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  Phone interviews can be difficult. When you’re not setting up the right lighting and ensuring that the room is perfectly quiet, you’re likely worrying about how you’ll impress the interviewer in a brief phone call. For IT candidates, this can be particularly harrowing. It’s often difficult to quickly and concisely convey your technical skills… Read more »

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Ideally, you’d want all of your employees to have a clear understanding of their responsibilities, the resources they need to accomplish tasks, and the drive and motivation to perform to expectations. But every manager knows this isn’t always the case — and you must be able to deal with workplace performance issues. Poor performance typically… Read more »

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For recent graduates and anyone entering a new IT field, it’s important to know what it takes to get hired — and what you need is more than technical skills. CIOs (Chief Information Officers) looking to add to their IT teams want candidates who are not just technically competent, but also have a good grasp… Read more »

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Whenever you want to press the reset button on your IT career, it helps to venture outside of your comfort zone. A truly transformational change may require learning new technologies or even new approaches to topics you already know. It may even happen on an involuntary basis, i.e. due to a layoff, a promotion to… Read more »

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There may come a time in your technology career when you feel stagnated and trapped. Just like a locked-up computer, maybe a reboot is the best thing to regain the inspiration for your professional life? The same concept applies if you are interested in moving into a hotter technology profession – like data science or… Read more »

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Keeping your career trajectory moving on an upwards path takes persistence throughout your professional life. Setting goals for yourself on a periodic basis is a smart idea to help this process. Every new year offers the best opportunity for a new set of targets to aim for over the next 12 months. What follows are… 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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Job-seeking candidates do their best to prepare for an upcoming interview. They memorize the details of their resume, rehearse commonly asked questions, and tailor their interview wardrobe to perfection. However, not every interview goes as planned, and many times, it isn’t the candidate’s fault. During the course of your interview, you may find yourself faced… Read more »