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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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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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  Any IT professional needs an understanding of what technology roles the best companies in the industry hope to fill. These hottest jobs change from year to year, but knowing the shifting sands of the profession helps you better manage your career path. Remember, what technical organizations need today likely changes within a few years… Read more »

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  Whenever your technology organization begins its hiring process, with an eye on finding a few worthy employees to join the team, it is vital your HR staff understands what qualities are important when it comes to candidates. Sure, technical abilities and tangible work experience are paramount, but the person also needs to fit your… Read more »

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  Deciding whether or not to accept a job offer is a dilemma many IT professionals face at some point in their careers. If the position in question isn’t your dream job, will you end up stuck in a role bad for your career growth? On the other hand, what if a truly inspiring position… Read more »

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  Referrals from their current employees remain a great way for any technology company to handle a staffing issue. If this is the case at your office, it also provides a chance for you to earn some extra cash, assuming your company offers referral bonuses. All three parties can benefit from this transaction – employer,… Read more »

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With technology companies competing over the most talented employees in the industry, this is no time to lose these top workers. Trying to replace IT stars in a good economy is a difficult and expensive process. Your organization’s efficiency and productivity ultimately suffers as a result. Keeping your staff inspired, engaged, and professionally satisfied needs… Read more »