“ It was my second time attending. While I'm not a s/w developer, I'm a technical writer, I enjoyed the recruiters and fellow job-searchers I met! ”
— billwood323 on Aug 28, 2014.
“ Great group. I like the balanced mix of recruiters and job seekers. ”
— Jaime Fernandez de C. on Apr 24, 2014.
“ This was the first meetup I've been to in a few years. It was very useful. I hope to continue attending in the future. ”
— Patricio A. on Apr 23, 2014.
“ Great ”
— Liz B. on Feb 26, 2014.
“ Very helpful ”
— Roumi on Jan 22, 2014.
“ very nice. ”
— Thomas H. on Aug 29, 2013.
“ It was my first meetup in the group. I find it very interesting and like the way the organizer encourage everyone to be active and helps networking. ”
— Froilan C. on Aug 28, 2013.
“ it is very nice to talk with professionals and recruiter ”
— xiang t. on Jun 27, 2013.
“ It's a group with IT professionals with various backgrounds, skills and goals. The group has a lot to offer to job seekers. ”
— Bethany B. on Jun 27, 2013.
“ Extremely friendly and helpful group of job-seekers and those looking for people too. ”
— Victor N. on Apr 26, 2013.
“ Fun group with useful information ”
— Pete S. on Mar 28, 2013.
“ holds great promise. ”
— Bob A. on May 24, 2012.
“ Very useful resource to job seekers in Boston! ”
— Claude on Sep 29, 2011.
“ Since last night was my first time in this setting I prefer to review the group after several meetings. ”
— Rami H. on Jul 28, 2011.
“ It can be a good way for people to connect with recruiters in an informal setting. ”
— John C. on Apr 28, 2011.
“ It's an educational experience to see what other people are doing and what everyone else's ideas are of where the jobs are and what skills are needed. ”
— Erik N. on Mar 24, 2011.
“ It is an opportunity to meet recruiters, or potential employers. Conversely, if you are a recruiter, it is an opportunity to meet a fair number of job seekers all at once in a relatively relaxed setting. It is an opportunity to practice your 30 second commercial and network or learn to network. I particularly enjoyed helping a person form a more clear expression and understanding of his job seeking goal and what he had to offer to satisfy the needs of a potential employer. ”
— Alfred W. on Dec 23, 2010.
“ Great idea! Much needed. ”
— Joe on Dec 23, 2010.
“ Good group of IT professionals. ”
— John on Oct 29, 2010.
“ Networking is in and this is the place to do it! ”
— Jim on Jul 29, 2010.
“ This was a wonderfully diverse group with an amazing amount of skills and experiences. From new grads to seasoned pros all of whom made up a very interesting evening of conversations and introductions. It was a pleasure listening to such a broad range of stories with a common thread, technology. ”
— Mike V. on Jul 29, 2010.
“ The Boston IT Job Seekers Group is a great way to connect with fellow job seekers, while also being able to connect at our monthly meet-ups where we come together to discuss our job search experiences, job opportunities and the latest tips and tricks on job hunting, networking and interviewing, all in a casual and engaging atmosphere. Recruiters and local hiring managers are encouraged to attend, and always find a receptive and engaging group of IT professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds and varying levels of expertise from IT management through engineering, application development, networking, quality assurance, tech support and web services, etc. ”
— Ben G. on May 27, 2010.
“ At very least, it is like a nano-Job Fair, and much less formal a "job fair", that happens once a month. ”
— Technician-Pres on May 26, 2010.
“ It truly is the more the merrier. I thought it was a good discussion tonight, with a solid cross-section of seekers, placement people and actual potential hiring people. ”
— Peter H. on May 26, 2010.
“ very informative and job sharing oriented place ”
— Freelance P. on May 25, 2010.
“ The opportunity to make the right contact to find a job. ”
— Big S. on Jun 25, 2009.
“ Great potential ”
— Abe T. on Mar 25, 2009.
“ To meet others who are job hunting or who have postions to offer. To get suggestions about where/how to look or how to present themselves/rework their resume. ”
— Mabel on Oct 9, 2008.
“ If you are looking for a technical job or seeking to hire technical talent, this is the place to be...especially if you don't want to pay me an agency fee!! ”
— Marsh S. on Jul 2, 2008.
“ If you are looking to hire people looking for jobs or if you are looking for one yourself. ”
— Dave on Apr 23, 2008.
“ I highly recommend this group. ”
— Randy on Feb 28, 2008.
“ It's a good place to meet other IT people and network a little. ”
— Andy K. on May 27, 2009.