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Make a Good Impression: Avoid Résumé Blunders

Even though the employment market is currently good for job seekers, you can't afford to get complacent with your résumé. A significant number of managers initially spend less than one minute looking at a résumé, according to a recent survey from CareerBuilder. To distinguish yours from the rest of the pack, it's best to customize your résumé for the open... Read More >

 
 

Software Testing Trends and Career Opportunities

Software testing is an increasingly important part of nearly every business because of growing automation in many industries, as well as the need for an online storefront and mobile presence. It's critical to confirm that a software application's functions operate in conformance with their behavioral requirement specifications. To assess the state of the testing industry and its evolution,... Read More >

 
 

How AI Can Enhance—Not Hurt—Careers

There's a lot of debate about whether artificial intelligence (AI) will become a major threat to the livelihood of employees. After all, the argument goes, Why pay someone to do something that a machine will do for free? However, a recent survey from Genpact conveys a more encouraging and collaborative picture of the near future. The "Is Your Business AI-Ready?" report reveals that, with the vast... Read More >

 
 

What Motivates—and Frustrates—Developers?

The prime motivators for developers, according to a recent survey from CAST, are pride in their craft and the ability to build something innovative, as well as compensation and career opportunities. Yet, the study, "2017 State of the Modern Developer," also reports that a majority of developers are aggravated by the inclination of managers to make key decisions without understanding the IT... Read More >

 
 

Job Satisfaction Grows, but Work Issues Persist

A majority of workers are satisfied with their job, according to a recent survey from the Conference Board. The accompanying "Job Satisfaction: 2017 Edition" reports that even though the majority is just over the 50 percent mark, it's still significantly higher than it was at the start of this decade. And a number of influential workplace happiness factors—such as relationships with... Read More >

 
 
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