5 Ways to Beat Every Other Candidate and Get Your Dream Tech Job!

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Competition for tech jobs is notoriously fierce, and if you want to edge out the competition and land your dream job, it’s necessary to pull out all the stops. Yes, you need a great resume and cover letter and you need to ace your interview, but there are some less-obvious but equally effective strategies you… Read more »

Here are the Strongest Action Verbs to Use on Your Tech Resume

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Your resume gives a hiring manager their first look at who you are as a professional and it is important to take every step you can to stand out from the crowd. Unfortunately, most people’s resumes are drab and boring. By nature, a resume isn’t an exciting document, but your choice of language can mean… Read more »

How NYC is Edging Out Silicon Valley in Top Tech Niches

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Silicon Valley is synonymous with tech culture but in recent years, New York City has been earning enough of a reputation to potentially unseat the Valley as the capital of tech. In fact, in several key niches, New York is actually outpacing Silicon Valley, making it a top destination for growing businesses and for tech… Read more »

Transferable Skills That Will Make Your Tech Resume Stand Out

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Every tech job you apply to will have a list of IT skills that you must possess in order to land the job. However, hiring decisions are based on much more than your list of hard skills. Hiring decisions are made based on your experience, your performance in the interview, as well as soft skills… Read more »

Why Knowing a Company’s Details Can Help Get You the Job

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When preparing for a tech interview, you probably spend a lot of time thinking about anecdotes you can use to paint a picture of your experience. You probably also spend time practicing problem-solving exercises to demonstrate your technical skills. However, if you want to land the job, you should also focus on learning about the… Read more »

Is Your Social Media Presence Keeping You from Finding an IT Job?

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Just as you run “recon” on potential employers, they are collecting their own intel on you, as well.  Recently, CareerBuilder revealed that over 70% of all employers screen candidates on social media, and nearly three in four hiring managers will run a cursory Google Search on a candidate before interviewing them. If you haven’t taken… Read more »

Tech Egos: When to Use Them and When to Put Them Aside

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Ego is a small word with weighty connotations. In some cases, we think of ego as simply healthy self-esteem and self-confidence. In most cases, however, the term “ego” is used to describe self-esteem and self-confidence that has gone too far. The truth is, ego can be healthy – especially for tech leaders. After all, ego… Read more »

What You Need to Know About the Cybersecurity Tech Accord

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Recently, 34 technology companies came together to sign the Cybersecurity Tech Accord, declaring it a “watershed agreement among the largest-ever group of companies agreeing to defend all customers everywhere from malicious attacks by cybercriminal enterprises and nation-states.” Key Points from The Accord Signatories to the accord include Microsoft, Facebook, Dell, VMWare, HP, Cisco, Avast, and… Read more »

How to Prove Value With DevOps Metrics

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Speed to market is a critical success factor in today’s highly competitive software market. However, customer experience can make or break a release, so development teams must always balance the efficient delivery of a release against quality user experience. DevOps methodologies were developed to ensure balance can be achieved, focusing on a unified development and… Read more »

How AI Will Personalize Our Workday

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is effectively taking the business world by storm. While much of the focus is on how it can handle a variety of tasks, removing the need for a person to manage duties that are repetitive in nature, AI will also create opportunities on another level. AI has the ability to personalize an… Read more »