5.1.2020

Alaant Advisor

Top Talent Network Launch, Employers Face Recruiting Difficulties, Hiring Index Coming and More!

Alaant Advisor Top Talent Network Launch Employers Face Recruiting Difficulties Hiring Index Coming
+ 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:

Coming Next Week: The Alaant Hiring Index – Workforce Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Coming Next Week: The Alaant Hiring Index – Workforce Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic

What impact has the coronavirus pandemic had on the Capital Region’s workforce? With your help, we’ll take the pulse of area businesses with next week’s launch of The Alaant Hiring Index. Watch your inbox next Tuesday, May 5 for an invitation to take our brief online survey. We’ll gather collective results and share them with you in the next few weeks.

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 great candidate or want to see more Top Talent, click here.

Ben - Programmer

Albany, NY
  • Very passionate about programming
  • Experience using VBA, Access, SQL, queries, databases (daily)
  • Experience pulling data and creating reports or ad-hoc reports
  • Experience design and building applications based on need and maintenance
  • Experience creating training documentation and policy and procedures
  • Experience with cross-platform automation and creating repositories
  • Fluent in VBA Scripting, SQL, MS DOS, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, I Series (AS400), Cognos, Netsuite, Adobe-PhotoShop, Illustrator, CS 5.5, Acrobat and Type Manager, Internet Explorer, Netscape, Firefox, G Suite programs
  • Looking to stay in the programming field and make a positive impact with a company

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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