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4 Tips for Landing Great Cybersecurity Talent—Speed is Key

By khenley on Jun 15, 2016 6:19:39 PM

Speed is key in hiring that next great talent for your organization, especially a cybersecurity professional. To speed up a hiring process, human resources (HR) needs to determine what they must do to quickly and efficiently bring top talent on board. The best candidates are not looking for jobs. According to LinkedIn Talent Trends 2015, 70% of the workforce are passive candidates. But for the right opportunity, they might consider a move to another organization. If a tempting offer comes their way, potential candidates will start to go through the pros and cons of changing their job. They start to think of positive aspects as to why they should move and the negative things about their job. If the hiring organization does not react quickly, the candidate might start to look elsewhere.

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How a Boutique Cybersecurity Recruiting Agency Can Help You

By khenley on Apr 26, 2016 10:50:14 AM

“We’ve been looking for months on our own, can you help us?” These are familiar words heard by Ken Henley, CISSP, CEO & Founder of Redbud, a Cybersecurity Boutique Recruiting firm based in Chicago.

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How 5 Top Cybersecurity Certifications Can Advance Your Career

By khenley on Apr 19, 2016 9:40:40 AM

Opening the door to career advancement and ensuring you are a valuable asset to your organization, requires selecting the right cybersecurity certifications to complement and support your experience and expertise. Building your credentials may not guarantee a promotion but validates your skill level and demonstrates a passion for your craft.

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5 Cybersecurity Recruiting Mistakes Made by Employers

By khenley on Apr 7, 2016 3:30:29 PM

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Recruiting mistakes can cost an employer time and money. With the rise of security threats on organizations’ websites and server infrastructure, the demand for hiring cybersecurity professionals is also on the rise. When trying to fill a cybersecurity position, an organization wants to hire the best possible candidate that their budget allows. With the demand high and the supply short, an organization wants to keep their options open to land the right candidate. Minimizing mistakes in the recruiting process along the way.

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Why Cyber Security Needs its Own Recruiting Category

By khenley on Feb 27, 2016 3:18:27 PM

The demand for Cyber Security professionals is unprecedented. The bad guys aren't going away any time soon. As long as technology evolves, so too will the cracks in technology continue to be exploited. Universities are producing educated Cyber pros at breakneck speed but not experienced Cyber professionals. In demand are those who have already seen combat. The vets; heroes that have seen a sufficient number of cyber ground-wars.

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