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In a field where staying on top of the latest changes and developments is essential, make sure you can tell your interviewer how you have been keeping up, especially if you have not been permanently employed. Are your certifications up-to-date?

Is the job search process different for tech professionals than it is for those in other professions? Yes and no. Matthew Rothenberg, Editor-in-Chief, TheLadders.com, spells out six strategies tech folks need to bear in mind while looking for their next position. Dealing with non-technical HR staff requires keeping up with certifications, which are often used to weed out folks from the interview process, and perhaps more importantly, a thoughtfully prepared explanation of how your skills support the goals of the organization – in language that anyone can easily understand. Click through for more tips on maximizing your search efforts.

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