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  • IT Resume Makeover: How to showcase your strengths

    Posted September 9, 2013 - 10:52 am

    Your resume needs to be more than a description of the roles you previously held. It needs to tell the story of you. Learn what it takes to showcase the skills that will get you hired.
  • 7 IT mistakes that will get you fired

    Posted September 9, 2013 - 10:47 am

    It's hard to get a good job in IT these days, but it's all too easy to lose one.
  • IT hiring: Your text resume is soooo last century

    Posted September 4, 2013 - 3:21 pm

    Tim Ondrey has glimpsed the future of the job-search market, and it's going multimedia.
  • Do's and don'ts of summer resume writing

    Posted July 22, 2013 - 9:22 am

    Summer is not a bad time to spruce up your resume, especially with recent reports sending mostly positive signals about the hiring outlook.
  • IT Resume Makeover: Making the military-to-civilian transition

    Posted July 19, 2013 - 4:40 pm

    Making the move from the military to a corporate IT leadership role can be difficult. Don't make it harder on yourself by showcasing the wrong skills.
  • How to avoid the job hopper label

    Posted April 2, 2013 - 1:58 pm

    Some employers are suspicious of people who have too many stints of one year or less (a.k.a. job hoppers). Hiring managers and career coaches weigh in on how to best handle this delicate topic.
  • 5 LinkedIn tips for resigning from your job gracefully

    Posted February 15, 2013 - 2:28 pm

    How you handle your last days at a company can cast a lasting impression on your professional reputation. Here are the dos and donts of leaving, plus tips for tying up loose ends on LinkedIn.
  • Career advice that will change your life

    Posted February 13, 2013 - 8:32 am

    IT professionals to share career advice that changed the way they work.
  • IT resume makeover: Moving your job search to the senior level

    Posted December 26, 2012 - 8:16 am

    Your resume is your most powerful tool when trying to market yourself to IT employers. Are you doing everything you can to effectively communicate your message to them?
  • Spotlight hot skills on your resume

    Posted December 17, 2012 - 3:02 pm

    One of the most daunting tasks in a job search is devising a resume that's going to get you past that first cut. To do that, though, you have to know what the hiring manager really wants.
  • 8 ways to stay relevant and advance your IT career

    Posted August 30, 2012 - 2:28 pm

    In today's economy, it's important to stay current in your industry. Keeping up with the latest trends and technologies is important if you already have a job, and it can be crucial if you are looking for work.
  • Your IT career: Making time for continuing education and career development

    Posted February 26, 2012 - 7:25 am

    Demanding full-time jobs, often coupled with hectic family responsibilities, prevent many IT professionals from pursuing the continuing education and professional development programs they need to remain relevant in the mercurial IT industry and competitive job market. But IT professionals who don't make time to take classes, study on their own, earn certifications or pursue advanced degrees risk becoming obsolete.
  • How to fire people the right way

    Posted October 31, 2011 - 11:58 am

    When Roy Bostock, the chairman of Yahoo's board of directors, fired Carol Bartz over the phone last month, the company's cold handling of the termination was widely regarded as an example of how not to fire an executive--or any employee for that matter.
  • Mentorship key for women in IT, says Collaborate panel

    Posted April 13, 2011 - 5:23 pm

    Mentors and sponsors can play a key role in helping women advance their careers in IT, said members of a panel discussion at the Collaborate 11 Oracle user conference.
  • IT Careers: Survive the Recession and Land a New Job

    Posted July 12, 2010 - 2:45 pm

    The days when a decent resume could get you into the right position are long gone. Times are tough now, so get ahead of the game with this comprehensive career guide from CIO.com. Covering everything from personal branding, social networking, dealing with recruiters, career change advice and how to fit in with a new employer.
  • CIOs who took an alternative route to the top

    Posted June 14, 2010 - 9:54 pm

    A high school physics teacher. A hockey coach and referee. An intern at the National Science Foundation.
  • Make the most of your IT career

    Posted March 15, 2010 - 1:50 pm

    Is your IT career on the right trajectory? Do you have a plan for acquiring new skills and certifications? We’ve got resources that can help you decide what to pursue next.
  • Developing a Personal Brand for Your Job Search

    Posted February 23, 2010 - 2:33 pm

    Career coaches have promoted personal branding as an effective way for job seekers to stand out to employers during the worst job market since the Great Depression—and for good reason. Personal branding provides job seekers with a process for identifying their unique value and the types of employers to which they'd be best suited. It helps them run more effective and targeted job searches, and it can help them tap into the "hidden job market" more easily.

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