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Where to Start 2015

As you gear up for 2015 and you start to consider the various job possibilities for the coming year, you may reflect as to what industries you did or did not enjoy working within in 2014. Perhaps you found a new passion in retail IT but decided that financial… Read More

New Year, New Job

With the year coming to an end, many of us are thinking about resolutions and goals for 2015. As a consultant or contractor, this oftentimes includes scoping out and planning for upcoming jobs that you may be interested in in the coming year. Maybe there was an industry you… Read More

Make the Most of Your IT Temp Work

It used to be that contracted and temp work in NYC was most popular around the holidays, with extra team positions needed or admin positions filled in absences of permanent workers. However, with the ever-changing workforces and economy, contracted work has made its way into the permanent infrastructure of… Read More

Is This The Job For Me?

Finally! The interview went well, the job description fits just what you are looking for. It seems as though you may have found the perfect job. And now, the offer phone call has come – you could not be more pleased. Not so fast though… Even though this may… Read More

Sell Yourself to Employers

In the early 2000s it may have been easy to nail down any IT job by simply submitting your resume to potential employers. Maybe you even added a cover letter, too. However, in this day, getting your dream IT job is a little more difficult than in the past. Read More

How To Keep Busy Between IT Jobs

In the IT and other tech fields it is not uncommon for professionals to have gaps in their resumes between jobs. Moving from one job to the next is typical, even expected as an IT professional; however, potential employers and the staffing firms they use to sift through potential… Read More

Is IT Consulting the Job for You?

For some people, being a full-time, steady employee is what works for them. They enjoy the consistency and reliability of a full-time job in a particular industry. However, there are some “employees” that tire of this monotony and begin to consider a career as a consultant. They crave the… Read More

Virtual Volunteers

  Being in the IT world, it is not uncommon for professionals to hop from job to job as their services are needed. These jobs can vary by project scope and industry. One month you may be working for a financial services firm IT department and the next, a… Read More

What’s YOUR brand?

  As we all know, the NYC job market is more competitive than ever with qualified candidates often struggling to secure even entry-level jobs. In a couple of our past articles we have written about tactics on how to succeed at securing a job. However, one of the most… Read More

Tricky Interview Questions

It’s the age-old question – what tricky interview questions will they ask me on this interview? It’s inevitable – every time you go on an interview there will be at least one out-of-the-box conceptual question that will catch you completely off-guard. Here’s your first hint: that is part of… Read More