Job Search Behaviors That Ruin Your Chances Before You Start

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Are you regularly applying for a steady stream of tech jobs but not landing any interviews? This is a frustrating proposition for any IT professional. If you find yourself in this situation, you could be engaging in some common job search behaviors that sabotage your chances of landing the interview or the job. Slacking On… Read more »

How to Write a Tech Cover Letter that Stands Out

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Cover letters are a critical tool for landing an interview. However, many tech pros neglect this crucial step, either avoiding the time it takes to craft an effective cover letter or believing that cover letters are no longer relevant. However, a cover letter is your first opportunity to present your case for why you are… Read more »

The Skills You Need to Find a Senior DevOps Engineer Job

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DevOps has officially moved into the mainstream and companies of all sizes and in all industries are leveraging this methodology for better outcomes. New DevOps Engineer jobs are opening every day, and as demand for talent outpaces supply, salaries are claiming and perks are plentiful.  These are the skills you need if you’re interested in… Read more »

Why Your Skills Need to Get Groovy

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If you are a developer thinking of growing your skill set, it might be time to think about getting Groovy. The programming language Groovy has been steadily gaining in popularity over the last year, moving from 49th to 19th place in TIOBE index rankings of the world’s most popular languages. If you’re ready to diversify… Read more »

How Lies on Your Resume are Discovered

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It can be tempting to stretch the truth on your tech resume – especially when you find an opening at your ideal company. Maybe you add a skill you don’t have so that you meet minimum requirements. Perhaps you say you hold a certification you haven’t completed yet. However, it is important to resist the… Read more »

The Skills You Need to Become an Outstanding BI Developer

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Business intelligence (BI) is a booming field. BI is the concept of taking all the data a company collects, organizing it and analyzing it and delivering it to help the company make data-driven decisions. BI is all about getting the right data to the right users to help them determine what’s going well, what isn’t,… Read more »

The Right Way for Tech Pros to Negotiate a Higher Salary

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When it comes to negotiating salary, most tech pros fall into one of two categories. They either cringe at the thought of negotiating an offer, or they come out swinging with a crazy counter offer. The fact is, there is nothing wrong with negotiating salary when offered a job, in fact – it’s important to… Read more »

How to Create a Tech Career That’s Evergreen

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Many people consider tech to be an evergreen career, but the fact is, the evolutionary nature of IT means you must be proactive in order to remain relevant. A robust skill set will mean nothing if those skills become obsolete in the market. Experts predict another recession on the horizon, which means budget cuts, layoffs… Read more »

The Top Ten Tech Jobs of 2019

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Tech pros know that their skills are in high demand and employers are pulling out all the stops to attract the best and the brightest. Salaries continue to climb, new jobs are posted every hour, and benefits packages are getting more robust. If you’re looking to grow your tech career this year, it pays to… Read more »

Get to Know These Programming Languages to Find Hot New Jobs

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Some programming languages like C++ and Java seem to have unlimited staying power, but there are new languages emerging right now that are poised to make a big impact in the industry. Evolving hardware like wearable tech and IoT as well as AI, cryptocurrency and blockchain require more sophisticated programming languages. If you are looking… Read more »