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

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

Are Employers Searching For—But Not Finding—Your Résumé?

Most tech-savvy job seekers know at least a little bit about Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS). But does “knowing” really help you? A growing trend, ATS help employers manage large numbers of applications. One piece of that process involves parsing the résumé so that it can be run through various filters. With an average 75% fail rate, … Continue reading Are Employers Searching For—But Not Finding—Your Résumé?

A New Approach to IT Job Hunting

Welcome to ITJobMatch.com! You’ve just discovered the best kept secret in IT job hunting, but don’t keep it to yourself! Recommend us to your friends and colleagues. The faster we grow, the sooner we can help find the best IT job for you. Why you need to try job searching OUR WAY ITJobMatch.com is not … Continue reading A New Approach to IT Job Hunting