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Navigating the Technical Interview

The technical interview remains one of, if not the most, challenging types of interviews a candidate will experience. But, through practice, communication and preparation, you can and will position yourself to leave the most accurate impression and assessment of your skills.

Three Ways Tech Professionals Can Mitigate Excessive Job Demands

Heavy workloads and a feeling of always being behind are pervasive issues in the U.S. workforce, specifically in my area of focus – the Software Product Development space.  So what are the causes and how can you lessen the problem?

How to Make the Move from CIO to CEO

This is an interesting time for CIOs aspiring to become CEOs. With so many organizations, regardless of industry, positioning themselves as “technology companies” (hello GE!), CIOs have increased influence on their company’s business and have gained valuable experience beyond the expected realm of technology. If you are a CIO looking to become CEO, here are some things you can do to set yourself up for the promotion.

How the Candidate Experience Can Help Startups Win the Competition for IT Talent

The recruiting process is a sales process, where companies paint a picture of what life is like for those who work there. But it’s a concept organizations often miss: They focus so much on a candidate’s qualifications and skills that they forget the importance of creating a strong candidate experience.

Eight Ways Programmers Can Stay Relevant

To stay competitive, remain attractive to employers and become experts in their field, programmers need to select and work on a few key growth areas. Here are eight ways to stay sharp while expanding your skills and marketability.

New York Tech Hiring Fueled by Tech Giants and Startups

Author Horace Greeley once famously said, “Go west young man.” But now, the reverse is allowing technical job seekers to find opportunity and success right in New York. 

Over the past several years, there's been a migration of notable, West Coast based technology leaders like Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Amazon into the New York market. These brands are offering ample engineering opportunities and some of the most aggressive compensation packages available.

The Importance of Soft Skills in Your Tech Career

As information technology becomes more integrated with business, soft skills have evolved into required smarts for most IT professionals. Gone are the days when IT folks sat behind a computer in an out-of-the-way office with no need to interact with others. If you’re a tech professional today, you must be able to work with your business colleagues and speak in terms they understand. This isn’t a requirement for just the higher-ranking IT professionals.

The Technology Recruitment Outlook for the Second Half of 2014

Forecasting for the next six to 12 months predicts areas currently in high demand will remain in high demand. Engineers with experience in big data, data processing and data analytics are still sought-after. Companies are looking for knowledge around Map Reduce (Hadoop) or Spark, NoSQL (including Cassandra, Hbase, MongoDB) and complex systems development using Java, Python or Scala.

Avoid These 10 Classic IT Hiring Mistakes

As within any industry, there are common mistakes that IT hiring managers are in danger of making when trying to find the right candidate to fill a specific role.  Whether it’s due to the pressure of an immediate need, or because of a lack of time to dedicate to the process, following these 10 steps will help you to avoid the classic hiring pitfalls and secure the best candidate for the position.

VIDEO: Current Trends in Information Technology

IT trends are always changing and the professionals at WinterWyman are constantly keeping up with these trends. Watch this video as Joe Kotlinski, Partner at WinterWyman Search discusses the technologies that will help you become more marketable to employers.

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