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Don’t Forget to Smile: A Job Tip You Can’t Miss

By Dometria Coleman, Administrative Assistant My first professional office job was as a receptionist in a personal injury law firm. A job answering the phone – now this should be easy … or so I thought. “Good morning, this is Dometria. How may I direct your...

Getting Dressed for Your Dream Job: A Before & After Look

Blog and photos by Bock Szymkowicz, Career Development Specialist, and Francisco Vasquez, Manager, Instruction and Curriculum  These five Byte Back students are graduating from Byte Back and ready to start interviewing for jobs. But before they book those interviews,...

Lemon Face at Your Next Interview

Interviews can be stressful for anyone. Thanks to IC3 and MOS Excel instructor, Andrew Quilpa, for sharing the “Lemon Face Technique” as a quick way to stretch and relax your facial muscles before walking into an interview. This will allow your facial...

18 Quick Tips to Get You a Job!

By Bock Szymkowicz, Career Development Specialist Record a Professional Voicemail Greeting Make Sure Your Voicemail Box Is Set up (directions for Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, SafeLink) and Empty Set up a Professional Email Account Create a Professional Email Signature...

The Sky(pe)’s the Limit

By Bock Szymkowicz, Career Development Specialist Another student heads out the door of the Byte Back IT Academy, having met with our job developer, Abdullah Alnassar. In one-hour sessions Abdullah assists with resume tailoring, interview preparation, and career...