January 26, 2023

Tech Candidate Spotlight – Efrem T., Sr Software Engineer

Welcome, Efrem! Can you start us off by sharing a bit about your educational background?  I am an Electrical Engineer by training. I was excited on the impact of software and its scale....

January 24, 2023

Anxiety, Fear of Failure? You're Not Alone: How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

Have you ever felt like you’re in way over your head in your career? Or maybe read a job description and thought, ‘there’s no way I’m qualified for that’? If so, you may be experiencing imposter...

January 19, 2023

How to Get Approved on Hired

Hired is a closed, curated marketplace that strives to create the best experience possible for jobseekers and hiring managers alike. In order to achieve this, our machine learning algorithm vets...

January 10, 2023

Tech Candidate Spotlight – Manuel Cheta, Senior Software Engineer in the UK

Can you start by sharing a bit about your educational background?  After finishing Aerospace Engineering university courses I decided to go into the web development world instead. I am a...

January 05, 2023

Tech Candidate Spotlight – Robert Wells, Security Engineering Technical Leader in the UK

Please share a little bit about your educational background and which educational opportunities made the biggest impact on your tech career. I earned a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering...

December 23, 2022

Tech Candidate Spotlight - Fred Campbell, Software Engineer in the UK

Can you share a little bit about your educational background? I earned a traditional degree in Experimental Psychology. I later trained in my late twenties as a Software Engineer through...

December 13, 2022

Common FAQs from Jobseekers: The Importance of Upskilling for Tech Talent (VIDEO)

In the current tech talent pool, candidates are searching for ways to upskill for that competitive edge. Upskilling is the process of continuous learning and an excellent way to stand out as a...

December 06, 2022

When Asked Salary Expectations, What Should You Say to Recruiters?

Here’s a common scenario for jobseekers: You’re in an interview and the recruiter asks, “What are your salary expectations for this role?” You might respond, “Well that depends. What's the range...

December 06, 2022

7 Interview Questions You Never Have to Answer (& How You Should Respond)

When you’re interviewing for a job — and particularly one you really want — it can be tempting to tell your interviewer everything they want to hear. But some seemingly innocent questions can...

November 21, 2022

Thinking About a Career Transition? General Assembly’s 4 Immersive Tech Programs to Help You Pivot

Have you ever considered a career change? Perhaps, you’ve daydreamed about making a transition into a field entirely different from what you do now.  The idea is not so far out of reach...

November 07, 2022

How to Build Leverage in a Volatile Job Market (VIDEO)

Check out a sneak peek of our recent webinar (now on-demand!) to learn how to feel confident entering the job search in an uncertain market. Based on Hired’s 2022 State of Tech Salaries data...

November 01, 2022

How to Answer "Tell Me About Yourself" Confidently for Sales & CX Roles

To ace one of the most feared or misunderstood questions in interviews –  Tell Me About Yourself – keep reading… This common interview question, “tell me about yourself,” isn’t nearly as...

October 17, 2022

6 Common FAQs from Jobseekers: Answers to Help You Prepare for & Dive Into the Job Search

How Hired Helps: Ask Me Anything: Pathrise Jobseekers asked and we answered! Hired teamed up with partner, Pathrise, an online program for tech professionals, to bring jobseekers an AMA-style...

October 07, 2022

Recently Laid Off? A Jobseeker's Guide to Bounce Back Better Than Ever

About this eBook If you’ve ever been laid off you know it’s often an emotional time full of uncertainty – but it doesn’t have to be that way! Learn what to do after a layoff and the steps to...

October 06, 2022

Tech Candidate Spotlight – Ahmed El Bialy, Intermediate Software Developer

We're so excited to speak with you, Ahmed! Will start by sharing a little bit about your educational background? I have a Bachelor’s degree in Education with a major in Mathematics and a...

