Posts by sachindalal

The Holy Grail – aka the Barbell Candidate

If there’s one unifying desire shared by our clients, both recently funded start-up and mature publicly traded company alike, it’s the need to attract what I call the Barbell Candidate.  There are many variables that need to align to achieve the targeted magic fit between company and candidate including well matched functional and cultural benchmarks.…

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5 Secrets to Hiring A Stellar Sales Team

Adding the right sales staff is trickier than you think. Bad reps don’t just cost you in salary, but also in lost leads and opportunity costs. The cost of a bad hire can really set you back.   Those reps are the face of your company and need toreflect your company’s mission and goals. Hiring and…

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Recruiting Women for Top Technology Jobs: WE CAN DO IT!

We see it every day.  Those depressingly low numbers of women in tech jobs, especially leadership positions.  As a leading digital recruiter, and with our strengths residing in the areas of emerging platforms as well as the tech industries, AC Lion recruiters as well as those across the country see those statistics on the low…

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Amazon Innovates by Employing 3 CEOs

Big Tech Company Amazon Innovates by Employing 3 CEOs   Well known for innovation and staying on the cutting-edge, Amazon.com has now adopted a new strategy for internal management of the company. When Amazon.com announced that two of their long-term executives Andy Jassy and Jeff Wilke were given the title of CEO, while Jeff Bezos…

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Inquiring Minds Want To Know: Our Fave Industry Sources

In our over-saturated info age, many news sources are clamoring for our attention. Here at AC Lion, our recruiters have a few tricks for keeping themselves current. Here are a few of our faves for digital and industry news. “Smartnews is where I get all my news. I have tabs for TechCrunch, Inc, Entrepreneur, Fast…

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Farewell from Intern Gil Kaplun

I have seen things grow. My youngest cousin Jeremy was born when I was 12 years old. He is now eight years old and I remember when he started crawling, walking, and talking. I have watched my basketball team grow from a middle of the pack team, to a potential contender, to a team that…

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Sh*t Not To Say During That Big Job Interview

The employment process is often much like dating. You spend time searching through tons of prospects in hopes of finding the right “fit.” It’s often very time consuming, nerve wracking, and it may take a few duds before you find success. The first interview with a company can remind you of a first date: you…

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Tips and Tricks to a Great Video Interview

Oh, and this interview will be done by video. You have a webcam, don’t you? Does that statement bring visions of bad YouTube videos and Marco Rubio’s water glass flying in front of your eyes? The use of video interviewing is growing rapidly. It’s a convenient and cost-effective choice for organizations looking to streamline the…

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The Art of the Resignation

  The whole process of transitioning from one job to the next is a topic that is often overlooked. The digital media industry is a fast paced and ever-changing close-knit community. It’s commonplace to leave one start-up for the next (almost a bit incestuous, but in a clean way), which is why it is imperative…

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