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IQ Tech Pros Debuts a Virtual Class to Enhance Job Search Skills

Texas Business reports:  HOUSTON—IQ Tech Pros, a full-service IT integration network, announced a series of marketing workshops entitled, "How to Land a Hot IT Project.”

The two-hour workshops, previously only available for network members, are now open to all IT consultants. The workshops will be held on Thursday, September 27, from 11am to 1pm CST, Tuesday, October 2, from 11am to 1pm and on Thursday, October 4, from 12pm to 2pm. Registration is available on the company website at www.iqtechpros.com in the “Attend a Webinar” link.

 IQ Tech Pros experts understand how to help IT consultants stand apart from the sea of technologists in the market. Although many applicants may have technical areas of expertise, the skills offered in the marketing workshops teach ways to implement proven techniques for preparing, prospecting and negotiating for projects.

 “Every business has been flooded with resumes after posting a job, so to manage that process many times software is the first line of gate keeping. Our techniques help consultants who were having little to no success, because of these types of tools, suddenly find an abundance of opportunities, interviews and multiple offers – just by applying the principles taught in this workshop,” said Kashif Aftab, CEO of IQ Tech Pros.

The workshops are presented by IQ Tech Pros senior vice president of sales and marketing, Ted Finch, a marketing expert who is well known within the entire software industry and has launched more than 400 products for over 150 vendors such as Microsoft, Intel, HP, Sony, Adobe, Citrix and IBM.

Finch wrote the marketing plan and published Netscape, launched the AOL channel for Steve Case, formed Red Storm with Tom Clancy, and has held executive positions at Motorola and at $130 billion GE.  He has spoken at numerous conferences worldwide and has been quoted in over 100 books and publications.    Finch is an expert in resume SEO and has presented and refined this material over the last 16 years.

Preparation and Resumes

This section of the webinar will help you understand why you get zero to minimal pull from your resume, simple formatting errors that can shut down your chances for getting noticed, persuasive writing tips that make it ridiculous not to hire you. The presenter will also review essential elements to include in a cover letter, factors for determining when is it appropriate to write one and resume SEO tips.

Prospecting

This section will review relevant job boards, creative ideas for getting your resume noticed, generating multiple offers, how to leverage your social network and where to look for potential employers.

 Interviewing

The presenter will give the best tips for how to prepare for a phone interview to how to prepare for a face to face appointment.  Tips are given on the best questions to ask, the ones to avoid and how to smooth the waters if necessary.  The presenter will cover all the areas of interviewing from how to dress, top reasons someone isn’t hired, managing an online presence to negotiating skills.

IQ Tech Pros is the world’s largest full-service IT integration network with more than 19,000 consultants. The company helps IT resellers find qualified consultants to augment their existing capabilities and to help them compete in some of the largest and most complex mega-deal IT projects.