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Posted June 18, 2015 by

Hunting for Your First Job in IT? Here Is How to Land It!

Young engineer business man with thin modern aluminium laptop in network server room

Young engineer business man with thin modern aluminium laptop in network server room. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Although there are tons of open job positions for IT specialists all over the world, that doesn’t mean it’s easy to get your first job in this sector. There are many professionals with better skills, greater experience, and more recommendations that will attract an employer’s attention. How do you get the right people to notice you?

It is hard to get a job of this type with no previous working experience, but you cannot gain the needed experience if no one is willing to give you a job. That’s a paradox we’ll never solve. Don’t despair; there is always hope for everyone with the right set of skills needed for success in this industry. After all, you can attract attention with your own projects, right? Read on; the following tips will teach you how to get that first job in the IT sector. (more…)

Posted August 22, 2014 by

5 Best Tips To Ace Your Entry-Level Job Interview

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Job applicant having an interview. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

It is very essential to ace your entry-level job interview if you want to have a bright career in any organization or firm. First impression is the last impression; a common saying that is often true too. The recruiters judge the potential and skills of the candidates from the very first interview. And if you fail the interview, there is hardly any possibility of you getting that job. Even if you manage to get yourself re-interviewed, there are chances that you would not be able to convince them this time as well. So, keeping in mind the importance of an entry-level job interview, you should consider the following tips to ensure that you ace it at all costs. (more…)

Posted June 24, 2013 by

Three ways to take career-relevant courses without pursuing a degree

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Computer mouse on a diploma in a blue background. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Maybe you’re at the point in your career where you don’t need another degree but you need more education. These days, with the Internet more prevalent than ever, there are plenty of ways to pursue knowledge and acquire skills formally without having to earn a college degree.

Here are three ways to take career-relevant courses as a non-degree seeking student. (more…)