning for a White House correspondent during the summer of 2017 and the opportunity for our team to take a tour of the White House, what better city-destination for the Strategic Planning Trip than the nation's capital? We will save the "beach trip" for next year.
Reconnecting with Friends
The PeerSource team works hard in the office, but we also make it a priority to relax and enjoy our time off. Here are some photos from our "out of the office" adventures. This weekend, one PeerSource team member reconnected with old friends over a cup of coffee.
Cheering on the Rockies
The PeerSource team works hard in the office, but we also make it a priority to relax and enjoy our time off. Here are some photos from our "out of the office" adventures. One PeerSource team member saw a movie at Red Rocks. Another team member went to a Rockies game with his family and enjoyed dessert at D Bar Denver.
- 4 Great Jobs for Seniors Who Aren't Quite Ready to Retire
- 5 Ways to Prepare for Your Phone Interview
- For the Third Year in a Row, PeerSource Makes the Inc. 5000 Annual List of Fastest Growing Private Companies in America
- There Are So Many Reasons to Be Thankful
- PeerSource Ranked One of the Top Private Companies in America
- Your Guide to a Career in Project Management
- What is Shadow Banning and Why is Being Twitter Accused of Doing It?
- 5 Entrepreneurs to Follow
- 10 Tips for the Transition from College to the Workforce
- Why is Cybersecurity One of the Fastest Growing Career Fields?
- 5 Technology Meetups to Join in Colorado
- Simple Ways to Enhance Your Personal Brand
- 5 Common Resume Mistakes and How to Avoid Getting Your Resume Thrown Out in the First Six Seconds
- Exploring our Beautiful Colorado Backyard
- 2018 PeerSource Beach Club Strategic Planning Trip in Cancun
- Denver Business Journal Award
- Weekend in the City
- Denver Open Source User Group
- Colorado Technology Association annual C Level @ Mile High
- Off to the Aquarium
- Quick Trip to Arizona
- A Time of Celebration
- Exploring the Cherokee Ranch and Castle
- Fall is in the Air
- Exploring the Colorado State Capitol
- 2017 PeerSource Beach Club Strategic Planning Trip in Washington, DC
- Reconnecting with Friends
- Cheering on the Rockies
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