To Our Candidates: A Holiday Message From Our CEO

As 2022 comes to an end, many look back and reflect on accomplishments, areas of progress, and opportunities for improvement. When looking at our company and benchmarking growth, we try to measure against our core values of helping others, doing the right thing, and being excellent. In the spirit of transparency, here is what we accomplished in 2022 and what you can expect from Blue Signal moving into 2023.


This year we were thrilled to announce our partnership with Resume and Career Services. This candidate-driven service helps job seekers like you gain the empowerment needed to secure their next great role. By bringing this new partnership to our arsenal of candidate support, we hope to forge a path ahead that turns qualified professionals into exceptional prospective hires.  

With Resume and Career Services, you’ll be able to accelerate your career growth with a do-it-yourself Career Advancement Program, as well as have an outstanding resume written for you. In addition, you’ll get exclusive access to interview preparation tips, networking advice, and more. You’ll become part of an exclusive community of elite professionals with the support of recruiters, resume writers, and career coaches who have more than 400 years of combined, cumulative experience placing the top 3% of candidates. 

Don’t miss out on their current offer: when you purchase a professionally written resume, you'll receive a FREE month of membership to their Career Advancement Program. That's a $59.99 value! Gift card options are also available.

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Awards & Accolades

2022 was a big year for Blue Signal. From being named a BBB Torch Awards for Ethics finalist, to ranking as the #1 Technical Placement Firm by Ranking Arizona’s Best of AZ Business — we are so proud to let our success speak for itself. We want to send a giant thank you to our candidates that trust us throughout their career journey and allow us to be recognized for our efforts by companies like Inc. Magazine, BestCompaniesAZ, Phoenix Business Journal, and more. We couldn’t have done this without your continued support. Our 2022 awards include: 

  • 2022 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics Finalist – The most prestigious honor BBB can present to exceptional organizations for their dedication to integrity and ethical practices. 
  • Inc.’s Inaugural Power Partner – Recognizes B2B partners that support startups across all business functions and empower growth. 
  • Ranked No. 1751 on 2022 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies for having 351% 3-Year Growth 
  • Blue Signal was also listed as #57 in Arizona, #54 in Phoenix, and #74 in Human Resources 
  • Phoenix Business Journal's Best Places to Work - Ranked in Top 25 of the Microbusiness Category
  • #1 Top Company to Work for in Arizona for Millennials by BestCompaniesAZ 
  • Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces Honoree  
  • Ranked #1 Technical Placement in Ranking Arizona 2022 
  • Phoenix Business Journal Small Business Awards Finalist 
  • Blue Signal’s CEO Matt Walsh Named a 2022 Phoenix Titan 100 
  • Ranked Top Companies to Work for in Arizona by Arizona Capitol Times 
  • Ranked No. 89 on Inc. Regionals Southwest List 
  • Top Recruiter – Best of Tempe 2022 
  • Ranked Among 2022 Best Places to Work by Phoenix Business Journal 


In 2022, we continued to grow – both as a recruiting firm and an employer. Blue Signal surpassed 1,900 all-time placements, translating to 1,900 lives changed. We also took our expertise to all corners of the nation, by more than doubling our workforce. We now have recruiters stationed in 20 total states and the Dominican Republic – allowing us to connect with candidates from coast to coast! 

At Blue Signal, we believe change is constant. We are always revamping and reimagining processes to better ourselves, our business, and our candidate experience. As a result, we've implemented new best practices to keep up with the ever-changing job market. In terms of digitization, we have been leveraging new dynamic tools to identify candidates and connect them with their ideal employer more quickly than ever before. We’ve supported dozens of clients through the virtual hiring process and job seekers through virtual interviewing. These innovative processes have positively impacted how many job seekers we’ve been able to help find careers with companies that truly value them. We’re excited to continue this path ahead into 2023. 

Blue Signal has also certified 100% of our employees on Diversity and Inclusion in recruiting best practices, helping support equity in our hiring process. All our optimizations have led to one key result: a better recruiting, on-boarding, and retention process. 

Blue Signal has certified 100% of our employees on Diversity and Inclusion in recruitingbest practices, helping support equity in our hiring process – and in turn, in yours! All of our optimizations have led to one key result: a better recruiting, on-boarding, and retention process.

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As we look forward to 2023, our focus continues to be on building genuine, long-term relationships with our candidates. Whether you’re actively looking for a new role or seeking career advice, you can count on Blue Signal recruiters to be your career advocate.  

At Blue Signal, our job goes beyond the signed offer letter. Our goal is to connect more job seekers with resources and tools needed to be successful in their career. That is why we are excited to continue our partnership with Resume and Career Services into 2023.  

In addition, we are looking forward to pursuing more opportunities to positively impact our community. As a core value, we strive to actively help others – both professionally and personally. This year Blue Signal donated over $5,000 to nonprofit organizations like Volunteer Florida, Live & Learn AZ, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and more. We look forward to giving back in 2023 through charitable donations, philanthropic initiatives, and volunteer efforts.  

With these exceptional goals ahead, I’d like to personally thank you for your continued partnership. I am greatly humbled by the commitment our incredible clients, candidates, employees, and partners have dedicated to the betterment of the hiring process this year. I am appreciative of the opportunities that lie ahead. We look forward to supporting your career goals in 2023. 

Wishing you a healthy and happy holiday season,

Matt Walsh
CEO & Founder of Blue Signal Search

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