About Shawn

Shawn Fier is the Managing Partner for Systems Research and SRI Technologies. He has over twenty years of experience in the employment industry and is passionate about talent as the prime differentiating factor in success.

Successful Hiring

Businesses both large and small are ramping up their hiring for 2014. Below are five action items that should be considered when executing your staffing plan. They are the foundation of successful long-term hiring practices.

New Year = New Job?

As 2014 begins, many people have set their sights on a new job as part of their New Year’s Resolution. Along with getting in shape (healthy), finding a new career or job remains one of the top priorities among professionals in today’s market. […]


Give your new hires the best opportunity to succeed!
Recruiting, Interviewing Best Practices and The War for Talent all garner a lot of attention, and rightly so. One topic that deserves more attention is onboarding. Wikipedia defines onboarding as the process of acquiring, accommodating, […]

5 Ways to Stand Out from the Competition

The job market is a competitive arena where it pays to be a winner. Standing out from the competition is vital. How to stand out and land the job can be surprisingly simple if one follows some fairly straightforward interviewing best practices.

Career Success

Being more successful in our career resonates with all of us, regardless of our role or field of endeavor. What should we being doing? What separates those who are successful from those who struggle? Selecting and pursuing the right path towards a more […]