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What skills do I need to start a career in IT?

What skills do I need to start a career in IT?
Candidate | 29 May 2020

Whether you're looking to change career and move into IT or you're an IT graduate looking for your first IT role, what skills do you need to land your first job?

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Levels 1, 2, and 3 for a Managed Service Provider (MSP)

Levels 1, 2, and 3 for a Managed Service Provider (MSP)
Candidate | 15 May 2020

What are the different levels of support for an MSP and the key skills required for each level? 

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Cybersecurity Professionals - are they really in demand?

Cybersecurity Professionals - are they really in demand?
Candidate | 01 May 2020

He had spoken to a career counselor who had told him that doing a cyber security course would be a good idea because there are lots of cyber security jobs out there and employers can't find the right people for them.

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Linkedin profile tips for IT people

Linkedin profile tips for IT people
Candidate | 15 April 2020

Should you update your Linkedin profile? 

Here's a few quick tips to get you started on making sure your LinkedIn profile is up to date and presenting the best version of you . . .

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Not another work from home blog

Not another work from home blog
Candidate | 30 March 2020

Without wanting to come across like a doomsday prophet, it's the employees that prove that they can make money for their companies even in a downturn that will be the ones that are more likely keep their jobs.

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Moving from an IT Support Engineer to an IT Project Engineer role

Moving from an IT Support Engineer to an IT Project Engineer role
Candidate | 20 February 2020

Lots of you I know are keen to progress your career and for many of you that will mean getting off the helpdesk and into projects. 

So how do you move from an IT support role to an IT Projects role? . . .

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I love my job but should I leave my IT support job

I love my job but should I leave my IT support job
Candidate | 30 January 2020

Ask yourself honestly, is there a better than 80% chance of your current job providing you the career growth you want in the next 18 months?  

If the answer is no, then looking for . . .

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Is Tenure in the IT industry Dead?

Is Tenure in the IT industry Dead?
Candidate | 05 November 2019

How important is it in IT to stay in one role for a long time? Is it a problem if you've got lots of short-term roles on your CV? Is it only okay if you're a contractor? And, how should you present all these short-term roles on your CV?

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Salary - What IT People Want

Salary - What IT People Want
Candidate | 23 October 2019

Whether it's with your current boss or potential new employer, you need to know what you're worth in the market and what you're worth to your employer.

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The importance of Habit Formation for IT People

The importance of Habit Formation for IT People
Candidate | 08 October 2019

Perhaps one of the most interesting things I've learnt recently is a study that showed it's not intelligence or IQ that determines someone's success in life but the single quality of self-control. 

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Good questions for IT candidates to ask in an interview

Good questions for IT candidates to ask in an interview
Candidate | 18 September 2019

So, you’re going into an interview, you’re a little nervous but well prepared for what questions you think the interviewer is going to ask you. But, they're not the only things you should be preparing for. You’ll look . . .

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What to do when you’re IT career has come to a standstill

What to do when you’re IT career has come to a standstill
Candidate | 12 September 2019

“The IT team is only 6 people, there’s no room to grow. “  

“My employer never offers me any training” 

“The scope of my role is very limited so I can’t learn new skills . . .

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CV Analysis - Feedback on a grad level IT CV

CV Analysis - Feedback on a grad level IT CV
Candidate | 21 August 2019

So I tried something new today. I did a ‘one take’ screen recording as I gave someone advice on what I’d do to modify their CV and make it more relevant for the jobs they were applying for . . .

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What older IT jobseekers can do to help themselves land that new job.

What older IT jobseekers can do to help themselves land that new job.
Candidate | 16 August 2019

Most of the time I find employers will be open to consider older candidates if they can be assured of the following...

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Three presentation tips for all job seekers

Three presentation tips for all job seekers
Candidate | 02 August 2019

It doesn’t matter whether you’re writing a CV, meeting a potential employer in an interview situation, attending a networking event or posting on social media, these three principles always apply when you’re hunting for a job.

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What IT people can do to get promoted - Attitude

What IT people can do to get promoted - Attitude
Candidate | 06 June 2019

I've employed a lot of technically talented people in my time but it's not always the talented people that get their career fast tracked. When I look back at all the people I have hired over . . .

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The value of telling stories in an interview

The value of telling stories in an interview
Candidate | 23 April 2019

In the course of being a recruiter giving interview tips and advice and prepping candidates for interviews, there’s something I do certainly every week, almost on a daily basis.

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The 3 critical skills required to be a great Technical Account Manager

The 3 critical skills required to be a great Technical Account Manager
Candidate | 01 March 2019

The Technical Account Manager is a perfect blend between a relationship manager which manages the relationship with the client as well as a technical person who understands the technical solutions to business problems.

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How to answer the “Tell me a bit about yourself” question

How to answer the “Tell me a bit about yourself” question
Candidate | 26 February 2019

You walk into the interview and sit down and the interviewer almost without thinking rattles off the classic interview opener “Tell me a bit about yourself”. What you do next can determine the whole course of the interview… your

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How long should my IT CV be?

How long should my IT CV be?
Candidate | 12 February 2019

I see many resumes that are way too long. Far more than that are too short. So I thought I’d write a brief guide to help you work out how long your CV should be and what to cut out. Naturally this is general advice, without seeing your CV it&

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