Recruiters use Boolean search to find job candidates, but it’s surprising how few people use it for the opposite: to find great roles! If you’re having a poor job-search experience, it could be because you’re entering keywords that make your search results too general. When conducting more advanced searches (whether on Dice or other sites), understanding Boolean logic will make you more efficient.
Introverts often get a bad rap. Despite being inwardly inclined, introverts aren’t completely antisocial, nor are they any less capable then their extroverted counterparts. In fact, some of the biggest names in tech, including Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Marissa Mayer and Guy Kawasaki are self-professed introverts.
There will be nearly 500,000 new jobs in the tech sector by 2024. This is not only a reason to enter the tech sector but Seattle in particular, with a reported 700+ tech-based startups currently in the Puget Sound area. These companies bring with them new ideas, venture capital, and fresh energy which is igniting massive growth in similar industries, and the proximity to San Francisco with its same laid-back, West Coast work environment but with an incredibly competitive real estate crunch, Seattle has increased in prestige as a tech hub.
Qualifications and skills may get you to the interview, but they won’t get you hired. During the interview process, you’re often evaluated by more than skills alone: you’re ranked on culture fit. Hiring Managers are eager to see if you’re a fit for their work environment, and someone they’d want to see and work with every day.