Author Archive: Grant McElmury

Grant McElmury is a 12-year IT Job professional, specializing in career advancement and work-life satisfaction.

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Are You Really Prepared for that Job Interview?

Are You Really Prepared for that Job Interview?

As someone who has worked in the human resources industry for years, it always surprises me how few people actually prepare for interviews. After sitting in on more interviews than I could count, it has become glaringly obvious that most people would rather not do the work – a red flag in any hiring managers […]

December 2, 2013 | By More
How to Clean Up Your Digital Footprint When Job Hunting

How to Clean Up Your Digital Footprint When Job Hunting

Recruiting agents and hiring managers have been known to perform in-depth social and search engine searches on potential candidates, which means you need to ensure your digital brand is clean, prepared and professional. Step 1: Google Yourself Your first step to a tidy digital profile is finding out just how bad it is out there. […]

November 25, 2013 | By More
October Employment Trends for the IT Sector

October Employment Trends for the IT Sector

ITJobsWeb.com, the leading information technology jobs and computer employment website for IT professionals, offers an overview of key employment trends in the computer systems and design industry for October 2013 based on preliminary statistics reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in the monthly Employment Situation Economic Release. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released a […]

November 21, 2013 | By More
Myth or Fact: Job-Hopping is Bad for Your Career

Myth or Fact: Job-Hopping is Bad for Your Career

Listing too many jobs on a resume within short time frame was once considered a red flag for recruiters, suggesting an employee was a poor worker, unreliable and potentially in possession of poor relationship skills that could cause conflicts at work. Any working IT professional can say with certainty that times have changed. The contrasting […]

November 18, 2013 | By More
How to Quit Your Job – Gracefully

How to Quit Your Job – Gracefully

While we’ve all had fantasies of quitting our jobs in a dramatic fashion, it’s rarely a good idea to do so. The way you quit your job can have long-range consequences on your career, that’s why it’s important to resign on good terms. Software Developers, Information System Specialists and Data Analysts: Discover your next great […]

November 11, 2013 | By More
Interview Postmortems: Questions You Should Ask Yourself After Every Job Interview

Interview Postmortems: Questions You Should Ask Yourself After Every Job Interview

Unfortunately, nothing prepares your for a job interview like a another interview. This is why hiring experts recommend you interview as often as possible in order to prepare yourself for that dream opportunity – once it finally comes along. Get the Most Out of Your Last Interview Experience When auditing your most recent interview, it’s […]

November 4, 2013 | By More
Are You Burnt Out? Common Symptoms of Job Burnout

Are You Burnt Out? Common Symptoms of Job Burnout

According to multiple studies, the majority of Americans experience stress in the workplace – from a few stressful hours during the workday to several weeks at a time. But how do you know when your stressful period has surpassed the typical experience into a condition that’s known as burnout? ITJobsWeb.com has compiled a list of […]

October 28, 2013 | By More
ITJobsWeb.com Shares August Employment Trends for the IT Sector

ITJobsWeb.com Shares August Employment Trends for the IT Sector

ITJobsWeb.com, the leading information technology jobs and computer employment website for IT professionals, offers an overview of key employment trends in the computer systems and design industry for August 2013 based on preliminary statistics reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in the monthly Employment Situation Economic Release. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report […]

October 12, 2013 | By More