Tech Job Interview Tips: How To Prepare and What Not To Do

A tech job candidate interviews for a job that she's prepared for by reviewing interview tips.

In today’s job market, there are many exceptional opportunities for talented tech candidates. Of course, to land the job you must first ace the interview. With that in mind, we’ve compiled interview tips for tech candidates. This list of dos and don’ts will help you prepare for and conduct yourself like a pro during your next […]

Cover Letters Are Not Obsolete. Write One That Will Grab Attention

A young woman works on her cover letter at her desk to before applying for a new job.

As a job candidate, should you submit a cover letter along with your resume? Some feel that cover letters are outdated and unnecessary for a successful job search. They reason, “Why go through the extra effort of crafting a great cover letter when the recruiter or hiring manager may not even give it a second […]

Tech Job Opportunities: FTE vs. Contract

An IT candidate looks confused over so many tech job opportunities.

Finding the right position to match your employment needs and preferences can be a challenging endeavor. There is such a wide variety of tech job opportunities on the market today, it may even be tough to know where to start! Fortunately, there are many resources at your disposal to assist in your search. At The […]

What Hiring Managers Look for in Your Resume and How You Can Stand Out

Man uses laptop to write his resume using resume tips.

Are you about to enter the workforce for the first time? Or are you looking for a mid-career change? Either way, your resume is one of the most valuable assets you can own during your job search. A well-written resume can leave a favorable first impression on a prospective employer and highlight key reasons why […]

6 Practical Job Search Tips From a Recruiter

A young IT professional review job search tips from her laptop before looking for her next position.

Right now is an excellent moment in time to begin a job search — especially if you’re looking for a tech job. There are certainly plenty of positions open, with one study citing a 13.8 percent attrition rate among IT professionals, and another study projecting that annual employee turnover in the United States will likely […]

Cultural Fit: Why It’s Important to Your Career Journey

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If you’re seeking your next job, how big of a role will culture play in your decision? The reality is that cultural fit (or the lack thereof) can play a pivotal role in terms of your job satisfaction, your longevity with the employer, and yes, even your performance and salary. In fact, you may discover […]

7 Ways Job Seeking is Like Dating

Woman uses dating app to find her soulmate, which correlates to job seeking.

Was it love at first sight? Do you think you’ve found “the one?” Do you picture yourself growing old together? If so, then you may very well have found… your “dream employer.” Okay, okay, relating your job search to the search for a soul-mate may be a little farfetched. However, if you stop and think […]

Addition by Subtraction: Think Quality Over Quantity in Your Job Search

Young woman interviews for position as part of her job search.

Embarking on a job search can be exciting and stressful at the same time. This is especially true of getting accepted for a job interview. Obviously, you want to make the best first impression that you can, and highlight your skills and qualifications to your prospective employer. It may seem logical that the more interviews […]

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 […]