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For IT Recruiters and Tech Careerists

8 interview questions that will help you hire strong team players

Every time you interview a job candidate you're looking for way more than a checklist of skills. You're looking for strong team players who will fit right in with your best people and strengthen your company culture. In this post I'll give you eight job interview...

Best programming languages to learn to get a job

Today I want to answer a question from a reader that's top of mind for programmers, developers and software engineers: Hi, I am trying to choose a computer programming course and I was wondering if you could steer me in the right direction by giving me some idea of...

Stafflink’s Boolean Search Cheat Sheet, Revised and Updated

It's not easy remembering all of those Boolean search commands. So here's Stafflink's new and improved Boolean Search Cheat Sheet to jog your memory. Practice a few searches in Google and pretty soon you'll be stringing together those search strings like a pro!...

15 ways to grow your online network without being obnoxious

Do you ever wake up feeling lucky. Then you bump into an old friend on the train. Or someone calls you with an opportunity. Or you stumble across a tweet with a solution to a problem you’ve been wrestling with. Is it luck? Maybe. But have you ever noticed that some...

Use the DuckDuckGo “Bang” command for super easy site searches

Today I want to tell you about a very cool little search engine called DuckDuckGo. Here are three big advantages of searching with DuckDuckGo versus Google: DuckDuckGo is famous for protecting their user's privacy. They don't track you. Unlike Google where they serve...

Empowering women to embrace technology careers

It’s like the news isn’t getting out to young women as they choose a career path in high school. Choose a career in technology and you can look forward to a great future doing creative work with super cool people. Plus you’ll be paid really well. Maybe it’s an image...

Ways to woo programmers and developers on Valentines (or anytime)

As an IT staffing company, we're matchmakers for programmers and employers. When a company is having trouble finding the perfect person for a tech job, they reach out to us. Then we use all kinds of Boolean voodoo magic to connect them with the perfect match. Sadly,...