IT Recruiting

How to Ace a Skills-Based Job Interview

Between 2016 and 2026, Information Technology jobs are predicted to grow by 13%. There is likely to be an increased focus on the cloud, security and data. If you secure a interview, whether it is over the phone or in person, skills-based questions for I.T jobs are now commonplace. These types of questions require you to demonstrate and describe certain competencies that are needed to succeed in a particular role. While skills-based interviews may well feel like a daunting prospect, if you make sure that you plan appropriately in advance, you give yourself the best chance of doing yourself justice. Here are a [...]

8 Easy Tips To Writing s Successful LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn is one of the most popular websites in the world. It has become the default social network for no-nonsense professionals who want to recruit, connect and get hired. It was acquired in December 2016 by Microsoft to the tune of $26 billion and has over 500 million members. It is the full realization of the recruiting process for the 21st century. It will ostensibly be how you, and millions upon millions of others, are hired in the future. So you can imagine how important it must be to have a great LinkedIn Profile. Improving your LinkedIn Profile can lead [...]

Things you should always say in an interview

How do you ace an interview? The truth is nobody really knows. There’s a small body of research on the subject that basically says that there is no way to judge a candidate completely within 10-15 minutes, no matter what questions are asked. The candidate could be nervous, introverted, awkward, tired or all of the above and not get a chance to shine. Or the opposite could occur; someone completely unqualified for the job may just talk circles around the interviewers and land the position. In this situation, the best you can do is to just adopt a no nonsense [...]

Should I have a Resume Objective?

It’s a long-held belief in resume writing to include an objective section. It shows the employer what you hope to achieve and how you intend to achieve it. It can demonstrate maturity, a wide worldview, long-sightedness, and drive to accomplish your goals. However, in certain jobs it is considered the opposite. Resume writing doesn’t come with an instruction manual and nor should it. Usually when employers and HR recruitment heads are going through resumes, they get tired of looking at the same templates and lists and they often skim the resume to get a general idea of the candidate. If [...]

How to Write an Amazing Job Interview Thank you email

One doesn’t usually think about this, but writing back to an organization after an interview may strengthen your case for getting the job. It demonstrates a strong interest in the job as it lets the company know that they count; they’re not just another company in your list of applications. It also lets them know that you are eager to get a reply. It is a good idea to write a thank you emailThe person who took your Job interview may need a little reassurance that you care about the job and he/she may find that in your thank you [...]