J Patrick + Associates Blog

Seal The Deal: The Sales Engineer Product Demonstration Interview

Yes, You can Rescue an Interview After a Bad First Impression!

The Bottom Line: Diversity is Good For Business

Do Video Conferencing Interviews Save or Cost Your Company?

How To Motivate Your Sales Team For Sustained Success

6 Ways To Refocus your Team and Get back to Making Deals

5 Reasons Why You Should Never Turn Down An Interview

10 Programs Leading the Way For Girls in Tech

5 Hiring Mistakes That Will Cost You Top Talent

Are You Prepared For The Next DDOS Attack?

Cybersecurity Sales Engineers Are in High Demand

Looking To Hire AV Techs? Make Sure To Look For Talent In These 2 Sectors.

Do you Have What It Takes To Be An AV Technician? ( Hint: You do! )

How To Keep Your Resume Up-To-Date: Pain Free!

4 Ways To Maximize Your Recruiting Time At A Conference

How to Do OnBoarding Right

Are Women The Key To Better Cybersecurity?

Are You Making These 5 Networking Mistakes?

Why Vacation Is The Key To Success At Work

Cybersecurity Needs More Women: Here's How To Fix The Problem

The Best Hire: 4 Reasons to Look for Cyber Security Certifications

How To Make The Most Of An Employment Gap

6 Reasons You Should Close On New Hires Before The End Of The Year

5 Cyber Security Certifications You Need To Get Ahead

3 Reasons Why Hiring Managers Need To Always Be Recruiting

How To Be Prepared For The Next DDoS Attack

5 Tips For Writing A Killer Job Description

Weighing Your Options Between Two Competing Offers

How Important Is Prior Experience In A Sales Rep?

Virtual Reality Is About To Change The Way You Do Business

8 Tips For Acing A Phone Interview

Will Video Conferencing Interviews Save or Cost Your Company?

The Pros & Cons of Contract Work

Do You Have The Skills You Need To Become An IT Project Manager?

How To Transition From AV Tech To Management

To Hire The Right Candidate, You Need To Do This First

Update Your Resume So It's Ready When You Need It

10 Tips To Help You Stand Out and Get Promoted

The Best Hire: How To Increase Employee Retention

How To Know If A Company Is The Right Fit For You

What You Need to Know To Be a Technical Manager

Love Your Job? 7 Reasons You Need To Talk To A Recruiter

How To Get The Best LinkedIn Recommendations

How to find Candidates with the People Skills you need

IoT Security: Protect Your Company and Customers

Pros and Cons of Non-Competes: What You Need to Know

How to Rescue Your Interview from a Bad First Impression

The Danger of DDoS: Protect Your IT

Why You Should Hire Outside Your Comfort Zone

The Best Hire: Internal vs External Recruiting

What it Takes to be Successful in SaaS: Soft Skills

How IoT is Changing AV Sectors

How To Resign From Your Job In Style

How To: Advice You Need to Know That Will Help in Your First Job

6 Skills You Need To Develop To Be A Leader At Work

The Best Hire: How to Know When You Should Hire Externally

How to Get Promoted from AV Tech to Lead

How To Build A Winning Sales Team: Look to the Olympics for Inspiration

How to Start off Right As an AV Technician

How To Make The Most Of An Employment Gap

How To Hire and Retain the Best Security Analysts

3 Recruiting Models: How To Get The Best Fit For Your Business

The Best Hire: Video Conference Interviews

8 Pro-Tips To Make Relocating For A Job Easy(ier)

How to Identify the Best Candidate in the Interview

What's Attracting Top SaaS Sales Talent? Part 1: Pre-Ipo Vs Public

The Best Hire: Strategically Gaining an Asset to the Organization

The 9 Traits of Great Sales Leaders that Will Make You Shine

HIRING: How to Get the Perfect Organizational Fit

Is Email a Productivity Killer? Reducing Reactionary Workflow

Is Your Cybersecurity as Solid as Your Building Security?

