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Success with the 2018 Tech Hiring Market

Success with the 2018 Tech Hiring Market

Organizations have been rapidly modernizing their legacy application and platforms. To be responsive to these demands, technical role hiring has accelerated. Human Resource teams are becoming overwhelmed with the task of attracting top tech talent in a labor market where the statistics are demonstrating zero effective tech unemployment and high candidate demand.  

 

Explaining Object-Oriented Programming

Have you noticed how the same cliche questions always get asked at job interviews — over and over again? Whether it is where you will be in five years or what you consider to be your biggest weakness, while the questions may be trivial, they do give interviewers clues to better knowing you.

The same thing could be said about programming questions, such as "What are the main principles of Object-Oriented Programming?" It is a great opportunity to determine:

Keys in a Project Management Candidate

Keys in a Project Management Candidate

A strong leader can make or break a project. In a professional environment, this leadership role often falls on the project manager. The project manager assists in following deadlines, project efficiency, time management focus and communication across the entire team. While it is incredibly helpful when the technical project manager is well versed in development jargon and skills, their soft skills could separate a successful project from a project that falls through the cracks.

Succeeding in the 2017 IT Hiring Market

The 2017 technology hiring trends are accelerating, creating both opportunities and challenges for organizations searching for tech talent. There are many factors behind the trend. Corporate executives are anticipating deregulation and lower taxes, which is freeing up both operating budgets and capital expenditure budgets. Company information technology budgets across a wide spectrum of industries are supporting higher spending to drive organizational technical excellence forward to support revenue increases.

Are You Mobile Friendly?

Are You Mobile Friendly?

Candidates and hiring managers alike are on the go today. Neither are always given the luxury of sitting down at a computer to apply for jobs or review resumes. Sometimes, applications must be submitted and viewed from the convenience of a mobile device. In this case, resumes have slightly different rules. The key word is simplicity. 

Handling Job Rejection

Handling Job Rejection

Today we are experiencing a technical candidate’s labor market. Companies are investing in and prioritizing technical team expansion. Demand is outpacing supply, and the labor market employment rate for technical professions is essentially 100 percent. However, for a skilled technical professional, even when the market is in your favor, there is competition. Being a qualified candidate will not always mean you will gain the offer you are pursuing. So then comes the process of managing your way through rejection. 

Project Management Considerations

Project Management Considerations

Congratulations! You have been invited to be a part of a phone interview that may lead to an in-person meeting for a technical project manager role. Your resume has gotten you in the door, but now what? 

The Key to Your Resume

The Key to Your Resume

Applying to a new job requires wanting to put your best foot forward. You want to stand out to the hiring manager for the right reasons, but demonstrate your skills in a positive manner. Standing out too much could mean a negative response or no advancement in the recruiting process. Not standing out enough could mean fading into the background of the resume stacks piling on desks.

Topping the Developer Candidate Pools

Topping the Developer Candidate Pools

Software is taking over the world. Companies worldwide are investing in their technology offerings, and with that they are seeking top quality developers to build and manage the technology. This ideal developer not only feels comfortable with the entire data stack, but also understands how to draw data insights from technology and stays current on updates in languages and new languages that appear. In order to stay on top of every recruiter and company’s wish list, consider adding these important tasks to your professional development to do list.

Ace the Phone Interview

Ace the Phone Interview

When you enter the interview process for a new career opportunity, the first step in the interview process may not necessarily be an in-person interview. Often, companies will start the interview process with a phone interview. Not only does it allow companies to easily pre-screen candidates, but it also saves time for all parties to initially determine best fit. While there are many benefits to beginning with a phone interview, it is important to be prepared; the phone interview could set you up for success in the rest of the interview process.

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