Finding a new job can be overwhelming. There are so many things to consider. What should my resume look like? What content should be in my resume? Where should I look for a new job? And what about my LinkedIn profile? These, and many other questions, all need to be answered if you want to […]
As an IT professional you know how quickly things can change. Innovation and new technology constantly drives the industry forward. Smart IT professionals know that they have to stay abreast of changes and developments both so they can bring the latest technology and best practices to their company and so they remain relevant and highly […]
A nationwide study conducted by CareerBuilder has uncovered the factors that influence a hiring manager beyond matching job skills. The survey included 2,076 hiring managers and human resource professionals across a variety of industries and it asked them to reveal which factors would make them more likely to choose one of two equally qualified candidates. […]
PhotoA nice, professional photograph is a must for your LinkedIn profile. Take into consideration your industry and profession and use a photo that fits. For example, are you a graphic artist? A picture that’s a little more creative makes sense. Or are you an accounting professional? Something more conservative is probably the way to go. […]
Selecting ReferencesChoose individuals that know you well enough to speak knowledgeably about your professional and personal attributes. Select a variety of individuals such as a past boss, a colleague or co-worker, a vendor that knows how you conduct business, etc. Be sure to get permission before you provide someone as a reference.
Asking questions in an interview is one of the most important things you can do. It enables you to gather valuable information and also allows you to control the direction of the interview to a certain degree. Here are 9 questions you should ask an interviewer. How would you define “success” for this position? Showing […]
Looking for a job can be a job itself. You’ll spend countless hours writing and formatting your resume, keeping up with job postings, practicing for interviews, researching companies, etc. It can be a lot of work to do it right. And while focusing on what you need to do to land that perfect job is […]
Thirty years ago we used cassette tapes, pay phones, giant camcorders, paper resumes, VCRs, and we watched ALF. All of these things were an important part of daily life in the 1980’s. Only one is still around thirty years later. And unfortunately, it’s not ALF. The standard paper resume doesn’t work in a digital world. […]