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    Top 25 Cities for Tech Jobs

    Now more than ever, it’s important to get the best bang for your buck. And there’s no question about it — when it comes to value, not every U.S. city is created equally. Why chase a great salary if your rent swallows most of it, unemployment is skyrocketing and you spend two hours a day just to get to and ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +22
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    Get the Interview: Be Proactive Before and After You Send Your Resume

    Get the Interview: Be Proactive Before and After You Send Your Resume
    Get the Interview: Be Proactive Before and After You Send Your Resume You find a promising job listing online. Excited, you send a well-crafted cover letter and resume and wait for a response. Six weeks later, you're still waiting, your enthusiasm has waned, and you've concluded your resume has fallen into a black hole. A proactive approach to your job search ...
    Published almost 11 years ago | Rated: +2
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    15 Toughest Interview Questions (and Answers!)

    1. Why do you want to work in this industry? Bad answer: “I love to shop. Even as a kid, I spent hours flipping through catalogues.” Don’t just say you like it. Anyone can do that. Focus instead on your history with that particular industry, and if you can, tell a success story. Good answer: “I've always loved shopping, but my ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +10
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    10 Recession-Proof IT Careers

    10 Recession-Proof IT Careers
    Companies are cutting back spending, shrinking staff sizes, and making tough layoffs at a rate that most of us have never seen before. But there's still some job growth out there. Shrinking budgets have forced IT shops to invest in money-saving technologies like VoIP and unified communications, and those investments are creating job opportunities for IT workers who are serious about ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +12
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    Seven Things You Must Do in an Interview

    Seven Things You Must Do in an Interview
    When you are looking to make the Big Leap—the one that puts you closer to the power centers of a business or organization—the interview process will likely be different from what you've experienced before. The more senior the person or people you're interviewing with, the more definite their ideas are likely to be about what they're looking for. They know that ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +13
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    100 Interview Questions You Should Be Prepared to Answer

    100 Interview Questions You Should Be Prepared to Answer
    While there are as many different possible interview questions as there are interviewers, it always helps to be ready for anything. So we've prepared a list of 100 potential interview questions. Will you face them all? We pray no interviewer would be that cruel. Will you face a few? Probably. Will you be well-served by being ready even if you're not ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    10 Worst IT Job Hunting Mistakes

    10 Worst IT Job Hunting Mistakes
    Whether you're a first-time job seeker or a veteran IT professional, finding a tech-savvy job is tough work. With so many things to keep in mind, it's easy for you get off track in your job hunt. Today's IT companies are looking for the best of the best, which means one typo on your resume or cover letter is guaranteed to ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: -1
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    How to Dress For Your Interview - And Get a Job - (For Men Version)

    Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society. —Mark Twain We hate to admit it, because we personally feel that clothes shouldn’t matter. Especially in IT. In a perfect world, a person would be judged at their workplace based solely on their performance. Unfortunately, that’s not how the world works. How you choose to dress each ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +8
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    10 Overused Phrases Interviewers Hate

    Interviews are hard. You’re nervous. You’re usually in close quarters. You have to answer question after question with little recovery time. And your entire professional future seems to hang in the balance of this one encounter. It’s no wonder so many interviewees resort to clichés when answering interview questions. But panicked responses aren’t going to land you that job. So ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    8 IT Companies Hiring Right Now

    Apple, Inc. ABOUT Apple designs and manufactures popular consumer gadgets and computer software products, including the iPhone and the Mac line of laptops and desktops. Apple has more than 35,000 employees worldwide and, beyond the regular industry expectations of efficient productivity and innovation, it has an overriding philosophy of “clean,” aesthetically pleasing user interfaces and industrial design. The company’s design focus ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    5 Signs Your Resumé is Passé

    5 Signs Your Resumé is Passé
    The workplace is not what it was five years ago. Neither is the job hunt. The most successful candidates are those who are ready and willing to adapt to a changing landscape. But it doesn’t matter how ready you are for the modern workplace if your resumé’s straight out of 1994. And sometimes, it's the most minute details that make all ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +15
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    The Google Example: How Bad Hiring Practices Can Slow Down a Company

    One of the annoying things I get to do is watch successful companies that should know better design in failure. I could argue that many of the problems Microsoft has faced this decade go back to bad hiring and internal job placement decisions it made last decade. I’m picking on Google today because I ran into an article written by ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    What Not to Do After an Interview

     In the job search, there's nothing like performing well at the interview. And after researching the company, practicing your presentation and answering the interview questions with confidence, you want to follow up with something impressive. You want to thank the employer with a gesture that makes the company want to hire you — or at least bring you back for ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +7
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    How to Get Any IT Job

    How to Get Any IT Job
    IT doesn't just mean the guy who comes to fix your PC when it breaks down. The technology industry has developed a diverse range of careers, including everything from tech support specialists to database administrators to specialized project managers. Whether you're just starting your IT career or looking to take the next step up the ladder, InsideTech is here to help. ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +21
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    6 Illegal Interview Questions to Avoid

    6 Illegal Interview Questions to Avoid
    Wondering which questions you'll be asked during your job interview? You should expect the usual ones, such as "Where do you see yourself in five years?" and "What's your greatest weakness?" But then there are more colorful questions, such as "What animal best describes you?" and "If you were stranded on a desert island, what three items would you want to ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    10 Subtle Ways to Sabotage Your Interview

    You're a professional, you probably know that showing up late to an interview or dressing like a slob can ensure you don't get hired. But what about the more subtle ways you could be sabotaging your job interview? Watch out! Double-check these 10 common subconscious mistakes that you might not even know you’re making. NEXT | NOT SHAKING INTERVIEWER'S HAND ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    15 Networking Mistakes You Can't Make

    Networking, networking, networking. Not between computers, but between real, live people! We’ve all heard about it and we’re sure you’re all doing it — but are you doing it right? Trying to develop job leads and new business contacts in the IT industry is important to having a successful technical career. You want to (net)work smart, not hard, so make ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Get an IT Management Job

    Get an IT Management Job
    Computer and information systems managers direct the work of systems analysts, computer programmers, support specialists, and other computer-related workers. These managers plan and coordinate installation and upgrading of hardware and software, programming and systems design, development of computer networks, and implementation of Internet and intranet sites. They’re increasingly involved with the upkeep, maintenance, and security of networks. They analyze the computer ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +9
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    Get a Tech Support or Help Desk Job

    Get a Tech Support or Help Desk Job
    Need the latest version of Internet Explorer on your PC? Call tech support. Hard drive making a strange noise? Call tech support. This entry-level tech career involves helping users fix problems with the software and systems they use. Tech support and help-desk workers answer support questions, from the silly to the serious. Many handle questions from a company’s own computer users, ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +10
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    10 Body Language Blunders

    1. A Closed Body Whether sitting or standing, your body should be loose and open. Do not cross your arms. Do not cross your legs. While you may think it conveys a sense of ease, studies have shown that a people read a closed body differently: they subconsciously think you have something to hide. What's more, you're missing a golden ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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