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It’s normal to have occasional stressful days at work. In fact, a little stress now and then can actually be beneficial. Experts note that low-level stressors stimulate the production of brain chemicals called neurotrophins, which temporarily boost your memory, make you more resilient, and motivate you toward success. It’s when stress becomes a normal part… Read more »

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Stress and job interviews go hand in hand. When the time comes, you have enough on your mind without worrying that your outfit is wrong. Yet, your image is the first thing an employer will notice about you, even before you say hello. And, it will be permanently embedded in their mind. Think About Your… Read more »

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So, you’re an IT support specialist and you’re close to the end of your rope when it comes to managers expecting their problems to be solved on the spot. You can sympathize with them, you understand their frustration, and you realize that solving tech problems is your job. But you’re a tech specialist, not a… Read more »

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Coding refers to creating computer programming codes. And as technology advances at the speed of light, the world is crying out for more coders, so job opportunities are wide open. While career options are probably the leading reason to add coding to your skillset, there are other reasons why it can be appealing, as well…. Read more »

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The results of a recent Gallup survey showed that only 31 percent of U.S. employees are actively engaged at work. And when engagement slips, so do morale, productivity and profitability. If you feel like you can relate this discouraging statistic, take heart. There are many effective ways to address the issue of declining job satisfaction… Read more »

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Maintaining ongoing communication at all levels of your organization is a key aspect of building trust, boosting morale, and fostering employee engagement and job satisfaction. Without it, people don’t know what’s going on within their company or what’s expected of them day to day. This can lead to a variety of toxic issues including declining… Read more »

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You’ve already invested a lot of time, money and sweat equity into getting your business to where it is today. Now, are you looking to take it to the next level? Here are five sure-fire ways to remain front and center in the eyes of your current and prospective customers. Provide great service. Understand your… Read more »

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Are you considering a career in cyber security? If so, you’ll be joining one of the fastest-growing and most in-demand niche professions in the IT industry. Cyber security specialists are responsible for the protection of critical, highly-sensitive data. Their tasks include coding, firewalling, securing databases, preventing malicious hack attacks, and guarding the safety of websites,… Read more »

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So, you’ve made it through the gauntlet that is the hiring process. After hundreds of resumes, countless internal meetings, and too many interviews to count, you’ve made an offer to an awesome candidate, who has accepted. The anticipation of the start date begins to bubble. Job well done, team. It’s time to pack up and… Read more »

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Today’s most highly-skilled IT professionals are in top demand – and they know it. According to a recent study surveying businesses of all sizes, 70 percent reported there are more tech jobs available than qualified candidates to fill them. This is partly because IT jobs have become increasingly specialized, as noted by 52 percent of… Read more »