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  • Technology at Vaco

    Are you someone who feels as if you’re constantly wresting with technology to get it to work? IT specialists would probably tell you whatever the problem, it’s probably “user error.” To take a deeper dive into technology, we sat down with Vaco’s longest running IT member – Conrad Mac...

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  • The Benefit of User Groups – By a Tech Enthusiast

    It has been said that the key to life and/or business is personal relationships. Jerry Maguire made it popular, but I, for one, believe that it has been this way since human beings started interacting with one another.  We are wired for personal connection and a multitude of things happen ...

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  • The Art (and Responsibility) of Truth-Telling

    A ScrumMaster asked me the other day how they should handle the situation where half their team doesn’t seem to care about the work. They don’t seem to be motivated. They seem to be slacking…a lot. And where two individuals seem to be doing all the work. And they seem to be burning out. A [&he...

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  • Vaco Empowers Me to Give Back to The Community

    Every day we’re pulled in a million different directions. Whether it’s by our kids needing rides to swim lessons or soccer practices or having to meet project deadlines at work that seem merely impossible – it can make you feel like you’re living in a bubble. Recently, I’ve found that a gr...

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  • The Skinny on Scrum

    In the eleven years I’ve known my husband, I gained 30 pounds. I’ve tried numerous attempts at losing the weight – I’ve counted points. I’ve counted calories. I tried low fat diets, no fat diets, low carb diets, no carb diets. I would lose 5 or 10 pounds, and then gain it back. It was [&he...

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  • How to Write a Resignation Letter

    About Lindsey Tanner, Vaco Birmingham As a former Big 4 public accountant, Lindsey is able to utilize her experiences and network to help her clients and candidates find solutions. When she’s not at the office, she spends her time with friends and family. She’s also actively involved in a number...

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  • The 3-A’s of Agile Interviewing

    I spent about 3-years working at a company called iContact from 2009 – 2012. While there I reported to their CTO Ralph Kasuba. Ralph was a wonderfully skilled leader and I’ve been reminiscing about him of late. Sure, we still stay in touch, but it’s not the same as working together each day. R...

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  • What Questions to Ask in an Interview

    Can you believe that there is a record-setting 6.6 million job openings this year? With more job openings, the possibility of landing an interview for your next position is even higherMany interviewees fear the dreaded question during the interview, “Do you have any questions?” Asking questions ...

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