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Resume tips for IT job seeker
Posted by: Jack of all Trades ()
Date: December 17, 2018 04:25PM

I’ve been putting in apps with no luck. What are some resume tips to help me break this curse

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Re: Resume tips for IT job seeker
Posted by: skill set ()
Date: December 17, 2018 04:39PM

Jack of all Trades Wrote:
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> I’ve been putting in apps with no luck. What are
> some resume tips to help me break this curse


"IT" is a large spectrum of things. What type of job are you looking for? Helpdesk? Network admin? Programming?

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Re: Resume tips for IT job seeker
Posted by: CMO ()
Date: December 17, 2018 05:01PM

Career fairs are your best bet. Throwing your resume into a black hole on the interwebs won’t get you anywhere worth going. You have to get out there and shake hands and get facetime with recruiters.

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Re: Resume tips for IT job seeker
Posted by: Cfrrdfffggh ()
Date: December 20, 2018 05:39AM

Change your last name to Muslim, claim you are h1b and work 80 hours for pay of 20.

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Re: Resume tips for IT job seeker
Posted by: UltraRight ()
Date: January 11, 2020 01:40AM

I think that a lot of what works for the resumes for the other jobs, will work for you also. In most companies, it's the HR manager or employer which will interview you and study your resume. This means that they'll put more accent on your qualities as a human than on your skills required for the job (although these are very important also). It's HR staff's job to study resumes and most of them will avoid a lot of information searching for some key features. That's why it's important to know what and where to put in your resume. I won't get deeper into this because you can find resume examples on Copy My Resume and covering the interview are a lot of YouTube videos.
You might want to have an original resume but keep in mind that sometimes this can be weird, all the more if you don't have experience with creating resumes.

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Re: Resume tips for IT job seeker
Posted by: IT retired ()
Date: January 12, 2020 09:18AM

I worked over 40 years in IT and my advice would be go into programming if you can. A talented programmer is worth a lot of $$$. Admin and cyber guys are a dime a dozen. Make sure you have a clean resume, short and to the point and just know your technical shit for the interview. The interview is not the place to BS someone unless its a recruiter, they generally don't know much beyond a few buzz words. Good luck there is a lot out there in the DC area.

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Re: Resume tips for IT job seeker
Posted by: Bee Ayy Emm Eff ()
Date: January 12, 2020 01:43PM

IT retired Wrote:
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> I worked over 40 years in IT and my advice would
> be go into programming if you can. A talented
> programmer is worth a lot of $$$. Admin and cyber
> guys are a dime a dozen. Make sure you have a
> clean resume, short and to the point and just know
> your technical shit for the interview. The
> interview is not the place to BS someone unless
> its a recruiter, they generally don't know much
> beyond a few buzz words. Good luck there is a lot
> out there in the DC area.

What they used to call technical writers are now business analysts. You would think that guys with no technical skills would be the real dime a dozen crowd but so many of them are so bad at their jobs that you can make a lot of money if you just know how to communicate. The worst jobs are project managers, every 20 something coming out of college wants to be a manager, they all suck at it and they get left behind when a new company picks up the contract.

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Re: Resume tips for IT job seeker
Posted by: truth will set you free ()
Date: January 12, 2020 06:25PM

head hunters are mostly idiots and suck...but they are agressive and they can let you know what works and what is best match for you

go to a bunch of them and find out as much as you can about positions, resumes, skills, etc

once you get your foot in somewhere it is mostly up to you at that point and ass kissing, hard work, and some raw ability should be good to go

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Re: Resume tips for IT job seeker
Posted by: k ()
Date: January 17, 2020 10:57AM

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Re: Resume tips for IT job seeker
Posted by: ArnoldWilder ()
Date: March 06, 2020 06:53AM

I recently thought I could get a job, but I failed the test and now I'm unemployed again. The reason was because I had a bad resume. They said that I am a good person and I have cool skills but nonetheless they refused me. I think this is nonsense, why lose a good employee because of the resume. The strangest thing is that I don’t know what exactly they didn’t like in the resume, because I prepared it for more than two hours and used the tips from themoneymix.com. What tips do you have for writing a resume, maybe they will help me.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 03/06/2020 06:53AM by ArnoldWilder.

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Re: Resume tips for IT job seeker
Posted by: Urgent Warning ()
Date: March 07, 2020 06:09PM

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Re: Resume tips for IT job seeker
Posted by: Henry Grante ()
Date: March 13, 2020 12:13PM

My friends couldn't go through the job interview for a long time because they didn't know how to answer the question “Tell me about yourself”. I found mr simon on the Internet , a site where AI helps solve a similar problem. In combination with articles on the topic of preparing for an interview, you can practice your interview online.

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