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The era of Agile and DevOps in the technology world ushered in the need for improved communication and collaboration among co-workers. Successfully completing projects in the modern IT business requires more interaction between developers, QA engineers, network administrators, and business stakeholders. The days of individuals working alone on their own tasks are long gone. What… Read more »

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Keeping the organization operating at its most efficient remains the goal of managers across many industries, including the technology world. In an increasingly competitive business environment, the successful companies typically depend on high productivity levels to beat the competition. Finding – and fixing – the less efficient aspects of your office’s operations is a vital… Read more »

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  Working hard on a resume and a cover letter is usually enough to earn you an IT job interview, but your performance when meeting face-to-face with a hiring manager plays the biggest role in getting you that coveted job offer. An excellent interview performance depends on many factors, including how you deliver your answers…. Read more »

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If a temporary job opportunity becomes available to you, don’t automatically dismiss it out of hand. For one thing, contract-based employment is becoming more prevalent, especially in the Information Technology industry. You also get the opportunity to work with different people, technologies, and methodologies – broadening your professional horizons. Taking a temp IT job is… Read more »

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There’s no denying the business world continues to evolve, with more emphasis on social networking and 24/7 global connectivity. How organizations leverage technology is also changing, impacting the overall role of the IT department within many companies. In many cases, information technology now affects a company’s sales department, their customer service, and long-term strategies. How… Read more »

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The one-on-one interview remains the most important – and the most stressful – aspect of any technology job search. Even with good preparation, including significant research and a few practice sessions, sometimes things just go poorly. An awful performance at the start of an interview doesn’t mean your chances at a second meeting or even… Read more »

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Work-related stress is the result of many different causes. Everything from depression to insomnia to simply too many tasks on your list leads to a feeling of being overworked. Surprisingly, finding an easy solution to this problem might simply be a click away, using a mobile app designed to help you fight insomnia. Simply getting… Read more »

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Uninspired technology employees are bad for your business. While that’s not a real surprising concept, the fact that many current IT employees are slacking off on their jobs might raise a few eyebrows. In fact, a recent study by the consulting firm CEB noted only 22 percent of technology workers are putting in an extra… Read more »

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No matter which technology discipline is your specialty, learning how to code helps train your brain to think more logically. Making the effort to learn a simple scripting language, like Ruby, or a more complex object-oriented language, like C#, pays dividends for your IT career both now and in the future. You may even decide… Read more »

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Doing more with less remains a principle at the core of many successful businesses – both in the technology industry as well as other business sectors. Being able to reduce expenses without hampering the organization’s operational efficiency is the goal for many IT leaders. How they accomplish it doesn’t take fancy accounting tricks or everyone working… Read more »