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Get A Feel For A Company's Work-Life Balance With This Interview Question

Your interviewer isn’t the only one who should ask questions when you’re discussing a potential new job. If you’re curious what a job’s work hours are really like, this simple query can give you an idea.

How Important Is A University Degree For A Career In IT?

There was a time when a university degree was vital for landing a good job. Certainly, that was what my parents drummed into my head when I was in school. But having a degree won’t guarantee you a job and there are many examples of high school and university dropouts flourishing in the IT industry. So do you really need a university degree when you’re looking to join the IT workforce?

Use Specific Details In Your Stories To Make Presentations More Engaging

When you’re giving a presentation, you’ve probably been told to keep it simple and brief. However, neglecting immersive details can leave your stories boring and your audience disengaged.

Stop Undermining Your Ideas Before You Suggest Them

This may be stupid, I don’t know, but tell me if you’ve ever started pitching an idea the way I started this sentence. If you’re in the habit of putting down your ideas before you even suggest them, try to cut that habit.

Your Nightmare Stories Of Working For Tech Giants

We have already plumbed the depths of horror stories from IT professionals. This time around, we delve into the lives of lowly employees who work for giant tech companies. Big corporations are notorious for their resistance to change, hostile work environments, counter-productive work rules and daily conga lines of aimless meetings. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Here are your worst tales of illogical decision-making and human degradation.

Ask For Time To Think Immediately After Receiving Negative Feedback

Nobody likes to get negative feedback, but how you choose to react is important. When someone gives you negative feedback, explicitly ask for some time to think things over and avoid any unnecessary confrontation.

Software Developers Can Find Jobs Just About Anywhere In The World

If you’re a software engineer or developer, chances are you won’t have a problem finding a job if you decide to uproot from your home country and move abroad. That’s according to research from global specialist recruitment firm Michael Page.

Five Tips For Writing A Killer Resume And Cover Letter

You can have all the qualification and skills for your an advertised job but distilling that down into a few pieces of paper can be stressful. We have some advice to help you write up a resume and cover letter that will aid you in your quest for your dream job.

Make Your LinkedIn Headline Stand Out By Keeping It Simple

It might be tough to summarize all of your expertise and skill into one simple title, but that’s precisely what you should do with your LinkedIn headline: keep it simple.

What Hiring Managers Wish You Knew About Applying For A Job

Hiring managers play a critical role in deciding which job applicants to interview, the details of the job offer, and whom to hire. So if we should take job search tips from anyone, it’s them.

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