What Gets Enterprise Sales Leaders Excited These Days? Part 2

Want To Get Ahead At Work? Take A Vacation

What Gets Enterprise Sales-Leaders Excited These Days?  - Part 1

How To Keep Your Team Productive This Summer

Looking For Job Security? Think Cyber-Security

Employer Branding Is The Key To Successful Recruiting

The Bottom Line: The Pros & Cons of Contract Work

Why Hiring Managers Need To Always Be Filling Their Pipeline

5 Pro Tips For Recruiting Top Talent

AV Integration: The Hot Job Market No One Knows About

Move It: Relocating For IT Job Opportunities On The Upswing

Hiring Managers: Give Your Interviewing Skills A Spring Cleaning

Leaders Are Made, Not Born. Develop Your Leadership Skills Now.

Exit Interviews: The View From The Inside

Like A Boss: How to Succeed With a New One

5 Reasons You Should Invest In Employee Development

Interview Sabotage: 6 Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Interview

How to Handle a Counter-Offer

5 Ways To Fire-Proof Your Career

What it's Like Interviewing with a Company is What it'll be Like to Work for Them

The Perfect Job Candidate... Or Not

How to Rescue an Interview from a Bad First Impression

Give Your Social Media Strategy A Makeover

8 Pro-Tips to Ace Your Phone Interview

4 Benefits of Working With A Recruiter

7 of the Hottest IT Jobs for 2016

16 Super Easy Actions to Take After a Networking Event

How to Reel in Candidates With a Killer Job Description

Is the Hybrid Recruiting Model right for your Business?

Tell Your Story To Get the Job

6 Ways to Ensure The Cover Letter You Write Is Read

How to Work Effectively With An Executive Recruiter

3 Ways I Know You May Be Lying On Your Resume

4 Steps To Restart Your Career in 2016

7 Simple LinkedIn Profile Updates To Attract Recruiters

4 Innovative Approaches to Attract & Retain Women in Tech

Why Recruiters Ask For Desired Salary Early On (And What to Do About It)

5 Simple Strategies That'll Make Your Employees Love Your Company

2016 Executive Job Interview Trends

5 Ways to Blow Your Interview Out of the Water

2016 Executive Personal Branding Trends

2016 Executive LinkedIn Profile Trends

2016 Executive Resume Trends

Make Your Skeleton Dance to Nail Your Next Interview

Executive Phone Interview? 10 Important Techniques to Land the Offer

LinkedIn Referrals: One More Reason to Properly Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile

Top 5 Tips for Introverted Executive Job Seekers

How Executives Use VUCA to Get Ahead

How To Get The Job As An Outsider

The Right Way to Use Overused Words In Your Resume

How to Job Search When You Don’t Know Anyone

5 Powerful Ways to Incorporate Soft Skills Into Your Executive Resume

Resources for a Well-Balanced Job Search

Dealing with Monkey-Mind during a Job Interview or Work Day

Strength Of Weak Ties – Seven Ways To Connect For Your Job Search

Being Forced Out of Your Executive Job? 8 Things to Do Right Now

Is Resistance Killing Your Job Search? – 6 Job Search Mindset Killing Mistakes

On-Demand Economy Executives – 6 Tactics To Land Lucrative Assignments

Numbers Talk: Why You Must Use Social Media in Your Job Search

The Two Interviewing Formulas You Must Know

3 Ways to Move from an Executive to C-Level Role

All the Right Moves: New Report Details Strategies on Reaching the C-Suite

Seven Good Reasons for a Summertime Job Search

7 Must Have Components for an Eye Catching Executive Resume Summary

How Far Back Should I Go On My Executive Resume? 4 Rarely-Discussed Strategies

Experiencing a C-Suite Brownout? – Six Ways to Get Your Mojo Back

7 Clues the Interview Didn’t Go as Planned

8 Actions to Take If You Don’t Get the Job

Career Acceleration Formula Review

6 Habit-Making Ways to Make Networking Easy and Automatic

How an Executive Recruiting Firm Can Help Solve Your Hiring Problems

Unemployed? 3 Suggestions for a Powerful Executive LinkedIn Profile

Inside Steps on Career Advancement

4 Tips for Nailing the “Tell Me About Yourself” Question

How To Properly Care For Yourself When Looking for Work

How Introverts Can Show Passion During a Job Interview

4 Executive Resume Rules You Should Break

Navigating the Reputation Economy: Lies Do Count

Why Ageism Isn’t Your Real Problem

3 Ways to Master the “Why Should We Hire You?” Interview Question

Network Security: Staffing for Load Balancing & DDoS Protection Solutions

Network Security: Recruiting High Quality Sales Engineering Staff, Quickly

3 Psychological Hacks to Give You an Upper Hand When Asking for a Raise

Are you ruining your chances of getting a raise?