October 05, 2022

Ready to Find Your Dream Job? Start with Knowing What You Want

Searching for a new job, let alone a 'dream job,' may feel daunting, especially if you have been out of the market for a long time or weren’t expecting to need a new position. In our recently...

September 22, 2022

Tech Candidate Spotlight – Simon Fisoye-Kings, Software Engineer in the UK

Can you share a little bit about your educational background and what opportunities impacted your tech career? I studied Computer Science, which can be seen as the traditional course. I...

September 21, 2022

Engineering Manager or IC? Which Tech Career is Best for Me? (Video)

Have you ever wondered whether to follow an Individual Contributor (IC) path or an Engineering Manager (EM)? According to the Hired State of Software Engineers report, one-third of engineers...

September 19, 2022

What Does Your Tech Salary Look Like? A Review of Salary Trends

When thinking about how your tech salary stacks up in this current hiring environment you’d consider factors like your job title, years of experience, and company size.  In this article we...

September 14, 2022

Should I Stay or Should I Go? Workers Explore Relocation to Improve Quality of Life, Pay

Despite tech salary increases this year, many employees feel their pay does not reflect increased costs of living. According to Hired’s 2022 State of Tech Salaries report, 42.3% of remote...

September 05, 2022

Part of a Layoff? Steps Jobseekers in Tech & Sales Need to Take First

Chapter 1 of a series to help jobseekers bounce back better than ever (or to feel better prepared in uncertain times) If you’ve ever been laid off you know it’s often an emotional time full...

August 31, 2022

What are the Best Programming Languages to Get a Software Developer Job? (Video)

Hired & Exponent partner for engineering career advice video series Hired, along with our partner Exponent, recently completed a video series exploring such as what the best programming...

August 15, 2022

What is DEI? How Does it Improve the Sales & Tech Job Search Process?

A survey of tech and sales talent revealed there’s some confusion around the acronym DEI, prompting some respondents to ask, “what is DEI?” In this article we’ll explain it as well as explain...

August 11, 2022

Tech Candidate Spotlight – Ricardo Xavier, Software Engineer

Thanks for joining us, Ricardo! Can you share a little bit about your educational background? I have my Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and I later pursued a Masters degree in...

August 10, 2022

Starting a New Job? 10 Ways to Set Yourself Up for Success

The First 30 Days are Critical When Starting a New Job Starting a new job is often a mix of emotions: excited, nervous, and frequently, overwhelmed. Regardless of the company and role, the...

July 29, 2022

How to Handle an Employment Gap on Your Resume (Flip the Script!)

You're not your work history Addressing an employment gap on a resume is one of the most common worries keeping job seekers up at night. It’s been drilled into our heads that if you’re not...

July 28, 2022

Tech Candidate Spotlight – Graham Hensley, Senior Engineering Manager

Hi Graham! Can you tell us about your educational background? I got a traditional degree in Computer Science several years before the introduction of the first iPhone. I taught myself...

July 20, 2022

Evaluate the Job & Negotiate the Job Offer You Deserve

Editor's note: this is Part 3 in our series with our partner, Makers, "Build Confidence and Take Control of your Job Search Series." After a successful interview, a job offer often comes...

July 19, 2022

How to Become a Machine Learning Engineer

Hired & Exponent Partner for Engineering Career Advice Video Series Hired recently completed a video series with our partner Exponent, featuring three of our talented engineers: Nico...

July 15, 2022

Wayfair Invests in Technology Teams Across North America

Online Retailer Opens Four New Tech Hubs in Seattle, Austin, Toronto, and the Bay Area In order to continue to recruit the best technical talent from across North America, Wayfair announced...

July 13, 2022

Ace Your Interview & Get Your Questions Answered

Editor's note: this is Part 2 in our series with our partner, Makers, "Build Confidence and Take Control of your Job Search Series." Ok, so you completed the job search steps successfully...

