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

Lenny is a business and tech leader with extensive experience in information technology and security. His areas of expertise include incident response, cloud services and product management. Lenny focuses on safeguarding customers' IT operations at NCR Corporation. He also teaches digital forensics and anti-malware courses at SANS Institute. Lenny frequently speaks at conferences, writes articles and has co-authored books. He has earned the prestigious GIAC Security Expert designation, has an MBA from MIT Sloan and a Computer Science degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

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