There’s a certain mystique about web developers and programmers amongst the general, non-coding population. They’re pictured as having a secret lexicon and impossibly deep technical wisdom. They have access to complex tools and mental models that outsiders don’t think they possess. To be honest, it’s kind of fun to have that magical aura, when we […]

Tech unemployment hasn’t been this low since the turn of the century, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data crunched by CompTIA. As of May, tech’s unemployment rate sat at 1.3 percent. “There is now the very real prospect of tech worker shortages affecting industry growth,” Tim Herbert, executive vice president for research […]

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In the beginning, there was the cubicle, and workers pronounced it totally soul-sucking. Then companies embraced open-office designs, and employees quickly found those even worse. But as with most things in life, there’s always the opportunity for things to hit absolute rock bottom, and office design is no exception. Say hello to the pod. We […]

Hey, good news: It’s the weekend (or very close to it, if you’re reading this on Friday). It’s time to sit back, relax, and let us catch you up on the future of voting, cryptocurrency gone awry, Elon Musk’s stupid brain idea, Instagram vulnerabilities, and a more virtual you. Let’s get to it! The Government […]

College Recruiter believes that every student and recent graduate deserves a great career. About 2.5 million students and recent graduates of one-, two-, and four-year colleges and universities use our website a year to find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs. They do so at no charge. Our revenues come from employers who pay to […]

Community College Graduates: An Overlooked Sweet Spot When you say the word “college,” most people automatically think of four-year institutions that award degrees in traditionally white-collar fields like marketing, accounting, journalism or human resources. When you’ve earned that college degree, you’ve got your golden ticket to prestige and (hopefully) a good-paying job. On the other […]

Depending on your tolerance for super-tight deadlines, extreme pressure, and, er, “unconventional” CEOs (“What’s he saying on Twitter this time?!”), electric-auto manufacturer Tesla seems like either the best or worst place for a software engineer to work. Tesla CEO Elon Musk is determined to break the automobile industry’s reliance on carbon-based fuels, but he has […]

While repeatedly dropping overused buzzwords during the hiring process is not the best way to impress a hiring manager, referencing hot technologies, in-demand skills and essential experience will make you sound knowledgeable. And if hiring managers think you’ll add value to the company, they’re more likely to hire you. With that in mind, here’s a […]

Good news: wages within the tech industry grew 2.3 percent year-over-year in the second quarter of 2019, according to new data from PayScale.  That outpaced industries such as construction (which grew 2.2 percent y/y), healthcare (1.8 percent), manufacturing (1.6 percent), and energy & utilities (1.1 percent). Nor should this data come as a surprise: with […]

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Every employee has their own list of buzzwords commonly uttered by their boss or colleagues that drives them crazy. Largely empty clichés infiltrate all industries, and technology is no different. We talked to engineers and developers (including technology employees at J.P Morgan, Morgan Stanley and Google) to get a better idea of the most overused […]

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