Top Technical Certifications You’ll Need in 2019

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Top Technical Certifications in 2019

Investing in technical certifications puts you closer to an in-demand job or a higher salary. Some of these certifications make you a better IT professional, and some of them make you a more efficient project manager, but they all teach sought-after requirements that will push you toward the top of the list of job candidates…. Read more »

Top Industries for Growth in 2019

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Top Industries in 2019

Starting your job hunt in the new year? The IT industry continues to expand, and even more growth is expected in 2019. Taking a look at the Bureau of Labor Statistics recent reports provides some surprising input on the top industries based on economic and demographic changes across the country. If you’re looking for a… Read more »

The Gig Economy: How to Work with Recruiters as a Freelancer

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how to work with recruiters as a freelancer

Freelancers, are you tired of sending out cold emails all day looking for leads? As a solopreneur, finding clients can be an arduous task, taking up hours of time only for most contacts to ignore you. But working with a recruiter could change all that. A recruiter can be your powerful partner, marketing your best… Read more »

Communicating with the Hiring Team: From the Cover Letter and Beyond

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Communicating with the Hiring Team

As a candidate, walking the fine line of expressing your interest in a role and appearing too overeager can be difficult. The last thing you want to do is miss out on a great opportunity by not appearing invested in the process, but you also know that hiring teams have enough on their plates without… Read more »

The Future is the Cloud – The Most Lucrative Cloud Certifications

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As cloud becomes a more crucial part of any company’s IT ecosystem, the hunt for cloud professionals continues to heat up. As a job seeker, having the right cloud certification can make you stand out among other applicants and help you get your next big gig. But it can be hard to decide which certification… Read more »

Up-and-Coming IT Jobs of 2017

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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… Read more »

IT Certifications That Will Pay Off in 2017

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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… Read more »

Unlock New Career Opportunities by Leveraging Transferable Skills

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Leverage Your Transferrable 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… Read more »

3 Benefits of The New LinkedIn Job Search Tools

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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. A lack of time and resources often leaves would-be job seekers trapped in jobs they dislike. Many passive job seekers are also fearful that their… Read more »

Don’t Spook Your Potential Employer: Interview Horror Stories

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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,… Read more »