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Five Tips for Starting a Career in Tech

Whether you’ve just graduated with an IT degree or are seeking a change to a tech position, it can be daunting trying to land your first job in the field. Between rejected applications and drawn out interview processes, the job search can start to feel like a black hole. Here are five tips on how to stand out and break into tech!

WinterWyman Recruiters Share Favorite Ways They Set Up Their Candidates for Success

At WinterWyman, we love making enduring matches between our candidates and hiring companies. But we know job seekers want and deserve more– whether they get a job through us, another recruiter, or on their own. Here, our expert recruiters share some of their best tips for setting up candidates for job search success.

No You Didn’t!: Six Things You’re Doing That Are Costing You Interviews and Job Offers

We all know about the standard resume issues such as spelling and grammar, that are so egregious your resume gets tossed immediately. This is about things you don't even know you are doing, or not doing, that are costing you opportunities.

Watch: The Benefits being a Contractor with WinterWyman's Meghan McFee

Not sure if contracting is right for you? Check out how this type of role can benefit your career from Meghan McFee, a Principal with WinterWyman's Technology division.

Let Your Freak Flag Fly! How to Present a Professional Image While Being True to Who You Are

In matters of dress and personal appearance, you want the interview to be about you and your substance, not your style, but for some, your style is your substance. Dressing so completely opposite to who you are will completely throw you off of your game. How can your perspective new employer get to know you when you are pretending to be someone else?

7 Tips for Writing a Stand Out Job Description

It is an ongoing challenge to catch the attention of job seekers and a good job description is the most efficient way to reach a large audience of potential applicants. While a fascinating and unique write-up can attract potential candidates, a lackluster write-up can make them pass right over your opportunity, even if the job is well-suited to their qualifications. Here are seven tips for writing an engaging, interest-catching job description.

The Summer Slow Down? Not so Fast!

There is a perception that summer is a slow time at work, and for some organizations this may be true. Many employees take vacations, long lunches and four-day work weeks to cut out early and head to the coast. Job seekers, however, shouldn’t be fooled by this more leisurely pace as summer can be a time when a job search just starts heating up!

7 Tips for Working with a Contract Staffing Firm

There are misconceptions about how the relationship between recruiters and candidates work. Not understanding the intricacies can lead to confusion, misunderstanding, and in some cases hurt feelings. Here are some tips for working well with a staffing agency and making the most of your job search.

7 Ways to Stay Positive During Your Job Search

For job seekers looking for temporary positions, either as part of a freelance lifestyle or a bridge to permanent employment, the emotional roller coaster of the contract job market can be thrilling – and stressful.

Four Interview Flubs and How to Fix Them for Next Time

Have you ever wanted to get an interview redo, a meeting mulligan? Unlike the advice you get from tech support you can't reboot a bad interview. The best advice is to learn from your mistakes and do things differently moving forward. Here are some thoughts on four common interview flubs and how to avoid them next time.

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