Cat Miller

Cat Miller has been the anchor of DiceTV since the program began in 2008. A former HR manager, she has worked in television and feature films including the Grindhouse flick Shadow: Dead Riot. She's a member of the Screen Actors Guild, and does her own stunts.

Our Favorite DiceTVs

Posted In Looking in Tech
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So many job-hunting tips, so little time. We looked through DiceTV to find our all-time favorites, which we’re happy to present here. Which ones are yours? Let us know in the comments, along with any questions you may have for Cat. She’ll answer them in an upcoming episode. Conquer Your Fear of Awkward Pay Questions The Art of the Phone Interview How to Ace a Technical Audition Ask Cat: Interviews, Career Changes and New Industries Resumes That Get You Past… continue…

How to Answer ‘What’s Your Biggest Weakness?’

Posted In Looking in Tech
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“What’s your biggest weakness?” is a common interview question, but a tricky one. Choose something too critical and the interviewer may be concerned about your ability to do the job. But say something too minor and you can be seen as afraid to answer honestly. So what’s the right balance? Here’s some tips to help you make that judgement.

5 Tips for Computer Science Freshmen

Posted In Looking in Tech
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Starting college is a big adjustment for anyone, but it can be especially daunting for CS majors. After all, they’re jumping into a tough curriculum that’s very different from the work they did in high school. Even those who’ve taken Computer Science will face big changes. To ease the transition, Cat’s collected a few pieces of advice from former CS majors — ideas they wish they’d learned about sooner.

Let Your Alumni Network Boost Your Job Hunt

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Alumni networks can provide an instant connection to a wide range of professionals and are a great resource for networking. They offer an opportunity to connect to top executives and key professionals in your field, who you may not otherwise have an opportunity to connect with. And alumni have been known to give job seekers a big leg up in their job search. Are you taking advantage of your alma mater to its fullest potential? If not, here are some… continue…

Here’s How to Decide If It’s Time to Change Jobs

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Changing jobs can lead to a better title, a salary increase and more. But moving too frequently can get you labeled as a job hopper and decrease your future prospects. So how do you know when it’s time to move on? To make that decision easier, here’s some tips.

5 C# Libraries You Need to Know

Posted In C++/C#, Working in Tech
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A few weeks ago, in honor of our new C++ and C# talent community, I told you about five of Community Guide David Bolton’s favorite C++ libraries. In an effort to maintain equality, here’s his top five for C#.

Here’s Why You Should Attend Career Fairs

Posted In Looking in Tech
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College career fairs have a reputation for being frustrating, with seemingly little return. Is it worth putting in all of the effort to prepare, when you may just be asked to apply online? Here’s what Cat has to say on the matter.  

Practice Gaming, Help Civilization

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In times of crisis, social media usage skyrockets. And while many of the posts are merely complaints about being inconvenienced, some contain information that could be useful to first responders. Unfortunately, due to the massive volume of posts, much of it gets lost. One organization wants to put a stop to it, but they’ll need your gaming skills to do it.  

3D Printing Solves Your Christmas Gift Conundrum

Posted In Living in Tech
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3D printing continues to generate a lot of buzz as people come up with more ways to use it to create everything from pens that let you draw in 3D, to 3D printed prosthetics, even 3D food (as if there’s any other kind.). Today, let’s get into the details on an application of you may not have heard about yet. Let’s just say it’s not only cool, it might take care of your Christmas shopping, too.  

How to Choose The Right Job References

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The right reference can be the determining factor between whether or not you get an offer. Unfortunately, the right choice isn’t always obvious. Cat’s got tips to help you brainstorm the possibilities and make the best selection for each situation.