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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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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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  The demise of the technology outsourcing market has been predicted by many IT pundits for years. In actuality, the reverse appears to be true, as a recent study by the industry analyst group, ISG, reveals a sector now generating over $100 billion in revenue each year. While this doesn’t show the growth of other… Read more »

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In the technology world, meetings are simply part of office life. If your organization follows the principles of Agile and/or DevOps, you probably are required to attend them on a daily basis – maybe even more than one! While communication and collaboration remain a vital aspect of the modern IT life, how do you ensure… Read more »

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Ethics remains an important part of nearly all industries in business, and the technology world is no exception. Considering the growing scourge of hacking and cybercrime, developers especially need to conduct themselves in an honest and forthright manner. The nature of their work sometimes warrants having access to important confidential information making an ethical nature… Read more »