Dave Fecak started the Job Tips For Geeks website and blog in early 2012 in order to share his knowledge with a wider audience of technology and software development professionals. He has 15 years of technical recruiting experience, primarily working with early growth companies and startups in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Dave founded the Philadelphia Area Java Users' Group in 2000, and has served as the JUG President (JUGmaster) since the group's inception. The Philly JUG was twice named as a Top 50 and Top 25 JUG worldwide by Sun Microsystems.
Over the course of his career, Dave has represented thousands of technologists and placed hundreds into new positions. He has encountered almost every imaginable scenario in the industry and has provided career guidance and advice to countless industry professionals. He currently manages his own company, Fecak Inc., where he recruits technology professionals and consults to small companies on how to attract and hire talent.
Dave is a regular contributor to technology websites DZone and Java Code Geeks, and his writing has been republished and/or cited by Lifehacker, Fast Company, the American Management Association, CBS Moneywatch, and many others.
Dave graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in Economics.
Where to find Dave Fecak online
Job Tips For Geeks: The Job Search
Job Tips For Geeks: The Job Search is a step-by-step guide to the job search process written specifically for software engineers and technology professionals. The book is written chronologically and starts with the decision to look for work and setting up parameters and search criteria, and continues through interview and resume tips, negotiation, counteroffers, acceptance and resignation.
Dave Fecak’s tag cloud