July 06, 2022

Build Confidence and Take Control of Your Tech Job Search Series

The process of finding a job often feels overwhelming. It’s difficult to determine the best avenue to explore when searching for a new position. It’s also too easy to spread yourself thin...

June 30, 2022

Tech Candidate Spotlight - Sabarish Subramanian, Principal Software Engineer

Hi Sabarish - thanks for sharing more about your career path with us! Can you share a little bit about your educational background?  I have a Masters in Information Technology...

June 29, 2022

How to Stand Out Behind the Screen: a Guide for Remote Candidates

Part of a Series: Setting yourself up for success as a remote candidate Editors note: this article was previously posted on LeadDev on behalf of Hired as part of a content series for remote...

June 24, 2022

What Top Companies Look for in a Great Remote Technical Interview

Part of a Series: Set Yourself Up for Success as a Remote Jobseeker Editor's note: this article is reposted from one originally contributed to LeadDev.com for Hired... Today's interview...

June 22, 2022

How to Negotiate Your Job Offer

So, you received an offer — congratulations! Now, you might be wondering, Can I negotiate it? Yes, you definitely can negotiate your job offer! Companies will not retract it if you do. In...

June 16, 2022

Tech Candidate Spotlight - Surya Ramaraj, Sr Software Engineer

Hi Surya - thank you for sharing your career path as a senior software engineer with us! Can you share a little bit about your educational background? I'm a non-immigrant on a work visa and I...

June 15, 2022

How to Maximize your Job Offer as a Remote Engineer

This article is reposted from one originally contributed to LeadDev.com and authored by Lawrence Barker for Hired... How can you get the job offer you want? And how can you feel confident...

June 01, 2022

Take Your Career to the Next Level with a Great Sales Manager Resume

Chapter 4 of our Sales Resume Series providing Sales Manager Resume guidance...  You’ve already proven you can close a deal, meet your quotas, and generate new leads. Now it’s time to...

May 25, 2022

Your Dream Account Executive Job Starts with the Right Resume

Chapter 3 of our Sales Resume Series providing Account Executive Resume guidance.  A career as an account executive isn’t for everyone, but you love what you do. You’re a people person,...

May 19, 2022

Tech Candidate Spotlight - Kyle Mercer

From Warcraft 3 to the US Military to the Private Sector, Kyle Mercer is a Full Stack Engineer on a Mission Thanks for contributing to our blog! Can you share a little bit about your...

May 18, 2022

Interested in Sales Development? Jumpstart Your Sales Career with a Great SDR Resume

Chapter 2 of our Sales Resume Series: Sales Development Rep (SDR) Resume guidance. As a sales development representative (SDR), you know all about identifying high quality leads worth...

May 11, 2022

Interested in a Sales or Customer-Facing Role? Here's your Resume Guide

Ready to Land your Dream Job? Kick off your Job Search with the Right Sales Resume Like many things, resume styles evolve over the years. In Chapter 1 of our sales resume series, we'll focus...

May 05, 2022

Want More Interviews and Better Matches? 5 Key Tips!

Pro Tips to Get More Interview Requests Are you getting matches with your Hired profile, but wish you received more? Here are five key ways to improve your candidate profile so you’re seen by...

April 22, 2022

Curious about a Career in DevOps? How to Prep for Strong Interviews

Hired welcomes guest contributor Vyacheslav Nikitan, the Lead DevOps Trainer at NIX United, to share insights for those interested in a career as a DevOps specialist.  Those who decide...

April 21, 2022

Tech Candidate Spotlight - Sandy Zhu, Product Designer

From Finance and Marketing to Product Design, Sandy Zhu is creating a new path Can you share a little bit about your educational background I double majored in finance and marketing from...

April 20, 2022

Interested in a Tech Role? Here's Your Resume Guide

Ready to Land your Dream Job? It Starts with the Right Tech Resume Believe it or not - resumes evolve over the years. There are now many variations on the classic style. We'll dive into many...

