“A growing software company, Microsystems has needed to recruit not only top university and college graduates for entry level roles, but also experienced consulting candidates to configure our software on behalf of our customers. Microsystems has engaged Joyce C. Knauff & Associates to successfully identify, qualify and hire top candidates in those roles. Joyce Knauff and her associates have in-depth knowledge and connections that have allowed them to present candidates whose qualifications and experiences are in concert with our needs. Plus, she and her associates provide personalized service and a focused dedication to helping Microsystems grow via the addition of talented individuals.”
Vice President, Client Relations
“Joyce and her associates have been invaluable to me as I progressed through my career and needed to recruit information technology professionals for positions that required a combination of specific technical skills and business skills. She was able to find candidates that met both the position requirements and cultural fit. As I transitioned from one high growth company to another, Joyce was the first person I contacted to support recruiting activities.”
Former Director of Information Technology, NutraSweet Division of Monsanto and Former Vice President of Applications, Tenneco Packaging
“I have had the privilege of working with Joyce C. Knauff and & Associates both as a customer employing their services to fill IT personnel needs as well as a candidate in search of a good organization looking for an IT Executive. I have found JCK & Associates to be a top tier IT Executive and Technical Recruiting firm, extremely professional, operating with the highest ethics and integrity, honest and dedicated to the success of both their business clients and IT executives and candidates their business clients and IT executives and candidates.
Joyce and her organization are true partners, both to the organization employing JCK & Associates services and perspective IT executives and technology personnel looking for employment opportunities. JCK & Associates work hard to understand the details of an employer’s needs, position, skills and organizational culture, similarly enabling them to match up candidates that best meet the employer’s as well as a perspective candidate’s needs, making sure that there is a complete and successful long-term fit for both parties.”
Sr. Director Information Services & Technology, AMA
“IT staffing assessment is the overall review and assessment, including recommendations and gaps for technical and business skills for each incumbent in an information technology organization. As part of IT assessment consulting assignments, Joyce provides invaluable support and expertise in assessing the requirements of a given organization and matching the current incumbent skills and abilities to the required technical and business skills. The resulting gap analysis provides invaluable input to an organization in the areas of staff development and future recruiting, and solidly aligns an information technology organization to overall business strategy. Joyce’s contributions in this consulting practice provide independent expertise and direction from someone who is market and technology current and knowledgeable.”
President, The Simmons Group, Inc.
“I have worked with Joyce for over 25 years. She placed me in my first job when coming to Chicago and I have been a client of hers since. Her ability to understand the needs and nuances of her clients enables her to be a strategic partner when building a team. Each candidate is thoughtfully presented, allowing for an efficient and effective hiring process.”
Senior Information Technology Professional, Financial Services