Monthly Archive: July 2016

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CEOs, understaffed, financially secure, ISO tech talent

In the incredibly shrinking labor market, Cyveillance, an Arlington-based Internet services company that gathers intelligence for e-commerce and monitors intellectual property, has had more than its share of success fishing for IT talent.

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As the 2-year-old company has landed eight-digit venture capital and added dozens of the nation’s largest companies to its client roster, its staff quadrupled from 15 to 60 employees over the past eight months.

Cyveillance’s CEO, Brandy Thomas, hunts for new employees in all the usual places and then some. The company places advertisements in newspapers, trade publications and on online job sites such as tecHound and Careerbuilder. The firm recruits at the university that best fits its needs: MIT.