Archive for August 2015

Mobile Recruiting: Reaching IT Talent Where It's At Aug 20 , 2015

Most job seekers now use mobile devices to find and apply for jobs.

A recent survey showed that 90 percent of respondents checked their mobile device in the first hour they are awake and 50 percent checked their phones 25 times a day. Among 18 to 24 year olds, a prime age group for IT recruiting, 50 percent checked th…

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8 IT Job Search Mistakes and How to Avoid Them Aug 12 , 2015

The job search process has definite do's and don'ts to be aware of.

The job search is the first step to getting the IT job you want, but many people make basic mistakes that prevent them from taking advantage of opportunities that might otherwise be open to them. Here are some of the biggest mistakes IT job seekers make and what s…

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What Top Quality IT Employees Have in Common Aug 12 , 2015

Personal characteristics can be as important in an IT employee as technical expertise.

IT job descriptions are often very specific about the skills needed for the position. It may be a specific programming language, technical support ability, or project management skills, but it's not likely an applicant will get the job withou…

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6 Recruiting Tips for IT Staffers Aug 5 , 2015

Recruiting top quality IT staff can be a challenge.

Despite the number of resumes received on many job listings, it can still be difficult to find qualified candidates for many IT jobs requiring a specialized skill set or a certain level of experience. Recruiters want to attract the best candidates possible for open positions, and…

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The Second Interview: How to Stand Out Aug 5 , 2015

The second interview gets you one step closer to a job offer.

Getting a second interview is an accomplishment, but the process of landing that IT job is far from over. It's important to handle the second interview as well or even better than the first in order to distinguish yourself from the remaining candidates. Here are s…

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