Don Goodman, Job-Hunt’s IT Job Search Expert, has over 20 years of experience helping people find their next job.

A graduate of the Wharton School of Business and Stanford University’s Executive Program, Don started his career as a computer programmer where he invented the first financial application with an active data dictionary, and led global implementations for such industry leaders as Ford, Target, MCI, Safeway and GTE.

As Chief Operating Officer, he took a company public and subsequently sold it a few years later to Computer Associates. Don then advanced to a senior executive role at a Division of a Fortune 500 firm specializing in IT Staffing, Software and Education. In that role, he managed Career Services at 11 campuses nationwide, successfully placing over 10,000 adult graduates per year into IT positions.

Don also directed nationwide teams of recruiters and staffing professionals to support the temporary and permanent placement of individuals into top companies. Throughout his career, he has led 4 turnarounds and over 6 startups to record levels of revenues, profits, and market share.

Recognized as a Triple-Certified Career Professional (Expert Resume Writer, Certified Career Coach, and Job Search Strategist), Don has been a Featured Speaker at dozens of Job Fairs and Executive Conferences, he has been interviewed numerous times on radio and TV, his work has been featured in over a dozen books for Best Resumes and he has been quoted in hundreds of articles.

Key Questions to Ask in the Second and Third Interview

When you are invited back for a second or third interview, ask these 5 questions to see if you want to the job and whether or not you will like your manager.

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How to Answer: Why Do You Want This Job? (with Samples)

Answer the why-do-you-want-this-job interview question by demonstrating your knowledge of the employer and your experience that qualifies you for this job.

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5 Ways to Build Rapport with the Interviewers

You have a great resume, you passed the phone screening, and now have an interview with the decision maker. But there are five equally qualified people interviewing for the same job you want. How do you distinguish yourself from the competition? Simple: people hire people they like. So, your job in an interview is to […]

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5 Things You MUST Do Before a Job Interview

Preparation is one very important key to success in job interviews, and these 5 things are essential.

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How to Use Twitter for Your IT Job Search

IT Job Search Expert Don Goodman how to use Twitter for your IT job search.

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7 Critical Resume Tips to Launch New IT Professionals

IT Job Search Expert Don Goodman offers critical 6 resume tips to successfully launch new information technology professionals.

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How to Research Potential Employers

IT Job Search Expert Don Goodman offers Part 2 of Proactive Job Search on how to research to learn more about potential employers.

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How to Quickly Build Your Online Presence

IT Job Search Expert Don Goodman how to quickly build an onlince presence for your job search.

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Phone Interview Success Tips

IT Job Search Expert Don Goodman offers excellent tips preparing for and succeeding at a telephone or Skype job interview.

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7 Great Ways to Optimize Your Keywords for a More Powerful LinkedIn Profile

IT Job Search Expert Don Goodman describes how to determine what keywords are important plus 7 key places to use them for a more powerful LinkedIn Profile.

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6 Great Benefits of LinkedIn Groups

How to leverage LinkedIn Groups for your job search in 6 smart ways.

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New Ways to Leverage IT Job Boards Effectively

IT Job Search Expert Don Goodman describes new ways to leverage IT job boards most effectively (not what you think).

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Networking with LinkedIn: Example Messages

Learn 4 ways to break the ice to connect with someone you don’t know using LinkedIn including sample messages to use as examples for creating your own efforts.

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Interview Success Secret: 3 Must-Do Job Interview Techniques

IT Job Search Expert Don Goodman offers 3 great techniques to connect and succeed in your next job interview.

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How to Identify Potential Employers with LinkedIn

IT Job Search Expert Don Goodman provides advice on how to conduct a proactive job search using LinkedIn’s Company Search to identify potential employers.

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How to Work with Recruiters

IT Job Search Expert Don Goodman offers some great tips on how to work with recruiters and even how to determine if you’re someone they might be interested in.

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How to Get the Most Out of Job Fairs

IT Job Search Expert Don Goodman describes how to prepare and implement an effective plan to get the most out of job fairs.

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Secrets of a Great IT Project Manager Resume

IT Job Search Expert Don Goodman shares the secrets to a great IT project manager resume.

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How to Get Part-Time or Contracting Jobs

IT Job Search Expert Don Goodman describes how – and where – to find part-time or contracting jobs.

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How to Develop Your Elevator Pitch

IT Job Search Expert Don Goodman explains why and how to build an effective elevator pitch for your job search.

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