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What does an ideal IT job candidate look like? 3 Tips to Get Noticed

Applying to IT jobs can be difficult, especially if it feels like you’re submitting a lot of applications and not gaining much traction. When you’re feeling this way, how do you know where to focus your efforts? There’s not one answer, as every position and team is looking for something a little bit different, but there are a few guidelines that can help. With extensive experience in the IT field, we’ve compiled our top 3 tips for those trying to get a job in IT:

Soft Skills: Crucial to IT Success

Back in the early 90s, when I was young and had promise, I was hard at work one day when my computer screen froze. Unsure of what to do, I turned my screen off and then on again, several times—nothing. Firmly tapping the side of the screen also had no effect. My secretary tried to assist, but her knowledge of computers was, like mine, minimal.