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  • Why A New Shirt Could Land You A Job

    Why A New Shirt Could Land You A Job

    3 job search tweaks yield 2 offers, 3 bites in one week

    When the job fish aren't biting, three tips to change the bait to make yourself more appealing and attractive to hiring managers. Continue Reading

  • Job Descriptions Decoded: Professional Network Support

    Job Descriptions Decoded: Professional Network Support

    Emphasize your technical skills without writing a laundry list

    For the latest Job Descriptions Decoded, we unpack a listing for an IT position and determine how to present yourself in the best possible light. Continue Reading

  • France: Bosses Banned From Emailing Employees After 6PM

    France: Bosses Banned From Emailing Employees After 6PM

    Country says "Non!" to after hours work

    French workers in the IT sector won't have to worry about their bosses bugging them after 6pm, as a new Trade Union deal bans after-hours emails. Continue Reading

  • Who's Hiring Where in Q4?

    Who's Hiring Where in Q4?

    IT, financial services and manufacturing lead the way

    Career Builder's Q4 hiring outlook shows one in four plan to add full-time staff with strongest growth in the West. Continue Reading

  • 17 Dream Jobs For Nerds And Geeks

    17 Dream Jobs For Nerds And Geeks

    By Susan Ricker In a memorable episode of "Star Trek," Gandalf said, "Use the force, Harry." Whether or not you're a nerd, you most likely know that four separate movies and TV shows contribute to that joke. "Nerd" used to be a negative social label, but now it can be used to describe anybody with an... Continue Reading

  • 10 High-Paying Jobs In A Booming Sector

    10 High-Paying Jobs In A Booming Sector

    As Americans' lives are increasingly filled with technology, careers in information technology are expected to grow significantly through the end of the decade. The Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts that many IT jobs are expected to grow faster or much faster than average through 2020. What's more,... Continue Reading

  • 10 Highest-Paying Temp Jobs

    10 Highest-Paying Temp Jobs

    One way to get a foot in the door of a desirable employer is to get hired as a temp. This year, 40 percent of employers plan to hire temporary and contract workers, compared to 36 percent last year, according to an annual forecast by CareerBuilder (an AOL Jobs sponsor). Of these companies, 42 percent plan to... Continue Reading

  • 7 Tech Skills That Will Guarantee You're Employable

    7 Tech Skills That Will Guarantee You're Employable

    By Liz King There was a time when basic computer skills like "email" and "Excel" were rare and in demand. You could even list "typing" or "telephony" on your resume and expect it to get some attention. Not anymore. Continue Reading

  • Employers Want IT Workers -- So Why Can't You Find A Job?

    Employers Want IT Workers -- So Why Can't You Find A Job?

    By Robert Half Technology When you started your search for an information technology position, you were optimistic. People you knew seemed to have no problem landing great tech jobs, or they were telling you about other people who had just been hired. But now that you've sent out many résumés... Continue Reading

  • GM To Add 500 IT Jobs In Texas

    GM To Add 500 IT Jobs In Texas

    By Tom Krisher DETROIT -- General Motors is opening a new computer center in Austin, Texas, where it plans to hire up to 500 people. The automaker said Friday that it will hire software developers, project managers, database experts and business analysts to run the first of several information technology... Continue Reading

  • 5 High-Paying Jobs In Demand In 2012

    5 High-Paying Jobs In Demand In 2012

    By Lori Michelle Ryan Which fields are growing and offer well-paying jobs? STEM careers - those that focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics - require special skills and training and professionals are in high demand now and will be in the future. In the new edition of his book, 150 Best... Continue Reading

  • 7 IT Jobs Employers Need To Fill

    7 IT Jobs Employers Need To Fill

    By Eric Presley, chief technology officer, CareerBuilder With nearly 14 million unemployed workers and about five applicants for every job opening in the U.S., job seekers can't help but feel they're in an employer's market. While the job market is definitely competitive, one industry continues to be the... Continue Reading

  • Obama vs. GOP: Who Has the Better Job Policy?

    Obama vs. GOP: Who Has the Better Job Policy?

    State of the Union speeches provide a chance for the president to look forward. Given the great recession of the last two years, President Obama had more-than-average reasons to focus his speech squarely on the future, particularly in the area of jobs creation. With unemployment still stubbornly above 9... Continue Reading

  • Tech Bounces Back with 47,000 Jobs, Mostly in Oklahoma City

    Tech Bounces Back with 47,000 Jobs, Mostly in Oklahoma City

    The year 2010 saw both the bottoming out and the strong return of the tech sector, reports Bloomberg Business Week. Leading the comeback kids has been Oklahoma City which has been trying to take on Silicon Valley. How does the tech sector look now? According to Moody's Analytics, the tech sector added 47,000... Continue Reading

  • Silicon Valley Hiring Drives Recovery in California

    Silicon Valley Hiring Drives Recovery in California

    Silicon Valley companies are going through a hiring blitz, driving the recovery in California, reports John Shinal in IT-jobs.fins.com. Thanks to jobs being created in technology, California unemployment plunged in October to 10.7 percent from 11.2 percent in September. Last year at the same time, the rate... Continue Reading

  • What I Did With My Degree: Information Technology

    What I Did With My Degree: Information Technology

    It is no secret that getting a degree in information technology can make a lot of sense for those entering college or making a career change. What is maybe hidden beneath the surface are the number of doors an information technology degree can open. I graduated with a degree in information technology... Continue Reading

  • Best Places to Work in Information Technology

    Best Places to Work in Information Technology

    According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment of computer and information systems managers is expected to grow 17 percent during the 2008-'18 decade, faster than the average for all occupations. Growth is expected to be the fastest in computer systems design establishments, software publishing... Continue Reading

  • Sample Resume: IT Manager

    Sample Resume: IT Manager

    Rodger Gonzales was looking for a new role as an IT Manager, but his resume was not leading to any interviews. He turned to Jennifer Hay, President of IT Resume Service, to help him create a resume that would help him get noticed. After interviewing Rodger and learning more about his background, Hay realized... Continue Reading

  • Sample Resume: IT Project Manager

    Sample Resume: IT Project Manager

    Over my career I have come into contact with thousands of people who do great things at work every day. But you would never know it if you looked at their resumes. People can usually articulate what they do, but they generally don't convey why what they do is important or who derives value from their actions.... Continue Reading

  • Second Career: From IT to Landscaping

    Second Career: From IT to Landscaping

    Why would a high-achieving, heavy hitter leave the money and perks that go with a job at a brand-name IT firm to work two part-time jobs that offer a fraction of the money and almost none of the recognition? It comes down to work-life balance. Encore careers–second careers that folks typically choose later... Continue Reading

  • Cool Jobs in IT/Engineering

    Cool Jobs in IT/Engineering

    Just found this cool new job posting with Major League Baseball Advanced Media Group in New York! What could be more fun than iPhones and baseball? Check out the description below. Job Description The Senior iPhone Engineer will work with a group of engineers responsible for mobile client applications on... Continue Reading