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It is extremely rare for job searches to be a one-and-done endeavor. No matter how experienced and talented you are, job searches can take weeks or even months. To complicate matters, the best jobs are often not advertised to the public and by some estimates, nearly 80% of all open jobs are unadvertised. If you… Read more »

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Job searches are time consuming endeavors. If you’re already juggling a stressful full-time job and you’ve got personal and family obligations to fulfill, it can be difficult to find time to fit it all in. It is critical to manage your time wisely as you search for a new opportunity so that searching for a… Read more »

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One of the biggest challenges facing business leaders today is how to sustain and excel in the face of rapid and non-stop change. We now live in a world where technology advances every day, where geographic boundaries are virtually nonexistent, where time-to-market continues to shorten and skills become obsolete in about two years’ time.  The… Read more »

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Making the wrong hiring choice can cost you a lot of money. Forty-one percent of companies that have made a bad hire report that their mistake cost them a minimum of $25,000.  It goes without saying that the higher up the ladder the bad hire, the more expensive the mistake. And if a string of… Read more »

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Wouldn’t it be great if your team could pull together to get the job done every day? Every team, no matter how effective they may be, experiences struggles from time to time. Teams are comprised of complex individuals with different personalities, strengths and weaknesses and it is unrealistic to expect them to get along and… Read more »

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According to experts, companies have less than ten days to find and hire a talented candidate before someone else does.  When the average hiring time in the US is still around 63 days, it’s no wonder hiring managers struggle to find great people. If you want to fill open positions faster and connect to quality… Read more »

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Career advancement, salary increases, career transitions and burnout are just a few of the myriad reasons why people seek out a better job than the one they currently hold. Searching for a job while you’re still employed is common, but it is still a sensitive activity.  Confidentiality in a search is critical in order to… Read more »

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Plan to find a new job this 2017? You’re not alone, according to a new survey by Spiceworks. More than one third of tech professionals will be looking for a new opportunity this new year. While hiring tends to be slow during the holidays, now is the time it really picks up in January and February. If you… Read more »

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Writing a professional tech resume seems simple enough, but there’s an art to writing a great one. To improve your own resume and make landing the interviews you want easier, check your resume against these common mistakes. Stretching the truth. With tech employers getting pickier about exactly what sort of technical skills they need, it… Read more »

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The Robert Half 2017 Salary Guide for tech professionals was recently released.  In addition to breaking down salary data for jobs in information technology, it also discusses the most in-demand skills and certifications.  This doesn’t necessarily mean people with these skills are the highest paid, but that they will have the easiest time finding a… Read more »