April 07, 2022

Customer Experience Candidate Spotlight - Hunter Weber

What led you to pursue a career in sales or customer experience roles? I was always told I had the personality for sales, for better or for worse. While I never pursued the standard sales...

March 24, 2022

Tech Candidate Spotlight - Rina Joy Abu - Remote Software Engineer for SEMPRE

Inspired by the pandemic, Rina transitioned from medical coding to software coding, thanks to General Assembly Courses Which educational opportunities have made the biggest impact on your...

March 15, 2022

How to Answer "Tell Me About Yourself" Interview Question for Tech Talent

How to ace the number one question in interviews - “Tell Me About Yourself”  Regardless of whether you’re a software engineer, a data scientist, a web developer, or a program manager,...

March 10, 2022

Hired Tech Candidate Spotlight - Paula Muldoon, Senior Software Engineer for Zopa in the UK

Transitioning from music to coding, Paula's a born composer - Here's her career journey to engineering We understand you started in a different field or pivoted from a different type of...

February 24, 2022

Hired Tech Candidate Spotlight - David Achee

After using Hired at a startup to find tech talent, David used Hired again to find his own remote software engineer role at Lattice Congrats on your new role! How did you first hear about...

February 16, 2022

Hired Sales Candidate Spotlight - Simon Asraf

Congrats to Simon, who found his new remote sales account executive role through Hired! Can you share a little bit about your educational background? What led you to pursue a career in...

February 10, 2022

Hired Candidate Spotlight - Andrew Yee

Now a Software Engineer 3 in sunny California, Andrew found his remote role at TrueCar through Hired Hi Andrew! We'd love to hear about your background! What has made the biggest impact on...

February 09, 2022

Are Remote Tech Jobs Here to Stay?

The Guide to the Future of Work for Tech Talent What You'll Learn What's changed recently in remote workA review of the types of remote work including definitionsWhat to expect in the coming...

January 25, 2022

Hired Candidate Spotlight: Razvan Muscalu, Software Engineer at Dojo

Now a Software Engineer in the UK, Razvan Muscalu found his new role through Hired Can you share a little bit about your educational background? In high school, I specialised in maths. At...

December 20, 2021

Hired Candidate Spotlight: Eugene Matvejev, Tech Lead at Discovery Inc.

Congrats to Eugene, Who Found a Great UK Tech Role at Discovery Inc.! Above, Eugene poses a question to a panel at a Meta (formerly Facebook) office meetup. We’re excited to spotlight Eugene...

August 18, 2021

Get to Know - Hired CTO Dave Walters

Hired spotlight on Chief Technology Officer Dave Walters Tell us about your career journey I graduated from SUNY Stony Brook with a BS in Mathematics. In my final year of studies, I started to...

August 05, 2021

Video Interviews 101: How To Impress In The Digital Age

You passed your phone screen with flying colors. Next up? The (often-dreaded) video interview. How do you develop a rapport with the recruiter or hiring manager through a screen? We'll cover 12 tips...

July 14, 2021

Disclosing a Disability During Your Job Search

Searching for a new job can be a stressful, anxiety-inducing process for anyone. If you’re one of the 61 million U.S. adults (26% of the population) who lives with a disability, a job search can be...

June 23, 2021

Ageism in the Workplace: What it Is and What to Do About It

In recent years, organizations across all industries have made strides when it comes to building diverse and inclusive teams. In fact, companies are increasingly hiring and promoting employees from...

June 03, 2021

Anxiety, Fear of Failure? You're Not Alone: How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

Have you ever felt like you’re in way over your head in your career? Or maybe read a job description and thought, ‘there’s no way I’m qualified for that’? If so, you may be experiencing imposter...

May 19, 2020

Job Searching? Online Networking Strategies to Get you Started

3 Ways to Build Relationships and Grow Your Network Embracing our new realm of human connection doesn’t have to feel impersonal or distant. You can and should be forming new social ties...