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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?

3 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

Have you been searching for the perfect job for, what seems like, a lifetime? There could be some obvious reasons you’re not getting hired, and believe it or not, they could be reasons that are in your control.

Instead of giving up, here are a few ideas that can help jump-start your job search.

Make sure there are […]

July 15th, 2016|Job Hunting, Resumes and Cover Letters|Comments Off on 3 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

Become a Software Engineer in Dallas-Fort Worth

Why DFW is a great place to live if you are – or want to become – a software engineer.
Earlier in the year we reported that one of the top IT jobs for 2016 was software engineer. It ranked number 9 and at the time Glassdoor was reporting 29,270 job openings with a media salary […]

July 8th, 2016|Job Hunting, Jobs|Comments Off on Become a Software Engineer in Dallas-Fort Worth

Important Qualities Job Candidates Need

We’ve spoken a bunch about how important it is to stand out from the crowd when you’re looking for a job. On average, 118 people apply for any given job and only 20% of those will get an interview.

If thinking about how you can differentiate yourself gives you anxiety, perhaps just focus on a few […]

July 1st, 2016|Interviewing, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Important Qualities Job Candidates Need

Why You Should Always Make Your Resume Stand Out

The ugly truth of any job search is that you often need to do something to make yourself stand out. The key is finding the right “stand out method” that will correctly capture the attention of a hiring manager.

That’s exactly what a woman in Australia did while searching for a market research job. Renata Chunderbalsingh knew […]

June 24th, 2016|Job Hunting, Resumes and Cover Letters|Comments Off on Why You Should Always Make Your Resume Stand Out

Questions Hiring Managers Ask Themselves

Sitting through a job interview is no easy task. You’re constantly worrying if you’re sitting up straight, if you wore the right outfit and if you’re answering their questions correctly.  All while wondering if this is really the job you want.

Have you ever put yourself in the shoes of the interviewer and thought, what he or she […]

June 17th, 2016|Interviewing, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Questions Hiring Managers Ask Themselves

Jobs with the Highest Pay Increases

Sure your perfect job challenges you, allows you to pursue your career dreams and leaves you fulfilled every day. But it also pays well and offers sufficient annual salary increases.

So if earning a decent paycheck is high on your list of “wants”, then it’s important to keep up with salary trends.

Randstad – a staffing agency and […]

June 10th, 2016|Jobs|Comments Off on Jobs with the Highest Pay Increases

College Student Gets Hired Using Snapchat

Going to a good college, having an incredible GPA, and acing a job interview are the typical ways to land the job of your dreams. But it’s 2016, long gone are the days of searching online job sites and sitting back waiting for a phone call.

It’s time to get creative. And that is exactly what […]

June 3rd, 2016|Job Hunting, Jobs|Comments Off on College Student Gets Hired Using Snapchat

A Look Into the Best Jobs for 2016

Earlier this year we featured a list of the Best Jobs for 2016. As an IT staffing agency, we were happy to report 11 of the top 25 were tech jobs.

The list, which was originally compiled by Glassdoor, included job titles, how many openings were available and the median salary. Now we’re looking into some of […]

May 27th, 2016|Job Hunting, Jobs|Comments Off on A Look Into the Best Jobs for 2016

Job Search Mistakes You’re Probably Making

Let’s be honest, there is no one-size-fits-all, foolproof method to searching for employment. There are many variables – the industry you’re in, the level of employment you’re searching, your location, etc.

However there are universal job search mistakes that perspective employees often make. Lifehacker recently shared 10 of them and we’re going to summarize our favorites:
Searching the […]

May 20th, 2016|Interviewing, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Job Search Mistakes You’re Probably Making