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 »

4 Ways to Find a New Job During Your Morning Commute

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Americans spend an average of 100 hours per year commuting. That’s 100 hours of time flushed down the drain with each turn of the calendar. What if you could maximize that time to make your commute more useful, and ultimately, find a new tech job – perhaps even one with a shorter commute? Public Transportation… Read more »

Looking for a New Tech Job? Start in New York City!

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When actors are looking to launch their careers, they head to Los Angeles. Musicians flock to Nashville. And tech pros flock to Silicon Valley. Or do they? While the mid-California coast is synonymous with tech innovation, times have changed and there are amazing opportunities for tech talent right here in New York City. Before packing… Read more »

5 In-Demand Cybersecurity Jobs and How You Can Get Them

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As large-scale breaches and cyber attacks continue to make headlines, companies are putting a greater emphasis on cybersecurity. This has led to a rise in demand for IT professionals who are capable of securing critical systems and mitigating threats, creating a significant number of opportunities for job seekers interested in the field. While there are… Read more »

New York City Will be a Hub for Startups in 2018

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New York City has long been known as a place where people come to make their fortunes. Tech startups are carrying on that long tradition of entrepreneurship today. Recently, LinkedIn released a list of the top startups in the country and one location stood out: New York. Six of the top ten were New York-based… Read more »

The Hard and Soft Skills Your Next Tech Support Hire Needs

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When you’re hiring for tech support, you have a delicate balance in front of you. Support agents need to have the right mix of hard and soft skills – they must know what they are talking about from a technical standpoint, but they must also be able to communicate well and empathize with people who… Read more »

Are Ex-Employees Your Company’s Biggest Cybersecurity Threat?

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With recent news-making hacks like the WannaCry ransomware attacks and the Equifax data breach, most companies have been focused on shoring up their systems to protect them from nefarious, faceless strangers in dark rooms. However, there is a much closer threat to your organization, and it is a threat that every single company, no matter… Read more »

How Recruiters Can Prepare to Work with AI

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You’ve heard for years that the robots are coming; now, they are here. Artificial intelligence (AI) is quickly making its way into the mainstream business world, including the corporate recruiting sphere. No, the “robots” aren’t going to take over for corporate recruiters, but AI will change the way recruiters do their jobs. Here’s how to… Read more »