What to Do When You Don’t Feel Challenged in Your Job

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How satisfied and challenged are you in your work? Do you feel like your job has meaning? Are you making a difference? If you want to leave at the end of the day feeling fulfilled but not overwhelmed, it’s important to find what Bill Hybels, founder of the Global Leadership Summit, calls your “sweet spot.”… Read more »

Why a Career in Converged Infrastructure is Important

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The converged infrastructure (CI) concept was prompted in the early years of the 21st century by business enterprises that wanted to move away from traditional, horizontal data center hardware silos toward a more efficient system. CI involves packaging required services, storage and networking into a single, software-defined package which usually runs a specified workload or… Read more »

How to Answer the “What are Your Strengths?” Interview Question

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It’s a standard interview question and on the surface, it sounds pretty simple: “What are your greatest strengths?” But, don’t just roll your eyes and skip right over this one as you prepare your responses. A prospective employer asks it for a reason – and you want to be ready to nail it when the… Read more »

Do You Have What it takes to be a Software Engineer?

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As technology continues to evolve and become a bigger part of virtually every industry, the need for software engineers will follow a similar growth path. Software engineers design and guide the development of programs that computers use to make work – and life in general – easier for the rest of the population. If the… Read more »

What Should You Not Wear to a Job Interview?

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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 »

How to Deal with Managers who Expect Immediate Response

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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 »

Why You Should Learn to Code

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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 »

Top 5 Reasons to Join the Cyber Security World

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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 »

When Should You Send a Thank-You Letter after Your Interview?

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Job interviews are all about making a good impression – and if you’re really interested in a position, you want this positive impact to continue after you leave. Interviewers are typically very busy people who meet lots and lots of candidates, so you want to stay at the top of their minds. For these reasons,… Read more »

Why You Should Be Interested in Website Development

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A company’s website is often its first line of communication with customers and employees – both current and future. A good, user-friendly site is a must in today’s business environment. To meet this need, talented website developers will remain in high demand in the job marketplace. But there are numerous other reasons why this might… Read more »