Nontechnical Skills That’ll Help Catapult Any Developer’s Career

Many IT job seekers assume that finding a new position is easy. With unemployment in certain specialties sitting near one percent, companies are struggling to find developers to fill their vacancies. However, just because job openings may be relatively plentiful, that doesn’t mean they’ll hire just anyone. Technical skills make up a lot of what… Read more »

The Most In-Demand Web Development Skills

Web developers continue to be one of the most sought-after categories of IT professionals in the job market. Businesses have become increasingly dependent on their web-based resources, and talented employees are needed to create new solutions and support existing systems. In most cases, companies already have an established web presence, meaning few web development specialists… Read more »

Following Up Can Help You Land the Job

When you’re looking for a job, your work isn’t done the moment you leave the hiring manager’s office. Typically, a level of follow-up is expected, and failing to do so could leave a negative impression on the interviewer, ultimately costing you the job. But following up in the correct way is just as important. You… Read more »

How to Ace Your IT Job Interview

Congratulations! Your resume landed you an interview at your target company. But now the real work begins. In most cases, your application covers the key points about your experience. You will discuss these topics, but you need to have more to offer to the conversation than simply reiterating what the hiring manager already knows. To… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Negotiate Salary Like a Pro

  Salary negotiations are uncomfortable by nature. Often, hiring managers are looking to secure the best talent for the lowest price while candidates want to make sure they get every penny they are worth. This sense of opposition leaves many job seekers hesitant to push for a higher salary, fearing it will cost them the… Read more »