An IT exec’s job search story and what you can learn from it

Last summer, Henry Hirschel shared with readers one of his job search secrets-specifically, his technique for identifying whether hiring managers and recruiters were checking out his résumé, LinkedIn profile and websites. At the

Published on: February 4th, 2010 Meridith Levinson

How to use a targeted approach to land the job you want

What's the best way for job seekers to land a new job in this dismal market? Target specific employers and network your way into them, career experts say. It's sound job search advice.

Published on: January 29th, 2010 Meridith Levinson

Exploited IT workers will ‘jump ship’ when recovery comes

IT professionals asked to do more work for less pay and fewer benefits might be able to forgive their employers' financial choices, but industry watchers say high-tech workers won't soon forget being treated

Published on: November 20th, 2009 Denise Dubie

A BIG and powerful strategy to get the job you want

An executive recruiter once told me: "If you're doing all the right things right (with your targeted job search, networking, resume and interviewing ), then the key to job search success is being

Published on: October 29th, 2009 Mark Cammuta

The right tools – and attitude – can get you the job you want

From social networking websites and online job boards to career coaches and job search software, job seekers have more tools at their disposal than ever to help them find work. But the most

Published on: September 30th, 2009 Meridith Levinson

7 timely tips for those considering a career change

What's one positive outcome of the recession? It's leading people to consider a career change. Though the process of figuring out what to do next can be overwhelming, it's also empowering. Taking stock

Published on: September 23rd, 2009 Meridith Levinson

Alumni groups help ex-employees find jobs, new biz opportunities

Thanks to the economic downturn, former employees of high-tech companies are staying in touch by joining alumni groups to find jobs, business opportunities and to socialize. The sophistication of these groups varies but

Published on: September 23rd, 2009 Patrick Thibodeau

Smart networking can help you find the job you want

When Wade Vann, former CIO at Simmons Bedding Co., was laid off in the summer of 2008, it was naturally a difficult time. "When you've been working 60 to 70 hours a week

Published on: August 25th, 2009 Mary Brandel

How job hoppers can improve their chances of getting an interview call

Call it "The Job Hopper's Dilemma." It's the fear, uncertainty and doubt that overcomes IT professionals who've held multiple jobs during a short span of time when they need to apply for a

Published on: August 13th, 2009 Meridith Levinson

How to find job postings on Twitter

Although many companies have been shedding jobs, some employers and recruiters have turned to Twitter to post positions and find new talent. But using Twitter to find new work isn't a straightforward process.

Published on: July 27th, 2009 C.G. Lynch

How to use anecdotes to ace a job interview

With unemployment at a 26-year high of 8.5 percent, the biggest challenge job seekers face today—next to finding a new job—is differentiating themselves from the more than 13.2 million other people who are

Published on: May 7th, 2009 Meridith Levinson

Job hunting made easy with Web tools

When Judi Wunderlich was laid off from her managerial position at recruiting firm Aquent in early March, she spent little time looking for work on traditional job sites such as CareerBuilder, Craigslist, and

Published on: April 9th, 2009 Jeff Bertolucci

Ten tips to get the most out of CraigsList

Craigslist, the online classifieds site that has all but destroyed its print brethren, has blasted past MySpace to become the number one Web search term in the United States. That means more and

Published on: March 30th, 2009 Brennon Slattery

Top tips for staying motivated and finding a job after a layoff

Find related IT articles on career development, as well as many job postings at ITWorld Canada's layoff resource centre The recession is forcing companies across Canada to do something they find most distasteful

Published on: March 16th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod