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 »

Tips For Applying For A Job That Make You Look Like A Pro

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Applying for a job is a nerve-racking experience for even the most qualified of employees. However, it’s important to remember that everyone gets nervous: you don’t need to be a perfect candidate; you simply have to put your best foot forward. Here are some tips to follow during the application and interviewing process. Always Read… Read more »

SV Appreciation

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Recently, my brother Steven left 2Roads after 18 years to create his own staffing firm   As a business owner, I instinctively thought of myself and company.  Would we lose business?  Would we be competing against him and his new firm?   Should I rally our troops for battle?   As our most productive team member in… Read more »

Top 5 Answers to Common Job Searching Questions

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Whether you’re new to job searching or just haven’t job searched in a while, you may be feeling a bit adrift. Job searching can be a complicated process — and it often doesn’t give you a lot of feedback to work with. To help, here are some answers to the most common questions. 1. How… Read more »

How To Interview Like A Pro

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The rules of job-hunting sound pretty simple, don’t they?  Make sure your resume is free of typos and fluff, showcase your achievements and credentials in an elegant cover letter, and wait for the interview requests to come rolling in.  If you are well-qualified for the job, you may feel pretty confident until the phone starts… Read more »

Embracing Your New Workplace Culture

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You’ve landed your dream job, the one that all your education and experience has been preparing you for. Your resume was perfect, you aced your interviews, and now Day #1 is looming on your calendar. What’s the best way to approach this new environment? How can you lay the foundation for healthy, productive relationships with… Read more »

Tempted to Lie on Your Resume? Here Are Some Better Options

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In a recent article, it was reported that 1 in 3 job applicants lie on their resume. Are you one of them? Speaking as a manager, discovering false information on a resume is sufficient reason to reject a candidate outright. Before you include false information on your resume, consider the following: Employers know that life… Read more »