Posts from the ‘The Recruiter Perspective’ category

Our Managers Teach You How to Be an Interview Rock Star: Engineering

Looking for a job as a developer or software engineer? During your interview, you’ll often be asked to show off your technical talents in addition to…

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Our Managers Teach You How to Be an Interview Rock Star: Sales

We get it: Job interviews are more stressful than running into your ex while talking to your mom right before a final. But don’t let fear…

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5 Things Recruiters Wish You Knew About Career Fairs

If you think career fairs are intimidating, you’re definitely not alone. In a recent survey of AfterCollege users, 26.1% said they’d never even attempted to go…

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Got 99 Problems, But a Job Ain’t One (If You Read This)

The rules are surprisingly simple if you want to impress Steve Girolami, VP of Engineering at AfterCollege. One: Do not profess to be an expert. Two:…

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A White Board Can Be the Difference Between You and a Job. Here’s Why.

Be open, communicative, and unafraid to explain your thought process. If that means going to a white board and making some diagrams, all the better. That’s…

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How to Get a Front-End Developer Job: Chat with Micah Jaffe, CTO of FairLoan Financial

Are cover letters a waste of time? Short answer: yes (at least in the world of web development). For the longer answer—and some winning strategies to…

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How to Find a Front-End Developer Job: Chat with Mike Feineman, Lead Developer at Room 214

Don’t let your résumé get rejected right away. Find out some easy steps you can take to make sure the person reviewing your front-end developer application…

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How to Find a Sales Job: Chat with Chris Mann, Business Performance Advisor at Insperity

Should you suit up for an interview? What time do you need to show up? And what should you do if there’s an accident or major…

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