Tips for Getting the Right IT Job – New Cheat Sheet

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I published a new cheat sheet, this one offering practical tips for finding and getting the right job in Information Technology, with a slant towards information security. You can view the contents on the web or print them as a 1-page PDF file.

This cheat sheet covers the following topics:

  • What to do before you start looking for a job
  • How to use social networking as an ongoing part of your career
  • Steps towards finding the IT position worth pursuing
  • Advice on crafting and polishing your resume
  • Tips for negotiating a favorable compensation package

If you have comments or tips related to getting the right IT job, please leave a comment or drop me a note.

Lenny Zeltser

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About the Author

I design security solutions and shepherd them to a sustainable state. I used to be hands-on in many areas of cybersecurity and IT. Now I focus on strategy and leadership, treating security as an enabler that helps people and companies achieve their goals. As the CISO of Axonius, I lead the security program to earn customers' trust and fuel the company's growth. Earlier, I built security products and services. I'm also a Faculty Fellow at SANS Institute, where I help professionals develop malware analysis skills.

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