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Applying for Tech Jobs: Do I Really Need to Have All the Listed Skills?

tech_skills Whether you’re a developer or a designer, a programmer or an engineer, one of the most noticeable problems in applying for tech jobs is the list of required tech skills. We’ve all noticed that tech job descriptions often have a list of required technical proficiencies a mile long. It seems that every type of technology in the industry is listed. As any technician knows, few people are proficient in all of them. They can’t all be absolute requirements.

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Jeff Monaghan

Akraya, Inc. Named 2020 Best Staffing Firm to Temp For

SIA_BestStaffingTemp_2020 Akraya is thrilled to announce that we have been named as a Best Staffing Firm to Temp Forwinner for 2020. The Best Staffing Firm to Temp For awards are given annually by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions, and recognize employers for their top performance in engaging their employees and creating a workplace conducive to talent development, enjoyment, collaboration, and productivity.  

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Jeff Monaghan

10 Questions You Should Ask Your Interviewer

10_questions_for_interviewer You’re heading into the interview with a tech giant and you’re prepared to answer any question that’s asked of you. You’ve rehashed hypothetical conversations, how you plan to explain your reason for leaving your last position, and why you should be considered for the job. But did you prepare questions to ask?

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Jeff Monaghan

17 Tech-Friendly Job Boards

tech_job_board Job seekers, in general, have a tedious process ahead of them when looking for a new job. There are a host of job boards out there, and we understand how awful it might seem to sift through the openings. We especially recognize those of you tech masters, with niche talents and specific skill sets. Finding your ideal job openings can be tough. You’re more than IT. You’re more than data or design. But the mainstream job boards, like Indeed or Monster, are filled with unrelated, general IT positions that can make it seem impossible to find your relatable openings. We get it. So today, we’re highlighting 17 tech-friendly job boards, just for you.

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Jeff Monaghan

10 Best Tips to Effectively Work With Technical Recruiters

working_with_recruiter Working with a recruiter may be the ticket to landing the perfect job. But you must do it right. Both you and the recruiter have your own priorities. They want to fill the position and get their commission. You need a job. The agendas work together well. It’s important to know how to work with a recruiter in a way that will create a win-win situation.

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