Author Archives: Adam Barron

About Adam Barron

Adam supports EDI and IT professionals throughout the Midwest region of the US. As a recruiter with EDI Staffing since 2006, Adam has over 10 years of experience working with candidates to fill contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire positions, aiming to match each person’s unique goals with those of our clients. He is a frequent contributor to our blog, where he shares insight on industry topics such as marketability enhancement, resume improvement, interviewing and offer negotiation. Adam believes that strong relationships are key to the business and strives to connect with people, often keeping in touch long after a person has landed a job or interviewed with our clients.

Adam graduated from UMass Amherst with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. Prior to joining EDI Staffing, he worked as a Business Development Representative for its sister company, B2B Contact. Outside of the office, Adam loves to spend time with family and also enjoys writing, Boston sports, skiing, movies and board/video gaming.

4 Tips to Remain Professional Throughout the Interview Process

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Successfully navigating your way through a long interview process with multiple potential employers can be intimidating for anyone, especially new job seekers or people who have not been on the job market for a long period of time. Between keeping track of the names and contact information for managers and…

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So You Got a New Job. Now What?

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Landing a new job is hard enough and there is certainly no lack of valuable resources to help you successfully through the process of readying your resume, having a great interview and negotiating for a perfect opportunity, but your efforts don’t end when you open up that shiny offer letter…

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6 Tips for a Successful Video Interview

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In the 2013 job market, we have been receiving an increasing number of requests from our clients to schedule video conferences with prospective candidates (both with us and with the hiring managers). Video interviewing, while not necessarily a new thing, is an art form of its own and requires careful…

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Want to Establish Roots at the Workplace? Prove It.

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In the workforce today, there are many qualified candidates available, with outstanding skill sets and unique experience, that would make great additions to teams all over the world. However, hiring managers often overlook these candidates because their backgrounds are almost entirely composed of (usually relatively short term) contract work. When…

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How to Get a New Job in 2013

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As the holidays come to a close, hiring managers are returning to their desks and job seekers are starting up their searches again, many with New Years resolutions in mind. We are hard at work here at EDI Specialists in preparation for a great year and we look forward to…

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Please, I’d Like Some More!

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I think all recruiters can agree that we’ve all felt a bit like little orphan Oliver begging for more gruel from time to time when dealing with submittal feedback. Follow-up from a hiring manager is just as vital (if not more vital) to finding the right person for a job…

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Staying Hot in the Summer Job Search

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It’s easy to get discouraged on the job search during the summer months, with somewhat of a characteristic lull in activity and response from companies with whom you have applied or interviewed. But do not despair! Now is the best time to ramp up your own activity. As we say…

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Why Not Take A “Shotgun” Approach?

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While on the job hunt, especially during times where activity has been slow, it is certainly tempting to take a “shotgun” approach to the job search; that is, applying to every job you come across whether or not the description and requirements match your background. It may even seem like…

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