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There’s no denying a certain synergy exists between your career and your personal life. Finding a perfect balance between the two, while difficult, needs to be something for which you continually strive. Working as a technology professional offers the potential for a rewarding work-life balance, even with the long hours and extra time spent developing… Read more »

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There’s no denying the importance of optimizing productivity in today’s competitive business world. Sure, hiring a talented technology staff helps build a productive workplace, but it is only part of the total equation. Other important factors combine to either boost your office’s efficiency or even cause it to go in the opposite direction. What follows… Read more »

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Despite a great resume detailing a robust collection of technical abilities and significant professional experience, IT employers aren’t bringing you in for interviews. Some of the open positions for which you applied perfectly match your skills and work history. Have you stopped to consider your cover letter – assuming you included one with your resume –… Read more »

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When searching for IT candidates to add to your team, simply hiring anyone with the basic qualifications doesn’t ensure they’ll make a good fit for your organization. Finding exemplary employees, with superior intellect, technical acumen, and professional skills is a must for your company’s ultimate success. In short, don’t be afraid to look for people… Read more »

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The technology job scene continues to be competitive, as candidates battle to earn those coveted job offers from the top companies in the business. That’s no reason to think you won’t ever land your IT dream job, despite the heavy competition. Persistence, effort, and a well-considered job search plan combine to give you a great… Read more »

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It typically makes sense for IT companies to invest in the latest and greatest new technology. In many cases, a new piece of gear can improve efficiency and productivity. On the other hand, the smart office manager needs to consider whether they are getting the most out of their current technology investment. Additionally, a new… Read more »

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When parents bring a new child into the world, they typically need time off from their professional lives to ensure the newborn infant gets the support it needs. Many companies are increasingly offering generous parental leave policies to both male and female employees. One reason for this change is IT organizations want to employ a… Read more »

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In the modern business era, where workers can stay connected to their jobs on a 24/7 basis with a smartphone or tablet, the concept of going home at 5 p.m. seems foreign. This trend is almost a tradition in the IT industry when being on-call or working weekends doing system updates happens regularly. On the… Read more »

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More technology companies now let their workers telecommute – either some of the time or their entire work week. This saves them the hassle of commuting as well as the extra costs spent for gas, car maintenance, or even using public transit. Working from home can be a challenge for some, especially being able to… Read more »