Posts Categorized: Job Applicant Tips

Which IT Jobs Are Hot in 2017

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Compared to the rest of the labor market, IT jobs are red hot as the country is currently going through a significant shortage of STEM professionals. That being said, there are a few tech jobs that are particularly hot right now and should be for years to come. These jobs offer high pay and low… Read more »

Does Your Resume Showcase Your Career Achievements?

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At some point in the past, you may have learned it’s usually best to err on the side of modesty. However, modesty isn’t the best policy when it comes to writing your resume. Hiring managers are on the lookout for samples of achievements on candidates’ resumes to help them identify achievers who go beyond their… Read more »

Software Skills to Secure that Interview

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A modern resume has to display a wide array of software skills in order to even secure an interview. But the applicable software skills change from year to year. The best software skills for employees in 2016 will show that they are knowledgeable and savvy of current technology in addition to industry standards. Operating Systems… Read more »

4 Websites To Find Raleigh IT & Tech Jobs

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Are you looking for an IT or tech position in Raleigh? You’re in luck. Raleigh has a wealth of position available to those who are qualified and experienced. When looking for a career in tech, you’re often better off looking for specialized sites that focus primarily on tech. Here are some general and specialized resources… Read more »

Can Your Resume Make You Look Too Old?

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Ageism is a very real problem that many job seekers will encounter today, and it doesn’t apply to only those who are approaching retirement age. Those as young as 40 can be considered “over the hill” by hiring managers, depending on industry and job position. Even something as innocent as your resume could tip the scales against… Read more »

Breathe. How Successful People Maintain Their Calm

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Everyone knows that remaining calm and in control is the secret to success, but let’s face it: it’s easier said than done. The successful seem to have the eerie ability to remain calm no matter what. Their company may be falling apart at the seams, their stock may be plummeting, their break room may be literally… Read more »

The Top Tools For Job Seekers

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Looking for a new job can be either stressful or exciting, and a lot of it comes down to the tools that you use. In many ways, looking for a job is often about the “shotgun” effect: you need to send out as many resumes as possible so that you can land interviews. And it… Read more »

10 Steve Job Quotes That Will Help Shape Your Career

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Whether you’re trying to revolutionize the tech industry or simply trying to be more effective and innovative in your programming and design, you can learn a lot from Steve Jobs. Steve Jobs was able to achieve success by constantly innovating and improving, even in the face of criticism and failure. 1. “Simple can be harder… Read more »

How To Attract A Tech Recruiter

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You’re an IT professional on the prowl for a new career. As you scour the web for job postings, you confidently check off each skill you’ve mastered, each position that you’re more than qualified for. It’s like shooting fish in a barrel! But the days pass, and you still haven’t heard from a recruiter. What… Read more »