New Job = New Opportunity

  Have you recently started a new position at a new company? Or even a new role within your current company? If so, you will know that starting a new job is definitely a rollercoaster ride—especially in the IT world where we are all changing jobs so frequently. It takes a lot of motivation and

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Conquering the Pre-Job Search

Luckily for job seekers, especially in the IT and tech sectors, unemployment rates continue to be at their lowest rates in years. This means that potential employers have more competition between themselves to attract and hire the candidates with the right skills. However, even though there may plenty of jobs to go around, switching jobs,

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How Will IT Survive the Digital Revolution?

As new digital products and services like wearable’s and cloud technologies evolve and come to the forefront of business’ functionality, many IT service providers and companies worry about where their place will be in world where it would appear companies will be able to take care of their own needs. While yes, many companies could

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Is the company culture right for you?

After you get the interview and then the offer, not all your work is quite done yet. One of the most important parts of the process that job applicants often look over is analyzing the potential company’s culture. Everyone should strive to work somewhere were they are both inspired and appreciated by their superiors and

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Avoiding Job Search Burnout

Not only can interviewing for potential jobs be a lengthy process, but it is a tiring one, too. Even though we have come out of the recession and there are increasingly more jobs available, particularly in the IT field, any job hunt has its share of ups and downs and is an emotional rollercoaster. Between

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Make Over Your IT Resume

Regardless of where you currently are in your IT career—be it contracted work, full-time work, traveling between cities—it is always important to keep your resume up-to-date and especially focused on your career goals. Even if you take some time to work admin positions, or build up your experience acquiring new certifications, it is important to

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Future-Proof Your IT Career

Regardless of industry, many companies have mapped out their goals for next 3, 5 and 10 years. Along with these goals they detail how they expect to reach those goals and what they will need to get there – including what technologies they anticipate needing. As the technology field continues to grow at this rapid

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Top-Paying IT Certifications for 2015

Each year, as the industry changes, the types of personnel that employers and IT companies, especially in NYC, are looking for change. As technology advances and new systems emerge, the certifications that are required for employees to properly maintain and operate them evolve, too. A recent study released by CIO.com and CompTIA investigates the coming

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IT Trends in 2015

While the IT industry has been experiencing a “boom” the last decade or so, there are particular advances and developments that IT executives see taking over in 2015. Whether it is a management software analytics tools, many recent surveys are indicating these trends that will take the IT world, especially in NYC by storm before

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Beyond Technical IT Skills

While the IT market in NYC is constantly in need of new talent and has plenty of job openings, it takes more than just a wide breadth of technical IT skills to succeed at a job. Soft, interpersonal skills are just as, if not more important that the technical skills it takes to secure a

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