Don’t Get Burned: Eight Reasons to Properly Vet Tech Candidates

March 31st, 2017

A mistake in the technology hiring process carries many risks for companies. These include wasted resources, lower efficiency and productivity, as well as a hit to the bottom line. Your IT organization needs to properly vet any candidate before making a final decision to hire them. Here is a look at eight reasons why a… Read More

10 Résumé and Cover Letter Myths – Busted!

March 24th, 2017

There’s no denying the résumé and cover letter are two of the most important parts of any technology job search. That doesn’t mean there aren’t a few falsehoods about them worth your attention. Here are 10 myths about résumés and cover letters that don’t ring true. The One-Page Résumé Experienced technology professionals are selling themselves… Read More

Mentors Aren’t Just for Graduates – Finding a Mentor as a Seasoned Employee

March 17th, 2017

Having a mentor to help you navigate the twists and turns of a technology career is always a smart strategy. This rule applies whether you are a fresh graduate just beginning your professional life, or a veteran IT worker with many years of experience. An experienced pro who knows the ropes of the industry helps… Read More

Nine Engineering Job Interview Questions to Prepare For

March 10th, 2017

The job interview remains the most important part of any hiring process, and the engineering industry is no different. You need to ensure your readiness before the big day; spending time practicing with a friend serving as a hiring manager is a smart strategy. Part of your preparation also needs to focus on the typical… Read More

The Right (and Wrong) Way to Give Feedback to Your Staff

March 3rd, 2017

There’s no denying the importance of communication at any company working in the fields of science and technology. Organizational advancements like DevOps depend on strong interaction between everyone on a team working towards the same goal. Feedback is an especially vital aspect of communication between a manager and their direct reports. This article takes a… Read More