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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…

Consultant Spotlight, Rochelle Chavis, Senior Project Manager

Mr. Chavis is being recognized for his outstanding work with our client. Rochelle Chavis is being recognized for his outstanding achievements as a senior project manager with one of our pharmaceutical clients. Mr. Chavis has been successful in managing numerous projects including PMO activities for IT Global Services and monitoring internal and external program costs. Rochelle also participated in our 2013 NOVA Veterans Program and landed the role of project manager with our client upon completing the program.  

DIVERSANT Awarded National Corporate Plus Member Status by NMSDC

Sponsored by one of our major pharmaceutical clients in New Jersey, DIVERSANT has been selected as a National Corporate Plus© Member of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC).  This level of distinction further certifies DIVERSANT as a minority business of the highest standing that has demonstrated service excellence and the capacity to fulfill national contracts for major corporations. The NMSDC Corporate Plus© program was created to support corporate members with locating minority suppliers with the capacity to service national contracts for major corporations. NMSDC national corporate members recommend minority business enterprises (MBEs) for this level of classification, which promotes the selected…

4 Easy Tips to Ace Your Next Phone Interview

It is not uncommon that you may be asked to do a telephone interview for the next position you seek.  Many employers use phone interviews as a means to prescreen candidates; arranging in-person interviews for their top choices.  Furthermore, in some instances, a phone interview may be the only step in the process of candidate selection. Therefore, it is imperative that you consider a phone interview as seriously as you do an in-person or video interview. Although you cannot be seen during a phone conversation, the interviewer is registering perceptions about you that will contribute to their impression of you. …

Consultant Spotlight, Thomas Mounts, CSI Portfolio Manager

Mr. Mounts is being recognized for his expertise in supporting a Continual Service Improvement (CSI) team with one of our key clients. Thomas delivered technical expertise and insight which positioned his team to be the model for the rest of the organization. Mr. Mounts successfully managed numerous tasks and assignments while delivering excellent support to his peers and customers.

Gene Waddy Delivers Keynote Address for 2016 Mercer County Technology & Economic Summit

The Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted an informative 2016 Mercer County Technology and Economic Summit earlier this month on March 8, 2016, at Bart Luedeke Center at Rider University.  According to Kara Grimes, Events Director for Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce, this was their first year bringing Technology to the Economic Summit. With New Jersey being home to strong technology industries, this event was well received reporting an estimated 150 attendees including entrepreneurs, business professionals, and college students and faculty. The session opened with the theme of "Solutions to Protect and Grow Your Business" followed by national, local, and regional…