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Honoring our Veterans by Sharing Their Stories.

In celebration of Veterans Day 2016, we are pleased to recognize our military members who have served and those who continue to make the ultimate sacrifice for our country.  Thank you for your contributions through your service.  We are also honored to have veterans supporting our clients by utilizing their technology and project management skills learned in the military.  A few of our working veterans took a few minutes to reflect and share their stories to highlight how they served our country.      

Consultant Spotlight, Hitesh Kumar, Software Engineer

Congratulations to Mr. Kumar for demonstrating excellence! Hitesh Kumar is setting the bar high as a Software Engineer with one of our pharmaceutical clients in New Jersey. Mr. Kumar joined our client's team when the development intensity was at its peak and was able to quickly adapt to the new environment. He understood the needs of the project team from an SDLC and DevOPs perspective. Our client shared, "Hitesh Kumar helped the engineering team successfully deliver the HIT platform with robust feature functionality and resiliency. He rolled up his sleeves to implement critical features and resolved outstanding issues with quality assurance teams…

Consultant Spotlight, Meenal Deshpande, Business Systems Consultant

Ms. Deshpande is recognized for her excellent teamwork and partnership. Meenal Deshpande was recently recognized by one of our financial services clients for her exceptional support as a Business Analyst. This role requires strong communication, problem solving, and documentation skills, among other qualities. Ms. Deshpande exhibited these skills and more during a recent client project. Our client stated that the initiative went almost "unnoticed during the testing period because of the high quality implementation."  This level of execution was possible because of Meenal's ability to create a "high quality functional specifications document (FSD) which covered almost all of the details." "Thank you for the great experience!" On behalf of…

10 Reasons Why Candidates Are Not Hired

Interviews can be challenging. However, to excel in the process, preparation is the key to success. The job market is very competitive and you probably will not be the only qualified candidate for the position. The deciding factor may simply be the way you present your skills and qualifications relevant to the position. Or, it could be how well you conduct yourself during the interview. As you go through your interview prep checklist, be aware of those things that you should avoid during interviews to improve your chances on landing an offer. The interview is your moment to prove why you are the right…

Consultant Spotlight, Ashwin K. Thangamuthu, Architect

Mr. Thangamuthu is recognized for providing excellent support to our client. "Ashwin  has worked with DIVERSANT for six years and has continuously been a top performer on every assignment," commented Brian Gaudioso, Sales Manager in Charlotte, North Carolina. "His current team is sending me so many acknowledgements that I have to categorize them separately in my email to ensure that I'm keeping up with the recognitions." To highlight a recent project, Ashwin played a critical role in helping his team deliver an enhanced FICO experience to 100% of our client's credit customers in June 2016. Our client stated, "The project relied on hard work of resourceful, solution-oriented,…

Consultant Spotlight, Tony Pray, Senior Project Manager

Mr. Pray is recognized for excellent employee performance with our client. Tony Pray has received several notes from our financial services and banking client for exceeding expectations as a senior project manager. As a key team member, Mr. Pray supported an important project which involved testing the emergency response process for three buildings, each property the size of 170,000 square feet. The team completed the project ahead of schedule allowing sufficient time to address any issues that were uncovered. Our client noted that Tony's diligent work has been "critical to our success to date!"  A senior project manager is required to be highly organized, detail-oriented, and able…

DIVERSANT Makes SIA’s List of 2016 Largest Staffing Firms in the U.S.

New Jersey-based DIVERSANT, a rapidly growing African-American owned IT staffing firm, is named as one of SIA’s 2016 Largest Staffing Firms in the US, a recognition of only 134 staffing firms that generated a minimum of $100 million in U.S. staffing revenue in 2015.  DIVERSANT posted $120 million in revenue last year, ranking #116 on the list. Gene Waddy, CEO of DIVERSANT,  remarked, “We are honored to be recognized as one of the largest staffing firms in the U.S. I am pleased with our accomplishments and excited about the opportunities to expand our brand in the marketplace. Thank you to our…

Consultant Spotlight, Dhrumil Shah, Production Support Specialist

Mr. Shah is being recognized for providing excellent support to our client. Dhrumil Shah is being recognized for setting the bar high as a production support consultant with one of our banking and financial services clients.  Our client stated that they continue to receive positive feedback from their user community regarding Mr. Shah's excellent support with the liquidity risk management (LRM) applications. This role calls for a professional who possesses a service mindset, is comfortable communicating with all customers, and performs well under pressure.  Mr. Shah obviously demonstrates these skills very well and we are proud to recognize him under our Consultant Spotlight Program. Haley Bomboy, Senior Technical Recruiter in our New Jersey…

Consultant Spotlight, Vijetha Rani Paturu, Technology Business Analyst

Mrs. Paturu is being recognized for delivering excellent support to our client. Vijetha Rani Paturu is being recognized for her outstanding performance as a technology business analyst with one of our banking and financial services clients.  Mrs. Paturu "has consistently gone above the 'ask' in key areas of our delivery model," says our client. "Vijetha has played a key role on her agile team and does a great job of keeping key consumers in the loop on items of concern." Mrs. Paturu is the first recipient of our client's Analyst of the Month Award which was earned by Vijetha in December…

Iowa Team Attends Greater Des Moines Partnership’s Multicultural Reception

Our Des Moines, Iowa staffing professionals, Shannon Swenson, Account Manager, and Stephanie Fatino, Recruiter, are avid networkers and very focused on getting to know the community with which they work. The team had the pleasure of attending a recent Multicultural Reception earlier in May. “The purpose of this Reception was to join a unique social event and network with a broad range of professionals, community leaders, and organizations with a Diversity focus fostering an environment of connectivity and inclusion,” said Stephanie. “Shannon and I have joined the Partnership as “Des Moines Advocates” to get more involved with the local events…