10 tips on how to quit with class

Many times, employees leave a job for a new one on the best of terms. Perhaps relationships were great and a worker is moving up, or to a position that offers a new experience.  Maybe life circumstances change, or the family needs to relocate. But often, leaving one job for the next is not pretty. After … Continue reading 10 tips on how to quit with class

Has Technology Improved Your Hiring?

How have the latest technological advances in recruiting improved your hiring process? It’s a safe bet that you’ve had mixed results. Even the best tech breakthroughs have unexpected consequences, right? Escalators were clearly preferable to stairs, but now half of us are in the gym on the stair climbers to make up for it. Applicant tracking … Continue reading Has Technology Improved Your Hiring?

Our 5 favorite job hunt websites

We are always on the lookout at ITJobMatch.com for resources and tools to help tech industry job seekers find the career they’ve been dreaming of. Here are our 5 picks for the best online resources for tech industry job seekers: CareerSherpa Hannah Morgan founded Career Sherpa to  help professionals and entrepreneurs maneuver though the job search process. Her … Continue reading Our 5 favorite job hunt websites

Now I need a personal brand? Seriously?

It sounds like another buzz word. A passing trend. Another road block between you and your next “best job ever.” You’ve put in your educational time getting degreed and/or trained. You’ve beefed up your work experience and related skills. You did the hard part … now you’ve got to launch your own personal marketing campaign? … Continue reading Now I need a personal brand? Seriously?

The robots are coming. Will you be ready?

Robots will eliminate six percent of all jobs in the U.S. by 2021, starting with customer service representatives and eventually truck and taxi drivers. That’s from a report market research company Forrester completed last year. So, it’s true. The robots are going to take over the world. Or at least, our jobs. That gives us four years to make … Continue reading The robots are coming. Will you be ready?

10 tips to make your résumé sell your skills

The résumé … Here are the things I learned about writing a résumé 20 years ago in college: One page only. Don’t pad it with filler. Write an inspiring Objective. Don’t get too personal or stylized; your personal preferences- from your hobbies to your font choice- can ruin your chances of getting an offer. Some standard … Continue reading 10 tips to make your résumé sell your skills

New Year, Fresh Start

Why does “the New Year” seem so monumental? Can we all just agree that, realistically, it’s just another day in the life? But I guess we humans like definitive beginnings and endings to things. We certainly embrace the idea of getting through to year end, over the holiday hump and starting a new calendar page … Continue reading New Year, Fresh Start

This is what millennials need at work. Maybe we all do.

Maybe it’s all those participation trophies we gave them. Or the instant gratification from the cell phones they exited the womb with … Millennials require a lot of feedback in the workplace, and maybe we ought to just give it to them. Consider this … the millennials are the generation who grew up offering their feelings, purchases, … Continue reading This is what millennials need at work. Maybe we all do.

Don’t Let the Job Hunt Drag You Down

Hey, it’s rough out there … Nothing can bring down your sense of self and self-worth like a modern-day online job hunt. Your search can become vastly depressing as you peruse perfect positions that aren’t in your geography, or try to tailor your qualifications to the jobs that are. Long lists of requirements and preferred … Continue reading Don’t Let the Job Hunt Drag You Down

4 Reasons You Should Be Thinking Like a Boomerang Employee

If you haven’t heard of boomerang employees, you can probably guess what they are. A worker leaving an organization and returning at a future date is not as unusual as it once was. A study by Workplace Trends revealed that 76% of HR professionals are “more accepting of hiring boomerang employees today than in the … Continue reading 4 Reasons You Should Be Thinking Like a Boomerang Employee