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The Best Way to List Contract Jobs on Your Resume
The Best Way to List Contract Jobs on Your Resume
Contract work can be an excellent way to gain experience in a new career field or a way to survive gaps in employment. But how do you address these jobs on a resume or in an interview? Many people have concerns about listing temporary or contract jobs on their resume, believing it will make them look “flighty” or unable to hold down a long-term position. However, that is far from the truth. These jobs can be an incredible boost to your resume, showcasing your ability to learn systems quickly and hone a wide variety of skill sets.

Up-and-Coming IT Jobs of 2017
Up-and-Coming IT Jobs of 2017
For 2017 job seekers, information technology is the place to be. Industry forecasters foresee high demand and growth in the IT field this year. Jobs in tech are estimated to grow 22% by 2020, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), with some occupations faring better than others. So what are the hottest jobs in IT? Check out this blog for a full rundown of these fast-growing professions.

IT Certifications That Will Pay Off in 2017
IT Certifications That Will Pay Off in 2017
If you are looking for ways to move forward in your IT career, one stepping stone toward a six-figure salary is obtaining a high-level certification. There are a host of certifications to look for, whether you are interested in security, networking, or systems administration. This article will highlight the top certifications that will pay off in 2017. We will lay out what the work entails, the requirements to receive the certification, the cost of the certification, and the median salary of certification-holders (per the nationwide salary average).

Signs Your Boss Does Not Appreciate You
Signs Your Boss Does Not Appreciate You
Do you give your job all you’ve got and still receive little to no recognition for the work you are contributing? You may be undervalued, and it may be time for you for start looking for employment elsewhere. A career should be more than a paycheck; it should be an individual’s way to have a purpose and feel valued for it. Luckily, there are signs you can look for to understand if your boss appreciates you or not so you can start making strides toward having your dream career.

Unlock New Career Opportunities by Leveraging Transferable Skills
Unlock New Career Opportunities by Leveraging Transferable Skills
Lacking industry-specific experience should not necessarily prevent you from seeking a new career. Transferable skills are the portable skills you pick up along the way throughout most careers. These soft skills, such as being able to communicate effectively; showing initiative, creativity and integrity; and having an upright work attitude, are valuable across all industries. Unlock your potential by discovering what transferable skills you may possess.

3 Benefits of The New LinkedIn Job Search Tools
3 Benefits of The New LinkedIn Job Search Tools
Are you unhappy with your current job? Looking for a new job can be daunting. It is time-consuming and almost impossible when you are already locked into a full-time position. Many passive job seekers are also fearful that their current employers will catch wind of their decision to look around. It's time to put all these worries to rest. LinkedIn has recently rolled out some new features that will make passive job searching a little less intimidating.

Don’t Spook Your Potential Employer: Interview Horror Stories
Don’t Spook Your Potential Employer: Interview Horror Stories
With Halloween around the corner, it is easy to join in the frightening festivities, but leave the scare tactics at home on the day of your interview. Earlier this year, we launched a series of blogs themed around off-the-wall interview stories we collected from our own recruiters. Among the topics, we explored immediate interview deal-breakers, outrageous interview attire choices and how to handle insults. We thought we’d recap some of the most memorable highlights and compile a list of five things you should pay close attention to if you want to rock your next interview.

The Centrics Group Ranked Among LinkedIn’s Top 25 Most Socially Engaged Staffing Companies
The Centrics Group Ranked Among LinkedIn’s Top 25 Most Socially Engaged Staffing Companies
The Centrics Group, a modern technical staffing agency based in Atlanta, has been named to LinkedIn’s Top 25 Most Socially Engaged Staffing Companies for 2016. The firm placed 9th in the Medium Enterprise: North America category and was selected from more than 60,000 staffing agencies on LinkedIn. The ranking takes into account social reach, employee engagement, talent brand, social recruiting, and content marketing power.

3 Signs It's Time To Make A Career Change
3 Signs It's Time To Make A Career Change
The Autumnal Equinox is the perfect time to reflect on your career and decide if it’s time to make a change in order to accomplish a bigger goal. It could be something small, like taking on new projects at work, or something big like switching companies. But how can you judge when it’s the right time for a change? We asked our experts and compiled three tell-tale signs.

Bring Your Vacation to Work: 3 Ways to Beat Stress in the Workplace
Bring Your Vacation to Work: 3 Ways to Beat Stress in the Workplace
Although summer is drawing to a close, time for relaxation does not have to end. The technology industry can be a stressful vocation, but there are ways to bring a calming breeze to your workday. A relaxed work environment may even contribute to increased productivity.

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