SOURCE: SetFocus

October 30, 2007 10:00 ET

SetFocus and Henson Group to Host SharePoint Event

Leading SharePoint Consulting Firm Chooses SetFocus to Help Recruit SharePoint Professionals

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - October 30, 2007) - SetFocus, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Learning Solutions (CPLS), announced today a unique career event to be held at Microsoft's offices in New York City on Nov. 15, 2007.

Microsoft 2007 Partner of the Year and SharePoint consulting leader, The Henson Group, and SetFocus will present to experienced .NET developers the market demands for SharePoint Professionals, avenues for becoming proficient in the technology, and immediate job opportunities in the New York Metro area. The Henson Group (THG) will present its requirements and qualifications for various open SharePoint positions. In addition, SetFocus will share its roadmap for how to gain the skills necessary to qualify.

"With SharePoint the fastest-selling server in Microsoft history, we have positioned ourselves to capitalize on incredible momentum in the marketplace that will only increase," says Greg Henson, President & Founder, The Henson Group. "If you come to work at The Henson Group, you will parachute in on some of the most challenging projects at major US and global corporations, leveraging the very latest technology for collaboration. It's an exciting time to be a Microsoft developer."

The Henson Group has multiple positions available reserved exclusively for Set Focus candidates. Those considering Career Opportunities at The Henson Group, a longtime partner of Set Focus, should be aware of the following credentials:

--  Winner: 2007 Microsoft Partner of the Year (Microsoft East Region)
--  Winner: "Compete" Award - Q3, 2007 - Successful Deployments of MOSS
    2007 in Competitive Situations (New York Metro District)
--  Winner: "Competency" - Q2, 2007 - Awarded for Effectiveness of IW
    Practice (New York Metro District)
--  Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers (MCSE), many former Microsoft
    employees
--  Microsoft "Gold Certified Partner" founded by former Microsoft
    engineers in 2002
--  Direct ties to the Microsoft SharePoint Group
--  Official sub-contractor of Microsoft Consulting Services
--  Member of MCS Connect Program
--  Possesses a seat on the exclusive, national Microsoft Partner Advisory
    Council
--  Recognized among the top US consultancies in Microsoft's partner
    community (Microsoft's Official "Solution Finder").
--  Possesses Microsoft's Official Information Worker Solutions Competency
--  Participated in Beta Deployment of MOSS 2007 at Multiple Clients
--  Top SharePoint developer and practice manager Greg Slack is among the
    many Set Focus alumni currently on staff
    

For more information on this joint SharePoint event, please visit http://www.setfocus.com/Events/meetthg.aspx

About The Henson Group

Winner of numerous awards, including "2007 Microsoft Partner of the Year," The Henson Group is a ''Gold Certified Partner'' founded by former Microsoft engineers in 2002, specializing in architecting IT infrastructure solutions and custom .NET application development. An official sub-contractor of Microsoft Consulting Services, The Henson Group owns key relationships with the Microsoft product groups, is a member of the national Microsoft Partner Advisory Council and MCS Connect, is recognized among the top US Microsoft partners (Microsoft's "Solution Finder"), and can access subsidies and open an unlimited number of Microsoft Support Cases for clients. For more information, The Henson Group can be reached at 800.980.1130 and through its website http://www.hensongroup.com

About SetFocus

In business since 1997, SetFocus is the global leader in selecting, training, placing, and supporting Microsoft professionals worldwide. Through strategic relationships, SetFocus develops programs that directly source skilled professionals to meet the immediate hiring needs of its partners. A Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Learning Solutions, SetFocus utilizes a unique combination of services to help organizations grow allowing them to meet marketplace opportunities with speed and agility. SetFocus has won semi-finalist awards for both the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year as well as the New Jersey Family Business of the Year. It is currently ranked 3,647 on Inc. 5,000 fastest growing companies in America.

For more information, SetFocus can be reached at +1-886-91-TRAIN and through its website, www.setfocus.com.

Contact Information

  • CONTACT INFORMATION:
    Stacey Uhrig
    Director of Marketing
    SetFocus, LLC
    Email Contact
    (973) 889-0211 ext. 33
    (973) 889-0213 (fax)