Author Archives: aaronbraund

You want to know what really goes on in the finance industry?

This post is part of a complete guide on writing CVs, dealing with recruiters and attending interviews. The complete guide can be found here: https://developercareers.wordpress.com/contents/

 

We recently did a lot of research for a new post on the various careers in banking/finance. That post is coming –  but one of the most interesting links we received whilst doing our research was this series, in which people across the financial sector speak to Joris Luyendijk about their working lives:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/joris-luyendijk-banking-blog

We would highly recommend reading it as it seems to cover the highs and the lows of the much coveted financial industry.

@RecWorks

This post is part of a complete guide on writing CVs, dealing with recruiters and attending interviews. The complete guide can be found here: https://developercareers.wordpress.com/contents/

Originally titled ‘the top 2%’ the copy has been researched, compiled and edited continually over the last five years by the team at RecWorks Ltd. An IT recruitment consultancy aimed at spotting and developing technical talent with a focus in Java and Graduate developers.

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Increasing your employability the easy way

As a developer, there are many things you can do to market yourself better to employers.

You can learn new technologies, partake in personal projects, develop your own applications – there are literally hundreds of ways to boost your profile.

But what do employers really want from a software developer in 2012? Angelique Martin from 8th Light blogged a fantastic post which should give you a pretty good idea.

Recruiting a software developer is a long and expensive process, so you can be sure an employer will be especially picky – the information in this post should give you the edge among your competitors.

You can find the blog here.

Thanks

Aaron

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