Tag Archives: Connie Dorigan

Counter Offers: 7 Reasons to Just Say "NO"

This blog post is generously provided by Connie Dorigan, president of Dorigan & Associates, a high-tech talent recruiting firm. _______________________________ Congratulations! You’ve managed to hold on to your job through the “Great Recession” and are feeling fortunate to be employed… and indeed you are. But recently, you started exploring the job market just to see what is out there. Then, lo and behold, you run across a position with a company that is everything you’ve ever wanted…more pay, good management, exciting products, and tons of upside potential. After going through the application and interview process, and after a lot of careful consideration, you… Read »

Love the Job You’ve Got

This blog post is provided courtesy of Connie Dorigan, President, of Dorigan & Associates, an Oregon-based recruitment services firm specializing in the software and emerging technology industries. __________________ Remember the days when, if you felt dissatisfied with your job, all you had to do was tell a friend or two, spruce up your resume and voila, you got a new job? Today the economy, although we are seeing signs of improvement, is far from robust. Many companies are holding firm on hiring freezes, which often impacts career advancement. You may find you need to “wait-things-out” for a while. You may… Read »