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How to Answer the “Tell Me about Yourself” Question

Because, “Tell Me about Yourself” is such an overarching question, it can be difficult to formulate a focused  response. While there is no one right or wrong way to respond, a team of WinterWyman’s expert recruiters offer their suggestions on the best ways to answer this commonly asked interview question.

Unique Lessons I Learned Going from Contractor to Recruiter

As a current recruiter and a former contractor, I have a unique perspective on the candidate/recruiter relationship and what it takes to build a partnership. And, that’s exactly what it is, a partnership. Looking back on my contracting career, I can see some of the mistakes I made and how having a different approach with my recruiter would have made a big difference.

Five Reasons Why a Combination of Public Accounting and Private Industry Experience Makes You More Marketable

Making the jump from public accounting to private industry rounds out your resume and makes you more marketable. If your long-term goal is to land a senior level finance or accounting position, having a background in both public accounting and private industry can be the difference maker.

How to Land Your Dream Job - 5 WinterWyman Experts Weigh-in

We asked our WinterWyman recruiters what advice they would give to people who are passionate about landing their dream jobs. Here’s what our experts had to say!

Why Everyone Should Have a (Good) Recruiter

The benefits of having a trusted career advisor in your network can have a profound positive effect over the course of your career. Here are three ways a recruiter can help you throughout your professional life.

The Importance of Soft Skills in Your Tech Career

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.

Watch: A Growing Career: From Intern to Principal Account Manager

From Intern to Principal / Team Leader, Nicolette Degrassi of WinterWyman shares the story of her career path and tips for success in this quick Q+A.

Four Ways to Combat Imposter Syndrome

Have you ever felt like a fraud? Do you ever tell yourself that your accomplishments are a result of dumb luck or good timing? If you answered “yes” to either question, you may be experiencing Imposter Syndrome.

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?

What You Said vs. What You Meant: When What They Heard Lost You the Job

We have all been there. Even the most well-intentioned person has the occasional wording snafu. Add the pressure of interviewing for your dream job, and the margin for error quadruples. Here are some common interview misspeaks and ways to avoid them.

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