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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 »

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2015 was a bad year for data security. With massive attacks on industry giants like Target, Anthem, and bitcoin, security experts were forced to reevaluate their vulnerabilities and respond to quickly evolving hackers. However, for all of the money lost and reputations tarnished in 2015, there were many lessons learned. Here are some of the… Read more »

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Humans have a natural drive to be liked, and as a manager, this drive can be beneficial for the working environment. If your employees like you both as a boss and as a person, they’ll have stronger morale and a greater motivation to complete quality work. Here are a few tips to keep you on… Read more »

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In the course of your IT career, you’ve likely come across problems that have totally stumped you. As a leader, you don’t have the luxury of simply telling your staff that you don’t know how to solve the problem. Not only can this make it difficult for them to become proactive problem solvers in the… Read more »

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Working as a front-end developer is a challenging opportunity that can be both financially lucrative and highly creative. But if you’d like to make the leap to this exciting field, there are a few skills you have to master first. This guide will cover the most in-demand skills of the front-end industry and how you… Read more »