Gone but Not Forgotten – How (and When!) to Follow up After a Job Interview

May 26th, 2017

A great résumé and well-considered cover letter earned you a job interview with a leading technology company in area. You felt things went well and are hoping to receive an offer or possibly a callback for a second interview. Following up with the company in question is the plan, but you are unsure about the… Read More

Help! I Already Accepted the Offer but Just Received a Better One. What Should I Do?

April 21st, 2017

Congratulations are in order for receiving – and accepting – an IT job offer. The problem is you just received a better offer from another company. Well, your technical skill set and professional experience are definitely in demand, but how do you handle this ethical situation without burning any bridges or harming your career in… Read More

How to Answer the Question: “Tell Me Something About Yourself That Isn’t Listed on Your Résumé”

April 14th, 2017

Interviewing for a technology position can be harrowing for anyone, no matter their professional experience level. Successfully handling questions that seem to come out of left field plays a big role – along with your work history and skill set – in earning you that coveted job offer. “Tell me something about yourself that’s not… 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

How to Show Your Enthusiasm for a Position Without Sounding Desperate

February 24th, 2017

An exemplary interview performance gives you the best chance at earning a coveted job offer in the IT industry. Using the interview, cover letter and thank-you note to display your enthusiasm for the position is obvious. However, there is a fine line between showing zeal for a job and sounding a bit too desperate –… Read More