Alumna and staffing expert Jaime Diglio shares insider secrets of what recruiters want

By Becky Monk


Jaime Diglio says life is too long to be in a job you hate.

It’s one of the reasons she’s made it her life’s work to help companies and workers find the best match. The president of metro New York City-based recruiting company SomethingNew knows what it’s like to have Microsoft as part of her resume. She worked for the company in New York, leading one of the sales teams for Microsoft’s financial services division.

Now she’s helping high-growth companies change the way they recruit and getting the right people in the right jobs. Because she also does some career coaching, she’s happy to share some insider tips to fellow alumni who may be looking for the next chapter in their career post-Microsoft.

That includes taking time to find the right next move, avoiding mistakes that a lot of people make, and knowing how to best position the unique skills that they acquired while at Microsoft.

Jaime says the first thing before making any move is to do some soul searching and have a strategy for making that next career choice.

“We want to make sure you are not just jumping into an open job somewhere,” she said, “but that you’re really reflecting on what it is you really want to do and then constituting that.”   Read the full article HERE.