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.
You can turn your resume into an interactive infographic. It is a tool that allows you to make an interactive infographic from your resumeContinue reading
The true compensation for a position is not always apparent. When you are in the job market, you should be able to quantify the compensation. In addition to the compensation there are some intangible factors that should also be factored in.Continue reading
There are some networking events in my area that can help with a job search. I am currently actively participating in two of them. Here are ten ideas to help you get the most out of network meetings when job hunting.Continue reading