John Davenjay

Company: Bowman Williams

Job Title: CEO

John Davenjay

John Davenjay is the CEO of staffing agency Bowman Williams. John founded the company in 2009 after running operations and sales for a managed service and VoIP provider based in Washington, D.C. His firsthand experience of sourcing and hiring MSP employees led to the creation of a staffing firm exclusively focused on helping the MSP industry eliminate the common bottleneck of hiring MSP talent. Forbes ranked Bowman Williams #137 in the Best Recruiting Firms in America in 2018. The firm is a staffing partner for more than 300 MSPs around the country. Follow Davenjay on Twitter or on LinkedIn.

Recent articles by John Davenjay


Dangle the Carrot that Retains MSP Employees

We all know how challenging it is to find high-quality help these days. That’s why retaining your top talent can be equally as important as choosing the right person to hire. To improve employee retention, consider the importance of outlining career progression


Why Successful MSPs Hire Within the Channel

Finding the right candidate for your position goes beyond technical skills. Look for an understanding of the business model, a focus on customer service — and then build a bench.

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Go Small Or Go Home

One of the largest misconceptions that can be seen in current IT job seekers is realistic expectations evaluating a company’s career growth opportunities. Career growth can often be associated with a company’s size: the larger the organization, the more stable the enterprise, the more they can provide for their employees. This, however, isn’t always the case.

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Why Not To Mention All Your Aspirations In An Interview

It’s normal to aspire for career growth, and employers want their employees to have large aspirations when they align with their business’ objectives, but candidates interviewing for a new job should tread lightly.

How you dress to an interview speaks volumes Is this guy dressed appropriately

The Interview: The Small Things Are The Biggest Things

It is too often that candidates worry about listing “significant” items on their resume and ignore the “small things” that make a lasting impression on employers during the interviewing process. The smallest things are often the biggest things

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Message to CSPs Hiring: Keep Calm and Carry On

Keeping your business fully staffed requires you to have a proactive process for interviewing and hiring employees, but don’t forget to keep a staffing company in your back pocket, too.

You might not realize it but employees are always looking for new opportunities

5 Reasons Your Employees Leave for New Opportunities

Keeping your employees with you will save you time and money in the long run. But for them to stay with you, you’ll need to understand their needs and wants. Here’s where you might be going wrong.