Keep Your IT Skills Fresh

The Technology world is always evolving. It is imperative to keep your IT skills fresh, and learn the new skills needed to be successful in your career. On the job learning and development does not have to be time-consuming. Start out by reading a few technology articles to see what is new in the industry. […]

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Career Highlight: C++ Developer

A C++ developer is an important role in any technical team. C++ is a programming language that involves a multitude of features. Many applications use C++ and it is also widely used in many companies across the globe. As a C++ Developer, it will be important to know different types of hardware and operating systems as you […]

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Social Media and Your Job Search

Do you feel like you have exhausted all of your resources when it comes to submitting your resume for a job? Remember, your “network” is one of the most powerful tools you have to get your resume on top of the pack. (See the previous post, ” The Art of Networking,” for more information). In addition […]

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Watch Out for These Resume Mistakes!

Remember, the resume is one of the first things that will grab the Recruiter’s or Hiring Manager’s attention. Be sure yours is free of these common mistakes. 1. Forgetting the job you applied for: Make sure your resume reflects the job you want. 2. A poor objective: Remember, the resume is one of the first […]

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Career Highlight: BI Developer

Responsibilities Include: Designing and implementing business intelligence solutions for the betterment of the IT organization, then overseeing that these solutions function properly. Problem solving and trouble shooting BI solution problems. BI Developers must be analytical, and be able to solve issues analytically. Writing reports and designing queries may also be required in this position. Programming […]

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Salary Negotiations

Discussing salary with your boss or Human Resources can always be stressful. We all hope for salary increases, bonuses, etc., but we can’t walk into a meeting expecting any of that. Salary negotiations can be tricky, but the important thing is to bring your best foot forward in all the discussions. Highlight Your Accomplishments: No […]

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How to Take Your Career to the Next Level

Most people want to move forward in their careers. Whatever job you may currently be in, there will always be an opportunity for advancement. However, it is up to you to make sure you see that advancement happen. While there is no set time limit on how long you should stay at a current job […]

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Career Highlight: Oracle DBA

Oracle is a management database produced by the Oracle Corporation.  An Oracle Database Administrator or DBA plays an important role in the IT Department of a company. This job can range from an entry level position, all the way to a senior level position. An Oracle DBA is the person responsible for the design, implementation, and […]

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How to Handle a Difficult Situation Gracefully

Handling Difficult Bosses or Team Members: Ignoring the situation will only make things worse. The most important thing you need to do is addresses the difficult person immediately. Many times, people do not know they are being difficult or acting unreasonable. If it is your boss, have a talk with him or her, and discuss […]

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The Art of Working in a Team

Keep the communication lines open: If lines of communication are closed among team members, information will get lost, and work productivity will start to slip. It is important for leaders to communicate all details of the project to their team, as well as the team members to communicate with each other for clarity and to […]

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