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

Post a Tech Job for Only $49

ITJobMatch offers employers a unique matching engine to find the tech talent they need.  And now you can post your IT jobs  for only $49 using this promo code at checkout: 30DollarsOff It costs hundreds of dollars to post jobs on most job boards, and thousands of dollars to fill a position using a recruiter.  But … Continue reading Post a Tech Job for Only $49

Advertise Your Service Company Employees!

Have you thought about promoting your service company employees? ITJobMatch gives tech service companies a new way to build leads. With ITJobMatch, companies promote billable employees as unnamed job seekers. Here’s how to advertise service company employees: First, service firms add employees to their account with basic, non-contact information.  This includes city, first name or alias for internal use and availability. Then, … Continue reading Advertise Your Service Company Employees!

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

How to Spot a Tech Generalist

Tech Generalists, often called “IT Guys” or Jack or Jill-of-all-Trades, are valuable tech resources. They usually have a well-rounded background in all things tech. For example, a tech Generalist will have experience in network administration, database administration, and technical troubleshooting. But how can you spot a tech Generalist vs. a Specialist?

Tech Job Descriptions Are Becoming More Product-Centric

Tech job descriptions are unique. When it comes to job posts, it seems that some skill requirements never go out of fashion: Highly organized Works well with others Leadership ability Attention to detail These are traits that all employers look for, and most job seekers think they have. But employers can’t truly expect to assess … Continue reading Tech Job Descriptions Are Becoming More Product-Centric

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

Finding ERP Pros in a Shallow Talent Pool

Finding and hiring the best ERP talent can be a difficult task.  Their rare skills can be difficult to find and expensive to hire. But before taking on this challenge, it is important to understand the ERP job market. The fact that job requirements in ERP are so specific is the start of the problem. They are so … Continue reading Finding ERP Pros in a Shallow Talent Pool

Assessing IT Talent: Who am I to Judge?

Are you qualified to interview your new IT expert? Does IT talent scare you? If you are one of the millions of small businesses with little or no full-time, in-house tech expertise, there’s a good chance you’re not ready for this inevitable obstacle.  Whether you are a startup hiring your first System Administrator or a non-tech … Continue reading Assessing IT Talent: Who am I to Judge?