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Interview Question Contest! The Weirder, the Better

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The Internship
Interview Questions?! The Weirder, the Better. To celebrate the movie The Internship — and of course, tech careers — we’re asking you to submit your interview questions – challenging, weird, funny, we want to hear them. We’ll be hosting a Google Hangout on Nov. 4 with a recruiter, a startup expert, and a Dice career expert who will talk through some of the best submissions. 10 randomly selected winners will receive an Internship Blu-ray Combo Pack and a $50 Amazon… continue…

How to Improve Your Search Results on Dice

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By Alicia Ouverson It’s usually best to start your search off more broadly, using fewer filters and then add them in as you go to narrow down your search results. The Advanced Search page on Dice offers several different filters for this. But the most impactful piece of the search is the keyword search string. With the Keywords field, you can search by using “match all words,” “match any words,” or perform a Boolean search. If you’re not familiar with… continue…

Tech Humor? We’ll Have a Second Helping, Thanks

Posted In Living in Tech
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What was the worst computer ever? Was it the Commodore VIC 20? Or perhaps the eMachines eTower 366c? According to the tech support team in the movie The Internship, it’s Compaq Presario Elite – the very computer Owen Wilson brings, with pride, to use at his new position at Google. We’re excited to share that Dice has been given access to an exclusive clip from The Internship movie. Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson star as two laid off salesmen who… continue…

How to Post Your Dice Resume Anonymously

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By Alicia Ouverson Some people prefer to post their resume without showing their name or contact information. Dice allows for this option– you’ll just need to set your profile as confidential. To do this: After logging into your Dice account, click on the ‘Manage/Add Resumes’ link in the My Resume section of your dashboard page. In the Available Resumes section, click the Edit link to go to the Edit Profile and Resume page. In the first section under Search Settings,… continue…

How to Update Contact Information On Your Dice Profile

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By Alicia Ouverson In the event that your contact information changes, it’s important to update both your Dice profile and your resume. Employers are able to contact you via the information you listed on your Dice profile, and may choose to use that instead of what’s listed on your resume. Also, if the contact information on your resume doesn’t match what’s listed on your Dice profile, they may not know which one is correct. What’s worse: they may question the… continue…

How to Change Dice Email Subscription Settings

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By Alicia Ouverson We’ve made it easy for you to opt-in or opt-out of receiving our emails. Just log in to your Dice account and scroll to the bottom of your MyDice dashboard page. There, you’ll see a section titled “Subscription Center.” Just check or uncheck the boxes next to the subscriptions you want to change. When you’re done, click the green “Save Subscriptions” button. You’ll receive a confirmation message saying, “Your subscriptions have been updated.” If you have any… continue…

Incorporating Social Links into Your Dice Profile

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By Alicia Ouverson When creating or editing your profile on Dice, you can add links to your LinkedIn profile, Twitter feed, Facebook page and/or personal websites. To do this: Go into your active or inactive resume via the link in the My Resume section of your dashboard page, OR Hover over the MyDice link at the top of the page and click My Resumes in the dropdown menu, then click the Edit icon of the resume you wish to work… continue…

How to Run an Advanced Job Search on Dice

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By Alicia Ouverson When you search for a job on Dice, you can perform an advanced search in several ways besides starting the home page’s quick search. Here they are. On your MyDice dashboard go to the “My Jobs” field and click the Search for Jobs link. You’ll be taken to the Advanced Search page. From there, you can create your detailed job search. Also on your dashboard, go to the “My Resume” field. If you have a searchable resume,… continue…

Tech Salary Trends Reveal Surprising Winners, Losers

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While overall tech salaries rose a relatively healthy 5 percent during 2012, closer study of the numbers reveals some clear — and surprising — winners and losers. Among the winners: Network managers, who posted a whopping 11.2 percent increase in their average salary, to $68,347. Help desk workers also fared well, with salaries rising just shy of 10 percent. Indicators that more companies may move support functions back onshore could partly account for that. Despite all the talk of business… continue…

High Demand Pushes Linux Salaries Higher

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Salaries for people skilled with Linux are rising at nearly double the rate of other tech professionals, and job prospects are strong, too: Some 93 percent of hiring managers plan to recruit Linux talent in the next six months. Those are just two of the optimistic findings in The 2013 Linux Jobs Report, a global survey of 850 hiring managers and 2,600 Linux professionals conducted by Dice and the Linux Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to fostering the growth of the… continue…