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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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There are more tech jobs than there are qualified candidates, and as a result, many tech managers are having a hard time standing out from the crowd. If a talented developer receives a dozen (or more) recruiting emails per month, they begin to see these emails as rote, boilerplate messages that they quickly scan and… Read more »

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At some point in your career, you’ve had a good manager and you’ve had a bad manager. Now that you’re in a similar role, you may find yourself wondering which category you fall into. Your management style can have a profound effect on your team — from inspiring them to reach their potential to undermining… 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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  As cloud computing continues to take over the IT world and more and more companies adopt Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), the amount of data we consume as tech professionals has gone through the roof. While this new technology has unlimited possibilities, it also has the tremendous potential to overwhelm network administrators and others looking to harness… Read more »

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With each passing generation, the workplace changes. From technology to a company’s dress code, expectations change as tenured workers retire and fresh-faced college graduates take their places. As this gradual shift occurs, managers are often left with a variety of questions about how to interact with this new workforce. One of the biggest concerns is… Read more »

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If you’re interviewing for a remote position, chances are you won’t be meeting your boss in person — at least not before you’re hired. It can be difficult to make a lasting impression over the phone, particularly if your strengths lie in your technical abilities rather than your people skills. If you’re worried about how… Read more »