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Ben Newbill

Recruiter at Tech Talent Link
4.88 (45 reviews)

98% of reviewers highly recommend Ben.






Job Seekers Who Highly Recommend Ben Newbill

About Me

Recruiting since: 2005

Tech Talent Link Birthdate: 01/13/2020

15+ years of experience in technical recruiting & account management in the Portland area for more than 300+ companies.

I find that if I can understand the core values of a company and its leaders and align those with the candidate’s values, the rest tends to work itself out.

Married with three kids (13, 6, 2), living in Lake Oswego. Someday, I plan to coach youth sports (soccer, basketball, golf).

Working on being more curious in general (and especially in conflict).

Why I love recruiting...

I genuinely enjoy the process of recruiting... providing insight to candidates and hiring managers, preparing for interviews and negotiating offers.

I'm motivated to help people create the reality they want. And, I seem to be more driven to succeed with people doubt me.

My priority when talking with hiring managers is to understand the reality of the job responsibilities, the problem to be solved, ideal requirements, and then create clear expectations.

When I'm not working, I love to...

Paddle boarding, kayaking, golfing (~15 handicap), pickle ball, watching sports (college hoops, NFL, NBA, college football), PGA when Tiger is playing.
Coffee 2x per day, whiskey or any wheat beer.
Mindfulness breathing.

Company Website:

Phone: 503-305-0646


Can I Help You?

Specialties I recruit for: Financial Services Computer software computer engineering Information Technology

Roles I recruit for: help desk Dynamics AX Big Data - Admin / Engineer / Developer / Architect / Managers Development Lead / Architect Engineering Manager Database/DBA/ETL Technical Support Business System Analyst Systems Administrator Systems Engineering Data Warehouse Data Analyst Database Administrator Business Analysis ERP/CRM AWS Python .NET Developer Java Developer DevOps Engineer Network Engineering Software Development

Areas I recruit In: United States Portland, OR

Recent Reviews

Quang V. | QA 5.0

Quang recommends Ben to others  
1 month ago

The fact that Ben knew about the requirements of the job well and that he had great working relationship with the hiring manager was very helpful to me. He helped me with the questions to ask at the interview, etc. Ben was great to work with in my job search.

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Nic A. | Senior Data Analyst 5.0

Nic recommends Ben to others  
5 months ago

I've been working in the Portland analyst scene for about 7 years, and if Ben is my go to guy if I decide to start looking for the next step. Over the years, he has assisted me with landing several contracts. Additionally, when I know people that are looking in the local scene, his contact info is what I send them

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Carsten B. | Senior Data Engineer 5.0

Carsten recommends Ben to others  
5 months ago

Ben is very good at what he does. He has always taken my best interests into consideration. I feel he is honest, transparent and will always go to bat for his candidates. He is professional and always follows-up when he says he will. Ben effectively and efficiently navigated the job market with me when I was looking, understanding what technologies/skills I am comfortable with. I would recommend Ben to anybody considering a new job.

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Dan R. | Senior Product Manager 5.0

Dan recommends Ben to others  
5 months ago

Ben has been great to work with! He's very precise in selecting which roles to mention to me, and he's been a great coach regarding the interview process as whole — including interview prep, qualifying the opportunity, understanding the role and team dynamics, compensation expectations, and getting feedback from the employer after interviews. Ben is knowledgeable and focused on making the experience great for candidates. He's got tons of experience and is very responsive for time-sensitive stuff. I highly recommend working with Ben, when you're open to new opportunities!

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Alexander C. | Lead Software Engineer 5.0

Alexander recommends Ben to others  
5 months ago

Ben takes the time to get to know not only candidates on a detailed level but also the companies he deals with. Ben's constantly looking to learn more about the industry from all angles and as a result is great for bouncing ideas off of.

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Sowmya P. | Senior QA Engineer 5.0

Sowmya recommends Ben to others  
5 months ago

Ben is extremely encouraging and knows the needs of his client. He is the first consultant that I worked with and have always loved working with him then on. He is very good at responding to emails/texts as needed and will surely try to get what you are looking for. I recommend him to everyone I know.

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Tim H. | Senior .NET Software Developer 5.0

Tim recommends Ben to others  
5 months ago

Ben has been my only recruiter for the past several years. I am very please with his level of services. Ben knows me and the jobs very well, and did a good job matching me to the right opportunities. I trust Ben and strongly recommend Ben for recruiting works.

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Rick S. | IT Manager 5.0

Rick recommends Ben to others  
5 months ago

Ben's was instrumental in landing my current job. Going forward, he has kept me in the loop on opportunities I may be interested in as I grow my career. Highly recommended!

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Faye A. | Senior UX UI Designer 5.0

Faye recommends Ben to others  
5 months ago

Ben is the hands-down best recruiter I have ever worked with. I know I can trust him to hear me and act on my behalf in the best way. And besides being a great recruiter, he's a really nice guy.

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Jestie W. | Sharepoint Administrator 5.0

Jestie recommends Ben to others  
5 months ago

Ben has placed me in my last two positions. Each time Ben was amazing at finding great opportunities for me that suited my needs and skill set. These opportunities also met my need for a challenge. I couldn't be happier with my experiences with him and the great work he does.

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Brent S. | Test Engineer 4.6

Brent recommends Ben to others  
5 months ago

Ben had a positive attitude and helped me get a job during a pandemic. He goes out of his way to check on me, and make sure I am comfortable with my new work.

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Chris R. | CIO 5.0

Chris recommends Ben to others  
1 month ago

I had a good good experience overall. Ben was transparent in sharing his prior experience with executive searches and how that process is a bit different than other staffing searches. I found that insight helpful. He was able to provide good feedback along the way, and was terrific with follow-up.

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Matthew W. | VP 5.0

Matthew recommends Ben to others  
2 months ago

Ben reached out to me on LinkedIn about a position that looked like a really good fit. The process ended up being brief, but I really appreciated the quick and detailed responses from Ben when I had questions. He was direct and always provided helpful context wrt to where things stood.

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Dylan W. | Director of IT 5.0

Dylan recommends Ben to others  
2 months ago

Ben was great to work with and always very helpful and clear with his information. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a great recruiter. Thanks, Ben!

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James B. | Dir of IT 4.2

James recommends Ben to others  
2 weeks ago

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