Hedge Funds: Big Pay for Engineers, Technologists

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Should you be applying for a technology job with a hedge fund? Sure, if you want to get paid. While banks are generally considered to pay less than big tech companies, hedge funds such as Citadel Investment Group seem to …

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Don’t Ignore These 5 Red Flags When Interviewing for Tech Jobs

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Sometimes, job interviews go well… but something just doesn’t feel right. You can’t quite put your finger on it, but you’re not sure you want to accept an offer from this employer if it comes your way. If this is …

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Java Learners: Common Mistakes You’ll Make

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Having fun while tinkering with technology is a good approach to learning Java. However, it doesn’t prevent you from making the typical mistakes most newbie programmers do. And that’s what I want to talk about in this article: The common …

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Cybersecurity Jobs Look Promising in Finance IT

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The tide may be turning for banking technology jobs. After long years of increasing investment, there are growing signs that banks are subjecting their technology budgets to the sort of vigilance applied to other areas of the business. However one …

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Interview Answers Revealed

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The internet is rife with standard interview questions job seekers can prepare for; many even offer the “best” answer you can give. For many recruiters, these generic questions are asked by rote, with little interest in the response …

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4 Mistakes It’s All Too Easy to Make When You Start a New Job (and You’re Also the Boss)

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So you just landed a leadership role at a new company. Congratulations! Going in, you know there’ll be a learning curve when it comes to handling your new responsibilities. But there’s also the people factor to consider.

Being the boss …

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Python Now Required for These Banking, Finance Jobs

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If you can’t code and you work in finance, you risk being pushed out by those who can. Not today, not tomorrow, but soon. Slowly, surely, the need for coding skills in a variety of languages, including Python, is percolating …

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Burnout is Now an Official Medical Condition

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Burnout is real, and it now has its own distinction with the World Health Organization (WHO) as a legitimate medical syndrome.

The term ‘burnout’ has long been used to express everything from fatigue regarding a particular task to just plain …

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5 Lessons I Needed to Learn About Job Searching as a Disabled Person

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Once upon a time, I was a newly crowned master of journalism who used to roll out of bed mid-afternoon, brush my hair, and eat something before I settled in for my “day.” By “day” I mean I’d check in …

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Cybersecurity Careers: Innate Skills Can Outweigh Your Background

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If you saw the movie “The Imitation Game,” you’ll remember that
when Alan Turing was finding recruits for his Enigma codebreaking effort, he
had them all take the same test: solving the Daily Telegraph’s crossword puzzle
in 12 minutes or …

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