Career Builder Toolkit

Unless your best friend in high school persuaded you to join her mega-successful startup right after graduation—in which case you’re probably a millionaire, anyway—chances are pretty good you’ve applied for several jobs in the tech industry.

For most technology jobs, the application process is straightforward: you start by sending in your résumé and other materials. If the company likes what it sees, it will schedule a phone interview. If that goes well, you’ll have at least one in-person interview, after which the company will (hopefully) make you an acceptable offer.

But that’s a very simple description of a very complex process. To find a job there are a lot of variables and unknowns when it comes to any career builder type of activities. No matter how good the economy, the job search is always challenging.

With that in mind, the Dice Career ToolKit will give you:

Job Hunting Basics, which you can use to begin (and refine) your employment quest. Here are just a few of the articles we have available:

Master All the Basics of Job Hunting

The secrets to building up your Career Network, including:

Leverage the Power of Networking

Tips and tricks for creating the perfect Résumés and Cover Letters, such as:

Perfect Your Resume

And the best ways to conquer a Job Interview:

Conquer Your Next Interview

If you’ve become a master of all the basics of how to find a job, then start your negotiations off on the right foot by determining what the best salary for you skill level is with Dice’s salary calculator.

Good luck!