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Reading Between the Lines in a Short Job Description

by Mark Schacter on April 16, 2013 in Candidate Job Search, Candidate Selection

 

Java developer; network engineer; oracle DBA – impressive buzz words that convey the technical aspects of a job, but nothing more than this can certainly leave much to the imagination. According to businessdictionary.com, a job specification is a statement of employee characteristics and qualifications that are required for satisfactory performance of defined duties and tasks […]

 

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The Current State of the IT Candidate Market

by Mike Miadich on March 4, 2013 in Candidate Job Search, Job Market

 

What is the current state of the US job market? It’s a common question and a topic for much heated debate. While the nation braces for the effects of the latter half of the fiscal cliff, pending tax increases, and the looming debt ceiling issue, employment uncertainty is unfortunately a consistent cause for concern. Recent […]

 

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Is There Such a Thing as Work Stability?

by Jeff Miller on November 27, 2012 in Candidate Job Search, Job Market

 

Over the past decade, we’ve witnessed a number of changes in the IT employment market:  the ecstatic highs of the dot com boom, the plunge into recession, and now the slow climb through a recovery-era, high-skill demand. With the ever changing landscape that is information technology, we start to ask ourselves if there is such […]

 

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Embracing IT Candidates, Placement or No Placement

by Jeff Miller on November 13, 2012 in Candidate Job Search, Candidate Treatment

 

In our industry, the word “candidate” is extremely popular, a primary “building block” of our existence. Without candidates, companies like EdgeLink would not exist. Thus we decided a long time ago to redefine the meaning and purpose of the word “candidate.” While many might only seek out resources that fit a current client’s need, we […]

 

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6 Great Ways to Stay Positive during Your Job Search

by EdgeLink on July 25, 2012 in Candidate Job Search

 

Finding a full time job can be, well, a full time job in itself.  And if you have been searching for employment for two months, six months, twelve months or longer, then it is easy to become jaded and start feeling negative about the experience.  As a job seeker, you’ll find your best successes with […]

 

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