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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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Diversity has long been a problem in the tech industry, but leaders like Apple and Intel are taking strides to close the gap. By creating more opportunities for women and minorities, these industry giants are working to solve the talent shortage in tech and include more unique experiences in skillsets in their workforce. Here are… Read more »

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Anyone who works in IT knows that little tasks can build up fast. From bugs to improvements to new features, your ticket queue will quickly become overwhelming if you don’t practice delegation. However, the process of delegating can often be more complicated than it seems. For instance, you may have a hard time deciding which… Read more »

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“As-a-Service” technology is changing the way we do business — and the ways we protect ourselves from outside threats. Traditionally, there have been on-site infrastructures that allow IT specialists to configure and monitor firewalls and other security protocols to protect a company’s data. But as we move towards cloud-based tech, the way we approach security… Read more »

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The IT industry is certainly challenging, not to mention constantly changing. However, many analysts say the majority of the difficult parts are related to people, and the things those individuals want, or the actions they take. Below, you can get acquainted with potential hardships, which may better equip you to deal with them in your… Read more »

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  IT experts are always on. From alerts and emails sent straight to your phone to a mounting list of tasks and tickets, it can be hard to disconnect when you have a day off. However, taking a break from work is vital for both your mental and your physical well-being. Practice these three tips… Read more »

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The importance of information security isn’t lost on anyone who works in the tech industry. However, outsiders may often overlook this vital element IT until there’s actually a data breach — at which point it may be too late. This tactic of reactionary information security is not only ineffective but actually costlier than keeping it… Read more »

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By the time the digital revolution began to take hold, many industry experts were already lamenting the death of IT as we know it. Many IT practices and processes are becoming obsolete or automated, and even more traditional roles are absorbed or redefined. More than ever, companies are able to purchase Software-as-a-Service or “on-demand” software… Read more »

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Identifying talent in the upper ranks of your organization is an important part of developing your workforce. In order to keep your company competitive, you must promote those with the most potential to succeed. However, in IT this can include a variety of factors and skill sets, both technical and interpersonal. This guide is designed… Read more »

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As an IT professional, you’re well aware that a lot of what you do can become lost in translation when discussing work with colleagues in other departments. Trivial tasks like resetting passwords or setting up a voicemail pin may seem more complicated than they actually are, while the very same co-workers underestimate the true complexity… Read more »