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4 Strategies to Advance Your Long-Term Career Goals this Summer

The long, lazy days of summer can make even the most dedicated workers, well, lazy. Now that the world is slowly re-opening from the long-lasting COVID-19 pandemic, it’s easy to dream of escaping to the beach, mountains, or lake. But before you pack your bags, take some time to think about your current job, this…

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How to Leverage the Tech Talent Shortage in Your Next Job Search

We hear about the talent shortage and low unemployment rate virtually every day.  Many companies are rightfully worried about retaining employees to help grow their business or attracting highly skilled workers to fill specific roles. On the flipside, today’s tech talent shortage can offer career growth and development opportunities that might not have existed previously….

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A Tri-State Resource Guide for Women in Tech (And Their Employers)

Despite comprising 47% of the U.S. labor force, women are largely underrepresented in the tech industry. For instance, women currently hold only 25% of IT jobs and make up 7% of all partners at venture firms. Furthermore, women only occupy 11% of executive positions at Silicon Valley companies. Above all, combine these statistics with a…

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‘Tis the Season for Workplace Stress: How to Effectively Manage the Holidays as an IT Professional

‘Tis the Season for Workplace Stress: How to Effectively Manage the Holidays as an IT Professional Is the constant stream of holiday music in shopping malls, supermarkets, and elevators making you crazy? Is the mashup of holiday parties and year-end deadlines on top of personal and family obligations giving you hives? You’re not alone. IT…

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Why You Didn’t Land the IT Role You Wanted

Why You Didn’t Land the IT Role You Wanted Even in a record-low unemployment market, employers have high standards when it comes to their next IT hire. While some employers may have unrealistic job requirements and continue to search for that elusive “purple squirrel,” even minor missteps in the process can knock an otherwise qualified…

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How to Boost Your IT Career: 4 Tech Skills on the Rise

No matter what your IT specialty, developing cross-functional skillsets is a key component to your long-term career success. A more diverse knowledge base offers a broader sense of the big picture. This perspective will enable you to better understand how your role fits into your organization and its business goals. And it will allow you…

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What to Look for When Picking an IT Recruiter

Your career is important, and it’s not always easy to navigate open positions and catch a hiring manager’s eye. When it comes to finding your next job and staying on course to meet your long-term goals, having the right IT recruiter by your side can make all the difference. So how do you know when…

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The Jobseeker’s Dilemma: The Downside of a Candidates’ Market

With an abundance of tech jobs but a shortage of talent, it should be a jobseeker’s dream market. Individuals can finally sit in the driver’s seat and steer their ideal careers. However, many candidates aren’t feeling this power in this jobseekers market. With so much demand and so little tech talent supply, there has been…

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