12.20.2019

Alaant Advisor

This is the last Alaant Advisor of 2019.
We wish everyone a great holiday season and a fruitful year to come!

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+ About the Alaant Advisor
The Alaant Advisor is our column focused on all things going on in the world of recruiting, job placement, and search. Think of it as your weekly briefing—a handy, quick guide to what's going on.

Here's what's happening this week:

Please make note of our upcoming holiday hours: 

We will be closed on 12/24 and 12/25 in observation of the Christmas holiday. Normal business hours resume on 12/26.

We will close early at 3pm on 12/31 and remain closed on 1/1 in observation of the New Year holiday. Normal business hours resume on 1/2/2020.

Please note that during the holiday weeks, our office lobby will be closed to visitors from 12/23 through 1/1/2020.

Hot Candidate of the Week!

This is one of the best candidates we've seen this week. If you would like more information on this candidate, please reach out to us right away.

Aaron – IT/Systems Administrator

Albany, NY
  • Great hands-on technical background with stellar communication skills
  • Experience providing Tier 2 Help Desk Support and Software Programming/Development
  • Assisted with software programming reviewing and analyzing scripts
  • Worked with servers and networks for routine maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Familiar with stringent communication protocols
  • Used a ticketing system to track, address & resolve issues
  • Extensive background in documentation and best practices using OneNote as a repository
  • Technical Skillsets:
    • OS- Linux, Windows XP, 7, 10, Server 2003, 2008, 2012 and 2016
    • Software- Active Directory, Oracle, MS Access, Office Suite, Project, Visual Studio, SCCM
    • Languages- SQL (Oracle, Access), Windows batch scripting, Java, Javascript
  • Looking to continue his technical career in systems administration and support

About the Author

Miranda March Digital Strategist for Alaant Workforce Solutions

Miranda March, Digital Communications Specialist

Miranda has a real knack for connecting the dots between employers and job seekers. She prides herself on keeping a pulse on the national and local hiring markets. In her downtime, she enjoys cooking new foods and spending time with her family. A little-known fact about Miranda is her love of video games, new and old.

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