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As the IT job market becomes increasingly competitive, landing the right job has become almost an art form. Which is why a standard resume template will no longer put you at the top of the pile. Although there is no set way to create the perfect resume or cover letter, there are a few key… Read more »

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We know the key to success is having great people. Consequently, hiring right is one of the most crucial tasks an organization has. According to Maynard Webb, Chairman of Yahoo!, and a recent study, on average hiring mistakes cost 15 times an employee’s base salary in productivity loss and hard costs. The problem for many… Read more »

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Most people assume that being productive means doing more in less time. In principle, this is true. Those who efficiently manage their projects and time definitely tend to accomplish more than other people do. However, productivity is more of a lifestyle rather than hat tricks. Here are some career tips and advices from Herrine Ro,… Read more »

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When you go to an interview, a first impression will have a lasting impact on whether you get the job or not. It can be challenging to make sure that your first impression is a good one. We all know it’s a good idea to study and prepare before the interview, but here are a… Read more »

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As we make our way through busy, repetitive weeks, often times our minds begin to feel like they are functioning slower and losing alertness. This is because the brain needs exercise just as much as the rest of the body does. According to Victoria Xiao, TheLadders contributor, suggests that to ensure optimum and consistent performance,… Read more »

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Discussing salary during an interview can sometimes be intimidating, but if you come prepared, time it right and take cues from the employer you can avoid an awkward interview. According to CareerBuilder here are a few general rules to consider when bringing up salary in an interview: Time it right Don’t take the focus away… Read more »

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We are excited to welcome Cailean Bailey to the Renaissance Team! Cailean brings a great deal of experience and enthusiasm to his role as Client Services Manager and we are lucky to have him. You can read his bio here, but we wanted to get to know him a little better. Keep reading to see… Read more »

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Congratulations and Thank You to Christine! Christine was nominated by her recruiter, Brooke, for her outstanding performance in her role as a Project Specialist. Throughout her placement she has thoroughly impressed all of us here, as well as her team at our client company. Thank you, Christine, we appreciate all that you do! Where are… Read more »

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Do you feel like you have landed in the job search black hole? Sometimes trying new job search methods can lead to unexpected positive results. TheLadders suggests these three innovative ways to grab your recruiter’s attention from the start. 1. Try a “Pain Letter” instead of a Cover Letter. A Pain Letter is a simple… Read more »

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Your LinkedIn summary is one of the most widely-read sections on your profile. This section should be used to hook the reader and persuade them to look further at your job history, education, certifications and awards. In fact, according to TheLadders, studies show that recruiters spend more than 90% of their time focused on your… Read more »