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with Erik Berger

Learn the inside secrets to landing the job you want and successfully growing your career!


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I'm Erik Berger

Silicon Valley's Top Recruiter & Career Mentor

Erik Berger stands tall in the world of tech recruiting as one of Silicon Valley's premier talent matchmakers. With over two decades of experience under his belt, Erik's name has become synonymous with the seamless blending of top-tier talent with Silicon Valley's leading companies. His in-depth understanding of the tech landscape, combined with an expansive network of leading candidates, sets him apart as a recruitment maven.

At the core of Erik's approach lies his uncanny ability to discern the unique needs of every company and subsequently identify candidates who aren't just qualified but are the right fit culturally and professionally. This personalized touch has earned him immense trust from his clients, a testament to which is his tenure at prestigious firms.

Erik's journey began at Oracle, where he managed HR tasks and was promoted 3 times in 2 years. From there, his career trajectory took him to companies like Digital Impact and Mindjet, further enriching his recruiting skills as well as ‘start-up’ experience.

His roles at VMware and Linden Lab saw him placing elite technical talent across core engineering teams, further solidifying his reputation as a recruiter who can bridge the gap between industry needs and candidate aspirations.

One of Erik's significant milestones was at NIO, where he was entrusted as a founding team member to sculpt the company's US presence.  From being Employee #3, Erik's expertise contributed to the growth of NIO USA, scaling it to over 650 employees in less than four years.

At Minerva CQ, he currently serves as Chief of Staff, drawing from his vast experience to streamline recruitment, Human Resource and Operational processes. Concurrently, Erik is the driving force behind The Career Vantage, where for over a decade, he has been offering insider secrets and strategic consulting for early-stage tech startups and individual job seekers alike.

Erik's educational foundation from the University of Sacramento, where he secured a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus on Human Resources, has played a pivotal role in shaping his professional acumen.

However, beyond the roles and accolades, Erik's true passion lies in helping others. Whether you're a company seeking the next star employee or a job seeker navigating the intricate web of Silicon Valley job hunting, Erik Berger is the guiding light you've been searching for. 

Connect with him to embark on a journey of successful team-building or to transform your career aspirations into reality.

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Erik's Expert Consultation Packages

Are You Ready to Launch Your Career? 

Are you new to the job market or looking to step into your career's next chapter with confidence?! Join me for Two dynamic 30-minute one-on-one career strategy sessions, each tailored to help you navigate the complexities of today's job market.  Each session is more than just advice; it's a strategic roadmap designed to position you for success.

In addition to our focused strategy discussion, I will apply my expertise to revitalize your resume. Expect a high-level resume rewrite or edit, transforming it into a powerful tool that highlights your strengths and achievements. With a quick one-week turnaround, your enhanced CV will be ready to make a strong impact.

Seize this opportunity to gain an edge in your job search with expert guidance and a standout resume!


Executive Package

Elevate your job search with our comprehensive two-month Job Search and Strategy Sessions, led personally by Erik, a seasoned expert with over 25 years of experience. Dive deep into the nuances of job hunting with personalized guidance tailored to your career goals. This exclusive package features a professional resume overhaul where Erik applies his insider knowledge to craft a resume of tailored perfection, designed to make you stand out in the competitive job market.  

Included in this package are eight intensive 30-minute one-on-one consultation sessions in one week intervals, providing you with unparalleled support and strategic advice. Each session is a step towards transforming your job search into a successful career journey. With Erik's expert mentorship, navigate the job market with confidence and the tools for success.


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