When faced with unemployment or a less than satisfactory job, many professionals are pained with the question of whether to take a lower paying position. It’s a tough decision to make, and one which depends on many factors for each unique situation. However, no matter what the scenario, there are a few constants you should keep in mind: Here are a few things to consider if you have to answer that question yourself. (more…)
2011 IT Salary Analysis
Economically speaking, the IT industry did not plummet anywhere near as much as other industries. And now, the IT industry and IT employment is not only picking up, it’s shifting towards a whole new dynamic. The question is, are IT salaries headed in the same positive direction? (more…)
It’s no secret that the job market’s picking up and more companies are starting to hire again after months of hiring freezes. You may have spent months job searching with no luck, but all of a sudden, it’s not uncommon to have landed yourself competitive offers from a number of different companies. So which one should you take? (more…)
Here’s a round up of the week’s worth of job seeker tips, plus one extra about resume objectives.
The objective on a resume is like that bowl of chips and salsa at a restaurant. You eat it up without even paying attention before moving onto the main course. Make your objective stand out by spicing it up! (more…)
It’s tempting to hike up that salary number in an interview with the goal of creating negotiation wiggle room. However, in 99% of all cases, this is a big mistake. Instead of landing your dream job with a big check, all you’ll succeeding in doing is coming across as money motivated. (more…)