Careers articles

  • Short term workers have always been an integral part of IT departments and the IT world has relied on temps, contractors and consultants for years to ensure that it runs smoothly.
  • According to a recent survey, universities are failing to help their graduates by providing decent careers guidance before they graduate.
  • The freelance market has grown considerably in recent years. Here are ten top tips on writing an effective freelance CV and how to maximise your chances during an interview.
  • Following on from the top ten worst CVs from Just IT, the training and recruitment agency, when you're putting together a CV make sure that you follow these tips.
  • An undesirable side effect of the buoyant market for IT staff appears to be that the largest employers of IT skills are artificially inflating rates and creating an environment where the best candidates are unable to access the best jobs.
  • Your CV will be all a company or agency knows about you when you apply for a job, so you need to get it right.
  • By her own admission, Jennifer Hewitt, 26, took a strange route into her present role as a consultant for IBM.
  • The IT and comms sector group of the recruitment and employment confederation has launched new industry-wide codes of practice in conjunction with the professional contractors group (PCG).
  • The CVs submitted by IT professionals as part of the job application process still contain a number of common and easily avoidable errors, according to a survey by NESco, a specialist IT recruitment firm.
  • The IT industry is a great place to carve out a career yet it is facing an acute talent shortage. So whether you have a computer science degree or not, if you are a quick learner and have the right attitude, you will be in demand. Ade McCormack explains.