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DIVERSANT Names Managing Director for Phoenix, Arizona Office

New Jersey-based DIVERSANT, the fastest growing African-American owned IT staffing firm in the U.S., appoints Monty Wells as the Managing Director for their Phoenix, Arizona office to further develop growing client relationships and to build new partnerships in the local market. Monty brings over 15 years of recruiting industry experience supporting businesses in Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas. Monty joins DIVERSANT to build upon his success of providing the best talent to meet client business needs. Monty states “I am excited and honored to join DIVERSANT, a firm that has grown rapidly and is committed to delivering quality IT…

DIVERSANT Appoints Managing Director For Atlanta, Georgia Office

New Jersey-based DIVERSANT, the largest African-American owned IT staffing firm in the U.S., names Ben Puckett as the Managing Director for their Atlanta, Georgia office. Ben joined DIVERSANT as Vice President of Talent Acquisition in 2013 and was later promoted to Managing Director for the Minnesota office location. Ben states “DIVERSANT is a special company filled with talented individuals. The Atlanta branch is no exception. The talent level of the Atlanta team is one of the highest I have ever been fortunate to work with. I look forward to our team achieving many milestones in the near future and contributing…

Local Office Supports Food Bank For New York City

DIVERSANT’s New York office team members donated time supporting Food Bank For New York City. The holiday season is a very busy time for the organization with an increase in donations from the community and a higher demand for meals from families in need. To help support the organization, the New York office professionals volunteered time from their work day to serve hot meals to senior citizens and families. They also assisted families with shopping for supplies in the pantry at Food Bank’s Community Kitchen & Food Pantry in Harlem. The local team shared that they were pleased to help the community…

New Jersey Office Volunteers with Lunch Break

Supporting charitable causes during the holiday season is important to the staffing professionals at DIVERSANT. After reviewing the challenges in their local area, the New Jersey staffing professionals decided to donate their time helping to end hunger. The team partnered with Lunch Break, a community based non-profit organization in Red Bank that is committed to providing food to those in need. The volunteers supported Lunch Break with serving food in the dining area where meals are served three times a day. They also assisted participants with shopping for food to take home, providing the members with the opportunity to prepare meals during holidays. “To say this was a humbling experience…

Pennsylvania Office Volunteers To Care For Homeless Pets

DIVERSANT’s staffing professionals in the Pennsylvania office gave back to the community this holiday season by partnering with the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), a local non-profit organization that is committed to saving the city’s homeless pets. The team arrived prepared for a full work day that involved preparing letters for mailing to potential pet adopters, caring for the animals at the shelter, and making donations. “We had a blast,” said Deb Margl, Vice President of Recruiting. Carrie Coleman, Managing Director for the Pennsylvania office, stated that after volunteering, she fell in love with one of the handsome puppies named Rambo who left…

5 Ways To Get Your Name On Top of the Recruiters “Likely List”

What is a recruiter's Likely List and why should job seekers want to be on this list? A recruiter is frequently the gatekeeper to positions that you may be interested in pursuing.  The recruiter’s role is not just to identify and share talent that meets the job requirements, but they also screen candidates on a number of factors including likelihood to take the position in question. Therefore, it is in your best interest to become a candidate that is high on a recruiter's "Likely List" which can lead to additional benefits. For example, recruiters partner with candidates on their Likely List by…

DIVERSANT Recognized as “Supplier of the Year”

Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council (EMSDC) hosted its Annual Choice Awards Gala at Hyatt at the Bellevue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Friday, December 5, 2015. This Gala recognizes the accomplishments of top minority-owned businesses, industry leaders, and  corporations that assist with increasing supplier diversity. Top award categories included Corporation of the Year (National and Regional), Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Supplier of the Year, and Advocates of the Year. DIVERSANT was honored to receive the 2015 Class IV MBE Supplier of the Year Award.  This award is given to suppliers that have exhibited outstanding performance. There are four award categories which are Class I, II,…

7 Tips On How To Get The Most Out Of Your Recruiter

As an active candidate or even passive candidate on the market, it is a known fact that you are likely getting a ton of calls and emails on a regular basis with potential job opportunities.  But how do you decide what to follow up on first and which opportunities are worth chasing down.  We want you to know the secrets of the trade and how you can effectively work with top recruiters in the industry. With the average unemployment rate within IT remaining below 3%, the IT job market continues to be hot.  This means that as an active or…

DIVERSANT Attends National Minority Supplier Development Council Conference (NMSDC) in San Diego

DIVERSANT attended the 2015 National Minority Supplier Development Council Conference (NMSDC) in San Diego, CA on October 18 – 21, 2015. This four-day conference brings in more than 6,000 professionals, from corporate CEOs, procurement executives and supplier diversity professionals from top multinational companies, and leading Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business owners, to combine their efforts to promote minority firms in the global corporate supply chain. The conference was well-attended by many leading organizations with more than 700 exhibit booths providing corporations and minority business enterprises to discuss their products, services and solutions. DIVERSANT representatives in attendance were Gene…

DIVERSANT Recognized as “Top 2015 Business”

DiversityBusiness.com recognizes DIVERSANT as a Top 2015 Business. This recognition distinguishes DIVERSANT as one of the nation’s top entrepreneurs helping the economy grow by providing good employment for a large population ready for work. This award is given to organizations that “represent a growing class of innovators and visionaries that continue to go beyond expectations in producing products and services that transform the way we live” per DiversityBusiness.com. DIVERSANT continues to lead the way in providing jobs and giving back to the community.