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 »

IT Job Trends for 2014

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IT Job Trends for 2014

The job market has had its ups and downs these last few years—and though IT has fared better than most industries, it hasn’t been immune to the fluctuating economic conditions. So predicting the IT job market for 2014 is not easy. Although it is not a significant change, 32% of companies are expected to increase… Read more »

The Centrics Group Launches Talent Network Platform

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The Centrics Group Launches Talent Network Platform

Oct. 3, 2013, ATLANTA – The Centrics Group has partnered with CareerBuilder to offer a customized online job board, known as the Talent Network, to IT job seekers across the nation. The Talent Network uses an advanced algorithm leveraging CareerBuilder’s proprietary reach to help candidates find their ideal IT jobs without having to go through… 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 »

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 »

The Three Biggest Myths About Working With Recruiters

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The Three Biggest Myths About Working With Recruiters

If you’ve never worked with a recruiter before, the idea of introducing a liaison between you and your potential new employer may be a bit scary and confusing. However, the right recruiter can make the difference between an arduous IT job search and a smooth ride to your dream job. Here are some of the… Read more »

Three Steps to Improve Your Social Media Presence for Job Recruiters

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If you think the only people perusing your social media profiles are your friends, think again. Job recruiters are scoping out the social media profiles of potential job candidates and making decisions based on what they find.  A recent survey by Reppler, a social media monitoring service, found that 90% of recruiters surveyed screened candidates’… Read more »

IT Jobs are Among the Best Jobs in America

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IT Jobs are Among the Best Jobs in America

Where does IT rank? In a CNN study done on the best jobs in America, the IT industry came out on top! Software Developer ranked as the number one job in a fast-growth field followed closely behind with Information Technology Consultant at number seven.  In addition to these positions, five other jobs in the IT… Read more »