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CRO PAREXEL Looks for These Traits When Hiring

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One of the largest contract research organizations in the world, PAREXEL provides drug development services during all phases of the process, including strategy, clinical trial management, data management, biostatistical analysis, regulatory affairs, medical marketing, training, publishing and advanced e-clinical technology solutions. Based in Waltham Mass., the company operates 76 locations in 50 countries and has 15,000 employees. PAREXEL has IT opportunities in its corporate IT department as well as its technology subsidiary, PAREXEL Informatics. The corporate team currently numbers about… continue…

Tips for Hiring the Right Engineers

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Engineering skills are always in demand, raising the pressure on companies that want to recruit and retain the best possible engineers. For recruiters, bosses, and HR staff, what’s the best way to find and hire the right candidates? Over at Entrepreneur.com, Glassdoor executive Allyson Willoughby offers four tips for attracting quality engineers. At the top of the list: Investing the time and effort necessary to find and hire the correct people for a particular job, rather than rush the process.… continue…

IT Execs Are Confident, But Still Face Hiring Difficulties

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IT executives continue to express confidence in their company’s business prospects, but worry about the difficulties they face in hiring the technology workers they need, according to the latest CompTIA IT Industry Business Confidence Index. Based on an online survey of 305 IT companies, the index stands at 61.3 on a 100-point scale, edging up from 60.2 in the first quarter. Disruptive technologies and business models were among the issues causing the most concern among IT leaders. “Two areas –… continue…

Getting a Job at Real Estate Website Move

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Move is the operator of the Move Network of real estate websites, which provide resources and decision support tools for consumers and real estate professionals to help them navigate all stages of the property-buying cycle. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., Move has about 1,000 employees in 11 offices across the U.S., including in Scottsdale, Ariz. and Westlake Village, Calif. Approximately 300 of the company’s employees work in the technology department. Click here to see open positions at Move. Move is… continue…

How to Break Into Tech Jobs at Demand Media

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Demand Media operates websites like eHow, LIVESTRONG and Cracked. It’s also known for creating online content through its Demand Media Studios. Headquartered in Santa Monica, Calif., the company employs just shy of 750 people, with around 260 working exclusively in technology. “As a digital media company, we are much more technical than traditional publishers,” says Courtney Montpas, EVP of people operations. “Technology is a big driver of our success.” Click here to find jobs in Web development. Demand currently has… continue…

Hiring Trends That Affect Your IT Job Hunt

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Fearful that tech-job hiring will slow down sometime in the near future? A new survey of tech-industry executives by Silicon Valley Bank suggests that, to the contrary, there’s a lot of hiring momentum — at least in the short term. “We see abundant potential in the pace of new company formation, global expansion and availability of capital, and in the emergence of new products and solutions that will change the world,” reads the introduction to the report, released April 28.… continue…

The Most Popular Tech Pros

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With an unemployment rate of less than three percent, just about everyone in technology today is popular with hiring managers and recruiters. That said, professionals in Big Data, mobile, cloud computing and security take being favored to entirely new levels – Will and Kate levels. Click here for more developer jobs. We know because hiring managers are requesting these skilled professionals at record levels as measured by job postings on Dice. Let’s break down the all-time highs: An increasing number… continue…

This Is the Secret to Landing a Job at athenahealth

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Health IT vendor athenahealth made news earlier this year when it selected Austin, Texas, as the site of its new R&D hub. The company said it would create 600 jobs there over the next 10 years. However, that’s just one of the locations where athenahealth is hiring in IT. The company will add about 200 tech positions overall this year, according to Technical Recruiting Manager Amber Jackson. She estimates it will bring on more than 100 people in software engineering,… continue…

How to Get a Job at HomeAdvisor

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The home-maintenance website HomeAdvisor offers comprehensive tools and resources that connect homeowners with a network of 85,000 pre-screened home improvement and repair service professionals. Headquartered in Golden, Colo., the company has over 1,200 employees globally, with 1,000 of them in Denver and Lenexa, Kan. Currently, it has some 100 technical and product team members, and open positions including junior-level Java developer, mid-level QA staff, senior-level platform automation professionals, and systems and network engineering roles. The company’s tech recruiters, Tanya Jones… continue…

Tech Consultants: Prepare to Get Paid (and Work Harder Than Ever)

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If you’ve ever wanted a job advising companies on their technology choices, now might be the perfect time to jump into the field: according to a Dice analysis of data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average hourly salary for tech consultants hit $42.17 in February—an all-time high. Average pay for tech consultants has crept slowly upward over the past few years: In 2006, average hourly earnings tended to fluctuate around the $36-$37 range. A few years later,… continue…