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Ironically, the one constant in the IT industry is its never-ending rate of change. What was once the hottest new skill or job role one year is simply yesterday’s news a decade later. Technology professionals need to keep their cranium filled with the latest knowledge of programming languages, databases, methodologies, and more. Unfortunately, some jobs… Read more »

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While some technology professionals boast an innate sense of engagement, that doesn’t mean their skills don’t need to be properly inspired. Ultimately, most top-notch IT professionals are forged in the fires of the modern business world – not simply born. In a similar manner as the basketball teams competing in March Madness, technology talent needs… Read more »

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Navigating a professional life by the seat of your pants probably won’t let you reach your full potential. Career development is a must whether you are a recent graduate or an experienced technology pro. In a competitive industry, you need to stand out from the pack, and this requires effort both inside and outside the… Read more »

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Congratulations on your recent graduation. Earning a technology degree is a difficult process which takes a lot of smarts, effort, and fortitude. But now the real work begins, as you embark on what you hope to be a lifelong career in the IT industry. Here is a collection of tips and insights on how to get… 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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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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The millennial generation brings with it a unique set of values that affects the kinds of jobs offering them career satisfaction. This applies to all industry sectors, including the technology world. If your company is encountering difficulty attracting and retaining millennials, it makes sense to perform an internal analysis of your office culture as well… Read more »

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As we develop new and exciting technology, the threats to that technology and its users are becoming more and more prevalent. Security experts are able to detect and resolve threats and attacks, but cyber attackers are developing new methods at a stunning rate. In the coming year, there are a variety of threats that security… Read more »

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If you’ve worked long and hard to build an impressive IT career, you’re likely pretty proud of how techie your resume looks. However, your certifications, skills, education, and work history contain a lot of information that can be difficult to digest in a quick skim – and for non-technical hiring managers, it can be nearly… Read more »