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Navigating the tech job market can be overwhelming, with constantly shifting trends and an ever-growing pool of applicants. If you’re struggling to stand out, feeling lost among complex job requirements, or simply unsure how to make your skills and experiences shine, then this article is for you. READ MORE AT BUILT IN
Graduate students navigate a distinct period of intense transformation and uncertainty. They face rigorous academic demands, often juggling research, teaching and coursework. On top of that, they must adapt to evolving social dynamics, strive to establish a sense of belonging within their community and confront the formidable question of what lies beyond graduation. Every aspect of this journey represents a profound change, making it an...
Former Google and Nvidia recruiter and current HR consultant Stefanie Fackrell knows how to write a resume that will catch hiring managers’ eyes. Include a line at the top about what kind of work scenario you’re looking for, for example: remote, hybrid, on-site. And before you even begin writing your resume, make sure to keep a separate list of your work accomplishments to cull from on a regular basis....
Gone are the days when professional networking was limited to occasional tech conferences or job-hunting activities. Today, successful networkers set out to create a fabric of peer collaborators, technical experts, friends and senior advisors who help them solve problems, foster creativity and innovation and even find emerging career opportunities. In fact, data shows that networking offers advantages and benefits that are too great to...
Between 2010 and 2020, Latinx people accounted for over 50% of the U.S. population growth. Currently, one fifth of the U.S. population is Latinx, and, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Latinx workers made up 66% of the workforce in 2021. By 2031, Latinx workers will make up 90% of the new workforce. READ MORE AT DIVERSE EDUCATION
Even as the tech industry has taken steps over the past decade to diversify their hiring practices—with a particular emphasis on recruiting and retaining Black and Latino employees—progress has been slow. And amid economic challenges over the past year, many companies have laid off employees tasked with DEI work or quietly pulled back on the investments they made in 2020. READ MORE AT FAST COMPANY
If you’re looking to step into the cybersecurity field, you may be seeking advice to kick-start your career. We’ve gathered nine insightful recommendations from industry professionals, including Information Security Managers and CTOs. From honing your soft skills to starting with foundational IT roles, these tips will guide you on your journey. Hone Your Soft Skills Spend some time brushing up on those soft skills! In...
Networking is a leadership skill that combines meeting new people and supporting existing relationships. It’s also about how to reach out to people in your network to get the help you need.  Growing your network is more than just collecting contact information. It’s important to actually get to know your new connections. An effective approach is to ask questions, share things about yourself, and look for ways to offer...
A career transition can feel like stepping into the unknown. Yet, career pivots have become more common — especially following the pandemic. The growing interest in exploring new career paths is primarily the result of more people reevaluating their values and priorities. READ MORE AT FORBES
In the United States, millennials constitute a staggering 75 million individuals, comprising the largest demographic slice of the population and representing nearly 40% of the current labor force.  Many young Latino professionals are driven to attain leadership roles, instilled with a pursuit of excellence and hard work ethic from their parents and community. However, they often experience slower career advancement than their...