Basic Skills You’re Probably Forgetting to Add to Your Tech Resume

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The tech field is all about what’s new and exciting. It’s important to keep your resume updated with your most recent skills, but it’s also important to include some “basic” skills that every employer is looking for.  You may assume that a hiring manager knows your such skills, but your resume is all about painting… 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 »

What are Former Employers Legally Allowed to Say About You?

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Job seekers usually have a lot of questions when it comes to what a former employer can say about them when providing a reference. Can they tell a hiring manager that you were fired? Are they allowed to say why? Can they tell a prospective employer how much notice you provided when you quit or… Read more »

Which Developer Languages Should You Know This Year?

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When it comes to development languages, not much is expected to change this year. Developers will still be in extremely high demand, so if you’re thinking about making a career change, it is important to know which languages will make you the most marketable in 2018. Here are the skills you need to build if… Read more »

How to Price Yourself Correctly During Your Job Search

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“What is the salary you’re looking for?” It’s a straightforward question in an IT job interview, but if you get it wrong, the consequences could be disastrous. Ask for too much and you could price yourself right out of an offer. If you ask for too little, not only will you be underpaid, but you’ll… Read more »

Why Working with a Staffing Firm is Exactly What Your Tech Career Needs

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If you think staffing firms only place industrial and clerical workers, it’s time to reacquaint yourself with the business of recruiting. There are lots of staffing firms that do place those types of workers, but there are also staffing firms who work with skilled professionals to help them advance their careers. Recruiters who specialize in… Read more »

Which Tech Positions are Managers Looking for This Year?

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According to a recent survey by TechRepublic, 50% of CIOs are planning to expand their workforce in 2018. They will be seeking out professionals at all levels and with a variety of skills, but these are some of the most popular openings you’ll find in the coming year. Support Desk Technicians Companies can’t remain competitive… Read more »

Are Bootcamps and MOOCs More Valuable than a College Degree?

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There was a time when you couldn’t dream of landing a job in technology without a computer science degree. But times have changed, and it’s possible to find successful people in the tech field who never stepped foot in a college classroom and hold degrees in fields completely unrelated to technology. Thanks to the rise… Read more »

How Much Can a Data Scientist Make in Manhattan?

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Data scientists have been in high demand for several years, and that demand is expected to continue to increase through 2020 and beyond. Companies in all industries now understand they must embrace data analysis in order to remain competitive, and that means big data teams will keep growing. Given this high demand and the advanced… Read more »

Why It’s Time to Clean Up Your Online Presence During Your Job Search

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Almost every single employer will take one, simple action before they decide to interview you or offer you a job: They will look you up online. If they can’t find you when the search, or worse, if they do find you and the profiles are unflattering, you won’t receive a call or an offer. If… Read more »