5 Reasons a Software Engineer Can Be the Career for You

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Are you considering a career as a software engineer? If so, there’s never been a better time to be on this professional path. Demand far exceeds supply, as high-growth companies are on the hunt for qualified candidates. And as long as computers and computing continue to evolve, this will be the case. Take a closer… Read more »

How to Start a Career in Big Data

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According to the recent report The Quant Crunch: How the Demand for Data Science Skills is Disrupting the Job Market, the demand for data scientists, developers and engineers will increase by 28 percent – to about 2,720,000 total openings – by next year. So if you’re interested in launching a big data career, there’s never… Read more »

Why You Should Clarify Your Selling Points during Your Interview

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You may not be used to talking about yourself, much less selling yourself – but that’s exactly what you need to do in order to succeed during a job interview. Remember: an interviewer’s job is to choose the best candidate for a position. So, they’re looking for whatever it is that makes you stand out… Read more »

8 Things to Look at When Researching a Company

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If you think you may be interested in working for a company, it’s important to do your homework before you apply. The more thoroughly you research a potential employer, the better prepared you’ll be to make an informed decision – and to shine during your interview, when your understanding of the organization may be put… Read more »

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 »