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Four Things to Know When Considering an IT Certification

You are in the midst of your IT career and things are going well. But is there an opportunity for you to know more, be more marketable, or just be better in your role? If so, a certificate may be the right option for you.

Starting Your First-Ever Job? Here’s What to do in the First Three Months

Congratulations! You’ve worked hard for over a decade and graduation is officially behind you. But, now what? It’s time to enter the workforce. As informative as college may be, no college course can truly prepare you for what to expect during the first few months of your first job out of college. What should you do on your first day? Your first week? Or even your first month? Consider these tips to put yourself on the path to success.

The Top 25 Reasons Job Candidates Get Rejected

We polled our expert recruiters and asked them to share their take on why candidates get rejected. Here are 25 of the most common reasons.

Four Crucial Skills Possessed by the Most Sought-After Job Seekers

Beyond the technical requirements of the job, there are soft skills most employers look for regardless of company size, industry, or position type. These skills are harder to show on a resume, but when they are communicated well on paper or on an interview, they can mean the difference between moving forward in the process, or being told “thanks, but no thanks.”

You Didn’t Get the Job: Ten Ways to Use Negative Feedback to Your Advantage

We’ve all been there. You get home from a killer interview—you clicked well with the hiring manager, answered all of their questions, even got a tour of the office—and you know you nailed it. But a week goes by and you get a call only to find out you have been rejected. Or even worse, you never hear back. What went wrong and what should you do now? 

Why Taking Time Off Before Your Job Search is a Bad Idea

Maybe you've received a generous severance package or might be hoping to do a little travel before looking for a job? The temptation to take time for yourself will be strong, but try to resist.

15 Red Flags You Shouldn’t Ignore on Your Next Interview

As a job seeker, it's important to evaluate the opportunity in front of you. This includes acknowledging red flags that might arise during the interview process. Here are 15 warning signs to notice during your next interview.

Three (Sometimes Forgotten) Ways to Use LinkedIn to Accelerate Your Job Search

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Networking, job boards, a clean resume, interview prep – the professional job searching recipe is complex but by no means complete without LinkedIn. If you are on LinkedIn with a 100% finished profile and an extensive network of professional contacts, you’re good, right? Maybe not.

Contract vs. Permanent Job Interviews: The Differences You Need to Know

There are common practices when preparing for any job interview, but if you are interviewing for a contract position versus a permanent role, the process can be very different. Here are four things to keep in mind.

Watch: Six Ways to Stay Positive During Your Job Search

No matter if you’re seeking a permanent position or a temporary engagement, when you’re searching for a job you may be feeling nervous, mixed with a bit of excitement. WinterWyman recruiters, Meghan McFee and Sarah Terlaga share their best tips for staying positive in your search.

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