Healthy IT Economy Means Businesses Are Spending and Hiring Again

4 Ways Your Executive Arrogance is Keeping You From Getting Hired

What It Takes to Be a Sales Engineer in Today’s Competitive Market

3 Little Known Ways to Conduct a Long-Distance Job Search (Relocation)

What Every Executive Needs to Know About Handling A Layoff

Why You Should Be Blogging on the Job Hunt

4 Secrets to Formatting Your Resume for a Long-Distance Job Hunt

Short-Term Employment Contracts Increasing in Popularity

Future Looks Bright for A/V Professionals

6 Most Effective Ways to Customize Your Executive Resume – Part 2

Optimizing the SaaS Sales Funnel

6 Most Effective Ways to Customize Your Executive Resume – Part 1

4 Ways to Write an Achievement-Based Executive Resume

5 Powerful Ways to Incorporate Soft Skills Into Your Executive Resume

New LinkedIn Profile Features

LinkedIn Profile Checklist – 10 Steps to Get You Started

5 Social Media Mistakes Made by Executive Job Searchers

How Savvy Executives Use Twitter to Land Jobs Faster

How to Look For a Job If It’s Been 10+ Years Since You’ve Had To

Cloud Job Market: Preparing for the Zettabyte Era

Data Center IaaS: The Next Frontier

Tech Leader Roles Changing Amidst Growing Cloud and Data Center Use

‘SaaSenomics’ 101: Evolving SaaS Market Changing Pro IT Landscape

Videoconferencing Becoming the New Standard for Corporate Communications

4 Must-Have Executive Job Search Tools Job Seekers Should Always Have at Their Disposal

Do You Have Job Search Burnout?

How Having Life-Work Balance Can Help Advance Your Career

Colocation: It's a $10B Market and a job machine!

Rise of SDN to Send Big Wave Through Cloud Job Market

Security Sales teams in strong demand. How's your hiring process?

Who, What, Where, How – Four Keys to Crafting a Winning Executive Resume

Sales Engineer Salary Pie Chart

Putting an Effective IT Business Ecosystem to Work

6 Little Known Reasons Why You Can Get Hired in November and December

Recruiting and the Five Forces

The Value of a Recruiter in the Age of LinkedIn

How To Have The Right Job Find You

HOW TO TAKE BACK CONTROL OF YOUR JOB SEARCH!

11 Reasons Why Recruiters Don’t Call You Back

How Being Private Is Affecting My Job Search

12 Ways To Get Ready For Your Next Big Job!

The Three Components of An Effective Branded Resume

5 Common Networking Mistakes To Avoid

Head Hunters Build All-Star Team for Security Leader

What Makes A Good Salesperson?

The Keys to Effective Skills Assessment

Volume-Based Hiring: More Than Just Cost Advantages

Points of Performance: Body Language Basics

Benefits Of The 'Try and Buy' Hiring

Adding Value In A Tight Labor Market

What's A Retained Search?

The Hiring Habits of Managers Are Changing

Performing Contingency Searches

After The Interview - What's Next?

The LinkedIn Checklist: Your Advantage To Getting Hired

What To Do Before An Interview

Marketing The Marketer: How To Stand Out From The Crowd

Making A Long Lasting Impression In An Interview

How To Write A Job Description

What Are The Most Sought After IT Positions?

Is A Cover Letter Important?

How To Evaluate A Recruiting Firm

How Should I Read A Job Description?

