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The Alaant Advisor is our column focused on all things going on in the world of recruiting, job placement, and search. Think of it as your weekly briefing—a handy, quick guide to what's going on.

Here's what's happening this week:

Hot Candidates of the Week!

These are two of the best candidates we've seen this week. If you would like more information on either candidate, please reach out to us right away.

John – VBA Developer

Hartford, CT
  • Highly experienced Microsoft Certified Professional- Microsoft Access Developer and skilled Visual Basic/VBA/SQL Server Programmer, Business Analyst and general IT/Data Specialist.
  • Has an extensive, professional hands-on background developing Windows and Web-based business applications, database design and implementation.
  • Looking for permanent or long-term contract work in Connecticut, or possibly elsewhere in New England or telecommuting, subject to compensation, benefits and other negotiable factors.

Shannon - Administrative Coordinator

Albany, NY
  • Experienced Administrative Coordinator with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications.
  • Cheerful, down-to-earth and approachable and would be a great addition to any team!
  • Supported 3-10 professionals above her including the Executive Vice President of a major media/entertainment company in L.A.
  • Handled complete travel accommodations (hotels, flights, car rentals, per diem rates, directions) for professional administrative staff, as well as production team of up to 30 people.
  • Responsible for production budgeting, fiscal forecasting and meeting arrangement, event management, production logistics, policy writing, business meetings, etc. for executive staff and production team.
  • Adapts to and anticipates the needs of her team and has strong interpersonal skills; having supported production staff, celebrities, and professional level administrators.
  • Detail oriented, humble, polished and professional.
  • Clear and welcoming phone skills and is comfortable handling incoming calls and inquiries.
  • Recently relocated back to the Albany area and is interested in an administrative support-based role.

About the Author

Miranda March Digital Strategist for Alaant Workforce Solutions

Miranda March, Digital Communications Specialist

Miranda has a real knack for connecting the dots between employers and job seekers. She prides herself on keeping a pulse on the national and local hiring markets. In her downtime, she enjoys cooking new foods and spending time with her family. A little-known fact about Miranda is her love of video games, new and old.

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