All posts by Rob Riggins

  • Do You Apply for Jobs but Not Get Interviews

    There may be a number of reasons you aren't getting interviews for the jobs you apply for. You may not be qualified. You may have talented and plentiful competition. Or your applications might need some work. Check your strategy to see if the following issues may be keeping yo… more

  • Most In Demand IT Skills and Certifications

    Robert Half Technology recently released its survey of 2,500 North American Chief Information Officers (CIOs). These CIOs were asked what skills and certifications they see as being most in demand for Information Technology professionals, as well as where could these professional… more

  • Will I Score a Job at a Cleared Job Fair

    It depends. From the truly non-scientific canvassing we’ve done of the employers who attend our events, 6-7% of the attendees at an all clearance Cleared Job Fair will receive a job offer. That’s about a 1-in-15 chance of getting an offer. Those are pretty good odds. It… more

  • 7 Steps to Success in a New Cleared Job

    First impressions count in many facets of your career. That includes when you start a new job. Start your new position on the right foot to set the tone for your continued success. Here's a list of pointers for that first week at a new job to get you off to a good start. … more

  • Don’t Talk About Weight Loss on Your Resume

    We see a lot of resumes. That means we see some really interesting stuff on resumes. The most recent one that caught our eye was a paragraph on how the job seeker had lost weight, along with specifics on his current body fat percentage. Maybe this job seeker thinks it’s rele… more