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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.

Six Things Recruiters Might Not Explain to their Candidates – But Should!

Recruiters work hard to make lasting matches between job seekers and companies. The process can be complex and requires exceptional clarity with expectation setting, follow-through, and communication. To make sure you are informed and prepared before working with a recruiter, check out these six things they (we) should be discussing with you first.

What to Contemplate When Considering a Board Seat

For seasoned, senior-level executives, adding “Board Membership” to their resumes is an intriguing next step. But, the value of a board seat depends on both your performance and commitment. A strong performance can open up opportunities you’ve aspired to for years; failing can damage your reputation and limit your options for the future.

The New LinkedIn – Three Crucial Tips for Job Seekers

Job searching is consuming enough on its own - don’t let the new LinkedIn user interface add to your stress. Check out the key areas to look out for when you're ready to start your search.

Passed Over Again: How to Determine Why You’re Not Landing the Job

You're being called in for interviews and invited back for follow-ups, but you aren't receiving the offer. What should you be doing differently? Three WinterWyman recruiting experts share their ideas for helping you get the new position you desire.

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