Decoding Dress Codes

Breaking down office dress codes (business formal to casual) & deciding how to dress for your next interview. The IT & high-tech industries have made a hot mess of dress codes. Thanks to folks like Steve Jobs, jeans and a T have become standard attire for many development shops; swap that T for a button

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Re-Entering the Workforce

Need help getting back into the workforce after you’ve taken some time off? Or just looking to follow a passion in a new role within the IT field, but don’t quite have the experience yet to land a job in that realm? There are a few ways to work yourself into that new role: VOLUNTEER

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The Compelling Resume

Clean pressed clothing, polished shoes, and a fresh haircut. None of those efforts matter if you can’t get an interview. And your best tool to secure that interview? Your resume. But creating a resume that really works for you, there’s the problem. Here are a few hints to help place you in front of the people

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The Video-Interview

We at MACRO.CCS find ourselves increasingly using Skype and Google Hangouts as interview tools. Granted, they can be rather buggy and choppy, but in the end they serve as a good tool for face-to-face time with candidates who live far from our offices in the greater Seattle, and Los Angeles, areas.   However, during these

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Phone Interview Tips

Have a phone interview coming up? Don’t just wing it – phone interviews are often your first attempt to learn more about a job and make a great impression. Here are some good ways to prepare for and ace your next phone interview: Use a land line whenever possible. If you must use a cell

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First Impressions Count

As you know, first impressions count. The interview determines whether you have a chance to make a second impression. To aide you in preparing for your interview, we developed this guide. Your goal should be to positively impress the interviewer(s). Even if you ultimately decide you are not interested in the work or the company,

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