This is a fountain of career knowledge - perfect for those who are looking for a new job and need a helping hand with any factor of the recruitment process. We have advice on how to write the perfect CV and cover letter, where to look for the best jobs in the sector, tips for graduates and how to master that all-important interview. We also have some great suggestions for people who are happy in their job, with articles covering how to become a contractor, staying on top of all the latest trends and technical skills, and how to negotiate your salary to a level you think you deserve.
Interviews are nerve-wracking at the best of times but go unprepared and you’re sure to stumble over questions and not give a good account of yourself. This complete interview guide runs through everything you need to know including interview techniques, the types of question you’re likely to be asked and how to make a good first impression.
In this article, we will look at how professionals who have or will be affected by redundancies in the sector can help manage the situation to try and reduce the levels of stress and worry that may occur. In addition, we will look at how these people can best start to look for alternative employment.
In this article, we examine some of the best ways that graduates can ensure they give themselves a better chance of success when it comes to securing a graduate placement, and subsequent full-time employment, upon completion of their university course.
Put your CV through its paces in our CV workshop. Here you’ll find tips on how to write the perfect IT industry-specific CV and advice on what to include in what is your first point of contact with potential employers.
Once you’re offered the role or in the job you love, the next hurdle is your salary. Here, we offer some tips on how to negotiate your pay packet and even bag yourself a pay rise!
Becoming a contractor means you’ll be self employed, so here we’ll concentrate on securing contractor roles, the technicalities of working for yourself and the rules surrounding IR35.
Staying up-to-date and on form is important in every walk of life, but no sector moves faster or requires more attention than IT. Everyone from software architects to iOS developers, security consultants to Linux engineers, needs to know the latest and greatest changes in the business if they are to stay ahead of the game.
You’ll want to get your career off to the best possible start, so here we’ll show you how to write a great CV, how to make yourself stand out from the competition and, most importantly, tips to get on that all-important first rung of the career ladder.
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