Phone Interview Tips to Win the First Face-to-Face Meeting Invite

If you look good on paper, some companies might want to take another look and check if how you sold yourself on your resume actually translates through your words and actions. This screening process is usually done through a phone interview, before setting up to meet you in person. Although this...

Nov 14, 2017 3:56:00 PM

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Questions to Ask When Interviewing for an IT Contingent Opportunity

So you’ve prepared for your interview. You enter the room and present yourself with confidence; you manage to sell your skills and assets to the hiring manager with your answers to their questions. You feel positive that you may have just landed your next IT contingent opportunity!

Nov 6, 2017 10:09:22 AM

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What Do Hiring Managers Look for in IT Contingent Talent?

Perhaps one of the common pitfalls IT contingent talents end up in, is being qualified when it comes to their technical skills, but lacking certain qualities or traits that can set them apart from other techies. Your knowledge and experience in specific codes, tools, or applications per se, is...

Nov 1, 2017 8:00:00 AM

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IT Contract Jobs: DevOps Skills You Need to Get Hired

We all know how hot information technology is in the market. And with one of the most in-demand careers, comes with it the cost of tough competition in the industry. When looking for IT contract jobs, software development and operations or what we know as DevOps, is a specialization that can get...

Oct 25, 2017 9:07:25 AM

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IT Contingent Hiring: Recruiter Habits to Watch Out For

When looking for an IT contingent opportunity, professionals find themselves being approached by staffing firms. Like many IT professionals, you may welcome these approaches and trust that a recruiter can take care of the job hunting process more efficiently than you can on your own. After all, it...

Oct 16, 2017 11:33:37 AM

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5 Reasons You Might Consider an IT Contract Job Offer

Unless you’re living under a rock, you might have noticed how times have been changing significantly, specifically in how people perceive work. Of course, it’s a no brainer that culture plays a huge role in the evolving trends and vice versa, and this includes the kind of jobs that become available...

Oct 4, 2017 1:25:27 PM

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Why Hiring Managers Never Call Back

You spend a considerable amount of time and energy on searching for the perfect job. You then carefully craft out the most appealing cover letter and resume, blurting out the smartest words to catch their attention. You spend hours rehearsing how you present yourself on the first meeting, showing...

Sep 20, 2017 9:58:11 AM

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Mistakes Contingent IT Candidates Should Avoid in Their Resume

Applying for a contract job - or any job for that matter - entails selling yourself. IT professionals, for one, have bragging rights for being good at what they do, more so in a very specialized field. Unfortunately, they tend to fall short on articulating their skills in their resumes as...

Sep 8, 2017 8:00:00 AM

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Skills Hiring Managers Look for in Front-End Developers

A website is more than just visual aesthetics. It is comprised of a number of layers: structure, data, design, content, and functionality. Web design is the way a website looks. Front-end development, on the other hand, is how that design is carried out.

Aug 17, 2017 5:34:07 PM

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5 Things To Avoid On Linkedin

Utilizing LinkedIn can be an amazing asset and can truly help someone grow their career by expanding their network.  However, it could also do the opposite if not utilized correctly.  There are many LinkedIn faux paus, and here are a few to avoid.

Jul 26, 2017 4:52:17 PM

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