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Now’s the Season to be Networking

As you consider all the parties and gatherings you will be going to this holiday season, are you remembering that this is a great opportunity to network? Do you have the tools to do it effectively?

Outsourcing Brings New Opportunities

A Computerworld article indicated that in a recent survey of 210 senior IT executives at Global 1,000 companies and 242 executives at outsourcing service providers, the percentage of users satisfied with offshoring providers fell from 79% to 62% over the past year. Even more telling was the number of customers who prematurely ended domestic or…
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Interviewing Tips: Do You Pass the Europe Test?

A hiring manager once said to me, “Before I hire anyone they have to pass the Europe test”. When I asked what that was she replied, “I have to be comfortable sitting with them on a plane to Europe”.

Writing a Resume: Should I have an Objective?

I would say that more than 90% of my client’s old resumes start with an Objective. They often ask, “Should I have an Objective in my new resume?” The simple answer is “No”, and here is why.

Writing a Resume – Attitude Counts

I recently wrote a resume for an entry-level IT professional who had very little experience in computers except for what he had learned in school. He had few hands-on courses, no certifications and a mediocre GPA. His prospects for gaining a job interview were slim. Jumping to the end of the story, the resume I put together for him resulted in 3 calls from employers in the first 24 hours. So what magic did I perform? I stressed his attitude.