What to Know Before You Pursue IT May 8, 2019

What to Know Before You Pursue IT

Over the years, Information Technology (IT) has grown to become a popular career choice.

However, few people are familiar with what IT is and what it entails.

This article will provide a formal definition, cover its many aspects, and list the skill set necessary for any IT worker.

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Top 10 Programming Languages to Learn May 1, 2019

Top 10 Programming Languages to Learn

If you’re starting in software development, it can be challenging to determine where you should begin.

There are hundreds of commonly used programming languages, each with unique complexities.

However, as you enter into the world of software development, you’ll be able to figure out which programming language suits you, your interests, and your career goals best.

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Tips for Finding Out if a Job is Right for You April 26, 2019

Tips for Finding Out if a Job is Right for You

Often, candidates are so anxious to prepare for job interviews and applications that they don’t think about the logistics of which job offer to accept after the hiring process.

While each and every company and position will have its benefits and drawbacks, there are certain things that you must consider in order to make the absolute best decision for yourself.

Below are seven important tips for you to find out if a job is the one for you.

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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. If you are interested in hard skills that employers desire, check out the 7 Most-Searched Technical 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. This is why it is so important to have a talent acquisition strategy in place.

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

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”