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Social Recruiting and Your Job Search

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As many of you know, just about everyone is using social media (think LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) both professionally and personally. With this, keep in mind that employers are increasingly using social media to recruit candidates. Even if you are using your social media profiles for personal networking only, that doesn’t mean employers won’t search… Read more »

Increase in Cloud Usage Means IT Hiring is on the Rise!

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The area of Internet Technology has always been on the brink of innovation and thanks to the increase in cloud usage by businesses, the demand for IT experts is increasing. Business subscriptions to consumer-oriented, cloud-based storage are on the rise, leading to the creation of more IT jobs. As you may know, more and more… Read more »

Treat Your Healthcare Professionals as if They Were Pilots

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We’ve mentioned the importance of EHR skills when it comes to job searching, but we want to take some time to focus on healthcare professionals and their industry. It’s important to understand how organizations operate and where their strengths and weaknesses lie. This is where the concept of treating your healthcare professional as if they… Read more »

Cover Your Bases and Create an Employee Handbook!

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If you have more than a handful of employees, chances are it’s time to create an employee handbook. There are many benefits for your organization to having an employee handbook. For example, it’s the perfect way to distribute the same information to all employees. It’s also a good way to let employees know what is… Read more »

Why Getting Certified Will Help You Land an IT Job

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On the hunt for an IT job? Maybe getting certified is the answer. According to a survey of 700 IT professionals, IT certifications lead to new jobs and often times higher pay. If this doesn’t prove to you that certifications are worth it, we don’t know what will. To further convince you the importance of getting… Read more »

Entry Level Skills to Impress CIO’s

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Job searching is never an easy task, but search smarter by knowing what Chief Information Officers (CIO’s) are looking for. Our staffers at Atlas Consulting have compiled a list of the top entry-level skills CIO’s are on the lookout for.   Problem Solving. This might seem like a no-brainer, and it is. IT employees are… Read more »

Use Personal Branding to Land Your Dream Job

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You only get one chance to make a first impression, and it’s the perfect time to convey your personal brand. Whether you like it or not, first impressions are how other people gauge their opinions of you.  Keep this in mind: if you don’t brand yourself, someone else will. Thanks to the digital age, it’s… Read more »

Between Full-time Jobs? Consider an IT Contract Position!

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Finding a full-time IT job isn’t easy, especially in today’s market. More and more, companies are looking to hire IT professionals on a contract basis. Although it might not seem beneficial, there are many pros to working as an IT contractor. Our expert staffers at Atlas Consulting Group have prepared a list of reasons why… Read more »

Top Tech Skills to Add to Your Resume

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The IT industry is constantly changing and evolving, so as a job seeker in NYC, it’s important to stay up-to-date with your tech skills. To keep up with the demanding market, and make yourself appealing to recruiters, there are certain tech skills to have in your arsenal and on your resume. Nowadays, businesses see IT… Read more »

Understand Non-Verbal Cues and Ace Your Next Interview

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Although we may not always be aware of it, we are constantly communicating non-verbally. Have you ever gone to work and instantly noticed the mood of your colleague? Chances are non-verbal cues are what tipped you off to how they were feeling.   Non-verbal communication consists of body language, facial expressions, eye contact, gestures and… Read more »