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Consultant Spotlight, Vijetha Paturu, Technology Business Analyst

Ms. Paturu is being recognized for delivering excellent support to our client. Vijetha Paturu is being recognized for her outstanding performance as a technology business analyst with one of our banking and financial services clients.  Ms. 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." Ms. Paturu is the first recipient of our client's Analyst of the Month Award which was earned by Vijetha in December of 2015.…

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…

DIVERSANT Announces New Office Opening in Dallas, Texas

Red Bank, New Jersey-based DIVERSANT, the fastest growing African-American owned IT staffing firm in the U.S., announced that it has opened its eleventh office to meet the IT staffing needs of their clients in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding areas.  The new office will be located at 320 Decker Drive, Suite 125, Irving, TX, 75062.  The office opened on February 15, 2016 and will be led by Michael Pendleton as the Managing Director. For more information, please visit diversant.com. “Our new office location serving the Dallas market speaks to our outstanding track record in providing quality IT staffing services to…

Acceptance Speech for 2015 MBE Supplier of the Year Award

DIVERSANT is a proud recipient of the 2015 Class IV Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Supplier of the Year Award. This award is given to suppliers that have exhibited outstanding performance in delivering quality service to national clients. The DIVERSANT team earned this award as a result of meeting the award criteria  outlined by The Council which are "demonstrates growth in sales, continuous growth in MBE to MBE purchases, innovation in delivery of services, significant and continuous contribution to the growth and development of their communities, and commitment to the cause and success of the Council," says Christine Robertson,  Associate Vice President, Communications…

“The Diversant experience is a cut above”

In a world of electronic communications, you are more likely to receive a thank you note via email, tweet, Facebook message, or text. These forms of communications have made handwritten notes a rare find today. Therefore, when a carefully handcrafted thank you note is received from a satisfied job seeker, we find it valuable to acknowledge the professional for putting in a little extra work to provide feedback in a way that is considered  unique and creative in our high-tech environment. Our Charlotte North Carolina office shared their most recent handwritten note which was received from a local IT candidate during his job search process. The purpose of the note was to express gratitude…