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Among social networks, LinkedIn is the reigning champion of professional connections and development. The massive business-oriented social platform is among the most powerful tools available for any job seeker — and it’s also one of the most underused. If you’re on the job search path, LinkedIn is practically a requirement. According to a recent survey… Read more »

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Gender bias remains an important issue throughout the technology industry. With a talent shortage still hampering the growth of many tech organizations, inspiring females to consider a career in IT is vital. Providing a welcoming office culture for women along with equal pay for equal work are key factors in mitigating the effects of a… 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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There’s no denying that finding a great job in the technology industry is a competitive process. Strong technical talent only takes you so far. You also need the confidence and intestinal fortitude to navigate the stormy waters of a job search, where many qualified candidates don’t even get an interview. When finally meeting with a… Read more »

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So you just graduated with a degree in one of the technology disciplines. Congratulations are definitely in order! The real work now truly begins, as you need to find a great new position in an ever-changing IT industry, and stand out amongst other new IT grads. Thankfully, your job prospects remain bright, as a technology… Read more »

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Depending on your role as a technology professional, it can become difficult to keep your office space free of clutter. For programmers, trying to deal with physical copies of data models and functional specs leads to a messy cubicle or office. If you typically eat your lunch at your desk, food crumbs and spent drink… 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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Company culture may seem like just another buzzword, but this clever concept is actually a tremendous motivator for both prospective hires and existing employees. If you’re an IT manager, it may seem difficult to tap into your company or department’s culture. Tech teams are fragmented by telecommuting and traditionally asocial work environments, but you can… Read more »

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If you’re looking for a job in the IT industry, you’re in luck. Not only does the tech industry promise high salaries and challenging work, but it’s a candidate-driven job market that offers plenty of exciting positions to choose from. However, the search can quickly get overwhelming if you don’t have a system in place…. Read more »