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Are Tech Certifications Actually Worth It?

You’ve no doubt heard that certifications can boost your salary. And to a large extent, that’s true: For example, Foote Partners LLC has conducted annual studies that show certain certifications in security and systems administration can boost their holders’ market …

By Nick Kolakowski
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How to Reach Veteran Job Seekers Automatically Every Day

A powerful tool for employers to reach qualified veteran job seekers is the Resume Scout combined with the Automatic Message.  A Resume Scout is an automatic search that is run daily to find newly posted veteran resumes that meet your …

By Sean Pritchard
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Developers, Tech Pros Judged More on Problem-Solving Skills

One of the most nerve-racking parts of the interview process is the whiteboard test. Although developers and tech pros fear the interviewer who asks them to solve a problem on a whiteboard, things are clearly changing. Recruiters and companies are …

By Scott Ferguson
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6 Tips for Finding a Healthcare Job in Another State

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Do you dream of looking out your window and seeing the Rocky Mountains? Do you envision going to a warm, sandy beach after your shift at the hospital instead of driving home in the snow? One big hurdle stands …

By Susan Gulliford CPRW
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Everything MBA Students Need to Know About Networking

Posted on TopMBA.com December 13, 2018

Written by Julia Gilmore

Networking is one of the most valuable things a current or aspiring MBA student can do to boost their career. It is the process of forging links between people for …

By Heidi Wrighton
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Do Contractors Earn More Than Full-Time Employees?

To contract or not to contract—that is the question. Whether ‘tis nobler to sit at a desk as a full-time employee, and spend your years interacting with the same group of people, or to sail forth as a contractor, and …

By Nick Kolakowski
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Security Certifications: Are They Worth Earning?

With an estimated 3 million un-filled cybersecurity jobs around the world, and more expected to open as enterprises invest more in increasing their defenses, security professionals looking for work or a promotion have their pick.

However, this open market begs …

By Scott Ferguson
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The 31 Best LinkedIn Profile Tips for Job Seekers

When you’re not looking for a job, it can be easy to ignore your LinkedIn profile. Sure, you add people you meet at networking events as contacts and accept requests as they come in, but everything else? Eh, you’ll get …

By Heidi Wrighton
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What Actually Is a Letter of Intent (and How Is it Different From a Cover Letter)?

You scan a job posting and everything looks normal (responsibilities and requirements, check, lots of jargon related to your field, check), until you come across the following: Please submit a resume and letter of intent.

Huh. That’s a phrase you’ve …

By The Muse
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How to Land a Cybersecurity Career With No Experience

Kullman, DD, How to land a cybersecurity career with no experience, Knowledgenet.com December 2016

Are you looking for a fast-paced and lucrative career in Cybersecurity? Just like any career, you need to know the required steps if you lack experience. Even …

By Heidi Wrighton
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