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Getting a Job with the Skills Nobody's Paid You For

If you've picked up a language or development skill on your own time, it can be hard to sell that expertise to an employer. Here's two ways to do it. This is an old question, but it's one that comes up at least once in every...

I knew it was time to look for a new job when they said....

Or, Phrase Translation: Get Your Résumé Out


What HR Professionals Look For in a Programmer's Resume

Last week, I wrote about the resume mistakes that can give your job application a short trip to the recycle bin. That was mostly a list of DO NOT DO THIS, and I had plenty of leftovers in the DO THIS category. This week, as promised,...

How to Make HR Dump A Programmer's Resume

We all like to think that applying for a job puts your résumé in front of your prospective new boss: a hiring manager who understands the technical background you carefully explained in your career summary. But most programmers apply...

12 skills that employers can't say no to

Have you spoken with a high-tech recruiter or professor of computer science lately? According to observers across the country, the technology skills shortage is real, and so are the opportunities that come with it.

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