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Here’s Why You Should Drop the IT Resume Objective

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As a technology professional, you're used to tweaking your IT resume to ensure it resonates with hiring managers, whether they're practitioners or generalists. But should you include an objective statement in your resume? In almost every case, the answer is no.


7 Reasons Why Employee Recognition Should be on Your Radar

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In a recent Robert Half survey of IT leaders, 55 percent of CIOs were concerned with employee retention during the next 12 months. And yet, when asked about employee recognition and retention strategies, only 50 percent said they had a formal employee retention strategy.


Why It's a Great Time to Be a Database Developer

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The demand for database management skills is high as industries beyond technology – from retail to government – focus on the benefits of gathering and analyzing data. Experienced database developers, much like database administrators, are in a great position in the job market.


How to Get the Best IT Salary

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You’ve completed the interview process and decided that this is the right job for you. The position is a great match for your skills and the work environment is exactly what you want. Now it’s time to negotiate your IT salary.


What to Expect When You Become a Systems Engineer

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Systems engineers and systems administrators are hot commodities right now. These IT professionals analyze an enterprise’s systems requirements and actively participate in the design, implementation and troubleshooting of various platforms.




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