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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… Read more »

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Ideally, you’d want all of your employees to have a clear understanding of their responsibilities, the resources they need to accomplish tasks, and the drive and motivation to perform to expectations. But every manager knows this isn’t always the case — and you must be able to deal with workplace performance issues. Poor performance typically… 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 grasp… Read more »

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There are more tech jobs than there are qualified candidates, and as a result, many tech managers are having a hard time standing out from the crowd. If a talented developer receives a dozen (or more) recruiting emails per month, they begin to see these emails as rote, boilerplate messages that they quickly scan and… Read more »

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When you’re looking to hire someone for a certain position, of course you want a candidate who is well qualified for the job, with the right proficiencies to perform the responsibilities of the position. During the hiring process, you may come across candidates with the wrong proficiencies — but high potential to be a great… 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. Being a first-time IT manager, you can face a double hurdle of being new leader, and not having… Read more »

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Many job seekers went into 2018 with high hopes and fresh resolutions to finally land that perfect career. But now that the New Year rush is over, if you’re still on the job search path, you’re probably discouraged — to say the least. Keeping your hopes up when you continue to run into rejection is… Read more »

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As a job candidate, you’re likely to do a lot of prep work in order to get ready for interviews. Performing well in an interview is crucial for landing the job you want — so you take the time to research the company and the interviewer, come up with answers for common or expected interview… Read more »

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Working with a skilled staffing partner can offer tremendous advantages to your business. Through a collaborative partnership with a staffing agency, you can enjoy faster time-to-hire, more precise matches between new hires and your company culture, and a more cost-effective employment program. A good staffing partner can also help you optimize your resources, attract better… Read more »

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  With a new year rapidly approaching, it becomes a good time to take stock of the overall technology world. Understanding the hottest trends helps position your career (or even your company) for the right amount of growth and development in 2018. In a rapidly changing industry, it also helps give a sense of direction… Read more »