David Hitt

David Hitt
David is the Co-Founder of PythonTek. David earned his B.B.A from Loyola University Chicago and his MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management. David built a 14 year career focused on accounting and finance, with 10 of those years in public accounting as a consulting manager for one of the largest regional accounting firms in Chicago. He also spent 3 years as a controller in the commercial construction industry. Prior to his public accounting career, David was a trader and member of the Chicago Board of Options and the Midwest Stock Exchange. David left public accounting with the purpose of solving one of the main challenges that face business growth - finding and hiring great talent. Since David entered the staffing and consulting field, he has worked with many Fortune 500 and midmarket companies assisting them in recruiting the best talent, scoping and managing accounting and technology projects, and developing talent sourcing strategies to enable clients to build pipelines of candidates for multiple lines of business including, accounting, finance, technology, manufacturing, sales.
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Recent Posts

Talent Pools - Reactive vs Proactive Recruiting

In today’s corporate recruiting world most companies operate in a Reactive recruiting state vs a Proactive recruiting state. So, what does this mean?

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Why whiteboard interviews suck and what we’re doing about it.

Ah, whiteboard interviews! One of the most harrowing experiences of a professional programmer’s life.

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Building a Python 3.6 Seed App with Docker, Tox, and Pylint

By: Joe Marshall Seed apps are great. They can be the test-bed for new devops features, mini onboarding exercises, or just “batteries-included” starter kits for greenfield applications. Especially in the web application (and Python) world, almost everything comes with

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2018 Python Software Foundation Recurring Giving Campaign

Help us in supporting the Python Software Foundation with their annual end-of-year fundraising drive. Every year the Python Software Foundation launches an end-of-year fundraising drive to help build a sustainable community of supporters. Their goal isto raise

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Preparing for a "Silicon Valley Style" coding interview.

By: Dan Bader - http://bit.ly/2xbr0oE Participating in a "Silicon Valley style" coding interview can feel scary as heck.n Unlike other professionals, it seems to be okay for software developers to expect to get humiliated at a job interview. "What, you can't code up a

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PythonTek's Commitment to the Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Like everyone else in the US and Texas we sit and watch with heavy hearts the devastation that Hurrican Harvey has brought to Texas. Hurricane Harvey’s punishing rains, fierce winds, and raging floods have left a wake of devastation that Texans have never seen before.

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Jim McGrath Joins PythonTek

We are pleased to announce and welcome the addition of Jim McGrath as Director of Strategy and Innovation to our team. Jim brings over 30 years of IT executive leadership for both small and large enterprise companies in the Austin area and has a track record for

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Niche IT Recruiting Firm Focuses on Python Community

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PythonTek, a specialized recruitment firm focused on the Python community, today announced it has launched operations serving both Python developers seeking jobs and companies looking for Python talent. Rising in popularity, Python is

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Why Python?

By Dr. Rob Flemming PyDr.thon is an easy-to-learn yet deceptively powerful programming language. Its clear concise readable code, large standard library, and built-in testing framework make it ideal for rapid software development. While the long-standing industry

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