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The Importance of Soft Skills on an IT Resume

Ask any hiring manager what the most important skills are for working in IT, you will likely find that the answer is not wrapped up in comprehensive knowledge of coding languages, or being capable of building networks. Those skills are a given in the field, and should be similar across the board for applicants of like positions. So, what are the skills that are most valuable to your successful career in IT? Soft skills are landing candidates jobs at the most desirable companies….

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IT Employee Management — Motivating Staff

When it comes to motivation, you must cease viewing this as a task to check off a list, and embrace it as a vital component of your leadership style. Simply put, when it comes to motivating your IT employees, less is so very much more.

Incentive programs that are used to motivate employees mask an underlying problem that cannot be fixed with a Starbucks gift card; they disguise the fact that they are being put in place to ramp up intrinsic motivation that may not even be present….

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IT Interview Arsenal — Preparing For Your Next Interview

Because the field has evolved greatly to accommodate companies’ needs for smarter, faster and more palatable and relatable Information Technology, IT managers and employees have noticed changes in what interviewers are seeking over the last ten to fifteen years. Discounting any of these newer factors could cost you an interview or a position with a desirable company. Incorporating the following into your interview arsenal can increase your chances of landing a job.

Identify strengths and weakness in your soft skills….

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Tips for Boosting Your Personal Productivity

When you blow out your birthday candles have you ever wished for more time in a day? Getting everything done that needs to get done can be difficult with a busy schedule, but there are several things that you can do every single day to help find that extra time. As an IT manager, you have a million things on your plate. AZ Tech Finders has provided some suggestions to be more productive with your day.

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Managerial Tips for IT Talent

Managers are charged with dealing with many different types of people in different departments and fields. But when it comes to managing the IT crowd, will the usual managerial tactics be sufficient? Some of the managerial imperatives for IT employees are similar to or the same as those for any other field. However, there are a small handful of items that are specific to IT. Putting these ideas into practice can help you coax superior results out of your employees and create a more cohesive office environment….

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How to Ensure the Candidate Accepts Your Offer

After attracting and interviewing their top candidate, many companies end up having their job offer refused.

 

Top candidates have options.  Their skills are in high demand, and multiple companies often are pursuing them.  So what can you do to improve your chances of having a top candidate accept your offer? Here are 4 areas to focus on:

 

Stability
According to the most recent Global Workforce Insights Quarterly Report, job stability is a priority for employees considering a new job – falling directly behind compensation and work / life balance. …

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Business + IT = Success

As a part of the IT management team, you will work to set strategic direction and make decisions that are not only “cool” but that make fiscal sense.  Knowing every programming language and earning every possible IT-specific certification will not provide you with this skillset.  Regardless of the role you play within the management structure of your IT department, you need to have an understanding of a strategic business environment and how to:

effectively manage people and build teams
manage technology and the bottom line
successfully and economically integrate this technology into the company’s other business lines and divisions

Here are four tips to get you well on your way….

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Onboarding IT Staff. Why is it Important?

We’ve all been there.

Screening candidates. Multiple Interviews. Offer. Negotiation. Orientation. Training.

Finally. That’s off your plate and you can move forward to your next task.

Then– gone. An attractive offer from a previous employer and your new hire is out the door and back where they started. And so are you.

Why does this happen?

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4 Ways to Keep Your Career in IT Moving Forward

For many, their IT career is a journey, and for some there is a desire for that journey to end in a C-level executive office.  Only a few make it, however.  Statistically, this makes sense because every company may have dozens (if not hundreds) of programmers, but they only have one EXECUTIVE.  To successfully make the transition requires a little soul-searching as well as the acquisition of additional skills.

Not everyone is cut out for the life of an executive….

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Onboarding IT Staff. Why is it Important?

We've all been there.

Screening candidates. Multiple Interviews. Offer. Negotiation. Orientation. Training.

Finally. That’s off your plate and you can move forward to your next task.

Then-- gone. essaywritingplace An attractive offer from a previous employer and your new hire is out the door and back where they started. And so are you.

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