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  Providing meaningful feedback to your technology staff is an important part of building the right company culture and boosting your overall productivity. Employee evaluations remain a key part of ensuring your entire team understands what they are doing right and where improvements are necessary. Since evaluations take up the valuable time of the company’s… Read more »

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  Salesforce remains one of the leading Customer Relationship Management (CRM) applications in the IT industry. Technology professionals experienced in the application enjoy copious job opportunities all over the country. One sign of its continued popularity is the availability of numerous certification programs for tech pros hoping to further their education and enhance their résumé…. Read more »

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  Despite the best efforts of project managers, software engineers, and network administrators, many IT projects simply don’t end successfully. Maybe the technical requirements weren’t detailed enough, or perhaps the support from management and the business stakeholders didn’t meet expectations? Understanding the ultimate reasons for any project failure is important to ensure those same mistakes… Read more »

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The one constant in the technology world is its continuous rate of innovation. What were commonplace roles a decade ago – the computer operator is one obvious example – are now in the dustbin of history. In their place are a whole host of newer positions; jobs your company needs to add to its staffing… Read more »

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  Nobody wants to deal with a long and arduous technology job search. These hassles become exacerbated if you are unemployed or itching to get out of a dead-end position. The sooner you can find a challenging role in a forward-looking IT company, the sooner your career gets back on an upwards path. With a… Read more »

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The emergence of the millennial generation in the IT industry has led to a host of stereotypes attempting to define common aspects of their behavior. Of course, the same practice also happens with older generations. No matter the age of the individual employee, it becomes harder to foster a positive company culture when prejudiced opinions… Read more »

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Your search for a new technology job was a long and arduous process, and now you are faced with a job offer from a company where you recently interviewed. Of course, the natural response is to quickly accept their offer, especially if you currently are unemployed or stuck in a dead-end position. On the other… Read more »

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Artificial intelligence (AI) remains one of the fastest-growing areas in the technology world. One variant of AI – machine learning – is a vital part of the practice of data science, and other meaningful applications for its use abound. If you work in the IT industry, AI is currently a hot skill worth highlighting on… Read more »

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While keeping a handle on staffing costs remains a worthy goal for any technology manager, this doesn’t necessarily make it wise to inquire about a candidate’s salary history during an interview. What used to be a standard practice is now frowned upon by many in the industry, and some states – most notably Massachusetts –… Read more »

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You found the technology job of your dreams; sent the company your résumé, and they called you in for an interview. Unfortunately, despite your best intentions, you simply blew the opportunity; stumbling over answers and not really giving the organization a good impression of your capabilities. Now what? Do you ask for a second chance… Read more »