IT - Careers

Job-Search Blasphemy: Ask For The Boss's Resume
Ask The Headhunter, August 24th, 2021
60 years of experience have taught me that most managers are not qualified to manage. But most job applicants never check them out before accepting a job. Nor do they check out the managers several layers up. It's a recipe for disaster and it's so obvious. What are your thoughts?

"Ever ask a hiring manager for their resume before you agree to a job interview? No? Why not?

This is the danger of applying for lots and lots of jobs. The more jobs a person applies for, the less due diligence they do on any of them, including on the managers they'd go to work for. When one of 20 job applications yields an interview, there's no good way to do your homework in time. In fact, the smartest approach is to do your homework before you apply! (Don't miss What if there's no time to prepare for the interview?)..."


Top 10 In-Demand It Certifications 2021
IT Business Edge, August 27th, 2021
IT jobs deal with technical procedures or software that requires a specialty, so becoming certified in a specialized area demonstrates to employers that you have the distinct skill set needed to succeed in that role

"An IT certification is a terrific way to build and showcase your technical skills on a resume as you work to break into the field. It also helps to provide a quick sight validation of your technical knowledge, skill or proficiency, to hiring managers and staffing members and can prove useful as you aim to further your career path..."

Top 10 Paying IT Jobs In 2021
CIOinsight, August 23rd, 2021
Millions of Americans are looking for ways to increase their salaries and advance their careers. Fortunately, IT jobs are plentiful and lucrative.

"IT professionals account for some of the most in-demand workers in the job market today. For example, data scientists, product managers, and DevOps engineers account for some of the best and top-paying jobs overall, according to Glassdoor.

So how do you get the IT career of your dreams? To get that job, you have to put in the time. The most high-paying companies tend to recruit employees with the most extensive experience, both in the classroom and the workplace...."

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