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Six Résumé Killers and Four Game-Changers

There are plenty of ways to ruin a résumé, but there are also many ways to make it shine. On the "bad" side, little more than one-third of applicants are actually qualified for the jobs they're seeking. Applicant tracking software—programs that read résumés—eliminate three-quarters of the unqualified applicants. During the human part of the review process,... Read More >


Ten Self-Defeating Gestures of Job Candidates

When you interview for a job, you obviously want to stand out. But you should try to stand out by making a good impression on the hiring manager—not a bizarre one. The following real-life examples of outrageous job candidate gestures from CareerBuilder demonstrate that not everyone has gotten the memo about appropriate behavior during job interviews. In attention-grabbing antics that would... Read More >


Booting Up the Idea of Tech Bootcamps

Bootcamps and coding schools are fine for entry-level tech jobs, but a BA degree is necessary for a broader, deeper knowledge of software development and IT. Read More >


Security Talent Gap Leaves Enterprises Vulnerable

The shortage of workers in the cyber-security field is well-documented. What's more, study after study shows that the problem is growing worse. However, "Hacking the Skills Shortage," a recently released report from Intel Security, in partnership with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), has found that the problem has reached crisis levels, and the potential fallout is... Read More >


Cities That Offer Top Pay for In-Demand IT Skills

Did you ever wonder which cities offered the best salary packages for technology skills that are in great demand? If so, then you'll want to read the following list from Indeed's recent report, "Where Are the Highest Paying Tech Jobs in the U.S.?" The report ranks the 15 highest-paying IT positions with respect to the average adjusted salaries they command in 15 cities that are at the top of... Read More >


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