The Personality of Programmers

Every person has  a different personality, and some personalities are better suited for different professions.  Much like a nurse needs to be both analytical and compassionate to best help their patients, developers need to understand and think critically about the problem in front of them.  According to a study from the University of West Ontario, … Continue reading The Personality of Programmers

Developing as a Developer

One question we hear all the time in interviews is, “what are you doing to keep up-to-date on new technologies?”  When it comes to being a professional developer, your education never ends.  Companies are looking for people who keep growing both technically and personally, and here are some ways to help you develop as a … Continue reading Developing as a Developer

How to Know if You are Working with a Great Recruiter

So, rather than trying to research the market on your own, you are looking for a recruiter who already knows the market. You do not want just any recruiter, you want the best. Many recruitment firms have a bad reputation.  Their recruiters don’t take the time to understand your needs, they’re pushy, they put SPIN … Continue reading How to Know if You are Working with a Great Recruiter

Why You Need a Recruiter for Your Candidate Search

You posted a job on your company website and the job boards, but you are not receiving the right candidates for the job.  You are getting people with too little experience or just not the right set of skills.  There is where Momentum comes in.  Our recruiters are trained professionals who make it their job … Continue reading Why You Need a Recruiter for Your Candidate Search

Why You Need a Recruiter for Your Job Search

When you make the decision to look for a new job,  you can be faced with a nearly insurmountable amount of research, sending out resumes, and worrying! And you still possibly end up at a job that is worse than the one you currently have.  This is where we come in.  Recruiters are trained professionals … Continue reading Why You Need a Recruiter for Your Job Search

A Clash of Titans: Musk vs. Zuckerberg

Two major tech giants have been at odds this week over a subject that keeps coming up in tech news, the growth of Artificial Intelligence (AI).  SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg feel very differently when it comes to this, and we want to see where you stand. Artificial Intelligence, … Continue reading A Clash of Titans: Musk vs. Zuckerberg

Top 3 Increasing Salaries in Indy IT

Wouldn’t it be nice to work in one of the most in demand IT jobs in Indianapolis? Throughout the past couple of years, we have noticed three job titles that have been becoming more in-demand, and with that demand is coming a healthy pay bump.  These are jobs have seen fresh new growth. DevOps Engineer: … Continue reading Top 3 Increasing Salaries in Indy IT

A Fitting Culture: How to Find the Right Company for You?

Beware of companies that make a big deal out of their ping pong table.  This was a piece of advice from a Forbes article about steering clear of “bad” company cultures.   Every company values different things, and from those values, company culture is born.  Finding a culture that is not only a “good” culture, … Continue reading A Fitting Culture: How to Find the Right Company for You?

Preparing for an Interview

In the simplest terms, an interview can be defined as an intense information exchange. Companies use the interview process to determine two things: 1) What does the candidate know how to do? 2) How will the candidate behave?  To best help the companies to answer these questions about yourself, it will take preparation.  This post … Continue reading Preparing for an Interview

Common Pitfalls of Behavioral Interviewers

“Past actions indicate future performance.”   This is a motto that most hiring managers know by heart.  This is one of the key reasons that behavioral interviews have become key to finding the right candidate.  But, to find the right employee, you must first have the right interview. Here are some common pitfalls that interviewers … Continue reading Common Pitfalls of Behavioral Interviewers