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This was great - "It's a spider bite." Haha!
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Great article for anyone hiring & interviewing in tech.
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LinkedIn data shows Technology as the biggest driver in the Hottest new Job Titles. #techhiring   #technologytrends  
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Creeper-style - Take a picture with just a wink. 
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Scary...  :-/
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I spy...15 year old's? 
The National Security Agency is recruiting teens as young as 15 for internships.
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What do you think - Should employers have the right to mandatory drug screen if recreational marijuana use is legal? #employmentlaw   #drugscreening   #hiring   #jobseekers   #employers   #jobs  
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That would unfortunately work the same for coffee but in the inverse. Habitual coffee drinkers who don't "get their fix" have diminished problem solving, decreased reaction time, less environmental awareness, and a reduced ability to anticipate the consequences of choices. The best response to those facts, in a very real way, would be to allow employers to hire and fire based on coffee drinking habits. The only apparent difference is the legality of the substance. The best argument that could be made is that an employer should be able to fire or refuse to hire on the basis of not wanting an employee who could be arrested and therefore be unable to work due to regular participation in an illegal activity. Otherwise, everything should be performance based. Anyone who engages in performance-impacting activities in situations where their performance isn't relevant to the job, i.e. personal/private time, shouldn't have that held against them if they perform flawlessly when it counts.
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Is your New Year's resolution for 2014 a new job? Check out this list of companies recognized as Best Places to Work. 
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hmm, if only it were true.... over the last 10 years tech companies have come to the DFW area and then returned to silicon valley. with the last major layoff from TI a year ago, and the major layoffs at RIM, all the supporting tech companies as well as the talent pool have left DFW like a sinking ship. there may be a lot of IT and related fields going on, but for the hard core R&D and product development, DFW is a dead zone....
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Hi, I'm Brandi.  I'm a Technology Headhunter in Dallas, TX & proudly "owned" by two French Bulldogs, Tank & Gus. 

T'was my first real "office" job and for the past decade, I've held a variety of roles in the Technology consulting & staffing industry and have successfully matched hundreds of technical professionals, ranging in skill sets in Network Infrastructure & Applications Development, with Dallas/Ft. Worth’s most respected Start-up to Fortune 500 companies. 

Find me also on Twitter and LinkedIn; Check out my beginner-version blog

Coloring outside the lines is a fine art.  ~Kim Nance

The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be.  ~Marcel Pagnol 

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