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  With each passing generation, the workplace changes. From technology to a company’s dress code, expectations change as tenured workers retire and fresh-faced college graduates take their places. As this gradual shift occurs, managers are often left with a variety of questions about how to interact with this new workforce. One of the biggest concerns… Read more »

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  Whether you’re fresh out of college or making a switch to the information technology field, preparing for your first entry-level IT position can be rather intimidating. But as with any new job, the first day can define your experience with a new company. If you can ace your first day, you’ll feel more comfortable… 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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Summer is the burnout season, and for IT specialists who often work long days, this can hold especially true. Employee burnout can result in lowered morale, reduced productivity, and other nasty side effects that can hurt both your employees and your company. So how can you avoid summer burnout, and keep your staff happy and… 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… 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 »