Happy 2016! I find a new year is just as refreshing as the scent of earth after it rains. There is a term for that specific smell: petrichor. I see the mark of a new year as a chance to really look for opportunities to allow that fresh aroma to begin again within myself.  What did I accomplish over the year? What could I have done differently? Allowing yourself to rejuvenate is essential to growing in every way and I challenge each of you to look for something within upon which you can expand.

Development occurs in a multitude of ways.  My wife has decided to teach four weekly hoola-hooping classes. Our daughter, Calli, just moved into her first apartment with our family cat!  Calli would argue that a cat is a better roommate than a person.  Amy A. would support this notion also, especially after rescuing a third dog in November.  And our youngest Cassi, continues to pursue her love for singing and rowing.

Bob and Sami are continuing to keep busy with the little ones. This past year was Lincoln’s first time trying out for basketball.  Here’s that idea of advancement again: trying something new! Lincoln and Bob are also continuing their engagement with Boy Scouts, and Bob is the new Camping Chair. Even little Audrey is now running the show with her newly obtained speed.

Now let’s talk about the growth of our company. First of all, welcome to Patrick Brennan, our new Associate Recruiter! Patrick joined TeamBradley just this January. Coming from an extensive sales and service background, Patrick is excited to bring his talents and passion to TeamBradley.  A devout fan of the Cubs, Hawks, and the Fighting Irish, Patrick can be found on the golf course in his free time.  Hiring another member was essential to our team because we have a number of sizzling hot jobs! Whether it be an Application Architect, a Cisco Network Engineer , a Systems Security Engineer, or a BI Analyst, we have plenty of opportunities that could be that perfect addition to the evolution of you.

FOR CLIENTS:  Feel free to call or email me to discuss your hiring needs.  At TeamBradley, we’re committed to adding value to your organization. And even if you’re not presently hiring, I would still love to talk with you about your plans for the next quarter and for 2016, the market in general or to help you research salary comparisons for your current staff. Below are some articles you might find interesting.

FOR APPLICANTS:  If you are contemplating the IT marketplace and timing of making a change right now, give me a call or email me and let’s discuss your career options and assess opportunities.   Be sure to check out our complete list of open positions on our website.  The flip side of that coin would be, that you are in need of adding to your staff, please do give me a call, we would be happy to assist you. Below are some articles you might find interesting.

Rich

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