Author Archives: Andy Oliver

About Andy Oliver

Andy has more than 16 years of recruiting experience and has worked for EDI Staffing for the past 13 years. He has recruited on a variety of positions from contract to permanent within a variety of industries and technologies. His recruitment experience has been working predominantly in the Southeast region of the U.S.

Andy has helped the recruiting team at EDI Staffing to grow and utilize the latest technology and trends in the recruiting industry. He is a graduate of UMass Dartmouth with a Bachelor’s in marketing. Andy is the proud parent of two children, Shayna and Lucas, and also enjoys the local Boston Sports teams: Patriots, Bruins, Celtics, and Red Sox.

The 2016 Recruiting Oscars

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As we wrap up the 2016 Oscar season, I find that I am breathing a bit easier now the Leo has finally won his Oscar; an Oscar he truly deserved in my humble opinion, but that is a conversation for another blog. In the Staffing industry, we also have to prep and…

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The Roller Coaster of Recruiting

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It feels like just yesterday I was shivering in snow pants while shoveling heavy snow off of my car. I remember dreaming about warmer weather and wishing it would come faster…   I’m happy to say that summer is here, and on behalf of all of EDI Staffing, I’d like to…

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IT Recruiting 2014- It’s All About Relationships!

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The only thing that is constant is change and the key to IT recruiting is still relationships! As we roll into 2014 I had the chance to take a quick stroll down memory lane and discuss how recruiting has evolved over the years from a paper centric process to an…

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The Twelve Days of Recruiting

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Most of us can recall the famous “Twelve Days of Christmas” song… now let’s try the “Twelve Days of Recruiting”! On the first day of recruiting My sales manager said to me: “Make sure to use your phone or Blackberry”   On the second day of recruiting My sales manager…

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What Not to Include on a Resume

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After being in the recruiting world for more than 15 years and having looked over thousands of resumes, I’ve come across many resumes containing information that should be left off a professional document. When writing (or rewriting) your resume, keep the following in mind as what not to include on…

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Contract Recruiting: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

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As a recruiter who has been in the industry for more than 10 years, I have come across some different circumstances that have tested my faith in people. As you may know, recruiting is about building relationships with prospective candidates and believing what they are telling you is the truth…

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Are you an “Attractive” EDI Candidate?

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As the age old saying goes … “beauty is in the eye of the beholder”… In this case, the beholder is always the client, and your beauty/attractiveness to that client is the key to landing a new position. Let’s take a quick look at the definition of the word “attractive”. at●trac●tive…

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