It's the age old question: To write a cover letter or not? And it seems doubly troubling when applying for a fast-paced tech job - after all, does anyone even care about writing in Silicon Valley? There's only one way to find the truth: Take a peek inside the mind of a tech recruiter...
Wish you understood how hiring managers pick people for their jobs? Go inside the brain of a former hiring manager at LinkedIn and startups to understand exactly what's on their minds. Hint: It's not about how firm your handshake is... :)
Know what tech hiring managers want more than a fancy degree, a slick resume, or a strong LinkedIn profile? Results. See how to demonstrate your ability to get results with this guest post from the Flatiron School.
When you think about the language of tech, don't think C++ or Ruby on Rails. Instead, think brogrammer, unicorn, and lean startup. Because those terms are the kinds of lingo that insiders use to understand whether you're part of their tribe - or on the outside, looking in.
Tech companies are notorious for asking brain-teasers in their interviews. Learn a simple, step-by-step process to solve any challenge - from the weight of 27 school buses to the number of windows in NYC!
Everybody is always freaking out about LinkedIn: Do I have enough endorsements? Do I need a premium subscription? But it turns out there are only 4 things that actually matter to job-seekers. I'll show you how to master each of them.
Cover letters are the most misunderstood part of the job application - and often the biggest missed opportunity. This guide walks you step-by-step through the entire process of writing one that actually gets results.