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Is Social Media Hurting Your IT Job Search?

by James Hatch on March 27, 2018 in Candidate Job Search

 

There are so many potential factors that can affect your IT job search, from the quality of your cover letter to the content of your resume and the strength of your handshake. Even when you feel like you’ve done everything right and made a great impression, you can still come in second to another job […]

 

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How to Sharpen Your Soft Skills in IT

by James Hatch on October 10, 2017 in Candidate Job Search, Candidate Networking

 

Today, 77% of employers say they value soft skills as much as hard skills. This means while your technical skill set will be what qualifies you for a new IT job, it will be your soft skills that differentiate you and attract the actual job offer. But within this stronger focus on well-rounded candidates, which […]

 

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Your IT Career Choice: Should You Be a Contractor or Full-Time Employee?

by EdgeLink on December 19, 2016 in Candidate Job Search, IT Insights, IT Staffing, Job Market

 

The age–old question for people pursuing an IT career is whether to work as a contractor or full-time employee. Advantages exist to both options, but the answer for each individual is only found through careful consideration, as each person weighs the pros and cons that can affect their future roles. To build upon our previous […]

 

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What Your Solution to the IT Skills Gap Says About Your Future

by Will Kennedy on November 29, 2016 in Candidate Job Search

 

Organizations everywhere dread having to fill multiple openings, but in the IT industry the trepidation is compounded. There is a disconnect in IT, with the growing demand for newer skills separating from the smaller pool of available niche talent. In fact, only 20% of workers have the skills required for 60% of jobs opening in […]

 

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