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How to Be Yourself While Job Hunting

Job candidates are often told to be themselves when talking with recruiters or interviewing for a position at a company. This classic advice sounds easy and is intended to put job seekers at ease. But there is a little more nuance at play here. Career coaches and recruiters share the unspoken rules on how to leave a lasting impression while letting your personality shine professionally.

What Is Driving the Extreme Turnover Rate in the Tech Sector?

While a lot of attention gets dedicated to the talent shortage problem in the IT industry, another important issue gets considerably less attention: high turnover rates. As a result, even those companies who are winning the battle to get skilled IT professionals through the door are not necessarily winning the war for tech talent. Today, tech has the highest employee turnover of any business sector, with a churn rate of 13.2%. Even if companies do manage to attract and onboard a great candidate, chances are they will not stick around for long.

How Big Tech Companies Set Salaries for Software Engineers

Software engineers straight out of college often make six-figure salaries, not counting equity compensation. Depending on seniority, some coders make millions of dollars per year. But where on that spectrum any given engineer lands often depends on a single number, known as the level. The higher your level is, the higher your compensation.

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