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Careers and Jobs

Thoughts about careers, jobs and job searching with a focus on tech jobs for older job searchers.

Colleges and Universities don’t provide a complete package to equip you for finding and keeping a position, especially in the tech field.

It is rare to find an institution of higher learning that includes concepts such as agile management in their ‘web development’ curriculum. Nor do they include any practical experience with content management such as Github or SVN. This leaves graduates struggling to catch up upon entering the real world.

An overwhelming majority of schools fail to teach students how to effectively network. Putting your resume out is one thing. But millions of other people are also doing that. What sets you apart from the pack?

Below are posts with tips, hints and hacks to help you gain a slight edge in getting and keeping a position.

 

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COVID-19 Pandemic Information

See our Prepping and Survival Category for tips, tricks and hacks to help with the current Covid-19 outbreak.