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Career Trends & Events – January 22, 2020

Submitted on Wednesday, January 22, 2020


Acing the 3 Types of Tech Interview Questions  
Kevin Dolan, the chief technology officer of Metric Collective, knows a thing or two about tech interviews. Dolan has been on both sides of the interview table dozens of times, and so he knows about both the common pitfalls and best answers when it comes to interviewing for top tech positions.

A Day in the Life of a Web Developer 
Jules Gravinese is a self-employed web developer. She’s the owner of Web Veteran, a web design and consulting business. Gravinese spoke to Vault about what a day in her life looks like.

9 Affordable Cities for Tech Professionals
To find the most affordable alternatives to Silicon Valley, you need to factor in a number of things, including median tech salaries, rents, and household incomes. Here, we gathered all that info and more to come up with nine great alternatives to the Bay Area.


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  1. Finding Part-Time Work: Summer & Research
    Date: Jan 27, 2020 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
    About this Session: A work search is a dynamic, often complex process.  Equip yourself with resources, tools, and strategies that will assist you in locating and pursuing a summer and on campus research job. Through reflection on your experiences, you’ll discover ways to help guide your search and build the capacity to convey your strengths to potential employers.
  2. Ceridian Recruitment Info Session (New Grad & Co-op)
    Date: Jan 30, 2020 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
    About this Session: Join us at this session to learn about co-op opportunities including Software Developers and graduated/alumni opportunities including Software Developers, Test Engineers, Implementation Consultant Associates and Customer Support. Full-time hires receive perks including a fitness subsidy, education subsidy, unlimited time away from work, etc.
  3. Broadway Technology
    Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    About this Session: Target Audience: Software Engineering, Development, Coding, Computer Science students graduating in spring 2020 to start working in spring/summer 2020.
  4. Graduating and Alumni Career Fair
    Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    About this Session:  Are you about to finish your degree or have recently graduated and are looking for professional employment opportunities?  Attend the University of Toronto and Ryerson University Graduating and Alumni Career Fair to meet Canada’s top employers – network with hundreds of hiring managers, recruiters, and employees from 80+ diverse and global organizations.
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