Can Courses and Certifications Make You More Hireable?

There is a plethora of IT courses and certifications available today. Some of them are designed to help you gain new skills while others simply assert you have knowledge in a particular area. They are often advertised as a way to bigger and better career opportunities. But the bigger question is, do they actually make… Read more »

Understanding the H1 Market

Companies looking for hard to find tech skills often consider turning to the H1-B visa program to find foreign workers to fill their positions. While the program can connect businesses with highly skilled candidates, it isn’t without a level of risk. Aside from the strict requirements for bringing in H1-B workers, there is also a… Read more »

The Dos and Don’ts of Job Searching While Employed

Most employers understand that not every worker is going to stay with the company forever. However, that doesn’t mean it is easy to manage a job search while you are currently working for someone else. Depending on your reasons for leaving, it can be difficult to decide how transparent you wish to be with your… Read more »

The Latest Trends in Benefits and Salary for the IT Industry

As tech companies fight over top talent, businesses must meet candidate expectations in the areas of salary and benefits to find the potential employees they need to support their operations. The offerings of even a few years ago aren’t necessarily going to measure up in today’s job market, so it is important to review the… Read more »

Why They’re Not Even Getting to Your Resume

  Thanks to the internet, applying to jobs has never been easier! Often, you simply upload a resume or complete an application, click submit and wait to hear back. But you may be surprised to find out many hiring managers are never getting your resume even if you are highly qualified for the position. And… Read more »

Making the Transition From Public Accounting to the Private Sector

  Many accounting professionals who begin their careers in public accounting firms consider shifting to the private sector at some point. While much of the foundational education requirements are similar, the two careers are actually quite different. However, it is possible to make the transition from public accounting to the private sector. To help you… Read more »

10 Things Your Staffing Agency Won’t Tell You

  Choosing to use a staffing agency is often a big business decision. However, you can’t make the right choice regarding the firm you select without the right information. To help you understand the staffing industry better, here are 10 things a staffing agency won’t tell you. Your Competitor Pays More Staffing firms work with… Read more »

What To Consider When Hiring for Outcomes

    When reviewing candidates, most hiring managers put heavy emphasis on existing qualifications. This leads to decisions being made based on aspects of the job seeker’s history, such as their experience and education, as well as their skill set. While this approach can be effective, it doesn’t guarantee the right kind of employee was… Read more »

What You Need to Take Off Your Resume, Today!

Creating a stellar resume is about more than what you need to include; it’s also about what needs to be left off. Some job seekers try to stretch the content of their resume to fill more space, resulting in fluff and filler that doesn’t provide any value. And in some cases, these extraneous details can… Read more »

The Power of the Remote Worker

When it comes to hiring top talent, companies often have to step outside their comfort zone to attract the best candidates for their open positions. One of the benefits making headway in organizations of all sizes is the ability to work remotely. Whether it is an occasional option for otherwise traditional employment arrangements or a… Read more »