How to Stay Motivated When Searching for a Technical Job Over the Holidays

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It’s hard to do anything over the holidays, let alone something as stressful as searching for a job. But it still has to get done. Here’s what you can do to remain stress-free and stay motivated, even during a difficult time. Set “Business Hours” For Your Job Search While you’re looking for a job, you’re… Read more »

Don’t Wait for the Perfect Job to Fall in Your Lap – Go Out & Get the Job of Your Dreams

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Don’t spend year after year in a job that you hate, waiting for the perfect job to come around. Finding the job of your dreams takes time and effort, but it’s a rewarding process in the end. The Perfect Job Doesn’t Come Out of Nowhere On average, it takes about six weeks of consistent looking… Read more »

How To Effectively Use Texting As Part of The Hiring Process

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The vast majority of businesses are now using texting as a part of their hiring process. Texting is a lot like email: it’s a fast, informal way to connect with a candidate. Most people today prefer to get a text rather than a call. It’s unobtrusive, doesn’t put them under the gun, and lets them… Read more »

6 Tips to Hire the Right Person for a Technology Position

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Hiring for technology jobs is a challenging task. With the market as competitive as it is, and so many new technologies emerging, it can be difficult to really zero in to the employees that are going to stay for the long haul. Here are a few ways that you can tell whether a candidate is… Read more »

Hunt For Talent is Getting Tougher!

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Is the talent market softening? My travels so far this year have taken me across the United States to large government contractors, medium and small commercial companies and the answer is a resounding NO!   The demand across the board continues to build to record levels and the supply of qualified professional and non-professional workers is… Read more »

GenZ Is Entering the Job Market Looking for Tech Jobs – Is Your Company Ready?

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You may have just gotten used to the millennial generation, but it’s already time to start preparing for GenZ. GenZ is an entirely unique generation, with different goals and culture. GenZ is also dominantly going into tech and tech-related industries, which leads to a lot of opportunities to get exciting new talent. GenZ is Moving Towards… Read more »

How to Attract Top Technical Talent by Building a Community Culture

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Employees want to believe in the work that they do. Many employees spend the majority of their lives at work: how they perceive that work really makes a difference. This is especially true in highly competitive fields. If you want to be able to attract the top technical talent, building a sense of community and… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »