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Great article on interviewing tips: 9 Signs you didn’t land the job.. by Amanda Augustine..

As a recruiter, having sent many software developers, managers, and vice presidents on interviews with backgrounds in java, .net, ruby, javascript, nosql, aws etc, it’s always about the competition. How many other candidates are interviewing for the same position? How do you compete?  At Techpros, we prepare every candidate we send on an interview beforehand […]

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IT Recruiters Value Soft Skills More than Ever

Professionals are looking for individuals who are not only academically or professionally trained, but are also equipped with IT “soft skills”—the general skills needed to be a successful employee. Mark Shacklett of TechRepublic says “…human interaction and soft skills areas are as much in demand in IT as they were ten years ago. It is […]

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When to Use a Career Counselor

Job searches can be frustrating. You have sought and heeded the advice of job placement professionals by cleaning up your resume, joining social media, combing internet job databases, contacted a recruiter and polished up your interview skills, but still have yet to find a position. At this point, it may be time to turn to […]

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Resumes and Covers Letters Must be Error Free

Details Matter: The Importance of Proofreading Business Documents In the business world, details matter. From work attire to resumes and interoffice memos, making a mistake could harm your reputation.  Take a study by Larry Beason, PhD that reports on how business people react to error in written documents.  Beason’s study of fourteen business people revealed […]

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Cleaning Up Your Social Media Image

Managing your online reputation through social media The current generation of recent college graduates has been dubbed the “Media Generation” for their frequent use of technology and social networking. By the time graduates hit the job market, young adults have already established a strong presence on social media like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Tumblr, […]

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Great quick read article on resume writing! .. Thought this might be of interest..

Four of the Most Common Resume Mistakes Jaclyn Castek  |  July 26, 2012 Preparing your resume can be one of the most important steps in the job application. This is not only because it is what is needed to apply for the job, but is often the first thing an employer looks at. There are […]

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