Meeting Information
Job Market Update and How to Eliminate Hiring Mistakes
Wednesday March 22, 2023
8:00am - 9:30am US/Central GMT-5:00
HYBRID: In-person and Zoom

Two Hughes Landing
1790 Hughes Landing Boulevard, Second Floor Conference Room ( just off the elevator)
The Woodlands, Texas 77380

Zoom: Links to follow.
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Topic: Job Market Update and How to Eliminate Hiring Mistakes

Speakers: Alix Biondo, Managing Partner and Jeff Wooldridge, Partner - Finance and Accounting, Executive Search, at the Talance Group


Jeff and Alix will discuss the latest trends in the job market. We will also discuss how to get the most information out of candidates when interviewing them and other secrets of the profession. Alix will be discussing a very important initiative that she is working on this week!

Learning Objectives: 
-How to Assess potential new hires and eliminate hiring mistakes
-How has the job market changed over the last few years and where is it headed


About Talance Group:

Talance Group has been a very proud sponsor of The FENG – Woodlands since 2018. Talance = Talent + Balance:  Talent is the universally agreed upon asset in any organization.  Balance is what we at Talance Group strive to deliver in every search – Balancing the needs of our client with the desires of our candidates to find the perfect match. We focus on the Houston area across all industries and cover the Finance as well as Technology disciplines. We provide permanent placement as well as interim support for all levels of both disciplines. 

Talance is a 5 time winner of Houston’s Best Places to Work and has been consistently recognized by the HBJ as one of Houston’s largest search firms since 2013! Please check is out at and feel free to peruse our many job seeking tips at


Speakers' Bios:

Alix Biondo: Alix joined the Talance Group in October of 2009. She started up the Finance and Accounting Contract Division for the firm, which had previously only focused on direct hire placements. She started her career as a recruiter in Dallas for a large national firm. After moving to Houston, Alix found a passion for managing recruiting and sales teams in more quality-focused “boutique” firms where long-term relationships are the key to success. Her recruiting experience spans the Accounting, Engineering and IT Industries. Alix holds a Business/Marketing degree from the University of North Texas.


Jeff Wooldridge: Jeff joined the Talance Group in February 2009. He has over 25 years of recruiting experience for corporations as well as within the search industry. Currently, Jeff recruits finance professionals from CFO to staff level within the Houston area. Prior to joining The Talance Group, Jeff worked for a retained search firm, Paul Ray Berndtson (a global executive search firm), Ernst & Young, and managed a recruiting team at Exult (now Alight). Jeff holds a Degree in Finance from Texas Tech University and worked as a credit analyst in banking before transitioning into recruiting. 



For meeting information, please contact:

Bryan Valencia

(281) 755-1714
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