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Dallas, TX – One of the Best Places to Find a Job in Technology

If you make your living – or plan to make your living – in Information Technology (and why wouldn’t you, it’s one of the fastest growing industries in the US), chances are you have researched the best places to live.

Palo Alto or San Jose in California is obviously on the top of the list. It’s […]

September 23rd, 2016|Job Hunting, Jobs|Comments Off on Dallas, TX – One of the Best Places to Find a Job in Technology

The Magic Numbers: How Long Should You Stay at a Job?

Do the numbers 8, 18, 48 and 72 mean anything to you? No, we’re not predicting tonight’s lotto numbers.

When it comes to your job search, numbers are important: the number of resumes you send out, the number of times you’re called back for an interview, and finally the numbers presented to you as a salary […]

September 16th, 2016|Job Hunting, Jobs|Comments Off on The Magic Numbers: How Long Should You Stay at a Job?

Things You Should Never Do In a Job Interview

We have given lots of advice about job interviews, from what to do with your hands during the interview, to how to follow up after the interview.

We cover all of these topics for good reason – the job interview is the most important part of your job search. It’s the main course. It’s the fourth […]

September 8th, 2016|Interviewing|Comments Off on Things You Should Never Do In a Job Interview

Tips for Finding a Job Using LinkedIn

Whether or not you realize it, the internet and the popularity of social media have made it much easier to find a job these days. No more searching through the newspaper classifieds, making uncomfortable phone calls or faxing your resume, hoping it went through clearly.

Today, you can simply log into a site like LinkedIn and be connected […]

September 2nd, 2016|Job Hunting|Comments Off on Tips for Finding a Job Using LinkedIn

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Accepting a Position

You’d never want to accept a job offer only to find out a month later that it is not the right fit for you, right? Well it happens more often than you’d think because people get so excited about one or two job details that they forget to look at the big picture.

If you’re wondering if a job […]

August 26th, 2016|Job Hunting, Jobs|Comments Off on Questions to Ask Yourself Before Accepting a Position

How to Follow Up After A Job Interview

Congratulations! Not only did you score an interview, but you left feeling great and pretty confident that that you’re getting a job offer.

So what should you do now?

We strongly advise that you don’t sit home silently waiting for the phone to ring. You want to remind them of your awesomeness, but in a professional way. […]

August 19th, 2016|Interviewing, Job Hunting|Comments Off on How to Follow Up After A Job Interview

Tips for Successful Networking

You may often ask yourself, why are there so many networking events when no one enjoys actually attending them? Well it’s simple, networking events are an essential job search and sales tool, they are a great way to bring people in the same industry together, and they’re extremely effective.

If done correctly, networking can be one […]

August 12th, 2016|Job Hunting|Comments Off on Tips for Successful Networking

Avoid Saying These Things at Your Next Job Interview

When preparing for your next job interview, it’s important to have answers to all of the standard interview questions ready to go. This way when they ask you “What is your biggest weakness?”, you’re all set, and you can confidently and thoughtfully answer the question.

The only problem becomes when your answer is the same answer […]

August 5th, 2016|Interviewing, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Avoid Saying These Things at Your Next Job Interview

Delete These Phrases from Your Cover Letter

If we had to name the number one question we get asked the most about a job search, it would have to be, Do I really need a cover letter?

And the answer is yes. If a company asks for it, yes; if a company doesn’t mention it at all, it’s still yes. The only way you’ll […]

July 29th, 2016|Job Hunting, Resumes and Cover Letters|Comments Off on Delete These Phrases from Your Cover Letter

Do You Need an IT Certification or a Degree?

If you’re looking to make a career change and enter the world of Information Technology, you may wonder whether or not you need a computer science degree or an IT certification. This is actually relevant information if you want to advance your IT career as well.

The answer is not exactly black or white, there are […]

July 20th, 2016|Job Training, Jobs|Comments Off on Do You Need an IT Certification or a Degree?