Tips for a Successful Skype Interview: Part 2

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Tips for a Successful Skype Interview: Part 2

Back in 2013, we posted a blog titled Tips for a Successful Skype Interview. Over the past three years, Skype has become more popular and commonly used by businesses everywhere. Not only can you hold business meetings with colleagues overseas or interview face-to-face with hiring managers, you can virtually share experiences with people anywhere in… Read more »

Great Interview Questions To Ask As A Candidate

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Great Interview Questions To Ask As A Candidate

Interviewing can be an overwhelming process for all parties involved. Whether you are the interviewer or the candidate, it’s important to ask the right questions to gauge if the relationship will be a good match. The more information you can gain about one another, the better. As a candidate, your interviewer will likely ask you… Read more »

The Top Characteristics Of A Great Recruiter

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The Top Characteristics Of A Great Recruiter

With the IT market rapidly expanding, more and more people are looking to recruiters to find the perfect career. Recruiters offer a competitive advantage because they know their clients’ needs. A trained professional will tailor your job search just for you. However, it can be daunting to put your future in the hands of a… Read more »

Want a Great Career in IT? Look toward Texas

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Want a Great Career in IT? Look toward Texas

Texas cities dominated earlier this year in an annual “Best Cities for Good Jobs” survey performed by Forbes. Five out of the ten cities listed were located in the lone-star state, with Dallas coming in at number one. The city had a job growth rate of over two percent last year and is set to… Read more »

Tips for a Successful Skype Interview

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Tips for a Successful Skype Interview

A friend of mine recently had her first Skype interview. She was understandably nervous, as interviews via the internet can be intimidating. It can be tricky to project professionalism while reflecting your personality without becoming the next YouTube sensation. All it takes is a crazy accident or an unsuspecting computer phenomenon to ruin the interview…. Read more »

How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile

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How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn is a powerful social tool to help enhance anyone’s career. With over 85 million members in 200+ countries, LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional networking site. It has the ability to get you connected to the business world. The IT Industry has the most popular presence on LinkedIn with roughly 4 million members. With… Read more »

3 Rules for Making a Successful Counteroffer

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3 Rules for Making a Successful Counteroffer

A counteroffer can be daunting, but if played right, both you and your employer can be happy with the results. A counteroffer is simply a negotiation where a decision is reached to benefit both sides. When determining your counter offer, consider these three rules: Research and Plan Bring Proof Be Confident Research and Plan If… Read more »

What to Consider Before Accepting an IT Job

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What to Consider Before Accepting an IT Job

In a competitive job market like IT, it’s tempting to accept a job offer as soon as a company makes it. However, before you start picturing yourself in the position, spend some time reading and learning about the company, its culture, ethics, and objectives. Remember that the hiring process is a two-way street. As much… Read more »

Six Interview Musts

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Six Interview Musts

For the majority of people, interviewing can be a dreadful, intimidating experience. However, preparing yourself beforehand can actually help you make this experience pleasant and rewarding. The truth is, every interviewer is hoping to find the perfect candidate and put an end to the tedium of interviewing, so be ready to showcase your talents and… Read more »

What to Look For in an IT Recruiter

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What to Look For in an IT Recruiter

You’re looking for an IT position, and you’ve probably thought about using a specialized recruiter to help with your search. All recruiters promise to find you ideal jobs with great benefits and high compensation, but how do you know which have your best interest at heart? We came up with a list of six attributes… Read more »