Tag: technical jobs

From the Corporate Goo to the Job Market Zoo (to You)

From the Corporate Goo to the Job Market Zoo (to You)

Spend a few minutes on social media wading through career and job search advice, and you are bound to here lots of pronouncements about how companies are determined to find the best talent, that there is a severe shortage of top talent, and that companies are investing more resources than ever in finding this top talent.

IT Candidates & Tech Jobs: What’s the Disconnect?

IT Candidates & Tech Jobs: What’s the Disconnect?

So much is made today about the fact (or myth) that there aren’t any technical jobs out there. What I have heard from employers (and found to be true) is that they simply cannot find quality candidates to fill technical openings they have been trying to fill for quite some time. A current sampling of the technical jobs site Dice.com finds more than 83,000 job openings as of February 7, 2012.

Job Seekers & Their Twitter Pitch: Think Before You Tweet

Job Seekers & Their Twitter Pitch: Think Before You Tweet

With the onslaught of Twitter, particularly its widespread appeal for job seekers lately, many of whom are taking advantage of resources like @JobAngels, the elevator speech now needs to evolve into the 140-character or less world. In other words, it needs to go from a short speech to a pitch.