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The introduction of the Apple Watch is revolutionizing mobile technology. No longer are we searching for the biggest screen and the best resolution—instead, wearable tech is starting to take center stage. If we boil down the core purpose of a mobile device to its extraordinary power as a communication tool, then the extravagance of luxury… Read more »

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In many ways, millennials are leading the way in the tech industry. On one hand, they’re the leading consumer driving its progress, and on the other, they’re among the most talented candidates in the field. But given the shortage of talent in the IT industry, it’s a candidate-driven job market and hiring managers are forced… Read more »

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You’ve made it past the application process and the phone interview, but now you’re facing something scary: the group interview. Many candidates can shine on their own, but it’s often difficult to stand out in a group of other qualified interviewees. Are you nervous about your big day? Don’t be! These tips will help you… Read more »

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From generation to generation, we’ve passed down useful job seeking advice for those new to the workplace as well as for seasoned professionals. But over time, this advice may become outdated, and no longer applicable to modern hiring practices. If you’re on the hunt for a new job, you can afford to ignore this bad… Read more »

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More employers, including IT managers, are turning to employee referral programs to help them fill their open positions. A typical referral program offers your existing employees cash or other benefits in exchange for referring qualified IT professionals they know to your company, and may also offer bonuses if the referral stays employed with your organization… Read more »

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Phone interviews can be difficult. When you’re not setting up the right lighting and ensuring that the room is perfectly quiet, you’re likely worrying about how you’ll impress the interviewer in a brief phone call. For IT candidates, this can be particularly harrowing. It’s often difficult to quickly and concisely convey your technical skills and… Read more »

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  For recent graduates and anyone entering a new IT field, it’s important to know what it takes to get hired — and what you need is more than technical skills. CIOs (Chief Information Officers) looking to add to their IT teams want candidates who are not just technically competent, but also have a good… Read more »

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A lot of IT managers are reluctant to hire overqualified candidates, despite the current talent shortage and an overall economy that’s still struggling to recover. But in the IT industry, particularly in the most competitive fields, there are many overqualified candidates applying for jobs below their skill and experience levels — and tech hiring managers… Read more »

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Managing people can be a struggle, and it’s especially challenging if you’re new to a leadership position. This holds true in every industry — but as IT professionals know, there’s no job like a tech job. First-time IT managers often face a double hurdle of being new leaders, and not having much experience with the… Read more »

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What does it take to go from being a good manager, to a great one? Today’s IT managers have a lot on their plates, and many believe they don’t have the time for improvement. When things are working, they may subscribe to the old axiom “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” But what if… Read more »