Searching for a Job in 2022? Look Out for These 3 Hiring Trends

A young tech employee at his work station at home as part of a work-from-home hiring trend.

The IT job market today offers a lot of “golden opportunities” for candidates to land their preferred position with a reputable employer. One reason why this is the case is the emergence of several candidate-friendly hiring trends throughout the industry. Of course, to take advantage of these trends it’s important to clearly identify them, and […]

Ready For Your Next Job Fair? 7 Tips to Help Jobseekers Prepare

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Attending a job fair as a candidate can be equal parts exciting and nerve-wracking. After all, most of us don’t like going up to complete strangers and talking about ourselves. When you add in the pressure of making a good impression on a prospective employer, it’s no wonder that some people get sweaty palms just […]

5 Key Questions Tech Candidates Should Ask About a Company’s DEI Strategy

Asian woman asks questions during a job interview to determine her potential employer's dei strategy.

If you’re a tech candidate searching for your “dream job,” it’s important to look at other factors besides monetary compensation. For example, you may be searching for a position that offers you adequate work-life balance, an opportunity to further your career, and other benefits. That being said, perhaps the single most vital element that will […]

How Your Personality Determines The Right Job Fit

Paper cutouts of faces that are smiling and sad represent personality traits associated with the right job fit.

Are you calling in sick at work more often lately? Does getting ready for work every morning feel like a battle you’re losing? You’re not alone. Most of us have been through this at some point in life. But if you routinely feel physically, mentally, and/or emotionally exhausted from work, the problem may be deeper […]

Trends in Tech Hiring: Ride the “Waves of Change” to Your Dream Job

Next exit road sign leads to dream job, influenced by tech hiring trends.

Despite the ups and downs of the job market, tech hiring has plenty of opportunities for job seekers to find a rewarding, well-paying tech position exist right now. If you are looking for a tech role that matches your needs and preferences, it pays to keep your eyes on the latest trends shaping the field. Here […]

Stuck In The Wrong Job? It’s Time To Explore The Job Market

Man sits at desk frustrated with his current job, thinking about exploring the job market.

We often hear stories about people putting up with jobs they hate for fear that there isn’t a better option out there. Or they realize there might be something better, but don’t want to put themselves through the process of trying to find a new job. As a recruiter, I can tell you those stories […]

6 Networking Tips for Introverts

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Tips to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone and Into Conversations In my career as a recruiter — which involves talking, and a lot of it — I have connected with and spoken to thousands of people. Yet, I consider myself an introvert. For many, this may sound like an odd combination. After all, introverts […]

What’s the “Right” Work Environment for You?

Woman unhappy in work environment.

Having worked in the IT Placement industry for close to three years, I’m constantly meeting people who describe their current jobs with words such as “boring,” “unfulfilling,” “too corporate,” “mundane,” etc… There are absolutely a wide variety of factors that can trigger or contribute to these feelings. But one of the most common reasons I’ve […]

The Secret to Finding Your Dream Job: 5 Reasons to Work with a Recruiter

Recruiter meets with tech candidate to discuss finding his dream job.

One of the most satisfying things in life is working in a job you love. But finding your dream job is easier said than done. Fortunately, a lot of companies in tech are desperate for talent. If you’ve got the skills, the aptitude, and the passion, finding your dream tech job isn’t as daunting as […]

3 Resume Tips That Will Win Interviews

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Are you applying for jobs and not hearing back? If yes, there’s a good possibility that the problem lies in your resume. When you consider that 95 percent of resumes never get past the first hurdle — the recruiter’s screening process — it’s not hard to understand why. With hundreds of resumes hitting the recruiter’s […]