8 Best Programming Practices All Coders Should Implement April 3, 2019

8 Best Programming Practices All Coders Should Implement

8 Best Programming Practices All Coders Should Implement

“I’m not a great programmer; I’m just a good programmer with great habits.”

― Kent Beck

Wise, yet humble words from a pioneer in the industry, credited with the creation of extreme programming. So what best practices can you implement to be great at programming? There are certain tips and tricks that programmers will learn over time, establishing best programming practices, a productive coding environment and writing clean code that’s easily adjustable.

Does that mean you have to be a veteran in the industry just to become great? Not necessarily. Try out these 8 Best Programming Practices to start writing cleaner, more efficient code today.

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4 Soft Skills That Every Developer Needs April 2, 2019

4 Soft Skills That Every Developer Needs

Any well-seasoned software developer would tell you that sometimes soft skills are as necessary, if not even more significant than technical skills.

Many younger software developers think that technical skills are what makes a successful developer in their success in their profession.

Unexpectedly they are hit with the reality that a well-built piece of code won’t get them as far as they would expect.

When they start a career, a young developer will notice that a successful developer has a mixture of technical skills but also a strong set of soft skills. Since many of these skills are not taught in school here are some pointers for you to keep in mind too when developing your soft skills.

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Find Top Talent Using These 4 Talent Acquisition Strategies March 25, 2019

Find Top Talent Using These 4 Talent Acquisition Strategies

The foundation for the success of a company is its employees.

Unfortunately, sourcing and retaining employees of employees have been more difficult than ever, due to the lowest unemployment rate in the past decades and the Millennials and Gen Z’ers retention rate being less than two years.

For your business to grow, it is important that you can engage and preserve your top talent. The process can be a complicated one, but that is where a talent acquisition strategy can help. Continue reading “Find Top Talent Using These 4 Talent Acquisition Strategies”


The Best Practices of Recruiting on Social Media

The Best Practices of Recruiting on Social Media

A candidate’s “first impression” traditionally takes place in the first few minutes of an interview.

Interestingly, social media networks have allowed candidates to make a first impression without meeting a single person.

Even for passive candidates, they are also using social media sites to network, so the recruitment industry naturally has taken a shift.

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52 of The Best Interview Questions You Should be Asking March 12, 2019

52 of The Best Interview Questions You Should be Asking

Interviews are an excellent opportunity to figure out whether a job is a right fit for you and your career goals.

This means that it’s crucial for you to go into it with questions of your own. What information do you need to know about the position? The company? The team?

To help you get started, we’ve compiled a list of key questions to ask your interviewer. While it’s best not to ask them one right after the other, incorporating these questions throughout the interview will ensure that you’ve covered all your bases.

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Answers to the 10 Most Common Interview Questions March 8, 2019

Answers to the 10 Most Common Interview Questions

Answers to the 10 Most Common Interview Questions

Are you prepared for your upcoming interview? Knowing what questions the interviewer will ask you will help you to answer them confidently and successfully.

Although it’s not necessary to recite your responses from memory, preparing in advance will allow you to get a sense of what to focus on to appear as put-together and competent as possible. Make sure to review these top ten questions so you’re ready for anything the interviewer throws your way. Continue reading “Answers to the 10 Most Common Interview Questions”


4 Ways Introverts Can Grow in an Extroverted Workplace

4 Ways Introverts Can Grow in an Extroverted Workplace

Believe it or not, introversion is a very common personality trait.

However, when it comes to career advice, many solutions to common career inquiries have an underlying assumption that the reader is or can be extroverted.

New hires are encouraged to attend group work sessions, participate actively in meetings, as well as socialize frequently with co-workers. While it can improve interpersonal relations within the workplace, it may not be well liked by a group that makes up 30 to 50 percent of the population: introverts. Although introverts may be some of the most charismatic people in the world, they often feel most energized and productive while in solitude. In a world full of extroverts, it’s important to find solutions specific to your personality in order to work effectively as well as stay sane. Keep reading for 4 solutions made for you, the introvert in the work place. Continue reading “4 Ways Introverts Can Grow in an Extroverted Workplace”


29 Most Common Interview Questions March 7, 2019

29 Most Common Interview Questions

29 Most Common Interview Questions

In a perfect world, you could walk into an interview knowing what questions you’d be asked, eliminating any of the potential stress of being caught off guard. While this isn’t technically possible, we have the next-best solution: a list of the 29 most commonly asked interview questions and answers, gathered from our very own employers.

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10 Responsibilities of a High-Growth Startup CTO February 27, 2019

10 Responsibilities of a High-Growth Startup CTO

When hearing the title, “Chief Technology Officer” (or CTO), there is an automatic sense of higher authority for what you expect the person in this role to be doing. You naturally associate it with other C-Level company leaders and their responsibilities. But what a lot of people don’t think about is how distinctly different a startup CTO is from an enterprise CTO.  

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7 Tips To Earn More As A Travel Nurse December 7, 2018

7 Tips To Earn More As A Travel Nurse

Considering the travel nurse life? What’s not to love about it!?

Hopping from hospital to hospital, traveling from city to city, state to state, sea to shining sea? Live for the adventure in life? You came to the right place. Here at Skillgigs, Think Freedom is part of the entire gig-finding experience. If anything’s stopping you, it probably comes down to one thing: the money.

As our first article geared specifically to the interests of our healthcare professionals, we thought we’d answer one of your most popular questions: What can I do to earn more as a travel nurse? Whether you’re new to the idea of travel nursing, or you’ve been seeking placement through Skillgigs for years, learning how to make the most out of your travel nurse career can lead to better gigs, longevity, and (best of all) higher pay. Your skills are highly sought-after, and hospitals nationwide are competing every day for talent just like you. So what exactly can you control when it comes to your salary? We have a few ideas.

Here are 7 of our top tips to earn more as a travel nurse. 

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