Company Culture: Why is it so important?

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Have you heard the saying, “Love what you do, and you will never work a day in your life?” Well, let’s add to that, with “Love WHERE and WHAT you do, and you will never work a day in your life.” Connecting with not only the right job, but the right company is crucial. According to Business Insider, an average American will spend 90,000 hours at work over their lifetime, and of those working Americans, … Continued

Scratching the Social Media Job Hunting Surface

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The first of our series of Social Media in Business blogs, we discuss job boards and caution around the features. We have entered a mobile lifestyle where everything seems to be right at our fingertips. You can adjust your air conditioning, feed your dog, or even start your laundry right from your phone without being home. Not only can your refrigerator tell you when you need more milk but, can display your twitter feed on … Continued

Technology Profession Salary vs. State Average

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Today we are taking a look at where you will get the most out of being in the Technology Industry; the top two cities may surprise you.  In many states, technology professionals are earning more than state average salaries according to business.org. Why do you ask? It may have something to do with every single business possessing a technological need to survive in today’s world: from POS machines in restaurants to email servers in a … Continued

Top Programming Languages to Know and Why?

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Software and Web Development has become a crucial part of running any business. We have seen the need for an IT expert, whether on-staff or outsourced, skyrocket over the past few years. As the technology world takes leaps and bounds into the future, your business will fall behind if you are not adequately equipped for the changes ahead. Top 10 programming, scripting and markup languages in 2018 according to Stack Overflow:   What does this … Continued

Our Guide to Gathering Information on Job Requirements

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As a recruiter/manager, how many times have you received a call from the salesperson about a new job requirement they have, and YOU are assigned to work it and send resumes as quickly as possible? Then as you start to read the job description several questions immediately come up that will help you identify the right candidate for the position.  You either ask the questions while in your daily meetings or call the salesperson for … Continued

Our View on the Interview

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  In our previous blogs, we covered how to build a resume, both generic and IT based, and writing the best cover letter. If you haven’t read those, take a step back and review; after all, the cover letter and resume are your first impression. Now that you are an expert, interview requests should be flooding your inbox. An interview can be nerve-racking, especially if you interview in front of a panel of people. The … Continued

Covering the Cover Letter

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Tips for the best cover letter: IT Professionals Writing a cover letter seems to be the most tedious task when applying for jobs. Some individuals go over the top and explain in more than two pages about why they need the job. Simplicity is overlooked as we tend to embellish when it comes to cover letters, resumes, and interviews. We can focus your cover letter to grab the attention of Technology professionals without the embellishment. … Continued

What’s Wrong with my IT Resume

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Tips on what to do or not do on your IT Resume As an IT Consulting & Staffing Recruiter, we help Job Seekers find consulting jobs with our clients.  The IT Resume is your first impression. A resume is discarded if it doesn’t “stack up” against other Job Seekers, even if the candidate is qualified.  How do you move to the top of the stack? First, realize you are NOT the only applicant, and there … Continued

Misconceptions and Missed Opportunities

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Misconceptions about using a recruiter in your job search can lead to missed opportunities in your career. There are several misconceptions about working with a recruiter while searching for your next career. Many individuals are under the impression that using a recruiter is expensive or a waste of time.  However, these misapprehensions can lead to a long and tiring job search. Let us break it down for you. First, understand there are two different types … Continued