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


Tested Techniques Offered in a Free Webinar “How to Land a Hot IT Project” -- an Advanced Marketing Workshop Featuring Unique Tips for Improving Resume Effectiveness, Interviewing, and More.


HOUSTON, Sept. 25, 2012, IQ Tech Pros, the world's largest full-service IT integration network, today announced a series of marketing workshops entitled, "How to Land a Hot IT Project.” The two-hour, concentrated 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 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 over 400 products for over 150 vendors (Microsoft, Intel, HP, Sony, Adobe, Citrix, IBM, etc.).  Mr. 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.  Mr. Finch is an expert in resume SEO and has presented and refined this material over the last 16 years.


“Among all the career webinars I have attended, this is in a class of its own (by far my favorite). All the topics discussed were all very important…I could go on and on. Thank you very much!!” commented Felicia, workshop attendee and IT consultant.

“I really liked the content and the pace of the webinar. The information about preparing my resume was awesome and quite an eye opener. The processes have changed so much in the last few years and this webinar has given me a head start on my job search,” stated Jaya, workshop attendee and IT consultant.


Webinar topics include:

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.



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.



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.


For more information and to register, visit:


About IQ Tech Pros
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. IQ Tech Pros helps both consultants and integrators find more projects quicker, get paid faster, more consistently, and, if needed, secure work VISAs.


Additionally, IQ Tech Pros helps vendors extend the capabilities of their reseller bases enabling better product integration and participation in some of the largest, most complex bids. IQ Tech Pros uses a NEW model, not one of the old “BIG consultant” models, and operates as a consulting coop where members are treated as partners and consultants, resellers and organizations needing help are able to improve capabilities and revenue. For more information about IQ Tech Pros, visit