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Everything you need to know to write successful job applications, ace your job interviews and find a job.
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How to earn 100K as an IT Programmer

How to earn 100K as an IT Programmer | Finding a Job | Scoop.it

IT programming is one of the few jobs where people can earn six figures, sometimes without a university degree. I’m not saying that it’s easy, or that anyone can do it. I don’t have a magic formula. But as IT recruiters, we see it happen every day.

 

It’s a supply and demand situation. Programmers and software developers with hot skills and the right experience are in short supply. We often see these people juggling multiple job offers...

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The Wisdom Of The Two Steps Forward, One Step Back Career Plan

The Wisdom Of The Two Steps Forward, One Step Back Career Plan | Finding a Job | Scoop.it
Are you living your career? People often think of their career as something different and distinct from what they are doing in their present job. For these people, career discussions are something to address in the future.

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Video: How to Ace Your IT Job Interview

Video: How to Ace Your IT Job Interview | Finding a Job | Scoop.it

Watch this video by IT recruiter Neil Wiseblott to get you prepared for your next IT job interview.

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Questions to Ask at the End of Your Job Interview

Questions to Ask at the End of Your Job Interview | Finding a Job | Scoop.it

A lot of people do really well in an interview and then right before its about to end, the hiring manager asks the question that you are anticipating: Do you have any questions? It's important to prepare some questions to ask a the end of your interview that will show your knowledge of the company, your interest in working for them, and that you will be a good fit for their team.

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3 Links for Free Online Technology Courses from Top Universities

3 Links for Free Online Technology Courses from Top Universities | Finding a Job | Scoop.it

When you're looking for a job, it's important to keep your skills fresh. Find out where you can take free online technology courses from the world's top universities like Univerisity of Toronto, Harvard, MIT and Berkeley.

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Next Steps After Getting Laid Off From RIM

Next Steps After Getting Laid Off From RIM | Finding a Job | Scoop.it

In the wake of 3000 layoffs, Tim Collins, a Waterloo grad and owner of Stafflink suggests next steps after getting laid off from RIM.

 

The key takeaway is to be positive about your former employer and be proud of your experience at RIM. You are bringing valuable skills and experience to your next job that employers will appreciate.

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The Biggest Hole in Your Resume (and How to Fill It)

The Biggest Hole in Your Resume (and How to Fill It) | Finding a Job | Scoop.it
What's missing from your resume? Find out what the biggest hole is in your resume and how you can fill it (and impress recruiters).

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How To Write A Cover Letter & Cover Letter Examples

Learning how to write a Cover Letter is much easier if you have a Cover Letter Template or Cover Letter Examples. Many Types of guides and software are available to easily & quickly walk you through this process.

 

Cover Letters are the very first thing an employer will see when considering your resume.  If you don't know how to write a proper cover letter or your cover letter looks unprofessional, then you may not even get to the interview. 

 

Many Cover letter guides offer cover letter templates and examples for you to follow in order to ensure proper formatting.  You may find that a little research may go a long way getting hired, or at least getting an interview!

 

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20 Things Not To Do During an Interview

20 Things Not To Do During an Interview | Finding a Job | Scoop.it
An outline of 20 things not to do during an interview: Advice from IT staffing professionals in Toronto.
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Tackling The Interview Question, “What Is Your Biggest Weakness?”

Tackling The Interview Question, “What Is Your Biggest Weakness?” | Finding a Job | Scoop.it

Have you ever been in a job interview and been asked, "What is your biggest weakness?," and been completely unprepared with the response? IT recruiter Emily Hudsonroder tells you how to respond to this question in a way that will improve your chances of getting the job.

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5 Common Mistakes Made in Online Job Applications

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Emily Hudsonroder discusses the 5 Common Mistakes Made in Online Job Applications. Includes an online job application template.

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