Resource 1-on-1 with John Mussatto

Name: John Mussatto

Title: Director of Technical Recruiting

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College / University: College of DuPage

As the Director of Technical Recruiting of the Enterprise Services business practice at Resource 1, John is our resident technical expert. He handles the full life-cycle recruitment of candidates on various technologies and platforms. John’s strengths include a high level understanding of technology, ability to find purple squirrels, resume formatting and training/ mentoring new members of the recruiting team. Additionally, he leverages his technical knowledge to assist the Marketing department in qualifying job requirements to ensure the right resources are identified for Resource 1’s clients.

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Body Language: The Most Underappreciated Tool in the Hiring Process

Body Language

For 22 years, I have interviewed many professionals and like most, there have been times that I have made a bad hire. As I succeeded and failed throughout the years, I realized there was a common denominator regardless of my understanding at the time. What I have come to understand is that there is a great deal of nonverbal communication to consider when truly assessing human capital.  So, why are we not watching more closely? READ FULL ARTICLE »

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Resource 1-on-1 with Anastasia Valentine

Name: Anastasia Valentine

Title: Executive Vice President and Managing Director

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College / University: Northern Illinois Univesity

As the Executive Vice President and Managing Director at Resource 1, Anastasia oversees the Technical Recruiting and Human Resources departments. She is involved in the overall strategic planning of Resource 1 and implements long term and short term company goals. Over the last 22 years, Anastasia has been involved in assisting global organizations develop cutting edge technology through identifying and positioning talent. Anastasia also provides human resources consulting services for several Resource 1 clients which encompass strategic management, workforce planning/employment, human resources development, compensation/benefits and employee relations.

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Exploring the Most Overlooked Strategies in IT Talent Acquisition

overlooked strategies in IT talent acquisitionWith the rapid pace of digital transformation in today’s business world, companies are striving to keep up. The biggest challenge, according to a recent report from the Wall Street Journal, is that the supply of talent to support this development is falling short. The report cites a survey of over 3,000 CIOs and other technology leaders, of which 65 percent claim that challenges in recruiting are a significant impediment to major technology initiatives. READ FULL ARTICLE »

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Time to Reminisce: Steve Boes Retires After 22 Years with Resource 1

Steve Boes 130Steve Boes, Senior Account Executive, was happy to begin his retirement on July 1st after 22 years working at Resource 1.  We caught up with Steve to reflect on his career and time at Resource 1. READ FULL ARTICLE »

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