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 »

3 Signs It’s Time To Make A Career Change

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3 Signs It's Time To Make A Career Change

The Autumnal Equinox is a time of change. It’s the beginning of the cycle of seasons that leads to the fruitful destination of summer. It 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,… Read more »

How to Handle a Layoff: Four Expert Tips to Inspire a Major Comeback

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How to Handle a Layoff: Four Expert Tips to Inspire a Major Comeback

The nature of technology is that it’s constantly changing, and the tech market can often be highly unpredictable. Just last year, security companies like FireEye and Palo Alto were flying high in response to a wave of high-profile data breaches. But now the threat landscape has evolved, and we’ve seen their valuations dip. Sometimes these… Read more »

Is the Cover Letter Dead?

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Is the Cover Letter Dead?

Who doesn’t want to stand out in a pool of job applicants? For the longest time, cover letters have been the competitive edge of determined applicants. In fact, three years ago, cover letters were deemed essential for an applicant to submit, because they set the mood for the resume and told the candidate’s story. A… Read more »

Top 8 Job Search Myths

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Top 8 Job Search Myths

If you are an IT professional on the job hunt, there are several rules and myths and you will hear along the way. The rules are universal and understood, then as time has progressed with the advancement of technology, myths have been created. What should you believe when you are in this situation? Who is… Read more »