Job Search Horror Stories

With Halloween right around the corner, Dice Insights share a great article by Leslie Stevens-Huffman – “Surviving a Job Hunting Nightmare.”   Hopefully there are not too many of you who have come across these bizarre interview situations.  If you have had these happen to you- or even if you have not- read on- It is […]

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OCTOBER NORTHERN FAIRFIELD PROFESSIONALS MEETING

Please join us on Tuesday, October 11th for our monthly NFP meeting.   Location: Knights of Columbus building located behind Saint Rose to the far left.  The building has 3 garage doors on the first floor with the entrance door to the far left. Time: Networking from 5:30-6pm with a speaker presentation around 6pm.  Meeting concludes […]

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Why Your Resume Isn’t Getting Noticed-

Summer is over and companies are back in hiring mode.  You feel that you have a great resume, however the question is why am I not getting any interview requests?? This article by Mary Eileen Williams conveys what you need to do for each and every (yes each and every) job you apply to. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/eileen-williams/better-resume_b_12019044.html If […]

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Prepare for your Digital or Phone Interview

Have an upcoming digital or phone interview? Check out Paul Bailo’s website at http://www.phoneinterviewpro.com for great tips and proven facts that will help you succeed in these interviews. Thank you to Paul for speaking to our Northern Fairfield Professionals Networking group and discussing this valuable insight with our members!

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ExecuNet Recruiter Confidence Survey

In a recent Recruiter Confidence Index Survey by ExecuNet, the anticipated trend for job growth over the next 6 months include technology, coming in #2 behind healthcare  . https://www.execunet.com/job-market-projections-upcoming-months/      

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Why NEVER to Accept a Counter Offer

You’ve gone through the interview process and have ultimately ‘landed’ the job.  You were looking to leave your current employer for some reason or else you would have never wasted your time to interview elsewhere. Upon giving notice to your current employer, they try to entice you to stay- money, benefits- etc.  While that may […]

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IT Hiring in First Half of 2016

What companies are hiring and what skills are in demand? Check out this article on InformationWeek by Dawn Kawamoto on the anticipated trends in the IT market. http://www.informationweek.com/strategic-cio/cios-detail-hiring-plans-for-first-half-of-2016/d/d-id/1323876

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Happy Holidays from all of us at ITech

We would like to take a moment and wish all of our clients and candidates a safe and healthy holiday season.   The below article by Bill Fallon provides a glimpse of hope on the CT job market for moving into 2016. Let’s hope for more improvement to come.  Heartening jobs report from November By […]

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High Voluntary Tech Turnover

In a recent Dice report (see full article below) technology professionals voluntarily leaving their positions has been on the upward trend over recent years. Although this is a headache for HR and managers, it does reflect professionals being confident enough in the job market to move around- especially for those with in-demand skills sets. Based […]

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Insight to the Recruiting Process

Great article by Dr. John Sullivan.  Reinforcing the importance of updating your relevant experience for each job posting that you are applying to.  Along with the truth behind the 6 second resume review and ensuring your resume is in an easy to read format (remove the fancy tables!!). http://www.eremedia.com/ere/why-you-cant-get-a-job-recruiting-explained-by-the-numbers/?utm_source=SocialWarfare&utm_medium=linkedin&utm_campaign=SocialWarfare

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