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8 Reasons to Move On With Your Career

  • July 2, 2013

How do you know when its time to move on from a job? Do you have regular checkpoints to keep balance, or are there certain indicators that tell you it’s time to pack your bags? Here is a list from Mashable that helps us put it into perspective. 1. Your relationship with your boss changed. […]

How to Have Humility in a Job Interview

  • June 20, 2013

In any job interview you have to be able to strike a balance between being confident in your abilities and being humble. Showing too much confidence might make employers think you are not a team player, are unwilling to learn, and will have a hard time taking criticism. All three of these traits are crucial […]

Is the Software Engineer Shortage a Myth?

  • June 19, 2013

I don’t know about you, but we are in full baseball mode in my house, the other day a discussion about farm systems came up while watching a baseball game and it got me thinking about how a similar idea could and should be applied in software development. There is all of this talk about […]

Open Source, Open Source, Open Source

  • June 18, 2013

If you couldn’t tell by the title, Open Source is something we consider very important. This can also be seen by the fact that our company website is a WordPress website. As far as using open source as a tool to help secure a job, it is a great way to get experience, it shows […]

Why You Should Be At Meetups

  • June 5, 2013

If you are in the market for a new software development job you need to attend Meetups. These events are a great way to network with professionals in the industry. Many companies rely heavily on referrals for hiring, especially for non-entry level positions. By getting out there and meeting other engineers you just might find […]

5 Things to do Before you Start your Job Hunt

  • May 28, 2013

Looking for a new job is stressful and can be a daunting task. Last June, Forbes published an article that stated more than half of American workers were dissatisfied with their jobs, don’t let the task of finding a new job hold you back from happiness. You are ready to start looking for a new […]

To Publish Or Not To Publish Your Resume

  • May 21, 2013

While you are job hunting you no doubt will run into a lot of different websites that let you publish your resume on the internet. From job aggregators to social networks to employment websites even to Google Docs they all offer the option to post or publish your resume online, but what are the benefits […]

LinkedIn CheckIn

  • May 16, 2013

LinkedIn CheckIn is a new tool that LinkedIn introduced this month at Talent Connect Australia 2013. This new tool comes from LinkedIn’s Talent Solutions division and has some great features for employers that attend events with the purpose of recruiting new employees. CheckIn is a mobile app that simplifies information gathering at events. By filling […]

Transparency

  • May 9, 2013

When I started working at OveractDev I was surprised at how transparent the company was. I had never experienced the President of a company sitting down and explaining why decisions were made to employees at all levels, letting employees ask questions about anything going on in the company and getting honest answers. I thought this […]

How to Become a Software Engineer

  • May 7, 2013

It is no secret that software engineers are in high demand and they make good money. This makes it a very appealing profession, but how do you get started? You have to be interested in programming. Despite what many people think, you can’t simply get a degree, work on a few open source projects, and […]

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