Articles by Dice Staff

  • Are Cover Letters Really Necessary?

    If you’ve spent any time applying for jobs online, you’ve probably noticed how many job portals list a cover letter as “optional.” It might be tempting to think of a cover letter as an antiquated thing that rec…
  • Questions You Should Ask During the Job Interview

    A tech job interview is stressful for anyone, no matter how long you’ve worked in the tech industry. And while you're busy showcasing your skills and experience for a job interviewer, don’t’ forget: this is a t…
  • Adding People to Your Business Network: Things to Consider

    In the era of remote and hybrid work, any tech professional who wants to make connections will need to adopt a new approach to professional networking. No matter what your situation, building a robust professio…
  • Using the Right Mix of Job-Hunting Tactics

    Hunting down and landing a job in tech can feel like navigating a maze. If you want to achieve your career goals, you’ll need to adopt a range of job-hunting tactics that make you stand out in a crowded field o…
  • Pen Tester Candidates: What to Expect in the Interview

    Over the past several years, penetration tester jobs have become some of the most sought-after positions in cybersecurity, as attacks against organizations continue to increase and security and risk management…
  • 5 Tips to Help You Make the Most of Your Online Learning Experience

    Given how quickly the tech industry evolves, it’s critical to keep your skills up-to-date. However, carving out the time for education can prove difficult, especially if you’re already working a full-time job.…
  • How Candidates Find Leverage in Job Negotiations

    You’ve landed a tech job. Congratulations! Now comes the next step: negotiating to ensure you’re getting the maximum salary and all the benefits you can. Even if you’re just starting out in your tech career, yo…
  • Want to Jump to a Startup? Think Before You Leap

    For many years, the startup ecosystem has been defined by some key buzzwords: “disruption,” “innovation,” and so on. For those who want to help create something new—and potentially jump aboard something big on…
  • 5 Steps for Avoiding Burnout

    The tech industry is famous for its burnouts. Long hours at startups, demanding deadlines at larger firms… no matter where you look, it seems tech professionals are having a hard time with establishing a suitab…
  • How to Choose the Right Job References

    As you apply for tech jobs, a highly customized resume and cover letter are absolutely essential; depending on your targeted role, you may also want to have a personal website and/or Github repo showing off you…
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