How to Boost Confidence For Job Interviews

You might be the hands-down best candidate for the job, but without enough confidence, you’ll never make it past the first interview. Qualifications, experience, and even personality all play second fiddle to your level of confidence during an interview. That’s because unlike the position you’re applying for, your duty during the interview is to sell […]

The Real Skinny: What You Need to Know About Diversity In Tech Hiring

Highlighted by the recent Re/code conference, the tech industry right now is buzzing about a crucial issue that affects workers across the board: Diversity. Despite the fact that diversity has been a major issue in the tech and IT fields for years, reports show that progress has been sluggish. But, in part due to the […]

The Real Skinny: How Wearable Tech Might Influence Your Next Job

The internet can’t stop talking about wearable tech, and why should they? With many thought leaders suggesting it could be “the new smartphone,” businesses are clamoring to get an edge on the market. But with businesses and consumers raving about this new technology, where does that leave employees who are working in related fields, and […]

Kick in the Pants: Networking for the Socially Awkward

Let’s face it: If you’re a tech professional, your biggest talents usually lie somewhere other than the field of social knowhow and interpersonal communication. IT and tech employees love delving in deep, getting analytical, and solving complicated problems — ones that people outside their immediate area of expertise might not understand so well. Of course, tech […]

How Not to Get Trapped in the Networking Loop

Although the extroverts seem to hold all the cards in the networking scramble, more often than not, they are stuck in a continuous loop, much like hamsters on a wheel, gathering names and connections like nobody’s business but often not really getting anywhere with the process.

Technical Recruiting Demystified

If you’re confused about the whole recruiting scene, this will help provide a little clarity. On 10/3, David Graziano, technical recruiter for GE, joined us for a weekly #TCFchat on twitter at 3pm ET. Dave and our panel discussed the difference between external recruiters and internal recruiters as well as internal recruiters and HR. We […]

Tech Recruiter: Ask the Expert

If you have trouble understanding what role recruiters play in the job search, this is the forum for you. When it comes to recruiters, there are so many unanswered questions. Get the answers this Wednesday 10/3 at 3pm ET on twitter at #TCFchat. GE technical recruiter Dave Graziano will be our special guest star. Dave […]

CIO & IT Team Inspiration Innovation

On Wednesday, 9/26 an “expert” panel convened on Twitter at #TCFchat to discuss the topic of IT leadership effectively motivating their technical teams. We initially questioned the apparent ineffectiveness of “canned” HR programs with technical professionals. Why do these programs fall flat? We also debated the role of HR, HR leadership, and the CIO in […]

CIO & IT Leader Strategies for Motivating Tech Pros

The canned HR programs that companies put into place may work fine for most corporate employees, but they don’t seem to have much effect on IT and technical professionals. I know from experience that most techies–whether in IT, engineering, telecommunications, call center, or any other technical discipline–are a skeptical bunch. But still, aren’t they excited […]

Ageism and Generation Gap Issues in the IT Resume and Job Search

In the IT field, many people feel that it is the “evolutionary” cycle for the old to give way to the young. In today’s world, sometimes it happens prematurely and other times not soon enough. Companies should evaluate each individual based on the work they do and the value they provide for internal opportunities and […]

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