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

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

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

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

Ask Questions – 6 Things to Consider Before Your Job Interview

As a job seeker, it’s easy to think of the job interview as taking the stand in a trial.  You anticipate a skeptical interviewer asking questions designed to trip you up.  You expect the claims on your resume to be challenged with requests for explanation and clarification. It can be a stressful situation. But it … Continue reading Ask Questions – 6 Things to Consider Before Your Job Interview

5 Tips for Using ITJobMatch to Find Tech Jobs

Unemployment in the tech sector is low right now, which means IT professionals have leverage over their employers. Now is the time to search for that perfect tech position and take your career to the next step. Here are 5 tips for using ITJobMatch to find that perfect fit. #1 Complete your entire profile on … Continue reading 5 Tips for Using ITJobMatch to Find Tech Jobs

Bull Market: Tech Professionals Win

Unemployment among tech professionals is very, very low right now. And that means it’s a good time to keep an eye open for more lucrative opportunities. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics January’s unemployment rates overall were down, from 5.7% to about 5%. But among Computer and Mathematical Occupations, unemployment is less than half … Continue reading Bull Market: Tech Professionals Win

The Value of Anonymous Job Seeking

Job seekers have many reasons to hide their identity when looking for jobs. Most often, they probably don’t want their employers to know they are looking at other options. But for others, the value of anonymous job seeking lies in bias prevention. In an article on Fortune.com, Brett Arends explores an unexpected trend of racial bias in the hiring … Continue reading The Value of Anonymous Job Seeking