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21 Apr 2017

See Who’s Hiring for Sales and Marketing Jobs in April

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder Triangle Tech Connect is a monthly review of local entrepreneurial Technology Sales and Marketing career opportunities. April is a symbolic month for a variety of observances, […]

19 Mar 2017

What a Bad Sales Hire Can Cost You

It’s a struggle all companies face. Every year, bad hires cost companies millions and no company is immune. A widely referenced study by CareerBuilder suggests that 27% of U.S. employers […]

19 Mar 2017

See Who’s Hiring for Sales and Marketing Jobs in March

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder  Triangle Tech Connect is a monthly review of local entrepreneurial Technology Sales and Marketing career opportunities. While it may be still freezing on the east coast, […]

7 Mar 2017

Why Glassdoor is Not Your Enemy

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder For good or bad, Glassdoor is here, and other review sites can be expected to emerge to compete and or replace. This is neither totally good […]

12 Feb 2017

See Who’s Hiring for Sales and Marketing in February

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder  Triangle Tech Connect is a monthly review of local entrepreneurial Technology Sales and Marketing career opportunities. If you want to work at a cool tech startup, […]

16 Dec 2016

See Who’s Hiring for Sales and Marketing in December

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder Triangle Tech Connect is a monthly review of local entrepreneurial Technology Sales and Marketing career opportunities. Quality hires are critical to the success of any business even […]

7 Dec 2016

How Your Reaction To The Election On Social Media Could Affect Your Future Job Opportunities

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder If you haven’t lost at least friend online or offline this election season then you are definitely in the minority. This past election has been costly […]

6 Dec 2016

Why December is the Perfect Time to Hire

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder Smart hires are critical to the success of any business even in December. In fact, December can be the ideal time to start hunting for new […]

15 Nov 2016

See Who’s Hiring for Sales and Marketing in November

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder Triangle Tech Connect is a monthly review of local entrepreneurial Technology Sales and Marketing career opportunities. November evokes many things to Americans. Whether it’s nostalgic images […]

2 Nov 2016

Why I Love the AMA Triangle

For more than 30 years AMA Triangle has offered Triangle marketing professionals the opportunity to learn and grow through professional development and networking. Now 600 members strong, we’re the premier […]

19 Oct 2016

See Who’s Hiring for Sales and Marketing in October

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder Triangle Tech Connect is a monthly review of local entrepreneurial Technology Sales and Marketing career opportunities. October brings a break in the heat and beautiful landscapes […]

14 Oct 2016

How the Election Results Could Affect Hiring

With election day just around the corner, hiring professionals are working hard to predict how the election will affect the economy and the job market. Pre-election reaction reveals that employers […]

12 Oct 2016

Why CEOs Need to Prioritize Their Employer Brand

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder Employer brand may seem like the latest trend in a world of social media and high-tech recruiting practices. But it’s not. Experts say it has been […]

20 Sep 2016

See Who’s Hiring for Sales and Marketing in September

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder Triangle Tech Connect is a monthly review of local entrepreneurial Technology Sales and Marketing career opportunities. It’s September and that means back to school for the […]

19 Sep 2016

Blatant Ageism in Tech: Why You Should Hire Employees over 50

The modern employment culture has a few flaws that employers like to sweep under the rug. Older workers are finding it almost impossible to retire at 65 and are continuing […]

23 Aug 2016

Triangle Tech Connect: See Who’s Hiring for Sales and Marketing in August

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder Triangle Tech Connect is a monthly review of local entrepreneurial Technology Sales and Marketing career opportunities. The “dog days of summer” conjures up images of those […]

4 Aug 2016

The Pros and Cons of Hiring Remote Workers

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder Working from home also referred to as telecommuting, home, remote, mobile, virtual, or cloud working, is one of the fastest growing trends in the workplace with […]

23 Jul 2016

LEXIT: Why LinkedIn Users are Angry

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder There is one inescapable fact: our world is becoming increasingly interconnected as a result of the digital phenomenon of social media. There are currently 1.65 billion […]

22 Jul 2016

Triangle Tech Connect: See Who’s Hiring for Sales and Marketing in July

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder Triangle Tech Connect is a monthly review of local entrepreneurial Technology Sales and Marketing career opportunities. We’ve all been there. You know… when you just can’t […]

14 Jul 2016

Stay Hired Not Fired in Today’s Evolving Job Market

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder We have all experienced that dreaded job search and most of you aren’t eager to repeat the process. Unfortunately, we aren’t always in control and being […]

25 Jun 2016

Triangle Tech Connect: See Who’s Hiring for Sales and Marketing in June

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder Triangle Tech Connect is a monthly review of local entrepreneurial Technology Sales and Marketing career opportunities. Summer may be on the minds of many job seekers […]

25 Apr 2016

Got Grit? Triangle Tech Connect: See Who’s Hiring for Sales and Marketing in April

Photo credit: Ricardo Barandiaran By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder Triangle Tech Connect is a monthly review of local entrepreneurial Technology Sales and Marketing career opportunities. If you weren’t fortunate enough to […]

20 Mar 2016

Triangle Tech Connect: See Who’s Hiring for Sales and Marketing in March

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder Triangle Tech Connect is a monthly review of local entrepreneurial Technology Sales and Marketing career opportunities. Spring has sprung and the trees and flowers have awaken […]

5 Mar 2016

Marketers and Creatives Collide at High Five’s Record Sell-Out

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder High Five, hosted by the Triangle AMA, was a complete sell-out this past week in downtown Raleigh, NC. The conference was conceived in 2013 to bring […]

