Optimize Your Resume and Cover Letter—Together

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Your resume may make some powerful and well organized points that support your case and help employers understand your fitness for a specific position. And your cover letter may be articulate, convincing, and a genuine work of art. But while each of these important players can make key contributions to your job search, are they…

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What to Look for in a Candidate’s Social Profile

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These days, when managers attempt to staff a position with a strong social element, they sometimes round out their assessment of an applicant’s cover letter, resume, and interview with a quick review of his or her public social media profiles. Of course doing this can open managers to host of thorny problems, including accusations of…

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Make Your Resume Details POP!

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 Your IT skills are exceptional, and your background aligns perfectly with the needs of your potential employer. Your education, coursework, and previous projects set you up well to handle the responsibility of the position in question, and your personality is certainly pleasant. So how can you make sure these details stand out on your resume? …

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Industry Forecast: Engineers and Developers Needed

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What does the future hold for the IT job market? What kinds of skills are in demand right now, and what kinds of skill sets and certifications are on the rise? If you decide to enter a training program or course of study today, what opportunities can you expect to be available two, three and…

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Watch Out for These IT Cover Letter Mistakes

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A great cover letter can open the door to a fulfilling new opportunity in the IT field, but be careful. While your cover letter can get you past the first gateway in the application process, it can also hold you back, especially if it contains any of these common blunders. 1. Obvious standardization It’s perfectly…

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