Seven things you should never do when applying for an IT job

My eyes are blurry from reviewing over 40 résumés for a network administrator position, and for good reason. More than half of the résumés did not make it past my initial review. While

Published on: February 23rd, 2009 Greg Schaffer

Hiring a career coach can help you get the job you want

With unemployment at a 16-year high of 7.6 percent and job opportunities very scarce, what job seeker wouldn't want to hire a career coach-someone who can help him quickly land a job in

Published on: February 19th, 2009 Meridith Levinson

Five tips for creating a terrific tech r

Tech résumés are piling up faster than the local landfill. It's more important than ever to have a strong résumé that is sure to stand out from the crowd. Unfortunately, techies are notorious

Published on: January 23rd, 2009 Tom Kaneshige

10 tips for finding a great job in tough times

With the U.S. economy in a recession, the job market is changing dramatically. Competition for jobs is heating up as an increasing number of skilled professionals, laid off from their companies, flood the

Published on: January 14th, 2009 Mark Cummuta

Eight signs it’s time to abandon ship and find a new job

If your company is headed for a fall, it's usually better to jump than to be pushed. Don't let yourself be blindsided by quickly dwindling company prospects. These eight signs are surefire indications

Published on: December 4th, 2008 Dan Tynan

Four fatal mistakes to avoid when crafting your resume

The U.S. Department of Labor recently reported an astonishingly high unemployment rate of 6.1 per cent. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 1.5 million people filed for unemployment claims from

Published on: November 14th, 2008 Nimish Thakkar

IT’s dirty seven: the worst jobs and true stories from the field

Working in IT isn't always pretty. After all, we can't all work on the cutting-edge technologies all the time. Some of us have to get dirty -- in some cases, literally. Unfortunately, dirty jobs

Published on: March 11th, 2008 Dan Tynan