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2 Mar 2016

Like it or Not, Grammar Matters When the Stakes Are High—and Here’s Why

By: Heidi Scott Giusto, Career Path Writing Solutions Some people love grammar, some people hate grammar. Some people love serving dutifully as the “grammar police,” while others enjoy ridiculing grammar […]

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1 Mar 2016

Salary Negotiations — Know What You’re Worth

By Mir Garvy Haynes Most jobseekers don’t realize that almost half of all employers expect to negotiate salaries. But if you are interviewing for a job and you don’t initiate […]

23 Feb 2016

Triangle Tech Connect: See Who’s Hiring for Sales and Marketing in February

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder  Triangle Tech Connect is a monthly review of local entrepreneurial Technology Sales and Marketing career opportunities. Are you currently tired of relying on others for your […]

9 Feb 2016

Confessions of an Entrepreneur: My Business Partner is a Nightmare

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder Once upon a time after working very long days and weekends, I concluded I was more than ready for a business partner. Besides splitting the workload […]

Startups hiring in January 2016
20 Jan 2016

Triangle Tech Connect: See Who is Hiring for Sales and Marketing in January 2016

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder Triangle Tech Connect is a monthly review of local entrepreneurial Technology Sales and Marketing career opportunities. Welcome to 2016. I think many would agree that the […]

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17 Jan 2016

Hire Hard and Hire Smart Now to Succeed in 2016

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder Welcome to 2016 where everything is new again. New resolutions of course but to Sales Leaders it is a time for new budgets, new sales goals […]

Available Jobs in December for Sales and Marketing
12 Dec 2015

Triangle Tech Connect: See Who is Hiring for Sales and Marketing in December

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder Triangle Tech Connect is a monthly review of local entrepreneurial Sales and Marketing career opportunities. North Carolina’s Triangle is developing into a popular technology market. With […]

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2 Dec 2015

Triangle AMA Announces Raleigh Marketing Jobseekers SIG Meetings

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder There is no such thing as a “permanent” job anymore. On 12/7, the Triangle American Marketing Association’s Transitions SIG Speaker’s Series will host Joe Novara, a professional […]

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22 Nov 2015

Keynotes Talk Turkey at the Internet Summit 2015

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder Internet Technology, Networking, and Factory Farming. One of these things is not like the other. As I expected it was a packed two days when the […]

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29 Sep 2015

Why You Should have an Employee Referral Program for Recruiting

By Tricia Lucas, Co -Founder If you don’t currently have an Employee Referral program you should. SHRM cites an analysis of over 440,000 job interview reviews posted on Glassdoor since […]

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9 Aug 2015

Celebrate Take Your Dog to Work Day

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder In honor of June 26th’s Take Your Dog to Work Day I am reviving and modifying a previous blog. This special day is held on the […]

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3 Aug 2015

How to Stay Employed

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder We’ve all been there. The seemingly endless and dreaded job search. Most of us aren’t eager to repeat that process anytime soon. Unfortunately, we are not […]

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2 Aug 2015

Why Job Hoppers Make Great Salespeople

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder Some of the reasons to initiate a job change are to increase salary, gain more responsibility, better career growth opportunities, more challenging work, or a better […]

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24 Jun 2015

Don’t be a Marketing Dinosaur

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder The marketing landscape has changed dramatically in the past 10 years and brands need to evolve their strategies to meet the demands of the emerging digital […]

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1 May 2015

Why You Should Hire a Job Hopper

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder I grit my teeth every time I hear or use this label. Until recently multiple job transitions meant you couldn’t hold a job, that you were […]

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27 Apr 2015

Don’t Condemn Job Hoppers

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder Many hiring managers still say they won’t consider an applicant if the individual has moved around too much during their career. Recruitment firm Robert Half interviewed […]

20 Mar 2015

What Does Your Visual Resume Look Like?

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder, In my line of work I see volumes of resumes daily and like most talent management professionals, I struggle to manage them all. The battle is […]

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24 Oct 2014

How to Hire a Sales Superstar

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder As a Technology Sales Recruiter, I am often asked, “What makes a great salesperson?” Many would say a great salesperson needs to be aggressive, a self-motivator, […]

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22 Sep 2014

6 Tips for Your Resume

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder Unfortunately, technology has all but destroyed the recruiting process. Although it varies, ERE’s Dr. John Sullivan reports on average 250 resumes are received for each corporate […]

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13 Aug 2014

Google’s Employer Brand – Is it Right for Your Company?

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder So much has been written about Google’s hiring practices and few of us could argue that it never ceases to be a great read. There are […]

Stop Workplace Bullying
4 Aug 2014

What is Your Office Bully Costing You?

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder Over a 40-hour work week, working for a Bully can take a serious toll on your physical and emotional well-being. Unfortunately, workplace bullying has existed since […]

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28 Jul 2014

Are You the Victim of a Toxic Boss?

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder Have you been feeling overwhelmed lately especially Sunday night before you are due to return to the office? In the beginning, we explain it away and […]

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21 Jul 2014

Changing Company Culture – How I Learned the Hard Way

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder There are many factors that influence the culture of an organization: size and stage of the business, organizational structure, industry in which it operates, physical working […]

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24 Jun 2014

Sit, Stay, Recruit

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder They are the ultimate employees.  Eager to please, they play well with others, respond to the slightest of praise, learn quickly, follow a routine, and have a […]

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19 Jun 2014

How Recruiting Decisions Affect Your Employer Brand

By Tricia Lucas, Co-Founder When I recruited people often ask me how I found candidates.  My reply always included listing off the standard procedures that are a part of the […]