This is an interesting time for CIOs aspiring to become CEOs. With so many organizations, regardless of industry, positioning themselves as “technology companies” (hello GE!), CIOs have increased influence on their company’s business and have gained valuable experience beyond the expected realm of technology. If you are a CIO looking to become CEO, here are some things you can do to set yourself up for the promotion.
Whether you’ve just graduated with an IT degree or are seeking a change to a tech position, it can be daunting trying to land your first job in the field. Between rejected applications and drawn out interview processes, the job search can start to feel like a black hole. Here are five tips on how to stand out and break into tech!
The technical interview remains one of, if not the most, challenging types of interviews a candidate will experience. But, through practice, communication and preparation, you can and will position yourself to leave the most accurate impression and assessment of your skills.
Managers are under pressure during any interview. But their task is even more difficult when the conversation takes place on video—whether it’s through Skype, Google Hangouts, FaceTime, or some other tool.
Heavy workloads and a feeling of always being behind are pervasive issues in the U.S. workforce, specifically in my area of focus – the Software Product Development space. So what are the causes and how can you lessen the problem?
The recruiting process is a sales process, where companies paint a picture of what life is like for those who work there. But it’s a concept organizations often miss: They focus so much on a candidate’s qualifications and skills that they forget the importance of creating a strong candidate experience.
It’s a common misconception among hiring managers that selling their company as a great place to work is the recruiter’s job. To a certain degree, that’s true, but remember, you need to pick up where the agency leaves off.
To stay competitive, remain attractive to employers and become experts in their field, programmers need to select and work on a few key growth areas. Here are eight ways to stay sharp while expanding your skills and marketability.