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…
“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.
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.
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…
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.
Iceland’s population is part of a rather close family tree, which can make for some awkward social situations. While most people are likely to know whether they’re first cousins, there are always surprises, i.e., attending a family event and running into someone they’d hooked up with at some point in once-blissful ignorance. But now there’s a solution: An app. Specifically, the Islendiga-App. Cat explains.