Using Networking to Effectively Find a Tech Job

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According to LinkedIn, 85% of all jobs are filled through networking. In fact, many employment opportunities are never even publicly posted; you need to know someone to be aware that the opportunity exists. Here’s how to use networking to your advantage. Maintain Your LinkedIn Profile and Connect With Your Colleagues You can begin networking online… Read more »

How Aligning Your Company to a Cause Benefits You & Your Staff

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Is there a charity or mission that you truly believe in? Consider making it a part of your company culture. Aligning a company with a cause isn’t just a great way to make the world a better place — it can also benefit you and your staff in countless ways. Court the Best Employees Employees… Read more »

The Role of Social Media When Job Hunting

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If you can’t figure out why you aren’t getting interviews, it could be your social media presence that is to blame. Social media has become an important part of hiring. Not only are employers looking to find out whether you have a professional presence, but there could even be other accounts that you don’t know… Read more »

How to Stay Organized When Job Hunting

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On average, a job seeker has to apply for 27 jobs to get a single interview. How do you keep all of your information straight? You don’t want to apply for a single job multiple times, and you don’t want to mix up your interviews. Here are some tips for staying organized. Build a Spreadsheet… Read more »

Vacation Over – Next Level Time

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I am finishing up my annual retreat to the Sierra Nevada mountains in Central CA and as usual, am full of fresh new ideas on how to take my personal life and business to the next level.   My family has a cabin in Huntington Lake and I have been spending portions of my summer… Read more »

Compensation Strategies for Attracting and Keeping Top Technical Talent

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Engineering, manufacturing, R&D, and IT — all of these technical industries are growing fast. Employees are in demand and they know it. How can your business attract and retain the top talent in the industry when everyone is competing for their time? It may take getting a little inventive with your compensation packages. The Modern… Read more »

Why Attracting & Keeping Millennial Employees Is Important to the Technical Industry

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Tech companies have always had a need for young blood. After all, technology moves very quickly; younger employees tend to be well-versed on new technologies and new standards. Nevertheless, many companies have found it difficult to both attract and keep millennial employees.  Here’s the scoop. Millennials Aren’t That Young Anymore Why do you need to… Read more »

Job Market Trends for Technical Industries

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Technical jobs are always in demand. But which positions are growing the fastest? Which positions have been recently developed — and which may be in flux? If you’re currently thinking about going into the tech industry, you may want to be aware of these changes that are taking shape. Cloud Computing and Cognitive Computing on… Read more »

How to Keep A Positive Attitude When Job Hunting

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It can be hard to maintain a positive attitude when job hunting, especially if you’re in an extremely competitive market. In competitive markets, there can be hundreds of applications for every job. Even if you’re well-qualified, you’ll be facing a lot of rejection. How can you cope?  The Importance of a Positive Attitude Job hunting… Read more »