“The jack of all trades was always so well thought of in the past, but coming in with a specialty or niche is what is going to excite future employers,”
October ended on a high note when myself, along with LLoydIT’s Vice President, Brian Green, CSP and Executive Director Joe Davis, CSP, attended the National TechServe Alliance Conference in Boca Raton, Florida.
Yesterday, I had the opportunity to attend a unique networking event put together by LIST.net and hosted at Marcum, LLP in Melville. The event, “Extraordinary Women in Technology,” focused on what it takes to lead an organization’s Technology team and featured a panel of distinguished business technology leaders.
Though there are a number of key components to a successful job search—networking, research, and hard work immediately come to mind—unfortunately none of them reduces the stress of finding a new position. There is no doubt about it: searching for a job can be stressful.
Get your webcam ready – it’s the newest “must have” item in your job search toolkit. Screening prospective hires online saves employers time, distance and money. The Skype interview gives the interviewer a chance to gauge body language, reaction time, communication skills and gain a visual impression for quickly evaluating a candidate and deciding who moves on to the next step and who does not.