Best Practices For Resume Writing

Best Places To Look For A Job

Traditional Recruiting Methods vs. A Recruiting Firm

Credibility and the Sales Engineer: Protecting Your #1 Asset

Top Five Misconceptions of Interviewing

Five Questions To Ask When Interviewing

6 Ways to Handle the Overqualified Job Interview Question

Mistakes and the Sales Engineer: Seeking Perfection

Latest Executive Resume Writing Trends You Need to Know To Get Hired

Why Being Qualified Is Not Enough…

12 Executive Resume Writing Misconceptions

Let's Get Down To Business

How Much Is An SE Worth? What's Your ROI?

Tight Talent Market Calls for Open Minded Hiring

Managing Your Online Reputation

5 Ways to Get Recruiters to Call You Back – and 11 Reasons Why They Are Not Calling

15 Ways to Fiscal Cliff-Proof Your Career

Performance Appraisal Time? Update your Resume at the Same Time

10 Holiday Job Search Tips to Do NOW

How the New LinkedIn Profile Can Affect Your Job Search

Seven Ways to Design an Effective CIO Executive Resume

How Will the Election Results Affect Your Job Search?

13 Tactics to Negotiate a Raise and Maximize your Salary

6 Things NOT to Do When Asking For A Pay Raise

The Six Items Recruiters Need to See On Your Resume

Is Your Resume Ready for Mobile Recruiting?

How to write a great Thank You Letter/Follow-up Email

Why Huntsy.com can make your job search that much easier

Best Job Search Advice Ever? Pretend You’re Fired Today….

Why RockTech Cloudmate for Linkedin is a must have

5 Qualities of Olympic Champions that Can Help Your Career

3 tools to help you with your job search

How to get the most out of working with an Executive Recruiter

Top 5 Things To Do when searching for a Job

How effective is your sales assessment?

Career Blogs for Job Hunters

No Preparation for Sales Interview? Guaranteed failure!

The Importance of Online Video to Your Organization

Recruiting for Unified Communications Sales Reps: Fish or Fowl?

VP Sales to Sales Executive Recruiter: Get me a REAL salesman!

Hiring Sales Engineers? Open your mind when it comes to requirements

Introducing iMPR

Stop Saying, "They Won’t Hire Me Because I’m Unemployed"

Thank you- It’s that easy! Ways to Show Employee Appreciation

How to Stand Out in a Crowd (by Turning Yourself into a Name Brand)

It's Not Just What You Know, It's Who You Know

View All the Jobs that YOU Want

Choosing the Job that Fits

4 Ways to Get Noticed! Stop Baking Up the Same Cookie Cutter Resume

We Can't Get Enough Of the Advice from Evil HR Lady

If the Job Search Fits, Four Things You Want in a Job

Ring Ring Neo, your J. Patrick + Associates Head Hunter is Calling

J. Patrick + Associates Executive Recruiting Placement News

Interview Prep: 101, Advice from the JPA Executive Recruiting Team

J. Patrick + Associates Success Story New Hire Job Placement News

Right Livelyhood Right Job by JPA Executive Recruiting Marketing Gal

7 Ways to Avoid Burnout by the JPA Executive Recruiter Marketing Gal

Here's Why You Aren't Getting That Promotion... You're a Mess!

Pick Me! Three Tips for Brushing up on Your Interview Skills

FEATURED JOB: Vice President of Marketing

What is Telepresence?

A Case Study in the effective use of an Executive Recruiter

Ten Tips for Energizing Your Job Search

Four Great Online Resources for Job Seekers

People Who Don’t Sell Don’t Sell for Me

5 Steps to B2B Marketing Success

IT Marketing World Seeks Elusive Marketing Best Practices

What's in Your Portfolio?

A Brief Debrief! The Best Way For a Sales Engineer To Improve

3 things NOT to obsess about on a job search

Hot Trends in Marketing Jobs

Interview tips- Taking your job search to the next level

My thoughts and tips on channel Recruiting

Achieving a more successful job search with a well formatted resume

Optimism breaking out? A Rash of Technical Support Recruiting

Pre-Sales Engineering Recruiting? Separate the Good from the Great.