Over in Radwin's blog, he talks of a possible tech recovery with Yahoo hiring more engineers. (It does feel good to be at a company that's hiring once again.) His next entry, Resume Overload reflects the reality of tech job seekers today--there are a lot of 'em out there looking for work.

His experience aside, I've also noticed things warming up a bit. How? Recruiters. It's been a while, but recruiters have been calling (and e-mailing) again.

I've noticed a real difference between the recruiters of today and the recruiters of a couple years ago. Those who are still in business are the smart ones. They're not just reading from a list of skills and checking items off on a list. They seem to better understand their client's needs, better understand the technology, and they don't seem rushed.

Anyone else noticing this?

Posted by jzawodn at March 15, 2003 07:50 PM

Reader Comments
# Craig said:

Is it possible that you're drawing a higher caliber of headhunter because in the last 3 years you've become a more senior person, and have a much higher web visibility which enable recruiters for more senior positions to determine that you're a likely candidate before they contact you directly?

Probably some of both this and the survival of the fittest thing.

on March 16, 2003 02:00 PM
# Gerald said:

May be that MySQL.com and CNN articles have been affecting the increasing demand for Jeremy ;-)

on March 16, 2003 04:38 PM
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