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Expert Advice on Interviewing

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We asked recruiters and human resource managers around the country for their interviewing tips. Based on their input, you have some work to do before the interview. continue…

Career Doctor: Tips on Polishing Your Interviewing Skills

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In today’s competitive IT job market, it’s not enough to look good on paper. You also must demonstrate solid soft skills, a strong work ethic and a personality that’s compatible with the corporate culture. continue…

Avoid Getting Axed for Interviewing

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Follow these tips to keep your search a secret. continue…

Success with Behavioral Interviewing Questions

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Being prepared will lead to confidence and competence continue…

How to Vet Your Hiring Manager

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Aside from your gut feelings during the job interview, how do you determine whether the hiring manager is someone you really want to work for? While it’s not politic to ask a manager for references, there are still ways to learn about his or her background, technical skills and approach to management. Determining whether you’re a good fit with your hiring manager is important—if you accept the job, you’ll spend a lot of working hours with that person, so you… continue…

Is Full-Stack Development Worth Your Time?

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With tools such as Node.js gaining in popularity, some developers believe the line between websites’ front- and back-ends is becoming meaningless. Others argue that the technology on each side remains specialized, and no one person can master both environments well enough to produce high-quality products. All of this points to a very real dilemma for Web developers: Should they pick a side to focus on, or plan to dive into areas that they used to leave alone? The answer is… continue…

How to Land a Job at Level 3 Communications

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Level 3 Communications provides local, national and global communications services to enterprise, government and carrier customers. Its comprehensive portfolio of secure, managed solutions includes fiber and infrastructure solutions; IP-based voice and data communications; wide-area Ethernet services; video and content distribution; and data center and cloud-based solutions. Headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado, the company has grown since Dice first profiled it in 2012. In 2014, it acquired TW Telecom, which significantly expanded its reach in the U.S. market. Check out the latest… continue…

Six Tips for Acing Your Panel Interview

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The panel interview, at some companies, is the last stop in a multi-step search process. Other firms see it in a more informal light, as a way for people within a division to learn a bit more about a candidate. Whatever the approach, a panel is often an intimidating experience for job seekers—but it doesn’t have to be that way. It’s important to remember that the panel is not an interrogation chamber: You wouldn’t be in the seat if you… continue…

Behind the Scenes with Apple’s New MacBook

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The reaction to Apple’s new MacBook has been… mixed, to say the least. Critics complain about the device’s lack of ports, its relatively weak processor, even the minimal feedback from tapping the keyboard. Fortunately, the Internet found an Apple engineer who’s more than happy to explain the thinking and effort that went into the company’s latest creation. (Yes, it’s a joke. Hat tip to Daring Fireball for the link.) Related Articles What Interviewing at Apple Is Like Apple Pledging $50… continue…

‘So, Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?’

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The job interviewer leans forward and asks, “So, where do you see yourself in five years?” If the interviewer has even a hint of self-awareness, he or she will probably deliver that question with a self-aware smile, fully cognizant of the impossibility of knowing where any of us will be five years from now, much less tomorrow. Nonetheless, it’s a question that pops up quite a bit in interviews, and (for many job candidates) it’s an equally reliable stumper. Inappropriate… continue…